This Year's Conference

Date: April 21-24, 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA


Every year the International Career Development Conference, or ICDC, is the capstone event of the DECA experience. Those who excelled at the state level CDC move on to the ultimate challenge and experience at the expansive ICDC to being held in Atlanta, GA. The exact dates are April 21-24, 2018. DECA members will compete in their state level event, only now against the best of the other 49 states and Canada, Mexico, Germany, China, and more. We in New Hampshire DECA are looking forward to an EPIC year of events and activities.

Winners from the State Career Development Conference in February will take on hundreds of competitors in their specific categories. They compete in business presentations, tests, and case scenarios designed to showcase their marketing, management, and entrepreneurial skills. Areas of competition include accounting, retailing, management, marketing, travel and tourism, sports and entertainment, and over 20 more marketing and management areas. Thirteen New Hampshire High School DECA programs will be represented at this conference. Students will also attend workshops, exhibits, and visit local attractions throughout the Atlanta area.