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DECA to present at MBA Research Conclave 2019

Looking for a comprehensive overview of contemporary curricula, pedagogy, and program development strategies, including dialogue with leading educators and industry executives? Hoping to learn how to use student organizations to apply and reinforce learning, to provide leadership development and to engage…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2019-2020 Virtual Business Challenge

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…

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…

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.

2018-2019 IMPACT Program Winners Announced

The 2018-2019 IMPACT Program awards were presented at the Chartered Association Officer luncheon in Orlando at #DECAICDC! Congratulations to the following 15 Chartered Association Officer teams for submitting entries to showcase the impact they had in their respective associations: Arizona,…

DECA Announces 2018-2019 Scholarship Recipients

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.

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.

DECA Direct Magazine: The Team Issue is Available Now

DECA Direct Magazine, the Team Issue, features tips from top competitors, stories of successful DECA members and alumni, and a discussion guide for team effectiveness. Plus, find everything you need to be #ReadyForIt when #CTEMonth arrives in February. 

DECA ICDC Discount Travel Information

DECA has arranged special considerations for airfare and rental cars for those attending the 2019 International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL this April.

2018-2019 Chapter Campaign Winners Announced

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.

DECA Idea Challenge 2018 Global Winning Teams Announced

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.

#OneDECA, A Call to Connect

Learn more about DECA’s monthly call for all members. You’ll be able to collaborate on an international level, yet still bring back your newfound experience and ideas o your local chapter.

DECA Leaders Attend #ReThinkCTE Event

DECA's Executive Director, Lou DiGioia, and Executive Officers, Allison Brown and Andrew Weatherman, were invited to attend the Rethink Career and Technical Education Summit Friday, December 14, at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.

Connecting the DECA Community - Power Trip and One DECA

Every month the Executive Officer team is hosting an opportunity through the video chat supporter on Zoom for student leaders to share ideas and get to know one another. Centered around a key topic for the month members share their experiences and ideas which are then documented for future generations of DECA association and chapter leaders. On December 18th at 10 PM EST, join the Executive Officer team as we discuss chapter fundraising.

Why You NEED to be in Baltimore this November

On Friday November 16, thousands of DECA members from the North Atlantic and Southern Regions will be gathering for the Ultimate DECA Power Trip. From the delicious food to great networking opportunities, these are just a few reasons why you and your chapter should make your way to Baltimore this November.

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