INTERNATIONAL
CAREER
DEVELOPMENT
CONFERENCE

Join more than 1,500 Collegiate DECA members
engaged in Professional Development Academies,
Competitive Events and Management Institutes.

WHEN

April 22-25, 2020

.

WHERE

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Professional Development Academies

Engage with professionals through Professional Development Academies: Business Management and Administration, Entrepreneurship, Finance and Accounting, Hospitality and Tourism, and Marketing and Communications. 

Competitive Events

Nearly 1,400 Collegiate DECA members demonstrate their career knowledge and skills by participating in Collegiate DECA’s Competitive Events Program in hopes of being named an international champion.

Career Exhibits + Networking

Network with representatives from corporate supporters and educational partners participating in the College and Career Exhibits. 

And much more!

Don’t miss out on special Collegiate ICDC programs: Culinary Management Institute, Management Institute, Entrepreneurship Challenge, Sales Challenge and the election of the new executive officer team.

CLASSROOM CONNECTION

Learn about these exciting educational experiences available to members at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference.

COMPETITIVE EVENTS
CULINARY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE
SALES CHALLENGE

REGISTRATION

Registration procedures for this conference and housing vary depending on the chartered association (state/province) you belong to. For complete registration instructions, please refer to the conference registration packet.

If you are in the following chartered associations, consult your chartered association advisor regarding procedures for registration and housing.

  • Florida
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts (registration only)
  • Michigan (registration only)
  • Minnesota (registration and housing)
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Dakota
2019 CONFERENCE Program

GET TO ORLANDO

With over 100+ attractions across the city and seven of the world’s top theme parks, Orlando is unlike any other destination full of unforgettable experiences waiting for you to explore. After your DECA activities have wrapped for the day, escape to a world of imagination and fantasy that will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.

 

VISIT ORLANDO
ORDER COLLEGIATE DECA ATTRACTIONS & TOURS
TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

#CDECAICDC

GET INVOLVED

Exhibit

Make one-on-one connections with more than 1,400 Collegiate DECA members and advisors in one location.

Exhibitor Floorplan

Conference Opportunities

Advertise

Put your message in the hands of all the conference attendees by advertising in the conference program.

Conference Opportunities

Sponsor

There are plenty of opportunities to sponsor meal functions, participant materials, general sessions and more.

Sponsor

Conference Opportunities

Judge

Spend time inspiring emerging leaders and entrepreneurs by serving as a competitive events judge.

Judge

What to Expect

CONTACT US

Emily Colucci

Conference Questions

(703) 860-5000

Michael Mount

Online Registration + Testing

(703) 860-5000

Amanda Dowudom

Hotel Reservations

Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Cindy Allen

Sponsorship and Exhibits

(703) 860-5000

FUTURE DATES OF COLLEGIATE DECA ICDC

  • April 13-16, 2019 | Orlando, FL  | Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista – Disney Springs Area
  • April 22-25, 2020 | Atlanta, GA | Atlanta Marriott Marquis
  • 2021: TBD
  • 2022: TBD
  • April 15-18, 2023 | Orlando, FL | Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista – Disney Springs Area

Check out conference highlights from previous Collegiate DECA ICDC’s. READ NOW