DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. It exists in chapters within high schools and colleges, offering leadership skill development, scholarships, conferences and competitions.
Some of its high school competitions include: DECA Challenges, which asks students to find an innovative use for an ordinary item; FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge, where students create a proposal for an idea; and Stukent Social Media Marketing Challenge, where students manage a simulated budget to successfully market on social media.
For more information visit the official website at https://www.deca.org
Anyone can join
$8 membership dues
None required; business skills may be an advantage in competitions
Commitment varies depending on the events participated in.
Varies based on Chapter