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SBE Chapter Certification Submission Site Now Open

December 1, 2021

DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) chapter certification submission site is now open for chapters to submit their 2021-2022 projects.

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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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10 Things You May Not Know About DECA Direct Online

October 2, 2021

How well do you know DECA Direct Online? Check out these ten cool features to help you get the most out of the site.

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October is National Principals Month

October 1, 2021

Celebrated every October, National Principals Month is an opportunity for DECA members, advisors and communities to celebrate and honor our incredible principals for their visionary leadership and tireless pursuit of success for each student.

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3 Ways to Make New DECA Members Feel Welcome

September 27, 2021

Joining DECA can be a rewarding experience for members who decide to get involved. However, just because someone registers as a member, doesn’t mean they automatically start taking advantage of all that DECA has to offer.

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Celebrate DECA SBE Week 2021!

September 21, 2021

This year's #DECASBEWeek takes place from October 11-15. Show off your school-based enterprise by sharing photos or videos that correspond to each daily theme.

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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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Check out the 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team Program of Leadership

August 11, 2021

The 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team has developed a program of leadership centered around membership development and engagement.

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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.

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5 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!