February 16, 2021
DECA congratulates finalist teams in the second round of the Virtual Business Challenge (VBC) who have qualified to compete during Virtual ICDC!
Have You Started the Challenge Yet?

Recruit five or more alumni or professional members during February to receive free competition prep materials from Shop DECA! Check out the list of chapters that have already completed the challenge.
Advocacy Campaigns Due by March 1

There is still time to celebrate Career and Technical Education Month by advocating for DECA with school administrators, community members and policymakers. Campaign submissions are due March 1.
Tell Us Why You Love Being a DECA Advisor

DECA is creating promotional materials highlighting the benefits of serving as a DECA advisor. We'd like your comments to help support the cause! If you’re willing to participate, please take our quick survey.
#OneDECA Call

Encourage your members to join February's One DECA call tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. ET for the latest DECA news and updates from the Executive Officer Team.
Digital Presentation Skills Challenge

Students will demonstrate their presentation skills utilizing a Virtual Business simulation. Sponsored by Knowledge Matters, challenge entries are due by February 26, 2021.
Last Chance of the Year to be Featured!

What's happening in your chapter? Submit your Chapter Buzz short news stories and photos to have your members included in the final DECA Direct magazine of the year.
Discover the Future of Finance
Expand your knowledge of finance at Summer Academy Online hosted by The King’s College, New York City. Earn one college credit in a week for only $200. | July 11-16, 2021: Investments & Innovations in Finance | July 25-30, 2021: Faith and Finance
Explore 30+ Business Degrees
The W. P. Carey School of Business offers both Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Arts (BA) degrees, which share a core business curriculum. This gives students a lot of flexibility to pursue their passion across 30+ business degree programs.
Professional Marketing Panel On-Demand
Watch a recording of a free Marketing Career Journeys virtual panel for real-world advice from professional marketers sharing key strategies and skills taught in intro marketing and entrepreneurship courses.