Registration Fees and Deadlines

There are varying tiers of registration for the BPA National Leadership Conference (NLC) including Full Participant (student and advisor), Alumni, Guest and Chaperone registrations. Each registration tier offers attendees a specific level of access and amenities to the conference.

Regular Registration:
February 28th – March 29th, 2019

  • Students and Advisors: $125
  • Chaperones and Guests: $90
  • Alumni: Complimentary

Late Registration:
March 30th – April 5th, 2019

  • Students and Advisors: $145
  • Chaperones and Guests: $115
  • Alumni: Complimentary

Registration Tiers

How Do I Pay for NLC?

All payments must be received prior to attending the National Leadership Conference. Payments are accepted in the form of check, credit card, or purchase orders.

Conference registration payments should be submitted in time to be received at the National Center by April 10, 2019.

Credit card payment may be made by MasterCard, VISA, American Express or Discover/Novus by completing the credit card section of the invoice. Mail the invoice with completed credit card information to the following address or download the Credit Card Authorization Form and mail it to our National Center at:

Business Professionals of America, Inc.
National Center P.O. Box 729
Westerville, OH 43086

OR Fax to 614-895-1165

OR pay by phone, 614-895-7277

OR e-mail to mgordon@bpa.org

Download the Credit Card Authorization Form

NLC Refund Policy

  • All eligible refund requests postmarked on or before Thursday, April 18, 2019 will receive a 75% refund. No requests for refunds shall be honored after that date.
  • All eligible refunds will be paid after the conclusion of NLC to advisors requesting them by the required deadline.
  • Refund requests must be submitted online at https://www.bpa.org/application/refundrequest.aspx.
  • Refunds will not be given for an optional or last minute change on the part of the delegate or advisor or for delayed travel.
  • Refunds are not available for pre-purchased merchandise.
  • Tour refunds will be made in full for those tours which are cancelled by BPA. Refunds cannot be made due to inclement weather.
  • Refund requests must be submitted online using our form below.

Important Deadlines

February

15

2019


To be eligible to compete at the NLC, national membership dues must be postmarked and submitted by this date.

March

25

2019


BPA Cares submissions are due (Professional Award Submissions due March 1).

March

25

2019


Ambassador Torch Award résumés must be completed by students online and approved / submitted online by a local advisor/reviewer by this date to be eligible.

March

29

2019


NLC online housing reservations must be submitted.  All hotel registrations after this date will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

March 30

through

April 5, 2019


Final week of NLC registration. Late registration tier applies.

April

1

2019


Online contest registration closes. After this date, all contest registration must be completed onsite at the conference.

April

5

2019


Last day for online conference pre-registration. Conference registration after this date must be onsite at your time of arrival.

April

10

2019


All NLC payments due to the National Center.

View payment information

April

18

2019


Deadline for all Refund Requests. All requests must be submitted using the online form.

April

29

2019


National Staff will be on site in Anaheim, CA. The National Center will be closed May 1-10.

Looking for contest related deadlines?

Please read the WSAP Competitive Event Guidelines and note the important deadlines in your calendar where applicable.

Check out WSAP Competitive Events Download Center

Helpful Hints and Tips

  • Hotel reservations must be completed along with your Conference Registration.
    Print out your invoice before hitting the submit button, BUT DON’T FORGET TO HIT THE SUBMIT BUTTON.
    Keep a copy of all forms submitted for your records. Bring your copies with you.

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