State CDC

January 30 - February 1, 2020

This year’s State Career Development Conference will be held January 30-February 1, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. This will provide a wonderful opportunity for students to shine as they compete among the best in the state in our competitive events program and executive officer elections. Students will also have the opportunity to participate in leadership workshops and trainings. 



Registration Information:

Important State Career Development Conference Facts & Deadlines:

Who: All Affiliated DECA Advisors & Student Members

When: January 30-February 1, 2020

Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta ($185 per room/per night)

            265 Peachtree Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Cost:    Early Bird Registration (students & advisors)                                                $70

            Regular Registration (students & advisors)                                                  $80

            Late or Onsite Registration (students & advisors)                                         $140

            Chaperone Registration                                                                              $40

            Duplicate Competitors (students in 2 competitive events)                             $90


Early Bird Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019

Registration Deadline: January 6, 2020

Payment Deadline: January 15, 2020 (due in the state office). Payment received after January 15th will receive a $25 penalty fee. All credit card payments will incur a 5% processing fee.


Registration includes: admission to all sessions, conference t-shirt& conference materials. 


Written Event Manuals Deadline: January 10, 2020

Written Manual Submission Site:

Competitions: Principles of Business & Administration Events, Individual Series Events, Team Decision Making Events, Business Operations Research Events, Project Management Events, Integrated Marketing Campaign Events, Professional Selling Events, Personal Financial Literacy Event, Entrepreneurship Events, Georgia Role Play Only Events, SBE Competition!

Where to Register for the Conference: