Michigan DECA Calendar

To see the calendar in a monthly grid, please go to the Google Calendar – Month View page.

2019 Calendar

September 30

Registration Deadline for:​​ New Advisor In-service

October 4

Registration Deadline for:​​ MME Fall Conference Housing and Registration

October 8

New Advisor In-service,​​ Eastern Michigan University​​ 

October 10

Advisors’​​ Council Meeting,​​ Michigan State University

October 18

Registration Deadline for: ​​​​ State Leadership Conference and Housing

Submissions accepted only online through the Chapter Registration Portal

October 18

Registration Deadline:​​ Central Region​​ Leadership Conference​​ 

October 24 & 25

MME Fall Conference,​​ Kellogg Center, Lansing, Michigan

October 31

Deadline for: ​​​​ Student & Advisor Memberships Due to DECA Inc. ​​ 


All rosters and payments must be submitted and received by this date


DECA Month

November 1

Payment Deadline for: ​​​​ State Leadership Conferences

November 12-13

State Leadership Conference,​​ Grand Rapids, Michigan

November 18-24

Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 21

Registration Deadline for: ​​​​ District Conference

Submissions accepted only online through the Chapter Registration Portal

November 22

Deadline For: ​​​​ Sports & Entertainment Workshop Registration

November 30

Deadlines for:



100% Membership Reporting Form to Michigan DECA



Membership rosters to DECA Inc. for campaign recognition



Membership Campaign entries to DECA Inc.

December 2-11

Online Testing Window for District Conferences


Chapters in​​ District 6 must complete testing by December 6

December 6

Sports & Entertainment Marketing Workshop,​​ Little Caesars Arena, Detroit

December 6-8

Central Region Leadership Conference,​​ Minneapolis, Minnesota​​ 

December 9

Payment Deadline for: ​​​​ District Conferences

December 11

Deadline For: ​​​​ Bronze level MAP names for recognition at District Conferences

December 13

District 6 Conference,​​ Lawrence Technological University

December 17

District 1 Conference,​​ Saginaw Valley State University

December 18

District 8 Conference,​​ Wayne County Community College, Taylor campus

December 19

District 3 Conference,​​ Kalamazoo Valley Community College


2020 Calendar

January 7

District 2 Conference,​​ Ferris State University

January 9

District 4 Conference,​​ Eastern Michigan University​​ 

January 10

District 5 Conference,​​ Eastern Michigan University

January 10

Deadline for:​​ School-Based Enterprise​​ Documentation, to DECA Inc.

January 11

District 7 Conference,​​ Lake Orion High School

January 15

State Conference Registration & Housing Opens

Submissions accepted only online through the Chapter Registration Portal

January 17

Deadline for:​​ Online​​ DECA Scholarship Applications due

January 24

Registration Deadline:​​ State Officer Candidate Screening

February 1

Deadlines for:​​ 



International Conference Academies Applications



Bronze, Silver, and Gold level MAP names for Certificates

February 1

State Officer Candidate Screening,​​ Lansing, Michigan​​ 

February 5

Registration Deadline for: ​​​​ State Conference Registration and Housing

Submissions accepted only online through the​​ Chapter Registration Portal

February 5

Deadline​​ for online submission of written events to the Chapter Registration Portal



All written events, (except for Chapter Awards Projects) must be uploaded



by the chapter advisor to avoid penalty points​​ and/or disqualification.

February 5

Deadline​​ for hard copy submission of some written events, see guidelines for list.



Hardcopies of required written events must arrive at our office by this date.​​ 

February 21

Payment Deadline for:​​ State Career​​ Development Conference​​ 

February 19-26

Online Testing Window for the State Conference

February 20-21

Advisors’ Council Meeting,​​ Detroit, Michigan

February 28

Deadline for: ​​​​ MDA Verification form MDA to be recognized at State Conference

March 1

Deadline for: ​​​​ Advocacy Campaign entries to DECA Inc.

March 5- 7

New days: Thurs-Sat

State Career Development Conference,​​ Detroit, Michigan

March 17

Registration Deadline for:​​ International Career Development Conference

Submissions accepted only​​ online through the Chapter Registration Portal


April 10

Payment Deadline for:​​ International Career Development Conference

April 28 - May 3

International Career Development Conference,​​ Nashville, Tennessee


Planning Ahead? Future Dates

November 11-12, 2020 – State Leadership Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan
March 11-13, 2021 – State Career Development Conference, Detroit, Michigan
April 23-28, 2021 – International Career Development Conference, Anaheim, California


March 10-12, 2022 – State Career Development Conference, Detroit, Michigan
April 22-27, 2022 – International Career Development Conference, Atlanta, Georgia


March 9-11, 2023 – State Career Development Conference, Detroit, Michigan
April 21-26, 2023 – International Career Development Conference, Orlando, Florida