• Social Media: What to do and what not to do?

    By Rachel Walling, Vice President of Leadership Development Did you know that 81% of teenagers use social networks? Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; these are just three of the most commonly used social media websites. Read more>>

  • Dressing Like "Pure Professionals"

    By Jake Taylor, Parliamentarian

    When it comes to dress code for conferences, there are multiple things to consider. First, you have to consider what would be appropriate for the conference you are attending. Next, after you pick out your clothes, you must double check that nothing is on the unapproved attire list. Read more>>

  • The 2014 Fall Leadership Conference is Quickly Approaching

    By Ally Zuke, Vice President of Membership

    We are quickly approaching the 2014 Fall Leadership Conference and I am so excited to see you all there! Your 2014-2015 State Executive Council has worked with FOCUS Training and has planned some awesome leadership activities for this year’s FLC! I know how much the State Executive Council enjoyed ourselves when we worked with the FOCUS Training team, and I know that you will do the same! Read more>>

  • Why Membership in Your Chapter is Important

    By Skylar McArthur, Vice-President of Membership

    At the heart of our organization are our members. They are what keeps the Michigan Association of Business Professionals of America alive. So why is gaining membership in your chapter important? There are countless answers to this question but I’ll just cover a few. Gaining members in your chapter will increase the competitiveness of your team; by having more members compete, the more winners you’ll have at the regional, state, and national levels. Another benefit to having more participants is more opportunities for individual chapters in the areas such as funding and creativity. One last reward of gaining members in your chapter is the diversity it brings within; the different ideas and ways of thinking from each individual will assist in the betterment of your chapter.

    You may be asking: But why should others join BPA? Well, here’s a list of 15 reasons why someone should join BPA.  Read more>>

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