Georgia DECA's calendar of events provides many opportunities for involvement and participation at both the high school and college levels of the organization.
Competitions: Advertising Services, Buying & Merchandising, Entrepreneurship, Free Enterprise Economics, Marketing Math, and Selling. The top 10 scores in each event will earn a slot to 2018 ICDC. New this year- Middle School Marketing (for middle school students only, top 5 scores will earn a slot to 2018 ICDC)
Once again we will host our DECA Fall Rally on Friday, October 13th at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, GA. Come hear a dynamic keynote message and participate in competitive events, get to know members from around the state and enjoy the Georgia National Fair!
This year’s Fall LDC will be held October 19-20, 2017 in Atlanta, GA. You can expect energetic pre-conference sessions by your Executive Officers, an inspiring opening session featuring a special presentation by Fuel Up to Play 60, hands-on leadership workshops, competitive events, and many other activities. All Fall LDC Housing will be handled by Georgia DECA.
The Fall Sports Marketing Event with the Atlanta Hawks will be Friday, November 3rd.
Regional Events: Principles of Business Administration, Personal Financial Literacy Event& Individual Series Events
State Events: Marketing Representative and Professional Selling
Showcase your leadership skills by participating in Region Competitive Events on December 1, 7, or 8. Online Testing will take place prior to the Region Competition. Events that will participate in online testing include: Principles of Business & Administration Events, Personal Financial Literacy Event, and Individual Series Events.Role plays will take place at Region Competition.
Regional Qualifying Events (if students did not score 60% or higher): Principles of Business Administration, Individual Series Events, &Personal Financial Literacy Event
State Events: Team Decision Making
This year’s State Career Development Conference will be held February 1-3, 2018at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel. This will provide a wonderful opportunity for students to shine as they compete among the best in the state in our competitive events program and executive officer elections. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops and trainings.
The DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) is the highlight of the DECA year.Eighteen thousand high school students, advisors, businesspersons and alumni gather for several days of DECA excitement. This year’s ICDC will be held April 21-24, 2018 in Atlanta, GA.