DECA Amped + MBA Research Conclave

The premier gathering for business, marketing, finance, management and entrepreneurship educators in collaboration with MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference

October 13-16, 2023
Denver, CO


Learning Labs

This will be the single best place to learn about a myriad of DECA topics, including competitive events, chapter development, project-based learning, school-based enterprises and more!

Innovative Formats

From express learning to interactive master labs, best practices exchanges and keynote presentations, there are plenty of avenues towards enhancing your role as a teacher and DECA advisor.

Presenters with Prowess

Presenters include senior-level Fortune 1000 managers (typically VP and above), entrepreneurs with a unique story, and leading educators, including successful classroom instructors.


Connect with some of DECA’s most innovative DECA advisors beyond your association and create an informal cadre to collaborate with throughout the year!

Classroom Connection

Extend Learning Beyond the Classroom


Advisor Professional Learning

DECA partners with MBA Research to host DECA Amped during the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference allowing attendees to get the benefits of attending both conferences. Attendees will be able to participate in the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference and select workshops designed for DECA Amped during the concurrent sessions, allowing attendees plenty of options to put together a professional development plan that meets their specific needs. DECA-specific sessions hosted at past DECA AMPED at MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conferences include:

  • This Is How DECA’s Competitive Events Connect to Curriculum
  • This Is Your DECA Resource Refresher
  • DECA’s Member-First Mindset
  • This Is How We Facilitate Project Management in the Classroom
  • This is How We Engage Learners in the Learning Process
  • Rock the DECA Exam and Role-play
  • School-based Enterprise (SBE) Competition
  • DECA’s Integrated Marketing Campaign
  • This Is How We Develop Chapter Strategy
  • An Overview of DECA+


Key Information

Get ready to immerse yourself in this educational experience! The information below will guide you through the registration process.


Coming in Spring 2023

Registration Deadline

Registration will open in spring 2023 through MBA Research.

Attendees should register for the conference through MBA Research and mark “DECA” when answering the question about membership in an association.

Attendees should make their hotel reservations directly with the hotel using the information provided by MBA Research.


Get to Denver

Urban sophistication meets outdoor adventure in Denver. In the Mile High City, 300 days of sunshine, a thriving cultural scene, diverse neighborhoods and natural beauty combine for the world's most spectacular playground.


Get Involved

Each of DECA’s educational conferences has unique opportunities to engage our volunteers and partners. Learn how you can connect and engage with DECA members and advisors.

Frequently Asked Questions


Key Contacts

If you need more information, please reach out to our key conference contacts.

Christy Rutherford
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