Who doesn't love a good story?

It's time to tell yours...

The best stories are the ones that excite us, peak our curiosity, and keep us in suspense. We’re drawn to stories about life, love, and adventure...but why not write our own epic story to tell? 

This...is your chance.

Western Region Leadership Conference 2018 is the chance to tell your story! Join us in Anaheim, California for the most creative, immersive, and interactive WRLC ever! 

#TheStoryUnfolds this November.

Don't Miss a Thing

See What's Coming To WRLC

Thursday, November 15th

Registration + Leadership Concierge Open

Pick up your name badge and swag bag. Learn all things WRLC so you don't miss a thing!

Pre-Session Programming

Kickstart your conference journey with some academies, workshops, and interactive activities.

Room Key Pick Up

Grab your keys and get settled into your humble weekend abode.

Welcome Night - New Advisor & VIP Reception

This is the first of three opportunities to join us for mingling, light refreshments, and an informational session to learn what DECA is all about.

Competition Testing (optional)

We know why you're here. Test, compete, win.

Advisor Meeting

This is a mandatory meeting for advisors to get the scoop on all conference details and logistics.

DECA Garage - Part 1

Think Shark Tank...DECA style + $1,000 grand prize. DECA Garage is your chance to test your entrepreneurship skills, business prowess, and level of hustle. Pitch your idea in front of a panel of entrepreneurs, business professionals, and a successful entrepreneur who got a deal on ABC's Shark Tank. 

Kickoff - New Advisor and VIP Reception

This is the second of three opportunities to join us for mingling, light refreshments, and an informational session to learn what DECA is all about.

Opening Session

Let's set the stage...dim the lights...and kick off WRLC right. This is going to be one wild ride.

Post-Session Programming

This is the time for chapter meetings, final competition testing, and DECA Garage - Part II. We also might have a few surprises up our sleeve...


Rest up! You'll want to bring your A-game for Day 2.

Friday, November 16th

Morning Dance Party!

We know you like your business suits, but you know what's also fun? Throwing on some workout clothes and dancing your face off at sunrise! Khakis not welcome.

Doors Open

Grab a latte and a good seat for General Session!

General Session I & Mindset Yoga

Stir your curiosity and stretch your mind with this inspiring morning session!


Choose your own adventure with a selection of top notch academies!

Lunch Time

Chow down at a local eatery or food truck!

General Session II

More speakers, more entertainment, and more suprises in store!


Choose your own adventure with a selection of top notch academies!

Disneyland Twilight (optional)

Snag your twilight tickets and head to Disney!


Get some shut eye for a big day tomorrow! 

Saturday, November 17th

Downtown DECA - Advisors

Advisors get an exclusive sneak peak at Downtown DECA before the masses!


Choose your own adventure with a new set of exciting academies!

DECA Competitive Events

You came to win. Let's see what you got!

Coffee Time - New Advisor & VIP Reception

This is the third and final opportunity to pour yourself a cup of joe and enjoy an informational session to learn what DECA is all about.

Downtown DECA - Students & Advisors

Stop your FOMO by coming to Downtown DECA!

DECA Garage Pitches

DECA Garage competitors have poured their hearts, minds, and energies into their pitches. Get your DECA Dollars ready!  Listen to all the pitches and using your DECA dollars, practice your venture capitalist skills to invest in THE business idea you want to see on stage for the final DECA Garage Competition!

Lunch Time

Grab some local grub and make your way back for afternoon workshops!

Workshops - Round I

The story continues to unfold through workshops of all kinds. Choose wisely.

Workshops - Round II

Squeeze every last drop of workshop goodness before closing session!

California Time!

Why don't you take the afternoon and go explore California? Hit the beach, go shopping, or play at a theme park...you do you. We'll see you back for Closing Session and Grand Awards.

Closing Session & Grand Awards

This is like the season finale of a show...you can't wait to watch, but you don't want it to end.

Your story unfolds in...

Anaheim, California

See you at the Marriott Anaheim!

WRLC 2018 is taking place in the iconic Anaheim, California. Enjoy a weekend full of stories, sun, surf, and Disneyland! This isn't just a conference...this is a story in the making. 



700 West Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802






Site Seeing

Disneyland. Downtown Disney. Surf City U.S.A. Need we say more? Yes we will...


All registrations include a 3-night stay at the Anaheim Marriott!


Anaheim is jam-packed with mom and pop shops, 5-star restaurants, and In-N-Out Burger.

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