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  • NOVEMBER 21-23, 2019 CHICAGO

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    LEARN MORE AT DECA.ORG/ENGAGE

    ENGAGE

    http://deca.org/engage http://deca.org/engage http://www.deca.org

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    ENGAGE | REGISTRATION KIT

    #CDECAENGAGE

    CLASSROOM CONNECTION This conference reinforces concepts taught

    in the academic cluster areas supported by

    Collegiate DECA programs.

    • Use networking techniques to identify

    employment opportunities

    • Identify skills needed to enhance career

    progression

    • Utilize resources that can contribute to

    professional development

    • Discuss opportunities for building

    professional relationships in finance

    • Explain employment opportunities in

    business

    • Explain career opportunities in

    entrepreneurship

    • Discuss employment opportunities in the

    finance industry

    • Explain employment opportunities in

    marketing

    GET ENGAGED DECA’s ENGAGE Conference will challenge Collegiate

    DECA members to understand their career interests,

    skills and experiences and empower them to stand

    out among the competition. A blend of career and

    leadership coaching, industry presentations and site

    visits in Chicago, ENGAGE will connect Collegiate

    DECA members to business professionals. Finally,

    attendees will work in a small team to develop and

    present a solution to a case study.

    The conference will offer educational presentations

    and off-site experiences in the following career fields:

    • Business Management

    • Entrepreneurship

    • Finance

    • Hospitality & Tourism

    • Marketing

    • Sports & Entertainment Marketing

    http://www.deca.org/engage http://deca.org/engage

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    ENGAGE | REGISTRATION KIT

    Schedule subject to change. Check deca.org/power for the latest schedule.

    FRIDAY

    NOVEMBER 22 THURSDAY

    NOVEMBER 21

    EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM Get ready to hit the city running! This itinerary is full of experiences that will keep you on the go!

    Use this as a guide in planning your trip as specific agenda items will continuously be posted as

    activities and speakers are confirmed.

    8:30 AM - 9:30 AM General Session

    9:45 AM - 10:45 AM Panel Discussion

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Presentation

    12:00 PM Lunch on your own

    1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EduTours

    Evening Case Study Preparation

    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Registration

    6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Opening Session

    7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Networking Reception with DECA’s National Advisory Board and DECA Professional Members Sponsored by Intuit Education

    SATURDAY

    NOVEMBER 23

    8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Case Study Presentations

    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Closing Session

    Visit decadirect.org for previews and highlights.

    http://www.deca.org/engage http://deca.org/engage http://deca.org/power http://decadirect.org

  • DECA.ORG/ENGAGE #CDECAENGAGE 4

    ENGAGE | REGISTRATION KIT

    $175 per room night (One or two beds | 1-4 people) A $5 per room hotel processing fee will be added.

    Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza, River North

    350 West Mart Center Drive

    Chicago, IL 60654

    (312) 836-5000

    Deadline: October 18, 2019 Rooms are subject to availability according

    to the reserved DECA room block.

    After October 18, rooms are subject to

    availability and room rates may increase.

    $160* per attendee Registration must be received no later

    than October 18. After October 18 new

    registrations will be accepted on a space

    available basis.

    The conference registration fee applies to

    Collegiate DECA members/advisors/head

    of delegation and includes the following:

    • Opening Session and

    Networking Reception

    • Industry Presentations

    • Up to Two (2) EduTours

    • Conference Gift

    • Conference Insurance

    • Certificate of Completion

    • Mandatory porterage fee for carrying

    one bag to the room

    Deadline: October 18, 2019 *Please note that availability for preferred

    EduTours are not guaranteed.

    **See page 5 for refund policy CLAUDIA VELASCO DECA INC.

    claudia@deca.org

    CONFERENCE QUESTIONS

    REGISTRATION ACCOMMODATIONS

    REGISTRATION INFORMATION Just get here! DECA has the ultimate engagement experience waiting for you. With off-site tours

    and presentations from some of the world’s largest companies, you will learn how they build and

    maintain their brand. Network with leaders from some of the top companies in their industry, and

    with student and faculty leaders.

    Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) 16 miles from hotel

    50 minutes via CTA Rail - Blue Line

    Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) 11 miles from hotel

    40 minutes via CTA Rail - Orange Line

    AIR TRAVEL

    TRAIN TRAVEL

    Chicago Union Station 225 S Canal Street

    1.2 miles from hotel

    15 minutes via CTA Rail - Brown Line

    http://www.deca.org/engage http://deca.org/engage mailto:claudia@deca.org

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    ENGAGE | REGISTRATION KIT

    HOTEL CANCELLATIONS: Guest room

    cancellations less than 3 days (72 hours)

    prior to arrival will result in a charge equal

    to one night’s stay.

    No-shows will result in the same penalty.

    Reservations and cancellations must be

    directed to DECA Inc in writing by the

    advisor/head of delegation.

    Any refunds will be processed through

    DECA Inc. after the conclusion of the

    conference, with payments distributed by

    the end of December.

    Advisors (or Head of Delegation) should

    bring signed copies of the Conference

    Delegate Practices and Procedures and

    Dress Code for each participant. These

    do not have to be submitted to DECA

    Inc., but should be kept available by

    the advisor or head of delegation for

    reference. You can find the general DECA

    dress code at www.deca.org/engage.

    NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY:

    DECA inc. is committed to creating and

    maintaining a healthy and respectful

    environment for all of our emerging

    leaders and entrepreneurs. Our philosophy

    is to ensure all members, regardless of

    race, color, religion, sex, national origin,

    age, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-

    economic status are treated equally and

    respectfully. Any behavior in the form of

    discrimination, harassment, or bullying will

    not be tolerated. It is the responsibility of

    all members to uphold and contribute to

    this climate.

    CONDUCT AND DRESS CODE

    DECA reserves the right to cancel the conference 35 days prior to the start date if there are less than 100 participants.

    To ensure your chapter’s attendance, send

    to DECA Inc. as soon as possible before

    the deadline date of October 18:

    • Online registration and housing

    materials

    • $160 non-refundable registration fee

    for each person

    • Hotel deposit equal to one night’s

    stay per room ($175 per room).

    Please send payments to:

    DECA Inc. ENGAGE 1908 Association Drive Reston, VA 20191

    Acceptance of your conference

    registration and rooming list will be

    done on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Registration commits those to attend

    and obligates them to costs incurred by

    DECA. Do not book your airfare without

    notification from DECA that you are

    registered for the conference.

    Upon acceptance of the registration,

    DECA will invoice you for the total balance

    of your chapter’s registration and hotel

    cost. Payment in full must be received at

    DECA by October 25. Please do not send

    registration forms or money to the hotel.

    METHODS OF PAYMENT:

    Check or credit card (MasterCard, VISA or

    American Express) are accepted.

    Purchase orders will be accepted in

    advance of the registration deadline as a

    guarantee of payment, but all funds must

    be received in full prior to event dates to

    gain entry to the conference.

    REFUND POLICY:

    REGISTRATION CANCELLATION: All

    cancellations must be in writing by the

    advisor/head of delegation. If notification

    is received on or before October 18, the

    chapter will be issued a full refund.

    If notification is received between October

    19 and November 15, the chapter will

    be issued a $50 refund per canceled

    registration. No refunds will be given to

    cancellations made on or after November

    15. Substitutions may be made at any time

    without penalty.

    REGISTER membership.decaregistration.com/deca

    All student attendees must be on a

    submitted DECA membership roster to

    register. Collect the following information

    from each attendee to complete the

    registration process:

    • First name

    • Last name

    • Insurance beneficiary information