Hayley Pettey | DECA Inc. Staff

Virginia DECA Members Win $10,000 Investment for Their Company: Grow Greenly LLC

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.

My DECA Story: Jordan’s Cookies

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…

Vote Now for the DECA Staff Halloween Costume Contest!

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!    

Promote DECA Month with a Pro Poster

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?…

Apply Now for the #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team

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…

Explore Entrepreneurship Through Idea Generation: Idea Challenge Launches Nov. 9

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.

5 Fun Fall Fundraising Ideas

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!

The One Word to Describe DECA

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.

Why You NEED to be in Baltimore this November

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 2018-2019 Collegiate DECA Guide

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…

ENGAGE 2018 Modules

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.