Announcing DECA's 2023-2024 Conference Lineup

May 1, 2023

Where is DECA heading in 2023-2024? Check out upcoming conference dates and locations, and mark your calendars to join us!

Chartered Association Officer Leadership Experience

This two-day leadership experience is the perfect kick-off to chartered association officer leadership. Registration is limited to DECA's chartered association officers.

  • June 28-29, 2023 | Virtual

Emerging Leader Summit

Real leaders don't take the summer off. DECA’s Emerging Leader Summit brings together association officers, chapter leaders and officer hopefuls during a three-day intense leadership experience. Learn more at

  • July 7-9, 2023 | Tysons, VA (Washington, D.C. Area)
  • July 12-14, 2024 | Nashville, TN
  • July 7-11, 2025 | Phoenix, AZ

Chapter Advisor Virtual Kick-off

DECA's chapter advisors will get the edge they need for a successful start to the 2023-2024 school year. Learn more at

  • July 12-13, 2023 | Virtual

Mastermind | DECA's Chartered Association Management Conference

Mastermind, DECA’s Chartered Association Management Conference, is the premier professional learning experience for association leaders. Registration is limited to DECA's chartered association advisors and their designees.

  • August 9-11, 2023 | Anaheim, CA

DECA AMPED + MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference

Held as part of the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference, DECA AMPED combines two great professional development experiences in one event. Learn more at

  • October 13-16, 2023 | Denver, CO

The Ultimate DECA Power Trip

Members of DECA's Central, North Atlantic, Southern and Western Regions are invited to the ultimate DECA leadership experience at #DECAPowerTrip. Learn more at

  • November 17-19, 2023 | Austin, TX
  • November 15-17, 2024 | Charlotte, NC
  • November 21-23, 2025 | Arlington, VA

Sports and Entertainment Marketing Conference

From a sell-out crowd of loyal fans waiting for the opening kickoff to a high-profile entertainer eager to take the stage for an encore presentation, sports and entertainment marketing provides a rush for those interested in these career areas. Learn more at

  • January 31-February 4, 2024 | Orlando, FL

DECA International Career Development Conference

The DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is the culmination of the DECA year. More than 18,000 high school students, teacher-advisors, business professionals and alumni gather for several days of DECA excitement. Learn more at

  • April 27-30, 2024 | Anaheim, CA
  • April 26-29, 2025 | Orlando, FL
  • April 25-28, 2026 | Atlanta, GA
  • April 17-20, 2027 | Anaheim, CA
  • April 22-25, 2028 | Orlando, FL


Educational Conferences

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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