Strive to become an ambitious, high-achieving leader equipped to conquer the challenges of your aspirations.
Enrich your career knowledge and skills for your future pursuits.
Enhance your leadership skills as you become a next gen business professional.
Engage in competitive events to prove your business prowess and earn DECA Glass.
Experience travel as a business professional as you discover new places.
DECA is more than competitions, blazers and medallions. Joining DECA is the first step you can take towards achieving your goals and realizing your greatest potential. Your membership in DECA provides you the opportunity to participate in DECA’s high school programs at the local, chartered association and international levels.
Put your classroom learning to the test by participating in DECA’s Competitive Events Program. Choose a competitive event that best fits your career interest and skills. Demonstrate your knowledge of important career content, as well as your creativity, problem solving and presentation skills to a business professional. The potential to earn travel opportunities, recognition, scholarships and even DECA Glass for learning classroom content makes it all that more motivating. With a combination of nearly 60 role-play, prepared and online events, DECA offers a competitive event for every course and every member.
Learn how to provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and project implementation, while demonstrating critical thinking and problem solving, communication and collaboration, and creativity and innovation.
Enhance your career knowledge and skills by putting them into action through rigorous project-based activities that require creative solutions with practical outcomes. Become a poised professional with ethics, integrity and high standards.
Extend your learning beyond the classroom while experiencing business travel as you attend educational conferences and events. Explore the business, culture and lifestyle of the host cities while making lifelong memories.