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Events

Fall Leadership Conference

The Fall Leadership Conference (FLC) is a hands-on experience that familiarizes students with DECA, generating excitement and momentum leading in to their DECA year. Students attend a wide variety of dynamic breakout sessions led by key business professionals, DECA advisors, and Washington DECA staff. They also have the unique opportunity to practice their knowledge and skills during Mock Competition and a Mock (job) Interview. At the Marketing Fair, students network with exhibitors who are showcasing fundraising opportunities, school-based enterprise products, higher education institutions, and more. Each chapter is invited to select two student leaders to attend the Chapter Leadership Academy led by their peers—the Washington DECA State Officer Team.

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Friends of DECA Luncheon

Experience how DECA positively impacts the lives of our members as students, and alumni share their DECA stories. Statistics validate that DECA members are more likely to engage and excel in school, graduate, pursue post-secondary education and are 4 times more likely to choose careers in business, management, finance, hospitality or marketing. Proceeds from this event will increase access to low socio-economic students who will benefit from the mentorship, leadership and career education that Washington DECA and our business partners provide.

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Pro Sports Career Day

Washington DECA partners exclusively with the Seattle Mariners, Seattle Sounders FC, and Portland Trailblazers for the Pro Sports Career Days. Business professionals from each team lead the events, sharing their personal experiences of breaking into the industry as well as the career opportunities in sports. Following the educational portion of the event, attendees get to watch the game and support their team.

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