From A-Z, California DECA pulled out all the stops to make this the best conference in the west.
Hayley Pettey | DECA Inc. Staff
Michelle Huang | Spanish River DECA
Spanish River DECA teaches the importance of hurricane preparedness.
Destiny Druso | Akron North DECA
The journey began with the 536-mile car ride from Akron, Ohio to Baltimore, Maryland. There were seven of us chosen for this amazing opportunity and we were headed to one of the biggest events that one could go to— The Ultimate DECA Power Trip.
The group of four Virginia DECA members had made their pitch for a business they started, Grow Greenly LLC, at the 2018 IncubatorEdu National Pitch Competition on July 18th in Chicago, Illinois. The winning teams were about to be announced, and the only thing left to do was to wait.
Professor Dan Freeman, founding director of Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware, shares reasons why you should care about getting an entrepreneurship education, from the perspective of employers.
Western Region Vice President, Jonathan Wilson, interviewed Samantha Murray and Sydnee Johnson from Kelso High School in Washington about their experiences in Southern California at the Western Region Leadership Conference.
This past weekend close to 1,000 members and advisors gathered near the world-famous Inner Harbor for one of the best DECA conferences of the year.
Hear from DECA alumnus and Wharton School of Business student, Dean Jones, about his time in DECA and how it prepared him for his future.
Are you #CRStrong? Learn about what goes on at the annual DECA CRLC!
Global Entrepreneurship Week 2018 (GEW) is this here and entrepreneurs around the world are ready to share with you just what it takes to be an entrepreneur!
DECA Inc. and Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) are excited to launch the seventh year of the DECA Idea Challenge. And the 2018 mystery item is…
The dedicated Collegiate DECA members below are ready to bring the best news and views of NYC to all the members back home as part of the 2018 #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team!
DECA’s tradition of excellence is one that is expanding each year through the collective work of all of DECA. Each member, advisor (and alum) plays an important role in championing the organization and its ability to impact lives.
DECA received almost 400 incredible pumpkin creations. The DECA Inc. staff had a real challenge on their hands when it came time to pick the top pumpkin in each category.
Jordan Johnson | Founder, CEO and Chief Cookie Creator | Jordan's Cookies
Jordan Johnson took home DECA Glass at ICDC 2018 in Atlanta. The story of her award-winning brand, Jordan’s Cookies, began long before she put on a DECA blazer. Jordan shared her DECA Story with DECA Direct Magazine. Read on to find out how she went from neighborhood yard sales to Chief Cookie Creator. THE FOUNDATION My name is Jordan Johnson and…
It’s #DECAHalloween and that means there are some new characters lurking around the DECA Inc. Headquarters. Check out the photos below and vote for your favorite! The Price Is Right Jurassic Park Superheroes Where’s Waldo Vote now for your favorite @decainc staff costume! https://t.co/5InTmG0jb7 — DECA Inc. (@DECAInc) October 31, 2018 Vote above or on Twitter!
Mack Bucki | Airport DECA
As the PR (Public Relations) Manager of my chapter, my job involves promoting DECA throughout my school (and to newcomers), taking plenty of pictures, and spreading news from our chapter to the community. This October, I created a poster to promote the DECA Month Photo Competition (which begins November 1.) Are you thinking about making your own items to promote #DECAMonth?…
DECA is pleased to announce a collaboration with AT&T to reduce the number of distracted drivers. It Can Wait is a national campaign, launched by AT&T, to eliminate distracted driving. The campaign encourages individuals to take a pledge promising to not be a distracted driver. DECA and AT&T are collaborating to launch a ‘text-to-pledge’ project.
The #DECAMonth Photo Challenge is back for November 2018 and better than ever! Not sure how to participate in the photo challenge? We’ve got all the information you need for this fun and engaging challenge right here.
Ever feel overwhelmed with school, assignments, DECA, sports, work, personal life? With so many moving parts of our daily lives, this is completely normal. Here are 6 ways to help you get everything done without feeling like you are a slave to your calendar.
The Chapter Campaign submission site is now open!
You have been working hard on your community service, promotional, and entrepreneurship activities, and we are excited to hear all about your successful campaigns within your chapter.
Are you ready to take the excitement and adventure of the Collegiate DECA ENGAGE conference and share it with thousands of members around the world? Then you’re ready to be a part of the 2018 #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team! This year’s Social Media Team will be a driving force in sharing photos, stories and excitement from NYC. We are looking for…
DECA is excited to announce another year of the DECA Idea Challenge, a fast-paced experiential learning exercise that dares students of all ages to find an innovative use for a commonplace item in mere days! Once revealed, students must generate a new use for the item. Competing teams finish the challenge by generating a brief video pitch of their new product.
Are you competing in a DECA competitive event? Pro tip: Getting to know your competition is a benefit, not a threat to success.
The Western Region Leadership Conference has been the unifying event for the West every year, and on November 15th, you’ll have the opportunity to experience this thrilling adventure for yourself.
For DECA members, fall ameans that regional conferences are quickly approaching. This year, the Western Region Leadership Conference will be in Anaheim, the Central Region Leadership Conference will be in Detroit, and The Ultimate DECA Power Trip will be in Baltimore. For many chapters, attending a regional conferences is an expensive trip, but have no fear, fall fundraising tips are here!
October is full of wonderful things, but nothing comes close to the DECA Pumpkin Contest!
ENTHUSIASM is the word that comes to mind when I think about the new school year and DECA. I love seeing all the photos of first meetings and events on social media this time of the year. One of the first things I learned at Vector Marketing is that enthusiasm sells.
On Friday November 16, thousands of DECA members from the North Atlantic and Southern Regions will be gathering for the Ultimate DECA Power Trip. From the delicious food to great networking opportunities, these are just a few reasons why you and your chapter should make your way to Baltimore this November.
Check out the all-new Collegiate DECA Guide. Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the Collegiate DECA Guide is your one-stop-shop to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year. The Collegiate DECA Guide contains tons of great resources for members and advisors, including: The 2018-2019 calendar Competitive events updates A breakdown of the requirements for every…
For the past few years, DECA has posted online the primary instructional area(s) assessed in each of the district level scenarios to help advisors and members prepare for district competitions more effectively.
Competitive Event Resources: Business Operations Research & Professional Selling and Consulting 2018-2019
Are you interested in the 2018-2019 DECA Business Operations Research and Professional Selling and Consulting Events, and want to learn more about the topics? Here are some resources to assist.
This year’s #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, October 1 – Friday, October 5. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program, and you are encouraged to share photos or videos of your own SBE that correspond to the daily theme.
The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow Challenge is an exciting opportunity for students to channel their inner entrepreneur by generating a new clothing, beauty, home, health, food or entertainment concept and showcase their prototype in an engaging YouTube presentation.
DECA’s ENGAGE Conference will challenge Collegiate DECA members to understand their career interests, skills and experiences and empower them to stand out among the competition. A blend of career and leadership coaching, industry presentations and site visits in New York City, ENGAGE will connect Collegiate DECA members to business professionals who will help mentor them for their future.