Student Opportunity

The NCBEA Past Presidents are offering a new opportunity for business students who are majoring in a business education teaching program to apply for free registration to the NBEA Convention. Two persons will be awarded each year.

Attend In-Person or Virtual!

2022 NBEA Hybrid Convention, April 12-15, 2022

In person: Chicago, Illinois

The NBEA 2022 Annual Convention will be held in Chicago Illinois, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. we look forward to “mixing it up” with traditional events along with some new convention features. There will be a streamlined convention schedule with an abundance of concurrent sessions that guarantee something for everyone, keynote speakers to spark your passion and drive, and new networking opportunities.


  • Student must apply by January 1 and will be notified by January 10 if they have been chosen to receive the free registration award.
  • Student must have never attended an NBEA convention in the past.
  • Student must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student who is at least a junior enrolled in a business education program at a college or university
  • Student must reside and attend a college/university in one of the NCBEA affiliate states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, or Wisconsin (Residence and college/university can be in different NCBEA states)
  • Student must provide proof of college program major and student status.
  • Award will be equal to early bird pricing honored through 2/01/2022.
  • If participant chooses the in person option, they will be responsible for their own transportation and lodging.

Information on how to register will be given once award winner is announced.