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The Insider's Guide to Marketing Your SBE

January 12, 2021

If you want to attract new customers while maintaining a loyal base, you need to utilize cutting-edge techniques for your school-based enterprise. Here are some of our favorites shared by DECA advisors across the globe.

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Checklist for SBE Chapter Certification Submissions

December 15, 2020

The deadline for School-based Enterprise (SBE) Chapter Certification submissions is quickly approaching! Don't miss your chance to certify your SBE for the 2020-2021 year.

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Spread the Love This Holiday Season

December 4, 2020

Are you looking to get involved with your community and make an impact this holiday season? Here are five ways to spread some holiday cheer!

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Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020

November 16, 2020

Get involved in Global Entrepreneurship Week (#GEW2020) from November 16-22, 2020. No matter what career you plan on pursuing, entrepreneurship skills and knowledge can take you a long way! Participating in GEW will help you discover new ideas, techniques and methods to turn your dreams into reality.

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Announcing New Membership Incentives for 2020-2021

November 10, 2020

As we celebrate the beginning of DECA Month, we are pleased to share two new membership incentives in addition to DECA’s Membership Campaign.

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Next Level Ideas for Your Virtual SBE

October 26, 2020

Our "new normal" involves six feet of separation, endless hand sanitizer and face masks. This is an opportunity for SBEs to "think outside the box" and realize long-term opportunities to add value to your existing business model. See how some SBEs have found ways to transform and keep their operations thriving.

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Level Up Your In-Person or Hybrid SBE

October 26, 2020

Businesses both large and small have had to pivot to survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of DECA's school-based enterprises have had to make adjustments to their business practices, channels and models. These SBEs have used creativity to adapt to the current environment to better function or remain partially open.

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Community Service: COVID-19 Style

October 26, 2020

If anyone knows how to participate in community service, it's DECA members! Even in the middle of a pandemic, we continue to create new, socially-distanced ways to impact our communities.

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Everything You Need for DECA Month 2020

October 20, 2020

DECA Month is the ultimate celebration of all-things DECA. From recalling your favorite DECA memories and completing chapter campaigns, to hosting virtual events and sharing your DECA story with everyone in your community and school, November is all about the many reasons you love being a DECA member.

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Get Ready for DECA Month in November

October 20, 2020

It's almost November, and you know what that means... DECA Month! All month long, we have the opportunity to share our favorite DECA memories with our friends, chapters and associations. We get to experience DECA all around the world right from the palm of our hands.

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Showcase Your Members with "New Member Week"

September 29, 2020

From October 12-16, DECA is shining a spotlight on our newest members with our first-ever New Member Week. This week is a chance for us to meet the new faces in your DECA chapter or association as you show them off.

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Quick Guide to Virtual Chapter Meetings

September 22, 2020

Virtual meeting platforms have become a prominent form of communication between family, friends and businesses and many of these tools are here to stay. Being prepared to host or participate in a virtual meeting will allow you to stand out and make a great impression.

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Celebrate the Good Times

March 9, 2021

Being a leader, it is natural to constantly be on-the-go finding new ways to innovate and new goals to accomplish. However, it is still important to recognize and reward yourself and those around you. It’s important to celebrate!

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Three Creative Ways to Recognize Your Chapter’s Competitive Event Finalists

February 28, 2021

Association conference season is in full swing and we all know what that means… it’s DECA Glass season! To take competitive event finalist recognition to the #NextLevel this year, we have to think outside of the box. Here are three ways that your chapter can get creative to do just that!

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I <3 DECA (and Fundraising Too!)

February 1, 2021

As the season of love approaches, it is time to begin brainstorming creative ways to spread the DECA love! Continue reading to learn some fun ideas that will allow your members to feel the love this February while raising funds for your chapter!

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Quick How-to Guide for DECA Advocacy

February 1, 2021

To help you with your advocacy efforts, the Executive Officer Team created a quick “how-to guide” for advocacy! This guide shows you the most current DECA information and breaks it down so that it easy to understand and easy to share while advocating.

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Five Ideas for Your Collegiate DECA Spring Recruitment

January 20, 2021

A new semester brings new possibilities and opportunities. Even if your membership didn't match your goals for the fall semester, we are all in this together and can help ensure we have a successful spring DECA season!

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Cultivate Chapter Success Using the Three C's

January 19, 2021

Have you ever wondered how to take your collegiate DECA chapter to the #NextLevel? This article discusses implementing the Three C's to help your chapter thrive!

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Three Tips to Take your Virtual Tabling Event to the Next Level

January 19, 2021

Busy planning your chapter’s next virtual recruiting event? Here are three tips for bringing your chapter’s virtual tabling experience to the next level!

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How to Use TikTok for Your Chapter

January 19, 2021

Discover tips, tricks and ideas to help get your chapter started on a TikTok journey that is bound to engage members all year long!

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Put Your Marketing Skills to the Test with CTE Month-2021

January 18, 2021

Read on for ideas to help you celebrate CTE Month this year by promoting DECA and the importance of career and technical education (CTE).

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Take Your Leadership Passport to the Next Level

January 13, 2021

Congratulations! You survived the first semester of this academic year. Now, it's time to plan for your next semester and the rest of your Collegiate DECA experience this year.

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Marketing Your Chapter in the New Year

January 12, 2021

Discover tips to market your Collegiate DECA chapter and recruit new members in the second semester.

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Maximize Your Chapter's Marketing with New Audiences

January 12, 2021

Check out these three under-tapped audiences that you should be targeting with your chapter’s marketing and some key ways to reach them.