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2019 DECA ICDC Competitive Events Winners

Congratulations to the competitive event winners at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida! View the Comprehensive Competitive Events Results here.  Rewatch the livestreams from general sessions here. Learn more about the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team here. Awards…

Meet the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team

Elected at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida, the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team is eager to represent DECA members around the globe this year. Here we go, DECA!   PRESIDENT D’Andre Vasquez  D’Andre Vasquez is a three-year…

2019 DECA ICDC Competitive Events Finalists

Congratulations to the finalists at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida! These competitors will compete in the final round of competition on Tuesday, April 30. Winners will be announced at the Grand Awards Session at 8:00…

DECA News

DECA to present at MBA Research Conclave 2019

Looking for a comprehensive overview of contemporary curricula, pedagogy, and program development strategies, including dialogue with leading educators and industry executives? Hoping to learn how to use student organizations to apply and reinforce learning, to provide leadership development and to engage…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019-2020 Virtual Business Challenge

Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and…

Watch Now: The 2019-2020 #HereWeGo Membership Video

Ready. Set. Here We Go! The 2019-2020 DECA Membership Video is all about going faster, going bigger and going further. One of the key messages in the video is that DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community…

What Went Down at #DECAELS

If you are a chapter or chartered association officer who attended the Emerging Leader Summit in San Diego, then you know it was an incredible time for everyone involved. Between endless networking, instructive EMPOWER and ELEVATE sessions, and an amazing night at Belmont Park it was truly an amazing experience.  If you happened to miss out, here’s what happened:

Chapter Resources

Let’s Unify Your Chapter!

When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.

Discover Opportunities for School-based Enterprises (SBE) Certification!

Does your DECA chapter run a thriving business? Consider applying for DECA School-based Enterprise (SBE) Certification. This program provides international recognition for outstanding DECA student members and chapters for their management and operation of food or retail enterprises within their…

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High School Stock Market Game begins September 3

Participants in the DECA Stock Market Game develop and manage a virtual investment portfolio of stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. The Stock Market Game is conducted via the internet and allows DECA members to test their knowledge and skills against…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019-2020 Virtual Business Challenge

Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and…

5 Hacks to Calm Competition Day Nerves

Every year as we move closer towards competition season, many of us tend to get nervous. We spend hours decorating our posters, practice role plays deep into the night, and dissect DECA Direct articles in order to perform our best. Here are the only 5 tips you need to be completely prepared to dominate your state competition.

DECA Idea Challenge 2018 Global Winning Teams Announced

A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

How to Answer Interview Questions and Incorporate DECA Experience

Interviewing can be downright intimidating, especially when you don’t have a lot of experience with it. But the truth is, interviews are simply about selling yourself. Luckily, your DECA activities can be a real asset. Read on for 3 ways to tap into your DECA experience and make it your best interview yet.

What Top Entrepreneurial Students Do After High School Competitions

Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari  High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement:  2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…

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