Designed for upcoming chapter leaders – whether they are a chapter president, committee member, project manager or someone who just wants to go above-and-beyond.
Designed for association leaders, the Empower program will challenge association teams to work together in a facilitated classroom environment with team assignments, discussions and presentations.
Prepare for your role as a leader through activities that teach professionalism, public speaking, collaboration, etiquette and so much more!
Build your network for the upcoming year by connecting with members from all across DECA’s membership, including your Executive Officer Team.
This conference will reinforce 21st Century Skills. Through participating in interactive sessions, DECA members will be able to:
Get ready to immerse yourself in this educational experience! The information below will guide you through the registration process.
Registration will open Spring 2023.
Registration is a two-step process:
For complete registration instructions, please refer to the conference registration guide once released.
The conference registration fee applies to DECA members, advisors and chaperones, and includes the following:
All student attendees must be on a submitted DECA membership roster to register. Collect the following information from each attendee to complete the registration process:
Conference participants must stay at the conference hotel for a minimum of two (2) nights. Hotel policy allows a maximum of four guests in a room with two double beds.
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner
7901 Tysons One Place
Tysons Corner, VA 22102
$159.00 per room, per night plus tax - currently 13%
Rooms are subject to availability within our block. Once the room block is full, which may occur before the deadline, room rates may increase and/or housing may no longer be available. Please confirm your rooming reservation before booking travel.
This itinerary is full of powerful activities to help prepare for college and a career. With monuments, memorials and eclectic neighborhoods, Washington, D.C. is a place unlike any other. It’s your home away from home with free museums and America’s front yard.