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DECA is preparing emerging
leaders and entrepreneurs to be
college and career ready

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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.

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 oriented, professionally responsible, emerging leaders. While DECA’s mission focuses on marketing, finance, hospitality and management, DECA can provide life and...
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What Went Down at #DECAELS

If you are a chapter or chartered association officer who attended the Emerging Leader Summit in San Diego, then you know it was an incredible time for everyone involved. Between endless networking, instructive EMPOWER and ELEVATE sessions, and an amazing night at Belmont Park it was truly an amazing experience.  If you happened to miss out, here’s what happened:
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