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DECA is preparing emerging
leaders and entrepreneurs to be
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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills

Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.

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DECA Members are Prepared to Become Leaders

More than 90% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 80% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefit of community service.

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DECA Members are Motivated for the Future

DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (88%), influenced their college plans (68%), influenced their career plans (75%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).

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DECA Direct Online is your one-stop source for news, updates and best practices. Keep up with everything DECA, including conferences, competitions and announcements.

Recognize Outstanding DECA Leaders with the Emerging Leader Award

The DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award recognizes its members studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management for being an academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leader through participation in DECA. If you know an exceptional DECA leader consider recognizing them with the DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. To qualify for the DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award a student must: Be...
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DECA Talks: Conversations with Current and Former Executive Officers

During the Ultimate DECA Power Trip in Washington, D.C., current and former DECA High School Division Executive Officers shared their stories with DECA members from around the world. Whether you’re looking for advice on connecting with others, a roadmap to achieving your goals or tips for overcoming setbacks, DECA Talks will provide a daily dose of thought-provoking inspiration. Just Say...
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