DECA Direct - February 2019

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 ICDC Disney Springs Discounts

As a participant in DECA ICDC, you have access to a wide variety of special deals and discounts at Disney Springs throughout your time in Orlando!

Beat the Test Stress: 4 Tips to Ace Your Cluster Exam

While it might be relaxing to push aside studying right now, your future self will thank you for getting a head start. Instead of scrolling through social media between classes, use Quizlet to test your business knowledge! Rather than taking 4 practice exams the night before, challenge yourself to complete and review 10 questions per day.

What is DECA?

In the end, we have all felt the wonders of being a DECA member and want that to extend to others. Understanding and communication are vital for this to become a reality.

The Art of Cramming

With these 5 tips for cramming, you’ll be sure to rock out your roleplay or written event presentation.

How to Host Productive and Engaging Workshops

If you integrate these tips into your next workshop, your members will be sure to thank you. In the end, it can be challenging to host consistent and high-quality workshops, but trust me, it’s all worth it when your members get called up on stage to win that #DECA glass!

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.

Your Chance to Make an Impact: Volunteer as a DECA Judge

DECA’s International Career Development Conferences (ICDC) are the pinnacle events of the year. Over 14,200 high school and college students will be competing in events focused on Business, Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, and Entrepreneurship. These students worked hard all year to…