2016-2017 IMPACT Program Winners Announced

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The 2016-2017 IMPACT Program awards were presented during the Chartered Association Officer Luncheon on April 28, 2017, at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, Calif.

Congratulations to the following Chartered Association Officer teams for submitting entries to showcase the impact they had on their association: Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

All of this year’s submissions showcased great ideas that you can bring back to your association, so be sure to see all of the submissions!

The IMPACT Program has five categories for recognition:

  1. Advocacy
  2. Community Outreach
  3. DECA Month/Global Entrepreneurship Week
  4. Membership
  5. Partner/Sponsor Outreach

Below are the associations who received the Greatest IMPACT Award in each respective category, along with their winning submission.

Advocacy – Wisconsin DECA

Community Outreach – Virginia DECA

DECA Month/Global Entrepreneurship Week – Illinois DECA

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Membership – Missouri DECA

Partner/Sponsor Outreach – Wisconsin DECA

This year we introduced the Diamond Award to recognize the region which has made the greatest overall impact. With 100% participation in the IMPACT Program, the winner of the inaugural Diamond Award was the Central Region!

All of the Central Region association officers received a Diamond Award lapel pin to recognize their efforts.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s IMPACT Program, and a special thank you to members of the President’s Council who took the time to evaluate our submissions!

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