State CDC

January 30 - February 1, 2025

This year’s State Career Development Conference will be held January 30-February 1 at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta- All competitions, sessions, and workshops. Our Opening Session will take place on Thursday, January 30.  We will hold our Awards Session on Saturday, February 1



Registration Information:

Important State Career Development Conference Facts & Deadlines:

Who: All Affiliated DECA Advisors & Student Members

When: January 30-February 1 (begin time 2pm on Thursday, end time 11am on Saturday)

Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta (265 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA)

Cost:    Early Bird Registration (students & advisors)                                               $85

            Regular Registration (students & advisors)                                                  $95

            Duplicate Competitors (students in 2 competitive events)                             $120

            Chaperone Registration                                                                              $60

            Housing (per room/per night)                                                                     $195


Early Bird Registration Deadline: December 16

Registration Deadline: December 20

Payment Deadline: January 10, 2025  (due in the state office). Payment received after January 10th 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, 2025

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:


State Online Testing- January 14-16

Testing Proctor Form (Submit by January 10th)- Coming Soon!