DECA is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 scholarship recipients. Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Recipients who will be present at the 2019 International Career Development Conference will be recognized on stage.
DECA is pleased to announce Ben Nemtin as the keynote speaker at the Grand Opening Session of the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference. Ben is the creator, executive producer and cast member of the MTV series, “The Buried Life,” which aired in over 80 countries and is MTV's highest rated show ever on iTunes.
February was Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, leading many DECA chapters to raise their voices in their schools, communities and associations to advocate on behalf of DECA and CTE through completing DECA’s Advocacy Campaign.
The Emerging Leader Honor Award recognizes DECA high school seniors studying marketing, finance, hospitality, and management while also being an academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leader through their participation in DECA.
Through a generous contribution from the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation, DECA is able to provide thirty (30) $750 travel scholarships to high school DECA members attending the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Through the VBC – DECA Hotel Challenge, more than $20,000 in curriculum grants will be awarded during 2019 to DECA chapters. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2019.
DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second qualifying round of the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge. These students finished in the top two places in their region in one of the Virtual Business Challenge tracks. With approval from their chartered association, each team has earned an opportunity to compete at the DECA International Career Development Conference.
Congratulations again to all of our chapters who participated in chapter campaigns this year and have taken advantage of how DECA makes you #ReadyForIt. Announcing the winners of the 2018-2019 Chapter Campaigns.
A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.
With the January 18, 2019 due date quickly approaching, now is the perfect to start or finish your DECA scholarship application. Each year, DECA receives thousands of applications from its members. Here’s four easy steps to make sure yours gets noticed.
Congratulations to all Virtual Business Challenge participants! Looking to earn a spot at ICDC? It is not too late! The second qualifying round begins January 8, 2019. Learn more.
Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement: 2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…
Does your DECA chapter run a thriving business? Consider applying for DECA School-based Enterprise (SBE) Certification. This program provides international recognition for outstanding DECA student members and chapters for their management and operation of food or retail enterprises within their…
Participants in the DECA Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) operate a web-based business simulation utilizing a competition version of the Virtual Business software. The VBC qualifying rounds are conducted via the internet, where participants post competition scores for chartered association, regional and overall rankings.
The group of four Virginia DECA members had made their pitch for a business they started, Grow Greenly LLC, at the 2018 IncubatorEdu National Pitch Competition on July 18th in Chicago, Illinois. The winning teams were about to be announced, and the only thing left to do was to wait.
Western Region Vice President, Jonathan Wilson, interviewed Samantha Murray and Sydnee Johnson from Kelso High School in Washington about their experiences in Southern California at the Western Region Leadership Conference.
This past weekend close to 1,000 members and advisors gathered near the world-famous Inner Harbor for one of the best DECA conferences of the year.
DECA is proud to present the 2018-2019 membership video. This year's video is all about how DECA helps you get READY FOR IT - ready for college, ready for your career, ready for whatever comes next.
Bring finance to life in your classroom with the DECA Stock Market Game™. An acclaimed program from the SIFMA Foundation, the Stock Market Game is an online simulation of the global capital markets that engages students in the world of economics, investing and personal finance.
On May 8, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. DECA is proud to announce…
Congratulations to the finalists and winners from all 2018 ICDC competitive events. Read lists of winners by event, watch the full Grand Awards video and see this year's DECA Inc. scholarship recipients.
DECA Members at ICDC competed in the Virtual Business Challenge. The competition, created by Knowledge Matters, combines technology with business knowledge to create an authentic business situation for students.
DECA's Grand Awards Session featured a special surprise guest on Tuesday evening. Optimus Prime took the stage to introduce Universal's new marketing program. The 2019 DECA ICDC will be held in Orlando.
When we think of ICDC some words that come to mind include: life-changing, inspiring, exciting, innovative, spectacular, chaotic (in a good way, of course), and surreal. The 2018 Atlanta ICDC Opening Sessions epitomized all of these descriptions. DECA had the…
The 2018 DECA ICDC app is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know before and during ICDC. Download it today to prepare for ATL!