Roses are red, diamonds are blue, here's a DECA Valentine's Day card perfect for you!
DECA Direct Magazine, the Team Issue, features tips from top competitors, stories of successful DECA members and alumni, and a discussion guide for team effectiveness. Plus, find everything you need to be #ReadyForIt when #CTEMonth arrives in February.
For the fifth year in a row, I will be hosting a Super Bowl commercial viewing party during each of my marketing periods. This year, on the day after the Super Bowl (Monday, February 4th), I hope you will join DECA chapters and business classes across the country in watching and critiquing the latest batch of Super Bowl commercials.
Congratulations to the more than 5,200 DECA members who competed in the second annual Stukent Social Media Marketing Challenge. Students competed against each other using the world’s first social media marketing simulation, Mimic Social, which is used by top institutions around the world.
Congratulations again to all of our chapters who participated in chapter campaigns this year and have taken advantage of how DECA makes you #ReadyForIt. Announcing the winners of the 2018-2019 Chapter Campaigns.
A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.
When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.
Learn more about DECA’s monthly call for all members. You’ll be able to collaborate on an international level, yet still bring back your newfound experience and ideas o your local chapter.
DECA member Rohan shares his experience and how DECA has better prepared him to be a leader in school and into the corporate world.
Congratulations to all Virtual Business Challenge participants! Looking to earn a spot at ICDC? It is not too late! The second qualifying round begins January 8, 2019. Learn more.
Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement: 2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…
Does your DECA chapter run a thriving business? Consider applying for DECA School-based Enterprise (SBE) Certification. This program provides international recognition for outstanding DECA student members and chapters for their management and operation of food or retail enterprises within their…
Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and overall rankings.
The holiday season can often be a time of chaos and stress. Preparation for extracurriculars such as DECA sometimes takes the backseat to baking cookies, giving gifts, or traveling to see family. Here are 12 ways to bring the holiday spirit to your DECA Chapter this December.
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” This saying has been around for many years. Now, living in a social networking world, this saying is truer than ever. Instagram is a platform of telling stories through pictures, so ask yourself, “What story am I telling others?”
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.
Every month the Executive Officer team is hosting an opportunity through the video chat supporter on Zoom for student leaders to share ideas and get to know one another. Centered around a key topic for the month members share their experiences and ideas which are then documented for future generations of DECA association and chapter leaders. On December 18th at 10 PM EST, join the Executive Officer team as we discuss chapter fundraising.
Fundraising is a beneficial technique to foster growth for your chapter, develop publicity across your community, and support DECA. The three tips provided should help your current strategies become more efficient by looking at unique avenues and approaches for maximized success!
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...
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.
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…
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.
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.