Top 5 FBLA Trip Ideas

As the Future Business Leaders of America we think you should be experiencing, and traveling to, some of the top business and entreprenueral cities across the nation.

FBLA members deserve a break for all their hard work, and what better way to take a break than by traveling to a new, business-savvy, factory or university filled location? 

Not much, so let us help you make it happen for your group today!


Oklahoma City

OKC Business Trip

OKC Business Trip


Education is important in this city, which means the economy is stimulated very well. A low cost of living aids the business stronghold, as well as the fact that OKC is one of the easiest start up environments in the U.S. Talk about an excellent FBLA opportunity!

Business:
(Statistics found by Forbes 2016 Rankings)

  • The average household income is $51,635
  • Forbes ranks OKC as #29 Best Places for Business and Careers, #23 in Cost of Doing Business, and #48 in Job Growth
  • BancFirst, Chesapeake Energy, Devon Energy, Loves, OGE Energy and many other successful businesses have started and thrived in OKC.

Tours:

  • Foodie Foot Tour
  • Oklahoma River Cruises
  • Village Tours
  • Bricktown Bike Bar Tours

Denver

Denver Business Trip

Denver Business Trip


A startup market that has reacted extremely well to the millennial boom, has low unemployment, and an excellent central location, Denver is definitely a frontrunner for FBLA trips.

Business:
(Statistics found by Forbes 2016 Rankings)

  • The average household income in Denver is $69,908.
  • Forbes ranks Denver #1 Place for Business and Careers in the U.S, something both Fortune and the U.S Chamber of Commerce agrees with.
  • The city holds several iconic businesses that have seen their start here, including Chipotle, JD Edwards, RE/MAX, Samsonite, and HealthOne.

Tours:

  • Tomorrow Tour
  • The Rise of the Rest
  • Coors Factory
  • Denver Mint

Cleveland

Cleveland Business Trip FBLA

Cleveland Business Trip FBLA


The manufacturing and port town history here alone will give your FBLA group a great U.S business lesson, but when you add in the University Circle economic community and booming healthcare industry, you’ve really got your perfect business education location.

Business:
(Statistics found by Forbes 2016 Rankings)

  • The average income household income is $50,722
  • Forbes ranks Cleveland as #121 Best Places for Business and Careers, #135 in Cost of Doing Business, and #138 in Job Growth
  • Sherwin Williams, Back Yard Burgers, CardioInsight, and many other successful businesses have started and thrived in Cleveland.

Tours:

  • Playhouse Square
  • WestSide Market
  • Severance Hall
  • Cleveland Arcade

Kansas City

Kansas City Business Trip FBLA

Kansas City Business Trip FBLA


A big name in up and coming cities, Kansas City provides affordable housing, rapid expansion opportunities for small businesses, and an overall excellent central geographic location for U.S business.

Business:
(Statistics found by Forbes 2016 Rankings)

  • The average income is $57,433
  • Forbes ranks KC as #61 Best Places for Business and Careers, #103 in Cost of Doing Business, and #50 in Education
  • H&R Block, Google Fiber, Seaboard Corp, Sprint, Cerner and many other successful businesses have either started and/or  thrived in OKC.

Tours:

  • KC BBQ Tours
  • Harley Davidson Factory Tour
  • Hallmark Visitor Center
  • Shatto Milk Co

Provo 

Provo Business Trip FBLA

Provo Business Trip FBLA


Home to Brigham Young University as well as a key operational center for Novell, this Utah gem is a definite must for your FBLA group. Tech devolpment is huge here, and techinially this city is the 'happiest in America'.Apparently money does buy happiness, huh?

Business:
(Statistics found by Forbes 2016 Rankings)

  • The average household  income is $63,039.
  • Forbes ranks Provo as #2 Best Places for Business and Careers, #16 in Cost of Doing Business, and #2 in Job Growth
  • Qualtrics, Ancestry.com, Novell, and Vivint Smart Home, and several more successful businesses have either started and/or thrived in Provo.

Tours:

  • Provo City Tour
  • Brigham Young University Tour
  • The Soap Factory
  • Startup Candy Co.