April 24-27, 2021.
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.
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 2020-2021.
Registration information will be available in Winter 2021.
There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in DECA’s International Career Development Conference. Given the uncertain length of the current pandemic, DECA Inc. will monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and make any updates regarding the conference on this page. DECA Inc. advises attendees to check the policies of travel and transportation providers to determine their cancelation policies prior to making any arrangements.
Local chapter advisors register for the conference and make hotel arrangements through the chartered association (state/provincial) advisor.
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802
GET TO ANAHEIM
After your DECA activities have wrapped for the day, explore all that Southern California has to offer. A city built on imagination, Anaheim is the location where your dreams can come true. Feel the adrenaline rush through your veins, experience life as a Hollywood star and get inspired by a one-of-a-kind collection of flavors, scenes, sights and sounds.VISIT ANAHEIM
FUTURE DATES OF DECA ICDC
- April 23-26, 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia
- April 22-25, 2023 | Orlando, Florida
- 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