INTERNATIONAL
CAREER
DEVELOPMENT
CONFERENCE

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

WHEN

April 26-29, 2017

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WHERE

Anaheim, CA

Anaheim Convention Center

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.

CLASSROOM CONNECTION

DECA’s International Career Development Conference supports education initiatives such as:

  • Career Clusters
  • National Curriculum Standards
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Common Core State Standards
  • Project-based Learning
  • Personal Financial Literacy

 

 

 

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has placed this program on the NASSP National Advisory List of Contests and Activities for 2016-2017.

REGISTRATION

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

Conference Venue:
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
http://www.visitanaheim.org/meetings/aac
(714) 865-8888

GET TO ANAHEIM

Discover the sun-splashed Southern California city that features world-famous theme parks and attractions, celebrated restaurants, cultural museums, top entertainment and more!

 

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Exhibit

Make one-on-one connections with more than 18,000 DECA members and advisors in one location.

EXHIBITOR FLOORPLAN

Conference Opportunities

ICDC Decorator Kit

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

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Conference Opportunities

Sponsor

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

Sponsor

Conference Opportunities

Judge

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

Judge

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FUTURE DATES OF DECA ICDC

  • April 21-24, 2018 | Atlanta, Georgia
  • April 27-30, 2019 | Orlando, Florida
  • April 29-May 2, 2020 | Nashville, Tennessee
  • April 24-27, 2021 | Anaheim, California
  • April 23-26, 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia
  • April 22-25, 2023 | Orlando, Florida

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