EMERGING
LEADER SUMMIT

DECA leaders will engage in an array of educational
programs to empower them to lead in the upcoming
year. There are plenty of opportunities to collaborate,
network, achieve, excel and grow.

WHEN

July 7-9, 2023

 

WHERE

Tysons Corner, VA (Washington, D.C. Area)

Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Elevate Track

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.

Empower Track

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.

Leadership Development

Prepare for your role as a leader through activities that teach professionalism, public speaking, collaboration, etiquette and so much more!

Networking

Build your network for the upcoming year by connecting with members from all across DECA’s membership, including your Executive Officer Team.

CLASSROOM CONNECTION

This conference will reinforce 21st Century Skills. Through participating in interactive sessions, DECA members will be able to:

CREATIVITY + INNOVATIONS

  • Use a wide range of idea creation techniques
  • Create new and worthwhile ideas

CRITICAL THINKING + PROBLEM SOLVING

  • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis

COMMUNICATON + COLLABORATION

  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse teams

LEADERSHIP + RESPONSIBILITY

  • Use interpersonal and problem-solving skills to influence and guide others toward a goal
  • Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior in using influence and power
  • Act responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind

REGISTRATION

Registration will open in Spring 2023

Conference Venue:
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center
7901 Tysons One Place
Tysons, VA 22102

GET TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

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.

VISIT WASHINGTON, D.C.

CONTACT US

Jasmine Roberts

Conference + Registration Questions

conferences@deca.org

Cindy Allen

Sponsorship

cindy@deca.org

FUTURE DATES OF DECA EMERGING LEADER SUMMIT

July 12-14, 2024 | Loews Vanderbilt Hotel | Nashville, TN
July 7-11, 2025 | Renaissance Phoenix Downtown | Phoenix, AZ

Check out the conference highlights as they are announced on DECA Direct Online READ NOW