The premier professional learning experience for DECA’s association leaders.

August 7-9, 2024
Orlando, FL


Association Strategy

Our learning labs will focus on important association management topics so you can enhance your chartered association.

DECA Inc. Updates

Make sure you are in the know about all things DECA by attending informative program update sessions.


Take advantage of many opportunities for true sharing of best practices from colleagues and partners.

Preview ICDC

Take part in conference activities and after-hours events so that you’re equipped to answer questions from your chapter advisors regarding the upcoming ICDC.

Classroom Connection

Extend Learning Beyond the Classroom


Advisor Professional Learning

DECA’s Mastermind Conference is the premier professional learning experience for DECA’s association leaders. Through participating in the Mastermind Conference, attendees will:

  • Learn practices, policies and strategies around the functions of a chartered association, including: association management, association and chapter development, program management, and advocacy and communications.
  • Understand the role of the chartered association and its relationship to DECA Inc. and its programs and services.
  • Receive professional development specific to the roles and responsibilities of a chartered association advisor.
  • Learn updates about DECA Inc. programs and services.
  • Preview ICDC conference plans in the context of the role of the chartered association advisor.


Key Information

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


To Be Announced

Registration Deadline

June 7, 2024

Registration will open in May 2024.

Participants must be designated by the chartered association’s DECA Inc. Representative(s) and may include, but are not limited to: DECA Inc. Representatives, Chartered Association Advisors, Chartered Association DECA Board Members, and Teacher Educators.

DECA will allocate $400 for each official DECA Inc. representative attending the Mastermind Conference in Orlando. Appointment or reappointment of official DECA Inc. representative will be requested in a separate communication. The DECA Inc. representative or designated alternate MUST attend the DECA Inc. meeting in order to claim these allocated funds. The allocation from DECA represents the total reimbursement available.

DECA will provide three (3) nights lodging to each official DECA Inc. representative at no cost beginning Tuesday, August 6, 2024, and checking out on Friday, August 9, 2024. Hotels will be assigned based on the receipt of the registration form and availability.


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.

Christopher Young, CAE
Educational Programs
Kylie Knudsen
Registration Information
Hotel Reservation Information
Cindy Allen
Sponsorships and Exhibits
Volunteer Opportunities
Online Testing Questions

Future Dates


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