Business Professionals of America invites secondary and postsecondary student members to participate in the second annual Student Leadership Summit. This multi-day event of engaging, interactive sessions will equip student leaders with knowledge and skills to help launch their leadership skills to new heights and strengthen BPA. 

The event is designed for state, regional, and chapter officers along with other aspiring BPA student leaders. Sessions will be held at the Le Meridien Arlington in Washington, D.C., September 26-29, 2024. 

Sessions will include personal leadership skills, team development, goal setting, strategic communication, fundraising, advocacy, etiquette training, and other valuable leadership strategies to support success. 

Student Leadership Summit - Business Professionals of America - September 26-29 Washington, DC


  • Conference registration fee: $175
  • Registration will open July 1, at 8 a.m. ET.
  • Registration will close August 30, at 5 p.m. ET.

Lodging Information

  • Hotel: Le Meridien Arlington
  • Rate: $149+tax

Tentative Schedule

Date Activities
Thursday, September 26 Arrivals (morning and early afternoon)
Opening session (late afternoon)
Friday, September 27 Capitol Hill visit (late morning)
Student and Advisor programming (afternoon and evening)
Saturday, September 28 Student and Advisor programming (morning)
Etiquette Lunch (included in reg fee - afternoon)
Student and Advisor programming (afternoon)
Closing session (early evening)
Free time (evening)
Sunday, September 29 Departures (any time)