INTERNATIONAL
CAREER
DEVELOPMENT
CONFERENCE

18,000 high school students, advisors,
businesspersons and alumni gather to
develop knowledge and skills for college and careers.

WHEN

April 22-25, 2023

WHERE

Orlando, FL

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Competitive Events

More than 10,000 DECA members demonstrate their college and career knowledge and skills by participating in DECA’s Competitive Events Program. They are finalists from their chartered associations hoping to be named an international champion.

Emerging Leader Series

Thousands of members participate in DECA’s Emerging Leader Series to attain 21st Century Skills in the areas of collaboration, communication, critical thinking and creativity.

College + Career Exhibits

Searching for the perfect institution to start your post-secondary studies? Want to discuss career opportunities? Looking to expand the product line for your school-based enterprise? More than 100 exhibits will be waiting!

And much more!

From the School-based Enterprise Academy to Executive Officer Campaigns to Advisor Professional Learning, DECA’s ICDC brings together the best of the best to culminate a successful DECA academic year.

REGISTRATION

Registration information will be available in Winter 2023.

Local chapter advisors register for the conference and make hotel arrangements through the chartered association (state/provincial) advisor.

Conference Venue:
Orange County Convention Center
P.O. Box 691509
Orlando, FL 32869-1509

GET TO ORLANDO

With over 100+ attractions across the city and seven of the world’s top theme parks, Orlando is unlike any other destination full of unforgettable experiences waiting for you to explore. After your DECA activities have wrapped for the day, escape to a world of imagination and fantasy that will leave you feeling refreshed and inspired.

VISIT ORLANDO
Travel Discounts

GET INVOLVED

Exhibit

Make one-on-one connections with more than 20,000 DECA members and advisors in one location.

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Advertise

Put your message in the hands of all the conference attendees by advertising in the conference program.

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Sponsor

There are plenty of opportunities to sponsor meal functions, participant materials, general sessions and more.

Learn More

Volunteer

Spend time inspiring emerging leaders and entrepreneurs by serving as a competitive events judge or mentor.

Volunteer

CONTACT US

Chartered Association Advisors

Conference Registration

deca.org/directory

Christy Rutherford

Educational Programs

christy@deca.org

Cindy Allen

Sponsorships, Exhibits & Advertising

cindy@deca.org

Whitney Milbourne

Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer@deca.org

WATCH THE 2022 SESSIONS

Grand Opening Session
Sunday, April 23 at 8:30 p.m. ET

Achievement Awards Session
Tuesday, April 26 at 8:00 a.m. ET

Grand Awards Session
Tuesday, April 26 at 8:30 p.m. ET

FUTURE DATES OF DECA ICDC

  • April 27-30, 2024 | Anaheim, California
  • April 26-29, 2025 | Orlando, Florida
  • April 25-28, 2026 | Atlanta, Georgia
  • April 17-20, 2027 | Anaheim, California
  • April 22-25, 2028 | Orlando, Florida

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