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Mark Your Calendars for DECA's 2020 Conferences

DECA has a full lineup of educational conferences for its members and advisors coming in 2020 and beyond. Check out conference dates and locations, and be sure to mark your calendars now so you’ll never miss an amazing experience. Emerging…

DECA Announces 2020-2021 Hotel Curriculum Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the chapters selected to receive the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation. The curriculum grant will begin with the 2020-2021 school year and will continue for three years.

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DECA Announces 2020-2021 Hotel Curriculum Grant Recipients

Congratulations to the chapters selected to receive the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation. The curriculum grant will begin with the 2020-2021 school year and will continue for three years.

DECA Bingo Challenge

Have you accepted the DECA Bingo Challenge? Use the digital bingo card to mark off the 24 deca-related tasks as you complete them, then tag @DECAInc in your Instagram story to share your progress.

Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associate Certification Vouchers

Facebook is sharing online e-learning resources for DECA advisors and students adapting to the new normal of virtual learning. Facebook has also launched the Certification Voucher Program that offers the chance to apply for a certification voucher code to help your students earn a Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associate Certification.

Digital Classroom Resources

Looking for online resources to fuel your classroom's virtual learning? We've compiled the latest resources in one place. DECA is pleased to provide its advisors and members with learning activities that can be incorporated into digital instruction.

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2020-2021 Competitive Events Update and Topics

Get a headstart on the 2020-2021 competition season with DECA's competitive event changes and draft topics for business operations researching, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.

The Making of Collegiate DECA's Individual and Team Case Studies

The Individual and Team Case Studies involve real-world industry trends that present a challenge for competitors to solve. The case study scenarios are derived from input from National Advisory Board partners, industry associations and trade journals. Read on for an inside look at how they are created.

Presentation Anxiety and How to Overcome It

You hear the words “presentation” and immediately your heart starts to race. We’ve all been there right? Most of us need a bit more training on calming those fears when presenting to a room of people. You are not alone in this fear and we are here to help ease the presentation anxiety.

Sports and Entertainment Competition Tips from the Pros

DECA offers several sports and entertainment marketing competitive events for members to flex their skills. To help you prepare for your next competition, I gathered some insider knowledge from two previous SEM event competitors.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

DECA's Digital College + Company Fair

DECA is excited to share the lineup of virtual exhibitors. Whether you're searching for post-secondary opportunities, fundraising ideas, school-based enterprise resources, community service projects or professional connections, opportunities are waiting for you.

Career Preview: Top Roles in Sports & Entertainment Marketing

Sports & Entertainment Marketing (SEM) is where your favorite past-times and your professional interests collide - and it’s the perfect path for applying the skills you’ve developed through DECA. Not sure what the career paths in SEM really look like? Read on for a preview of some top careers in this exciting industry.

How to Choose Your College Major in One Hour or Less

Many high school students agonize over which major they should choose. But, laboring over a decision and making the decision are two different tasks. Which means you’re making more work for yourself! Use this simple how-to guide for you to choose your college major in one hour or less.

The Best Apps for Your 2020 #FinanceGoals

A new year means new resolutions, and there’s no better way to kick-off the new decade than taking charge of your financial future. Whether your financial goals this year include getting started with investing or simply creating your first budget, there’s an app for that!

Conference Highlights

Mark Your Calendars for DECA's 2020 Conferences

DECA has a full lineup of educational conferences for its members and advisors coming in 2020 and beyond. Check out conference dates and locations, and be sure to mark your calendars now so you’ll never miss an amazing experience. Emerging…

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and DECA ICDC 2020

There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC). We want you to know that we continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as news about it changes daily.

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Collegiate DECA ICDC 2020

There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in Collegiate DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC). We want you to know that we continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as news about it changes daily.

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