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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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Employee Appreciation Day Ideas for Your SBE

February 26, 2021

With Employee Appreciation Day approaching on March 5, 2021, there is no better time to commend the members who make your chapter’s School-based Enterprise possible! Keep reading for some creative ways to let them know their hard work is valued!

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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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Announcing DECA's CTE Month Recruitment Challenge

January 26, 2021

To help your chapter connect with alumni and community members, DECA is excited to announce the CTE Month Recruitment Challenge!

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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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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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Association Office: Is It Right for You?

January 12, 2021

Are you passionate about DECA and its members? Do you have what it takes to lead others? Then maybe you should consider running for an association office. Keep reading to find out whether or not this position is the right fit for you and what you can expect from it!

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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.

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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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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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A Collegiate DECA Guide to DECA Month 2020

October 20, 2020

DECA Month is the time to celebrate our members and get your chapter or association excited for the year ahead. Check out these activities to help you get the most out of #DECAMonth 2020.

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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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Program of Leadership: Your Chapter's Master Plan

September 29, 2020

So your officer team has been elected and a new semester has begun. Now what?! While there are endless ways to organize your ideas and initiatives, this article will help you craft an attainable program of leadership.

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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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Five Ways Collegiate DECA Will Take You to the Next Level

September 22, 2020

It's official, the school year is underway. While things will look different, there are still many ways to take yourself and your Collegiate DECA chapter to the next level!

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Three Fundraising Ideas for Fall

September 22, 2020

It seems that in every facet of DECA, fundraising is a necessity. During these unique times, it's important to innovate to ensure your chapter can participate in events and remain secure for the future. Here are three virtual fundraisers to try this fall.

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Top Tips for Socially-distant Membership Recruitment

September 8, 2020

Building your chapter’s membership is one of the most important ways to set it up for success in the new school year. But what are the best ways to recruit within the “new normal” of more virtual interactions and less in-person activities? Learn how to recruit new members the socially-distant way with these top tips.

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Discover Your DECA Leadership Style

September 8, 2020

There are hundreds of assessments to help you pinpoint your leadership traits, but the only one you need to take your leadership to the next level is the DECA Leadership Style Quiz.