Announcing DECA's 2024-2025 Conference Lineup

May 9, 2024

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

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 26-29, 2025 | Orlando, FL
  • April 25-28, 2026 | Atlanta, GA
  • April 17-20, 2027 | Anaheim, CA
  • April 22-25, 2028 | Orlando, FL
  • April 27-30, 2030 | Anaheim, California

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 12-14, 2024 | Nashville, TN
  • July 7-11, 2025 | Phoenix, AZ
  • July 11-13, 2026 | Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner | Tysons, VA

Chapter Advisor Virtual Kick-off

DECA's chapter advisors will get the edge they need for a successful start to the 2024-2025 school year. Learn more at

  • July 17-18, 2024 | 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 7-9, 2024 | Orlando, FL

Western Region Leadership Conference

Join Western Region DECA members for a leadership development experience at the Western Region Leadership Conference next fall. Learn more at

  • November 7-9, 2024 | Bellevue, WA

The Ultimate DECA Power Trip

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

  • 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 29-February 2, 2025 | 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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