DECA Idea Challenge Global Finalists Announced

Winning team BOG of Amity International School in India.

With 2,000+ submissions from over a dozen countries around the world, DECA Inc. is pleased to announce the DECA Idea Challenge finalists of this fierce competition.

A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to tap into their creativity and reinvent plastic water bottles into an original creation. Student teams were evaluated on their video pitch of their new invention.

Congratulations to the following DECA Idea Challenge global finalists:




DECA congratulates all of the students, teachers and mentors who engaged in the DECA Idea Challenge.

Download a certificate of recognition in appreciation of your time and energy undergone to participate in the competition.

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About DECA 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. With nearly a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. DECA Inc. is a not-for-profit student organization with more than 215,000 members. For more information about DECA Inc., visit

About Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare during one week each November. Through local to global activities, participants are connected to potential collaborators, mentors and investors—introducing them to new possibilities and exciting opportunities. GEW is a platform for connection and collaboration—engaging all players along the entrepreneurship spectrum in strengthening ecosystems around the world. For more information about GEW, visit

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