Conference Program

Explore What This Event Has to Offer

This conference is THE event for Washington DECA students to explore entrepreneurship, personal finance, the fundamentals of leadership, and more! Our program offerings were designed just for you. See what we have in store for your Fall Leadership Conference experience!

  • Social Media
  • Job Searching

  • Personal Development

  • Customer Service

  • Fashion Merchandising

  • School Based Enterprises

  • Professional Selling

  • Creative Marketing
  • Competition

  • Business Pitches

  • Financial Planning

  • Leadership

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Chapter Management

Tentative Schedule

Time Event Location
3:00 – 5:00 pm Washington DECA Check-In Evergreen Ballroom
4:00 pm Hotel Check-In Hyatt
6:00 – 9:00 pm DECA Distracted Driving Summit Evergreen Ballroom
6:15 – 8:00 pm DECA Inc Meeting and Advisor Reception Cedar Ballroom
10:30 – 11:00 pm Chapter Meeting Chapter’s Hotel
11:00 pm Curfew Chapter’s Hotel
Time Event Location
8:30 – 10:00 am “DECATalks” General Session Grand Ballroom
8:30 am – Noon Administrator Day TBD
10:00 am – 1:00 pm Chapter Leadership Academy* Cedar
10:00 am – 3:00 pm Marketing Exhibitor Fair Floor 1 & 2, Foyer
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Workshops and Breakout Sessions Hyatt
4:30 – 6:00 pm Keynote Speaker General Session Grand Ballroom
6:00 – 10:30 pm Chapter Time  
10:30 – 11:00 pm Chapter Meetings Chapter’s Hotel
11:00 pm Curfew Chapter’s Hotel

*Denotes a workshop that requires advance registration

Time Event Location
8:00 – 11:30 am Mock Competition Grand Ballroom
9:00 – 11:00 am Competition Programming Sessions Hyatt
11:00 am – Noon Advisor Clock Hours and Check-Out Hyatt

Conference Speaker

Dr. Coyte Cooper 

Author, Coach, and Speaker

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