DECA Grit 2016

DECA Leadership Conference 2016 with students and Patty Mah, Associate Director, Admissions and Communications

History

DECA Ontario LogoThe University of Waterloo has been long time sponsors of DECA, and in 2007, the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) took over this sponsorship and enhanced our relationship with DECA Ontario

This partnership is based on our mutual dedication to developing the business leaders of tomorrow. Beginning in 2007, the SAF has offered opportunities such as presentations, workshops and conferences for DECA students and teachers.

Our relationship has expanded over the years, and the SAF is currently a Platinum Sponsor of DECA Provincials, sponsoring the following competitions: 

  • BFS - Business Finance Series (main sponsor)
  • ACT - Accounting Applications (co-sponsor)
  • FTDM - Financial Services (co-sponsor)

2019-2020 DECA Events

This year, representatives from the School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo will be present at the following DECA events:

Event Date Involvement
DECA Fall Symposium Sept. 24, 2019

SAF and Waterloo booth
Ask us about Waterloo programs you're interested in!

3410 Semenyk Court Mississauga, ON Canada, L5C 4P8

DECA York Regionals Nov. 2, 2019 Richmond Hill HS, 201 Yorkland St, Richmond Hill, ON
DECA Peel Regionals Nov. 9, 2019 North Park SS, 10 North Park Dr, Brampton, ON
DECA Waterloo Regionals Nov. 9, 2019 St Mary's CHS, 1500 Block Line Rd, Kitchener, ON
DECA Toronto Regionals Nov. 15, 2019 Cedarbrae CI, 550 Markham Rd, Scarborough, ON
DECA Nor-Eastern and Private School Regionals Nov. 23, 2019 Sinclair SS, 380 Taunton Road East, Whitby, ON
DECA Hamilton Regionals Nov. 30, 2019 Goodman School of Business at Brock University, 1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way, St. Catharines, ON
DECA Entrepreneurship Conference Nov. 30, 2019

Conference is co-hosted by the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and DECA Ontario.

School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave, W. Waterloo, ON

DECA Ontario Provincials Feb 6 - Feb 8, 2020
  • SAF and Waterloo booth
  • Sponsorship of BFS, ACT, and FTDM competitions
  • Workshops to DECA students and teachers

Toronto Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

International DECA Competition

April 27 - May 4, 2020

  • Keynote speaker for Canadian students
  • Workshops to DECA teachers and students

Nashville, Tennessee

DECA Leadership Conference June 2020

Conference is co-hosted by the University of Waterloo's School of Accounting and Finance and DECA Ontario. 

School of Accounting and Finance, University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave, W. Waterloo, ON

DECA GRIT 2019 blog posts: 2019 DECA Leadership GRIT Conference, Speak With Impact, Fail to Succeed