January 19, 2021
VBC ROUND TWO BEGINS TODAY
The second round of DECA's Virtual Business Challenge begins today. Members can compete in eight different tracks for a chance to earn international recognition.
PROGRAM UPDATES
Congratulations Chapter Campaign Winners!

Congratulations to the hundreds of chapters around the world earning thrive and achievement level recognition in DECA's Chapter and Membership Campaigns for 2020-2021!
Get Ready for CTE Month in February

Explore virtual and in-person ideas for your chapter to celebrate Career and Technical Education Month®. Learn how you can show support for CTE and earn recognition through DECA's Advocacy Campaign.
Tomorrow: #OneDECA Call

Encourage your members to join January's One DECA call tomorrow at 8:00 p.m. ET—hosted by the Executive Officers—for advocacy ideas and tips for celebrating CTE Month in February.
Emerging Leader Honor Award

If you have an exceptional DECA senior in your chapter, consider recognizing them with the DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. Nominations are due on January 29, 2021.
STUDENT CHALLENGES
Knowledge Matters Digital Presentation Skills Challenge

Students will demonstrate their digital presentation skills utilizing a Virtual Business simulation. Submissions are due February 1, 2021.
FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge

Students will create a video pitch for a new product, describing the target market, launch strategy and more. Submissions are due February 7, 2021.
Stukent Social Media Marketing Challenge

Students will test their social media marketing skills by managing simulated ad dollars for a fictitious, global company. The challenge begins on February 1, 2021.
PARTNER NEWS
IE University Admission Day | February 27
IE University's Admission Day is a unique opportunity for students to learn more about our admissions process, educational model, programs and student life at the university. Students will discover how they can fast-track their application while meeting current students and alumni!
Business + Technology at RIT
Students can choose from 14 technology-focused undergraduate business disciplines and over 100 minors with the resources of a major technology university. Ask about our DECA scholarship, discover classroom resources for DECA chapters or inquire to get free gear.
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