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Be a presenter!

    Update for Virtual Conference!

    Share your ideas at the 2020 MBA Conclave Virtual Experience! 
    You are invited to submit a presentation proposal for this year's online conference. Choose from these topics of interest designed to fit the needs of secondary and post-secondary business and marketing instructors, CTE administrators, and state administrators:

    • Teacher-to-Teacher Classroom Strategies
    • The Power of Technology
    • Growing Your Program
    • Using MBA Research's Resources

    Submission deadline is August 31. 

    MBA Conclave is the premier gathering for Business, Marketing, Finance, Entrepreneurship and Management Educators! The goal of Conclave is to provide teachers and administrators with a comprehensive overview of contemporary curricula, pedagogy, and program development strategies, including dialogue with leading educators and industry executives.

    We will consider all high-quality proposals, but there are four focus areas for sessions this year – designed to fit the needs of secondary and postsecondary business and marketing instructors, CTE administrators, and state administrators. The focus areas, along with areas of interest are:

    Teacher-to-Teacher Classroom Strategies
    Credentialing • E-Learning • Flipped Classroom • Integration of Soft Skills • Mentoring • Project Management • Project-Based Learning (PBL) • Student engagement • Work-Based Learning (WBL) • Strategies that work in middle school classrooms

    The Power of Technology
    Digital marketing • Social media • Integration of 21st Century Skills • There’s an app for that • Technology that works in middle school classrooms

    Growing Your Program
    Communication strategies • Unique partnerships between secondary/postsecondary/business and industry • Use of data for program management and improvement • Credentialing • Creating an Action Plan

    Using MBA Research’s Resources
    Understanding the National Standards • MBA Learning Center • High School of Business • Developing a Course through Curriculum Builder • Ethics in the Classroom • Understanding a LAP • Best Practices for LAPS • Understanding ASK Exams

    Types of Sessions/Travel Stipend
    There are several different types of sessions and each offers a stipend to help cover part of your cost of participating. Stipends are available only to individuals registered for the conference and registered at the conference hotel (local presenters excepted).  You may earn stipends for up to three different activities.


    • 2 1/2-hour hands-on workshops ($250*♦) 
    • 6-hour hands-on workshop ($400♦)
    • Concurrent 45-minute sessions ($100*♦)
    • QuickStop 20-minute show and tell ($50*♦)
    • DeepThink Roundtable (90-minute) facilitator/presenter ($150*♦) 

    *For repeated sessions (same topic), the stipend is 50%
    ♦Stipend excluded for those attending Conclave through MBA Research funding

    Call for Proposal Instructions
    You must submit your proposal using the link below. The person submitting the form will be the contact for all presenters of the session. Educational presenters must be registered for Conclave. If you have specific questions regarding your presentation, please contact Tammy Cyrus, Director of Professional Development at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for proposal submissions is Tuesday, June 30, 2020.