Partner with DECA

WAYS TO SUPPORT US

When an individual, company, foundation or group supports Washington DECA, they are making a long-term investment in developing the future leaders in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship. Support comes in many forms, here are a few ways you can cultivate a strong and thriving environment for Washington DECA’s emerging leaders.

UPCOMING PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Western Region Leadership Conference

The Western Region Leadership Conference (WRLC) serves as a transformative experience for nearly 3,000 DECA members, empowering them to cultivate their leadership abilities, competition skills, educational goals, and career aspirations.

This three-day conference provides a dynamic platform for DECA members and advisors to engage in a variety of workshops focused on marketing, finance, entrepreneurship, professional development, and other business-related topics.

The conference also hosts a vibrant marketing fair with over 50 vendors, creating opportunities for networking and discovering innovative products and services.

The DECA Western Region Leadership Conference (WRLC) is an event designed for DECA members across our country’s 12 Western states to explore, build, learn and compete.

CONFERENCE DATES

NOVEMBER 7-9

CONFERENCE LOCATION

HYATT REGENCY OF BELLEVUE

Partnerships

Several partnership opportunities are available and we offer the ability to customize your partner package. 

Judge

Competitions available for judging:

November 8 (Sat) 7:30 am – 1:30 pm

  • Principles of Entrepreneurship Competition (new competitors)
  • Hotel and Lodging Competition (advanced competitors)
  • Mock Job Interviews

Volunteer

  • Host a workshop
  • Join our Exhibitor Fair

STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

With over 5,000 attendees, Washington DECA’s State Career Development Conference is one of the largest, most exciting and rewarding experiences in all of DECA. Washington DECA SCDC is one of the largest educational gatherings of students in Washington outside of athletics.

CONFERENCE DATES

FEBRUARY 27 - MARCH 1

MEYDENBAUER CENTER

BELLEVUE, WA

Partnerships

  • Presenting Sponsor
  • SCDC Competitive Event
  • School-Based Enterprise Academy
  • Judge Reception
  • Conference T-Shirt

Judge

Competitions available for in-person judging at the State Conference:

  • February 27 (Thurs) 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • February 28 (Fri) 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Location assigned: Hyatt Regency of Bellevue or Meydenbauer Center

Washington DECA’s signature event, Ignite the Future, is a vibrant catalyst for igniting opportunities, dreams, and pathways for high school students to achieve unprecedented heights in their educational and career endeavors.

Ignite the Future is more than an event; it’s a convergence of philanthropy and merriment, weaving a tapestry of support and belief in the boundless potentials of our students.

Registration coming Winter 2024.

EVENT DATE & TIME

Spring 2025

LOCATION

To Be Announced

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