Get engaged with leading professionals through
networking, corporate visits and case study competition.


November 11-13, 2021


Austin, TX


Career Fields

Build news skills through experiences in Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Hospitality & Tourism, Marketing and Sports & Entertainment Marketing.


Engage in conversations and coaching with corporate executives, participate in behind-the-scenes tours and learn industry trends during unique off-site visits.

Case Studies

Work in a small team to develop and present a solution to a case study.


Build lifelong relationships with other Collegiate DECA members while networking with corporate executives for internship and career opportunities.


Registration will open in Fall 2021.

Registration: approximately $160 per attendee

There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in DECA’s ENGAGE Conference. Given the uncertain length of the current pandemic, DECA Inc. will monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and make any updates regarding the conference on this page. DECA Inc. advises attendees to check the policies of travel and transportation providers to determine their cancelation policies prior to making any arrangements.

Conference Venue:
Hilton Austin
500 East 4th Street
Austin, TX 78701

Hotel: $149 per room, per night (S/D/T/Q); plus state and local taxes
Once registration opens, a reservation link will be provided to make reservations within the DECA block. Please do not book travel until hotel reservations are confirmed.


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