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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 place for news, updates and best practices. Keep up with everything DECA, including conferences, competitions, and announcements.

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.
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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.
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