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Collegiate DECA

Belmont students are encouraged to join Collegiate DECA, an international organization for college students preparing for a variety of careers in business. Collegiate DECA's Competitive Events Program allows students to put their experience, skills and knowledge to the test while representing their college of university. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. If you are interested in joining Collegiate DECA, please contact Dr. Cornwall with the Center for Entrepreneurship.  Membership is open to entrepreneurially-minded students from all academic majors.
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2015 DECA International Career Development Conference
21 of Belmont's 23 student representatives placed in the top 10 in their respective events at the DECA International Career DEvelopment Conference held in April 2015 in Orlando, FL. Students competed for top international honors in one of 24 different competitions. Collegiate DECA competitive events recognize student achievement, provide opportunities for traveling to conferences and networking with peers. The Collegiate DECA Competitive Events Program is recognized for helping to prepare students for their professional careers - in all events students are judged by business and industry professionals. Seven of Belmont's eight student teams advanced to the final round of the Entrepreneurship Challenge, and all seven ultimately placed in the top 10.
DECA Final Results - 2015
Entrepreneurship Challenge
1st place (of 53 teams)
3rd place
Top Ten (7 Belmont teams)
Case Competitions
3rd place (of 46+ teams) in Sports and Entertainment Marketing
Top 10 Finalist (of 32+ students) in Sales Management Meeting
Top 10 Finalist (of 47+ students) in Human Resource Management
Simulations
Top 10 Finalist (of 21+ students) in Corporate Finance
Top 10 Finalist (of 36+ students) in Travel and Tourism
Prepared Events
Top 10 Finalist in Project Management