ULTIMATE DECA
POWER TRIP

Embark on a quest that will awaken your
thirst for knowledge in this powerful city.

WHEN

November 13-15, 2020

 

WHERE

Charlotte, NC

The Westin Charlotte

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

Learning Labs

Learning labs will focus on one powerful component each hour. From college to career to chapter to compete to connect, these learning labs will engage DECA members.

Competitive Excellence

Be the ultimate competitor in a DECA role-play. Members must pre-register for this activity. Top performers will be recognized at Sunday’s closing session.

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?

Networking

No power trip would be complete without the opportunity to meet new people! Join us Saturday evening for a “DECA After Dark” event.

CLASSROOM CONNECTION

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

FINANCIAL, ECONOMIC, BUSINESS + ENTREPRENEURIAL LITERACY

  • Make appropriate personal economic choices
  • Understand the role of the economy in society
  • Use entrepreneurial skills to enhance workplace productivity and career options

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

ADVISOR PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

The Professional Learning Series powered by DECA will engage educators in professional development focusing on curriculum and instructional content that support preparing students for college and careers and connects the conference content to the classroom. Topics for 2019 included:

  • Using Project Management in the Classroom
  • Using Integrated Marketing Campaign Events in the Classroom
  • Rock the DECA Exam
  • Get them to the Stage
  • Using E-tools to Manage School-based Enterprise

REGISTRATION

Registration will open in Fall 2020.

There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in DECA’s Ultimate Power Trip. 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.

Conference Venue:
The Westin Charlotte
601 S College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

GET TO CHARLOTTE

Adventure awaits in this southern jewel whose one-of-a-kind
attractions,
rich history and unique beauty shine brightly.

VISIT CHARLOTTE

CONTACT US

Emily Colucci

Online Registration

emily@deca.org

Cindy Allen

Sponsorship and Exhibits

cindy@deca.org

FUTURE DATES OF THE ULTIMATE DECA POWER TRIP

  • November 19-21, 2021 | Boston, MA | Westin Boston Waterfront
  • November 11-13, 2022 | Arlington, VA (D.C. Area) | Crystal Gateway Marriott
  • November 17-19, 2023 | Austin, TX | JW Marriott Austin

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