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What Went Down at #DECAELS

If you are a chapter or chartered association officer who attended the Emerging Leader Summit in San Diego, then you know it was an incredible time for everyone involved. Between endless networking, instructive EMPOWER and ELEVATE sessions, and an amazing night at Belmont Park it was truly an amazing experience.  If you happened to miss out, here’s what happened:

DECA Announces the 2019-2020 Theme: Here We Go!

In DECA, we are surrounded by opportunities. Every moment provides us a new chance to break out of our comfort zones, take risks and prove ourselves as emerging leaders and entrepreneurs. Now is your chance to begin shaping your future. Will you let the moment slip by, or will you take action? HERE WE GO.

Competitive Events Transcripts from DECA ICDC Now Available

DECA is pleased to provide competitive events transcripts for all competitors at this year’s DECA International Career Development Conference — free of charge! DECA chapter advisors can obtain their entire chapter’s transcripts by logging in to the membership system at https://membership.decaregistration.com/. Click…

DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant Winners 2019-2020

Congratulations to the following chapters selected to receive the VBC – DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation. The curriculum grant will begin with the 2019-2020 school year and will continue for…

2019 DECA ICDC Competitive Events Winners

Congratulations to the competitive event winners at the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, Florida! View the Comprehensive Competitive Events Results here.  Rewatch the livestreams from general sessions here. Learn more about the 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team here. Awards…

How to Get the Most Out of DECA ICDC

Every year thousands of students from across the country compete for a coveted spot at DECA’s International Career Development Conference. Four days of competition, networking and an experience that will transform a high school student into a young adult ready to take on college and their future career with veracity. How does one even prepare for such an event and how can you be sure to get the most out of a whirlwind event like ICDC?

Ben Nemtin to Keynote #DECAICDC 2019

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.

Announcing the 2019 Emerging Leader Honor Award Recipients

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.

DECA Announces the 2018-2019 Virtual Business Challenge Round 2 ICDC Qualifiers

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.

The Second Round of The DECA Virtual Business Challenge Launches January 8, 2019

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.