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Recognize Outstanding Members with DECA's Emerging Leader Honor Award

December 1, 2021

DECA’s Emerging Leader Honor Award recognizes members studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management for being academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders through participation in DECA.

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DECA's High School Division Executive Officer Candidate Guide is Now Available

November 30, 2021

Do you have what it takes to serve as a DECA Executive Officer? Download this year's High School Division Executive Officer Candidate Guide.

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Congratulations to the 2021-2022 Virtual Business Challenge Round 1 ICDC Qualifiers

November 16, 2021

DECA congratulates finalist teams in the first round of the 2021-2022 Virtual Business Challenge (VBC). They have earned the opportunity to compete during the DECA International Career Development Conference this spring.

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Introducing the All-New DECA+ Portal

October 26, 2021

Introducing an all-new portal to help DECA members explore careers and prepare for competition.

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The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Within DECA

October 3, 2021

DECA is an international organization comprised of nearly a quarter-million members from all walks of life. It is our job as leaders to welcome and celebrate the diversity within this organization and in all walks of light.

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The Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is Back for 2021

September 27, 2021

A favorite tradition of DECA members, the Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is back for another year! It's time to pull on your favorite DECA hoodie, grab a pumpkin spice latte and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your masterpiece.

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Get Your Association Involved in DECA's Impact Program

September 9, 2021

Association leaders: Take part in the Impact Program to make a positive difference in your association this year!

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Exclusive Preview: 2021-2022 DECA Executive Officer Team Program of Leadership

August 11, 2021

The day you all have been waiting for is finally here! Take a peek at the Official Program of Leadership for the upcoming school year!

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Download the 2021-2022 DECA Guide

July 13, 2021

The DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, access competitive event guidelines, and review the advisor guidebook and so much more!

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School-based Enterprise Individual Certifications 2020-2021

June 30, 2021

Congratulations to the members who have earned individual certification through DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) Individual Certification Exam!

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Get to Know Your DECA Executive Officers

June 16, 2021

Get a closer look at the individuals you chose to serve as your 2021-2022 DECA Executive Officers.

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Congratulations to the Marriott Foundation Curriculum Grant Recipients

May 17, 2021

Congratulations to the following chapters selected to receive the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.

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Announcing the Collegiate DECA 2021 Virtual Case Simulation Competition Winners

November 30, 2021

Nearly 90 Collegiate DECA members participated in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation competition, sponsored by long-time DECA partner, Knowledge Matters. Congratulations to the top three performers!

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Collegiate DECA's Executive Officer Candidate Guide is Now Available

November 30, 2021

Collegiate DECA's Executive Officer Candidate Guide is now available. Learn what it takes to become a candidate.

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The Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is Back for 2021

September 27, 2021

A favorite tradition of DECA members, the Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is back for another year! It's time to pull on your favorite DECA hoodie, grab a pumpkin spice latte and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your masterpiece.

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Explore DECA Connect: DECA's Online Community

August 23, 2021

Check out all of the features included in the Collegiate DECA community on DECA Connect.

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The 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

August 17, 2021

The Collegiate DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, learn about virtual challenges and access competitive event guidelines. With so many resources included, you will be ready to maximize the momentum of your chapter.

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5 Fun Facts About Your Collegiate DECA Executive Officers

June 16, 2021

How well do you know the 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officers? I asked my teammates five questions regarding DECA and their personal interests to help you learn more!

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DECA Announces the 2021-2022 Membership Theme: Maximize Your Momentum

May 6, 2021

Take your DECA membership to the fullest and get ready to Maximize Your Momentum in 2021-2022.

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Serving Up Leadership and Career Opportunities: Whataburger and DECA Inc. Announce Partnership

May 4, 2021

Whataburger and DECA will collaborate to promote career opportunities and career development programs for DECA members at both the high school and college levels.

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Meet the 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team

April 22, 2021

Congratulations to the newly-elected 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team! The team is excited to represent Collegiate DECA members around the globe as they begin work on their goals and objectives for the year ahead.

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Collegiate DECA 2020-2021 Stock Market Game Session 2 Top Competitors

April 22, 2021

DECA congratulates the following top-ranking individuals and teams who participated in the second session of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game.

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DECA Honors Advisors for 40-45 Years of Service

April 20, 2021

The DECA Inc. Years of Service Award is presented to individuals who have shown outstanding and continued service to the organization and its mission. Thank you to these long-time advisors who have reached new milestones of service to DECA's members.

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DECA Inc. Reaffirms Its Commitment to Continue to Stand against Racism, Hate and Bigotry of Any Kind.

April 13, 2021

In light of the ongoing violence and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, DECA Inc. reaffirms its commitment to continue to stand against racism, hate and bigotry of any kind.