MBA Research
With a focus on high school and post-secondary educators and administrators
Not-for-profit, research-based support for all Business Administration educators: entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing.



When and where is Conclave?

October 16 - 18, 2020. This is an online, virtual event.

What is Conclave and who should attend?

The MBA Conclave is designed for anyone who teaches or administers the teaching of business administration (entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality, management/administration, and marketing) build better, bigger, stronger programs at the local level.  Every session is designed for take-home value.

Who will be presenting?

Presenters include senior-level Fortune 1000 managers (typically VP and above), entrepreneurs with a unique story, and leading educators, including successful classroom instructors.

How many attendees are expected?

Conclave averages 200, with approximately 65% from the high school arena, 20% from colleges, and an additional 15% from other settings. Participants include high school and community college faculty, local administrators, DECA, BPA and FBLA advisors, state supervisors, teacher educators and others interested in program development.

Is the conference likely to sell out?

We do not put a cap on the conference. 

When is payment due?

Advanced registration and payment is preferred. All payment (credit card, checks, purchase orders) must be received by first day of the conference.

What happens if I have an emergency and need to cancel my registration?

100% refund of basic registration for cancellations prior to October 1; 75% thereafter.  No refunds for no-shows. (You may send an alternate.  No charge for substitutions at any time.)

How do I get CEU credits?

Click here for CEU credit info. 

Should I prepare for Conclave before arriving?

Should you? Yes but it is not required.  You will benefit greatly by reading the session descriptions ahead of time.  Our website lists every session description and speaker bio.  Because you have several options every hour, we recommend you take note of what sessions interests you the most and prepare once you’ve received your conference program at registration.  Having a plan ensures that you do not miss the sessions that you most want to attend, guaranteeing you the best conference experience.

Will I have access to speaker material?

Yes.  After the conference we will post on our website any material the speakers provide us with.  You will be able to access and download the material for free!

Endorsements from teachers?

Click here for teacher feedback, including video endorsements.

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