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 9-11, 2017

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WHERE

Tysons Corner, Virginia

Sheraton Tysons

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 is a two step process. You first register participants for the conference through our online registration system. After you’ve completed online registration, you can then make your housing reservations using the hotel’s DECA reservation website. For complete registration instructions, please refer to the conference registration packet.

DEADLINE: TBD

Conference Venue:
Sheraton Tysons
8661 Leesburg Pike
Tysons, Virginia 22182

www.sheratontysonscorner.com

GET TO DC

Washington, D.C., is home to some of the most influential leaders and powerful decision makers. After your conference activities, take a moment to embrace the historic significance of this year’s conference location. There are countless monuments, museums and memorials around the city that you can experience – some even for free! Truly embrace the #DECAELS experience and discover what this symbolic city has to offer.

VISIT DC

#DECAELS

CONTACT US

Christopher Young

Christopher Young

Conference Program

(703) 860-5000 ext. 227

Michael Mount

Michael Mount

Online Registration

(703) 860-5000 ext. 235

Sheraton Tysons

Sheraton Tysons

Hotel Reservations

Coming Soon

 Cindy Allen

Cindy Allen

Sponsorship

(703) 860-5000 ext. 230

FUTURE DATES OF DECA EMERGING LEADER SERIES

Coming soon

army

Sponsored by the U.S. Army.

Don’t miss out on this great conference! REGISTER TODAY