Look Back on Collegiate DECA ENGAGE in Chicago

Nov 26, 2019

Nearly 300 Collegiate DECA members from 17 associations attended the 2019 ENGAGE Conference in Chicago, IL on November 21-23, 2019.

The weekend included three days of non-stop networking, powerful speakers, career exploration, competition and captivating EduTours.

One highlight of the conference included behind-the-scenes EduTours to over twenty businesses in downtown Chicago including Google, Macy's, Sprout Social and Soldier Field.

Click here to see photos from the conference.

Another major component of the conference was the Case Study Challenge focusing on personalization and customization in the customer experience. Congratulations to the winning teams in this year's Case Study Challenge:

Business Services:

Hanna Held - AZ, Oluwatomi Olsunkammi - NC, and Luis Cuellar - RI


Manvir Brar - ON, Raychel Heim - PA, Connor Koch - RI, and Azizakhon Mirsaidova - TN

Hospitality and Tourism:

Jose Caltalco-Gutierrez - NJ, Nimrat Brar -  ON, Courtney Dye - RI, and Peyton Herndon - TN

Marketing and Merchandising:

Gage Donovan - MN, Jake Bohannon - MS, Amani Ahmad - ON, and Olivia Anderson - TN

Ashfraf Soltani - RI, Marla Hughes - NJ, Fiona Thurow - MO, and Brooks Barber - KS

Sports and Entertainment Marketing:

Victor-Ernesto Gallego-Leon - AZ, Ana Carrillo - CA, Allison Barry - MO, and Ashley Mangano - MO

To learn more about Collegiate DECA, visit collegiatedeca.org.


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