Membership + Recruitment

Showcase Your Members with "New Member Week"

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.

Ten Ideas for Collegiate DECA Freshman Recruitment

Collegiate DECA offers incredible opportunities for members, and every year dedicated officers aim to increase membership. However, it can be a struggle to think of new, creative ways to recruit new students. To help, explore these ten great ways to increase membership.

Chapter Campaign Guidebook for 2020-2021 Now Available

The 2020-2021 DECA chapter campaigns are here to help you start your year off strong! Engage your community and grow membership by participating in DECA’s five chapter campaigns. This updated guidebook will help your team navigate each campaign in both a virtual and in-person school setting.

Mountain View High School Virtual Recruitment

Like for many chapters, this year’s DECA kickoff meeting was unique for Mountain View High School in Georgia. Even though the meeting was held through Zoom, the chapter still found a way to make it one of their best meetings yet.

Watch Now: The 2020-2021 #NextLevel Membership Video

This is not just another year. This is the year we push our limits and set our sights higher than ever before. No matter what your dreams and goals for the future, propel yourself to the #NextLevel with DECA. Watch…

Seven Ways to Perfect your Instagram

Social media is a huge part of forming a brand. Whether it be a product or personal branding, an effective social media account can draw much-needed attention to what you promote. Follow the tips below to create an amazing Instagram page!

Chatham Charter DECA's 3 Keys to Membership Success

Chatham Charter, a high school of 200 students, has a DECA chapter with 60 paid members - over one-fourth of the student body! However, these astonishing numbers didn't happen on their own. I'm going to share with you our three main tactics for membership campaign success.

Your Chapter's Best Year Yet

A NEW SCHOOL YEAR BRINGS A FRESH START. No matter your goals for the year, membership is the foundation of every DECA chapter. It’s important to plan ahead to reach potential new members and find innovative ways to engage your…

Collegiate DECA Recruitment Ideas

School is almost back in session, and now is the perfect time to be thinking up recruitment strategies for the 2019-2020 school year! Follow these tips below for inspiration on attaining unprecedented levels of membership: Participate in an event hosted…

Three Ways to Personalize Your DECA Chapter

Now that DECA season is back in full swing, it’s time to pull out all the stops when it comes to recruiting and retaining members! Whether your members are new or returning, it’s important that as chapter officers, you exhibit…

Watch Now: The 2019-2020 #HereWeGo Membership Video

Ready. Set. Here We Go! The 2019-2020 DECA Membership Video is all about going faster, going bigger and going further. One of the key messages in the video is that DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community…

Presenting Yourself on Instagram Professionally

“A picture is worth a thousand words.” This saying has been around for many years. Now, living in a social networking world, this saying is truer than ever.  Instagram is a platform of telling stories through pictures, so ask yourself, “What story am I telling others?”

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