Please see the highlighted agenda and note that it is tentative and subject to change. Please check back prior to the conference for any changes. The schedule will include the date it was last updated. Listed below are some highlights of the conference including the general session, keynote speaker, and our community service partner.

Download the 2024 Schedule At-A-Glance



Opening General Session

Join us as we kick off the National Leadership Conference with the National Executive Council. Key events occurring during this session include:army logo

  • Introductions of Current National Officers
  • Presentation of Awards
  • Keynote Speaker – Caleb Campbell
  • Introduction of the National Officer Candidates

Business Session

The National Executive Council conducts the official business of the organization, reporting on key topics to all members and facilitates the vote on proposed bylaw amendment(s) approved through the National Board of Directors. All attendees are welcome.

Key events occurring during this session include:

  • Official Business and Reports
  • Proposed Bylaw Revisions Vote

Member Recognition & Knowledge Bowl Finals 

Join the National Executive Council and peers from across the nation to celebrate the successes of outstanding accomplishments of fellow members, and chapters. Key events occurring during this session include:

  • FCCLA/LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Finals
  • Presentation of Awards
  • Say Yes to FCS Signing Ceremony
  • Skill Demonstration Event and Challenge Testing Awards

Top 20 National Officer Candidate Speeches

  • Listen to the top 20 National Officer Candidate speeches prior to the 2024-2025 National Officer Elections.

Adviser Recognition & Fashion Show

Join the National Executive Council and peers from across the nation to honor the outstanding accomplishments of chapter advisers, and their chapters. Key events occurring during this session include:

  • Award presentations
  • Fashion Show
  • Membership Awards
  • 2024-2025 National Officer Introductions

STAR Events Finalist Sessionarmy logo

FCCLA will recognize the top ten STAR Event finalists from each event at each level. Come cheer on these finalists and support their hard work throughout the year and see the top three (3) in each event and each level receive recognition and applicable scholarships.


Closing General Session

Join us as we close out the conference with these key events:

  • Scholarship presentations
  • Say farewell to the 2023-2024 National Executive Council
  • Welcome the incoming 2024-2025 National Executive Council
  • Conference in Review

Keynote Speaker

 Caleb CampbellCalebCampbell

In 2008, Caleb graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Army alongside 972 other cadets. While the majority of them were sent to war, he embarked on a different path — the NFL. Little did he know, he was about to face a battle of his own, an inner war that would push him to the brink.

To learn more about Caleb, click here.

Mobile App

WhovaThe National FCCLA conference app for the 2024 NLC is Whova. As we get closer to the conference, you will receive an email (to the email identified in your NLC registration) to download and sign-in to the FCCLA NLC app, Whova. The app will be the go to location for the most current conference schedule and other pertinent information:

  • Speaker/Presenter bios and information
  • Description of each session offered
  • Maps of the conference location
  • Exhibitor and Sponsor information
  • National Officer Candidate photos and bios
  • And more

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.