A Collegiate DECA Guide to Maximizing DECA Month 2021

November 1, 2021

During the month of November, members from all over the world celebrate #DECAMonth. It's the perfect time to celebrate our members and get your chapter or association excited for the year ahead.

Check out these activities to help you get the most out of #DECAMonth. Once you've submitted your membership, you can also RVSP to each event on DECA Connect.

1. Highlight Your Chapter

Encourage all members of your chapter to participate in DECA Month and the daily social media challenges. Highlight and repost your members’ posts to show off their Collegiate DECA unique experiences. This is the perfect time to reflect on all of your experiences within DECA and share those with members around the world.

2. Plan Recruitment Activities

With a larger social media presence, November is a great time to answer potential members' questions about joining Collegiate DECA. Planning a fun social get-together or a game night will be the perfect opportunity to get to know new members and continue your recruitment for the year.

3. Join November’s One Diamond Call

Join the monthly call to connect with the Executive Officers and other Collegiate DECA members. November's topics of discussion will be networking and scholarships. Make sure you join through the link on DECA Connect on Tuesday, November 9 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

4. Participate in the Virtual Case Simulation

Participate in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation competition to take on the role of restaurant entrepreneur in this interactive, digital simulation open to all Collegiate DECA members. Cash awards will be provided to the top performers. The competition begins on Monday, November 8, and ends on Friday, November 19, 2021.

5. Attend Engage

What better way to celebrate DECA month than at the Collegiate DECA Engage Conference on November 11-13, 2021, in Austin, Texas?! Connect with other Collegiate DECA members, build your career, sharpen your leadership skills, attend a chapter forum and learn what it takes to succeed in Collegiate DECA’s Competitive Events program.

6. Assess Passport Program Progress

Whether you are working on your Individual, Chapter or Association Leadership Passport Program, now is the time to check-in and see how you are doing. Participating in #DECAMonth, is a task listed on all three passport programs. This is the perfect opportunity to get one step closer to earning a passport award!

Be sure to use the hashtag #DECAMonth and tag @collegiatedeca as you participate in DECA Month activities!

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