Welcome To Briar Woods DECA
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
The four components of the organization's Comprehensive Learning Program are that DECA integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business, and promotes competition. DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
DECA is a student marketing organization that works as a basic component of Marketing Education programs that support and enhance school and work-based learning. The organization provides students with the proper skills, knowledge and experience to succeed in a global economy.
How Can You Join DECA?Any student who is currently enrolled in a Marketing class (Introduction to Business & Marketing, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Travel & Tourism Destination Marketing, Marketing I, and Advanced Marketing) may join DECA.2023-2024 DECA Membership is Closed2023-2024 DECA Competition Dates:
- District Leadership Conference (DLC) - December 2, 2023 Briar Woods High School
- State Leadership Conference (SLC) - March 1-3, 2024: Virginia Beach, VA
- International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) - April 26-May 1, 2024: Anaheim, CA
Briar Woods DECA - State Leadership Conference 2023 Achievements:
-Star Chapter - SBE Gold Re-certified - Annual Report recipient
-VA DECA State Officer: 1 outgoing State Officer & 2 incoming State Officers
-DECA, Inc. Membership Campaign – Achievement Level -DECA, Inc. Community Service Campaign – Thrive Level
The Falcons' Nest (School Store)"Get Your Gear Here!"Find all of your Briar Woods spirit wear at The Falcons' NestA nationally recognized gold-certified School Based Enterprise operated by the Marketing Education classes and supervised by Marketing teachers.Store Hours: 9:00AM-9:25AMLook for new items to be purchased throughout the yearCheck Out BWHS School Store on Instagram @bw_falconsnestBWDECA Advisors:Follow Briar Woods DECA on Social Media:Twitter @bwhsdecaInstagram @briarwoodsdecaInstagram @bw_falconsnest