The 2023 State Leadership and Skills Conference is the premier CTE event in the state of Florida. The top students in over 100 different skill and leadership competitions gather to compete against their peers for a chance to advance to the National Leadership and Skills Conference. These competitions allow students to hone their technical skills, connect with business and industry, and become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens.
In addition to competitions, students are invited to participate in other conference activities to further their careers and connect them with potential future employers. The Meet the Employer Career Fair, where more than 50 local, state, and national companies are looking to recruit and hire students for immediate job openings. The CONNECTED Expo and Trade Show showcases business and industry partners and their products, services, and career opportunities.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: March 6, 2023
HOTEL BOOKING DEADLINE: March 20, 2023
SCHOOL REGISTRATION PAYMENT DEADLINE: March 20, 2023
Students must be joined SkillsUSA members prior to February 1 to be eligible for competition.
Some regions have earlier deadlines; check with your Regional Coordinator for more information.
Check out our Partnership Opportunities for more information on
marketing and advertising, CONNECTED Expo and Trade Show,
and other activities to reach our students and teachers!