Two hundred and fifty (250) Columbus area businesspeople who are supervisors, managers, directors and executives in the business, marketing, finance and hospitality and tourism fields are needed to evaluate high school students in DECA’s competitive events.

More than 2,000 high school students and educators with interests in entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and tourism, marketing and management will convene at the Hyatt Regency Columbus, March 10th and 11th, for Ohio DECA’s annual Career Development Conference.

DECA members will compete against district finalists in one of DECA’s more than 60 competitive events based on industry and national curriculum standards. Students will compete in role-plays, case studies and prepared business presentations in event categories such as Accounting, Integrated Marketing Campaign, Business Operations Research, Business Law and Ethics, Entrepreneurship, Fashion Merchandising, Hotel and Lodging Management, Project Management, Restaurant Management, Retail Merchandising, Sales Management and Sports and Entertainment Marketing.

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