Conferences

Each conference presents a unique opportunity for you as a Minnesota DECA member to [BE EPIC]. Click on each of the titles below to learn more!

Fall Leadership Conference

Experience the pinnacle of interactive professional development at the 2015 MN DECA Fall Leadership Conference. This is your time to [Be Epic]. This High Energy academy will immerse you, the emerging student leader in the essential skills and current thinking for success in modern business and your organization. It is time to prove that the best leaders in the world are from Minnesota!

Central Region Leadership Conference

Kansas City is a vibrant, creative city that will offer awesome learning experiences. Home to advertising agencies, H&R Block, Hallmark and Google Fiber, Kansas City’s fountains, barbecue and unique sights are waiting to welcome DECA.

District Conferences

Minnesota DECA is made up of six districts. Each of these districts holds their own conferences to qualify you for the State Career Development Conference. The district conferences offer you, as a member of Minnesota DECA, the opportunity to build confidence as you test yourself against your peers. Top finishers in each event advance to the State Career Development Conference!

Educational Conferences

Some of our Minnesota DECA Chapters participate in National Educational Conferences such as Innovations & Entrepreneurship Conference, The New York Experience, and the Sports & Entertainment Marketing Conference.

Be sure to talk to your chapter advisor for more information on these National Conference opportunities!

State Career Development Conference

All State/Provincial Associations host a career development conference in the spring. It is here that DECA members will compete to earn the right to attend the International Career Development Conference.

For information about Minnesota DECA's program of competitive events, click here.

International Career Development Conference

At ICDC, seventeen thousand high school students, advisors, business persons and alumni gather to develop knowledge and skills for college and careers.

Set your sights on qualifying for the conference through your district conference and state career development conference and join us at the 2017 ICDC in Anaheim, CA!