5 Ways to Celebrate #DECAMonth This November!

Photo courtesy of Ponca City DECA.

Use #DECAMonth in November as an opportunity to implement activities in your program of leadership and expand the awareness of DECA throughout your school and community.

sarah_williamsHere are five quick programs to help you  Own Your Future during #DECAMonth:

1. Chapter Campaigns

Four of DECA’s five chapter campaigns – Membership, Promotional, Community Service and Global Entrepreneurship Week – culminate during #DECAMonth. Learn everything you need to know about these campaigns, which provide great opportunities to promote celebrate #DECAMonth in your chapter and school, and earn recognition for your chapter. The deadline to submit your campaigns is December 1, 2016.

2. DECA Idea Challenge

Competition heats up during #DECAMonth in celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 14-20. All DECA members and non-members are encouraged to participate in the DECA Idea Challenge 2016. The mystery item will be announced on Thursday, November 10. This activity is tied to DECA’s Global Entrepreneurship Week Chapter Campaign.

3. VBC Challenges

Participate in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) and 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 overall rankings. Register for Round 1 of VBC, from October 24-November 19, 2016.

4. Conferences

DECA celebrates emerging leaders through three regional leadership conferences. DECA’s regional leadership conferences focus on leadership development and college and career preparation through a variety of engaging workshops and speakers. Stay in the know by following #DECAPowerTrip, #DECACRLC or #WRLC2016 on your favorite social media.

5. Chapter Activities

Engage your chapter members through DECA activities. Invite local businesses into your school to be guest speakers at a chapter meeting, host mock competitions to prepare for districts, use your School-based Enterprise to promote DECA, check out Elevate resources to take your chapter to the next level, participate in the #DECAMonth Photo Challenge or serve your community and make a difference.

Don’t forget to post all your awesome DECA Month photos and activities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using #DECAMonth and #OwnYourFuture.

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Categories: Branding & Promotion, Chapter Campaigns, Chapter Development, Chapter Resources, Chapter Resources (Home Page Teaser), Community Service, Comprehensive Learning Program, DECA Month, Global Entrepreneurship Week, Leadership, Membership & Recruitment, Teaching Resources