Arizona FBLA and HOSA Students “FLEX” Their Leadership Muscles

Submitted by Dennis Fiscus

On October 20, 2011, nearly 3,000 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) and Healther Occupation Students of America (HOSA) students will arrive in Phoenix for the FBLA & HOSA FLEX (Fall Leadership Extravaganza!) Conference. The opening session will take place at the home of the Phoenix Suns, the US Airways Center. Exhibitors, students and advisers will fill the arena and experience an inspirational opening session. After an energizing keynote, the members will transition to the Phoenix Convention Center for 4-power packed leadership sessions. Just as everyone’s workout is unique to them, each student will be able to design their schedule from over 50 leadership, FBLA and HOSA sessions. Specialized tracks include Chapter Officer Leadership, Career Exploration, Competitive Events and Service Projects. HOSA and FBLA are both a recognized national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO). Student in FBLA are enrolled in Business Management, Accounting, Financial Services, Information Technology and Business Operations courses. HOSA students are enrolled in nursing services, bioscience, sports medicine, MET, therapeutic Massage and medical assisting.