Location:Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells Departure: Saturday, November 11 at 1pm Drop off: 11th Street by Student Parking Return: Monday, November 13 at 3pm Pick up: Front of High School Cost:$220/person Deadline: Registration cost or credit and this registration are due Sept 15th Join us for the conference of the year! This conference is hosted by Wisconsin DECA and gives students an opportunity to network with other DECA members while attending workshops and participating in fun activities. Cost includes: 2 nights stay at the Kalahari (Sat/Sun), 2 days of professional leadership based workshops, 5 meals (chapter dinner Saturday, Sunday continental breakfast, Sunday dinner, Monday breakfast and Monday Lunch), Wristbands for Indoor theme park and water park, Conference t-shirt, chapter activity and transportation. Students will need money only for lunch on Sunday and spending money for weekend. Tentative Conference Agenda Saturday 1:00 pm Leave Mosinee 2:30 pm Arrive in Wisconsin Dells and Indoor Theme Park 4:00 pm Check in 5:00 pm Chapter Pizza Party 6:00 pm Indoor Theme Park and Indoor Water Park 11:30 pm Curfew Sunday 8:00 am Chapter Continental Breakfast and Indoor Theme Park 11:30 am Lunch 1:00 pm Opening Session 1:45-4:25 pm Senior Institute Leadership Workshop with Kyle Willkom or Team Rotation 4:25pm Break time 5:20 pm Dinner 6:15 pm Chapter Time 8:15 pm Indoor Waterpark and Indoor Theme Park 11:30 pm Curfew Monday 7:30 am Breakfast and Opening Session 8:40am Workshop 9:10 am Break and Checkout 10:15 am Workshop 10:55 am Senior Institute Leadership Workshop with Kyle Willkom or team rotation 11:50 am Closing Session 12:20 pm Lunch 1:15 pm Load on bus and head back to Mosinee 3:00 pm Arrive in Mosinee Workshop Choices All students must be registered for TWO of the following workshops on MONDAY morning:
#Winning With Social Media, presented by Team 52. In this workshop, members of team 52 will uncover the limitless opportunities that are offered in social media to individuals and chapters. Walk away with more tools to be effective when using social media.
DECA fundraising on behalf of Special Olympics, presented by Nicci Sprangers, Director of Development at Special Olympics Wisconsin and Kylie Rogers, Wisconsin DECA Vice President of Community Service Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage and experience joy while participating in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, Special Olympics athletes and the community. Fundraising on behalf of Special Olympics is easy, fun and extremely rewarding, attend this workshop to see how you can make a difference!
LIMITLESS Leadership, presented by the UW-School of Business.This is your opportunity to hear from representatives from the UW-School of Business Admissions Office onhow you can become a better leader. After the workshop there will be time for you to ask questions about theSchool of Business and Admissions process if you are interested.
LIMITLESS Potential: Be Your Own Inspiration, presented by Leah Hoffman, Central Region Vice PresidentWhere will you be in 10 years? No clue? No problem. This workshop will lead you through a roadmap to yoursuccess by helping you discover your passion and turning it into a goal that you can achieve. Join us for thishigh energy, high intensity workshop that will get you to not only develop your LIMITLESS goals but put theminto motion too.
Required Breakouts (If not in Senior Institute Workshop)
Peak Productivity: DECA members have a lot to get done and not much time to do it! Successful leaders must master the skill of prioritization to ensure that important things get accomplished. In this interactive session, we will learn and apply the tools of time management to help you achieve peak productivity!
Tar Pit: A trip through time goes awry when your time machine crash lands! Divided by a vast expanse of molten tar, team members must use ingenuity and cooperative problem solving to reassemble the scattered pieces.
Expect Excellence: If you are to truly be successful at DECA competition you must expect excellence, use the right strategy, and persist when faced with challenges. This session focuses on testing strategies, dressing for success, and competitive event preparation and practice.
Market Madness: In the fast-paced world of the stock market, some lose and some win big! This activity focuses on synergy and trust. We talk about individual responsibilities each member has to the overall success of a team, and how this plays an important role in any organization’s success.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before September 15th will be refunded in full. Cancellations before October 12th will be 100% refunded as a DECA credit that can be used at future events or on MoTown Market product unless there is a substitution. Substitutions will be accepted until November 8th.
Deadlines: Registration and payment are due September 15th to meet early bird registration. You must be a registered DECA member by September 15th to register also. There may be an opportunity to add registrations up until October 6th for a late fee, but there is no guarantee that space will be available after 9/15. Total cost between Sept 16- October 6 will be $230. Online Code of Conduct Forms and Release of Claims are due on November 8th.
Dress Code: Saturday activities- Mosinee DECA t-shirt casual wear; Sunday Lunch, Opening Session, Breakout Sessions and Dinner- Business Casual (Casual slacks/skirt, blouse or shirt, socks and comfortable shoes; see photo above); Monday All Events- Conference T-shirt (will receive at event), black or khaki pants/skirt and comfortable shoes. For a registration form, click here. Registration costs can be paid with Cash, Check to MHS, Credit Card by Clicking Below, and/or using DECA credit.
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