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DECA Virtual Backgrounds for Your Next Video Call

May 17, 2022

Are you getting ready for your next virtual call? Spread some DECA love to friends, family and other members with these virtual DECA video backgrounds.

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Spread the Love with DECA Valentines

February 14, 2022

To let your #DECAbestie or #DECAcrush know how much they mean to you, DECA has created valentines for you to share with your friends on February 14.

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Maximize Your Advocacy Visits During CTE Month®

February 1, 2022

Career and Technical Education Month® has arrived! Here are some quick tips to help you get started advocating for DECA and CTE.

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Valentines Day... But Make it DECA Style

January 31, 2022

The season of love has arrived! February is the month to cherish your loved ones and let them know how much you appreciate them. Here are three ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your DECA chapter!

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Earn DECA's Advocacy Campaign During #CTEMonth in February

January 18, 2022

Complete three school outreach activities, three public policymaker outreach activities and three community outreach activities during February and your chapter can earn recognition through DECA’s Advocacy Campaign!

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‘Tis The Season to Deck Out Your SBE

November 3, 2021

With the holidays right around the corner, there are many ways to boost School-based Enterprise (SBE) sales while still engaging with your customers. Below are a few things that Blue Blaze Café has done over the years and new activities for 2021 to continue expanding our customer base.

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Calling All Entrepreneurs: Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 1, 2021

This November, Global Entrepreneurship Network will celebrate 13 years of helping millions of people unleash their ideas to start and scale new businesses through Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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3 Ways to Get the Most Out of DECA Month

November 1, 2021

November is here, and that means it's time for DECA Month! Here are three ways to get the most out of your DECA experience in November.

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Maximize Your Momentum with DECA Month

October 19, 2021

DECA Month is the ultimate celebration of all things DECA. From recalling your favorite DECA memories and completing chapter campaigns, to attending 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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Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 DECA Ambassadors

October 12, 2021

Do you love all-things DECA? We’re excited to introduce the DECA Ambassadors program – your opportunity to share your talents and put your chapter in the spotlight!

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Using Pop-up Events to Increase SBE Sales

October 11, 2021

Pop-up events are becoming more popular, and there are plenty of reasons why you should consider having your School-based Enterprise (SBE) pop up in your community.

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3 Ways to Celebrate a DECA Halloween

October 7, 2021

Halloween is right around the corner, and what better way to spend the Halloween season than doing it DECA style! Here are three ways you can celebrate Halloween the DECA way.

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Showcase Your Members with DECA's New Member Week

September 15, 2021

From September 27-October 1, DECA is shining a spotlight on our newest members with New Member Week. This week is a chance for us to meet the new faces in your DECA chapter or association.

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Maximizing Your Leadership Passport

September 8, 2021

Collegiate DECA’s Leadership Passport Program is your one-way ticket to Maximize your Momentum this year! The recipients of these awards will receive recognition during the International Career and Development Conference.

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Maximize Your Efforts with DECA's Membership Recruitment Toolkit

August 24, 2021

Are you looking for new ways to make your DECA chapter stand out during recruitment season? We've got you covered with DECA's newly-expanded Membership Recruitment Toolkit!

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Maximize Your Collegiate DECA Experience with the Leadership Passport Program

August 16, 2021

Are you ready for a new year in Collegiate DECA? Maximize your membership and earn recognition through the Leadership Passport Program.

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Guide for Recruiting New Freshmen Members

August 11, 2021

As a new school year begins, the next class of leaders are waiting to find a place they belong. This guide is full of selling points and recruitment techniques that you can use to grow your chapter for years to come.

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Watch Now: DECA's 2021-2022 Membership Video

August 3, 2021

The success you achieve in DECA is the initial boost that will launch you into the real world and give you a competitive advantage, starting day one.

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How to Maximize Your Chapter’s Recruitment

July 29, 2021

With the 2021-22 academic year fast approaching, recruiting new members for your local DECA chapter is almost certainly at or near the top of every leadership team’s agenda. Since last year was so hard on chapters, this year is the perfect opportunity for you to bounce back. Follow these tips to maximize your chapter's recruitment.

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Building an Innovative Community

July 16, 2021

Joining Collegiate DECA is a rewarding experience. From working in the community and leading critical aspects of the organization, to achieving competitive success and expanding your network, there is something for every level of the college experience.

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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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3 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.