DECA News

Are You Ready for the DECA Idea Challenge?

DECA is excited to announce another year of the DECA Idea Challenge, a fast-paced experiential learning exercise that dares students of all ages to find an innovative use for a commonplace item in mere days! Once revealed, students must generate a…

2019 DECA Pumpkin Contest Winners

The annual DECA Pumpkin Contest is always a great time for members and advisors to show off their creativity and DECA pride. This year did not disappoint! DECA received over 415 incredible pumpkin creations, and selecting the top three winners…

Get Ready for #DECAMonth 2019

The #DECAMonth Photo Challenge is back for another year! Not sure how to participate in the photo challenge? We’ve got all the information you need for this fun and engaging challenge in this article. What is the #DECAMonth Photo Challenge?…

Apply Now to Become a DECA Direct Reporter

DECA Inc. is seeking talented members to become DECA Direct Reporters for the 2019-2020 academic year. This is an exciting, selective role that will come with great experience and exposure for you, your chapter and your association. Reporters will be…

Chapter Resources

The Best of SBE Week 2019

This year's #DECASBEWeek took place on Monday, September 30 - Friday, October 4, 2019, and DECA chapters across the world took to social media to shine a spotlight on their school-based enterprises. With thousands of posts shared, we hope you…

#Goals for Your Year

As a DECA member, you clearly have a passion for the organization. Before jumping into your goals for the year, it’s important to start with that passion. Why is DECA important? What can DECA do for the students in your…

Your Chapter's Best Year Yet

A NEW SCHOOL YEAR BRINGS A FRESH START. No matter your goals for the year, membership is the foundation of every DECA chapter. It’s important to plan ahead to reach potential new members and find innovative ways to engage your…

Compete

You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event

Do you aspire to attain some #DECAGlass this year in DECA’s Competitive Events Program this year? Set yourself up for success in DECA’s competitive events by using a two-fold method: first, find a career area that you have immense interest…

Take a Look: DECA's New Project Management Events

The Project Management Events require participants to use project management skills to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and close a project. Participants in the Project Management Events will: Identify a problem Develop a project management plan related to the…

5 Advanced Competition Tips for Collegiate Members

How do you stand out among the crowd? Go get ready for this competition season with some new tips and tricks to incorporate into your next case study or role-play. 1. Use Visuals Rather Than Bullets Points Bullet points on…

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 23

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, which kicks off September 23, 2019. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage…

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

Explore the New Collegiate DECA Internship & Career Center

Thanks to DECA’s National Advisory Board (NAB) member companies, DECA has launched a new Internship & Career webpage for Collegiate DECA members. Now you can explore all of the internship and career opportunities available to Collegiate DECA members in one…

Apply Now for 2020 DECA Scholarships

DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2019 -2020 school year. Below is a brief overview of companies that contribute to DECA’s scholarship program and the basic criteria: Career Interest and/or Employment-Based AICPA Hilton Marriott International, Inc. NAPA Publix Super…

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.

Conference Highlights

Three Days Until #DECAPowerTrip

Today marks just three days until the Opening Session of the Ultimate DECA Power Trip 2020. The executive team cannot wait to see all of the great emerging leaders at this conference! To help you prepare, let’s break down the…

MBA Research Conclave 2019 Highlights

DECA was honored to participate in the MBA Research & Curriculum Center Conclave this weekend in Louisville with Kevin Reisenauer, North Dakota DECA Association Advisor and MBAResearch Board Chair; Frank Peterson, Acting Executive Director; Scott Stump, Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical and…

Join Your Marketing Peers at CareerTech VISION in Anaheim!

Signature Sessions for Marketing & Business CTE Professionals at CareerTech VISION December 4-7, 2019 | Anaheim, California ACTE's CareerTech VISION, the largest gathering of career and technical educators in the country, presents a collection of sessions focused on marketing and…

5 Reasons to Attend the Ultimate DECA Power Trip in 2019

During my two terms as a New Hampshire DECA Chartered Association Officer, I had the opportunity to attend and present a workshop at The Ultimate DECA Power Trip. I have found these experiences to be some of my most instructive…

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