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StoresOnline Sponsors Statewide Student Business Competition.

StoresOnline to Provide Judges, Internet Caf[R] and Entertainment Lounge for More Than 700 Students at the Utah DECA Career Development Conference

OREM, Utah -- StoresOnline, a leader in the e-services marketplace, today announced it is proud to be a sponsor for the Utah DECA Career Development Conference to be held March 6 and 7 at the Provo Marriott Hotel and Conference Center located at 101 West 100 North, in Provo, Utah. As an event sponsor, StoresOnline will provide five judges, an entertainment lounge and Internet caf[R] for conference participants and advisors.

"As an association of students, teachers and administrators, DECA is committed to improving education and career opportunities for students who are interested in marketing, management and entrepreneurship," said Jim Powell, Utah's statewide DECA advisor and West High School teacher. "The annual Utah DECA Career Development Conference brings several hundred students and teachers to Provo for two days of presentations, judging and learning."

The Utah DECA Career Development Conference is a statewide competition for high school students who are enrolled in DECA and interested in pursuing careers in marketing, management and entrepreneurship. The Career Development Conference offers students more than 30 competitive categories including e-commerce business plan, sports and entertainment marketing, apparel and accessories and business law and ethics, among many others. Conference participants benefit from real world project planning and execution, professional direction and mentoring during conference judging and an opportunity to make new friends with students who share a kindred entrepreneurial spirit.

"At the conference, StoresOnline is providing a fun area where students and advisors can mingle and relax during eIdown time' at the competition," Powell said. "Conference participants can choose from playing Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 games on projection-sized screens or enjoy one of six laptops equipped with Internet access and a trial version of StoresOnline's e-commerce platform."

The StoresOnline software platform, StoresOnline Pro, has helped thousands of everyday entrepreneurs and small business owners to market products and services on the World Wide Web. During Web site development, entrepreneurs using StoresOnline Pro experience the look and feel of their Web sites as if they were a customer, meaning they can shop, navigate, order products, track orders and more. If entrepreneurs discover elements needing a change or decide they want to add more elements, they can edit, rearrange, add and delete the elements all within the dynamic, point-and-click environment of StoresOnline Pro.

"As an e-services company who helps entrepreneurs market businesses online, we are excited to support this local DECA event," said Troy Smith, Director of Preview Operations at StoresOnline. "The DECA program helps budding entrepreneurs develop skills and competence for marketing careers, build self-esteem, experience leadership and practice community service. We hope the judging and sponsored recreational areas help encourage the budding entrepreneurs of tomorrow."

For additional information about StoresOnline, its new software platform or its customers' success stories, please visit or call (801) 227-0004.

About StoresOnline

StoresOnline is an e-services company that offers e-commerce technology, training and a variety of Web-based technology services to help small business owners and entrepreneurs build and maintain fully functional e-commerce Web sites.
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