Made in 31 : success story for local economy by JCE Toulouse

Faire découvrir l’économie locale de façon ludique, c’est le credo que s’était donné le festival «Made in 31» organisé par La Jeune Chambre Economique de Toulouse, le Samedi 4 juin au Quai des Savoirs à Toulouse. Une journée pour créer une vraie rencontre entre les citoyens et les entreprises qui réussissent dans le 31, afin que les uns se rendent compte du dynamisme économique de notre département et que les autres gagnent un soutien local plus fort. 30 entreprises originaires de la Haute-Garonne avaient été sélectionnées à l’issue d’un concours pour représenter au mieux toute la diversité, la richesse culturelle, le savoir-faire et le potentiel de l’économie du département. Le jour J, laa Jeune Chambre Economique de Toulouse a su créer une ambiance conviviale propice aux échanges. Des jeux, des initiations, des tests, et démonstrations destinées aux petits et aux grands ont été proposés par les entreprises. 3 prix ont été décernés : Prix du Public: Emotion Tech Tout au long de la journée, les visiteurs ont voté pour leur entreprise préférée, décernant ainsi le Prix du Public qui a été remis par Toulouse Métropole. Prix CCI: Graine de Pastel Prix JCI: Alg & You La JCE de Toulouse a tenu également à remettre un prix « coup de cœur » à un jeune entrepreneur âgé de 18 à 40 ans en référence au thème national de l’association pour 2016 « La jeunesse est d’utilité publique ». Les trophées de Made in 31 ont été réalisés par Kerry Gamon, sélectionnée lors d’un concours organisé en partenariat avec le Fab Lab. En savoir plus sur les trophées ici. Après Rêves de Gosse, la jeunesse toulousaine prouve une fois de plus que « la jeunesse est d’utilité publique » ! Les chiffres à retenir : Plus de 1 000 visiteurs 30 […]

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Journée Régionale de Formations au Bleu !

C’était le week-end dernier à BOULOGNE SUR MER; cette JRF en bord de mer a permis aux membres de se former à la Méthodologie et aux Joutes-débat. Un concours l’après-midi a permis à 4 équipes de s’affronter sur des sujets hautement sérieux comme « la mayonnaise est le seul exhausteur de goût de la frite », « les princes n’existent qu’au rayon biscuits » ou encore « le picard est le seul dialecte capable de rassemble les JCE des Hauts de France ». Une fois n’est pas coutume, parmi l’équipe gagnante il y avait Audrey, membre beauvaisienne ! Bravo la JCEB !! La JCE de Boulogne Côte d’Opale ayant organisé cette journée, après l’intronisation d’un nouveau membre (Amaury (Lille), lui aussi dans l’équipe gagnante !!) nous avons tous pu profiter d’un tarif avantageux à Nausicaa, le superbe aquarium suivie d’une présentation privée des travaux d’agrandissement de la structure. Deux soirées en gîtes à la campagne ont permis à tous de se reposer et surtout de s’amuser autour du barbecue. Finalement, le week-end au bleu était presque un week-end au vert où la convivialité était bel et bien au rendez-vous entre jaycees d’Amiens, Arras, Beauvais, Belgique, Boulogne, Lille, Reims, Valenciennes… !

 

 

Erin Guillemette builds communities, helping people get better

When Erin Guillemette moved to Durham Region she didn’t know anyone. She went on a social media website meant to connect nearby people and she volunteered with the Whitby Santa Claus parade to get involved in the community. That’s where she learned about Junior Chamber International (JCI), a group she says “helps people be better.” When she first joined the local JCI chapter there were only five members. Within four years Ms. Guillemette became the president of the Durham chapter and the national vice president across Ontario. With Ms. Guillemette’s help, the chapter has grown to 25 members. She’s a world champion public speaker, a member on the Whitby Chamber of Commerce and a Big Sister with the Big Brother Big Sister program. Ms. Guillemette is particularly passionate about promoting youth entrepreneurship and finding solutions to the region’s high youth unemployment rates. Continue reading Erin Guillemette builds communities, helping people get better

Junior Chamber International Asia-Pacific Conference

Like 0 Tweet 0 Factfile Event JCI Asia Pacific Conference (ASPAC) 2015 Group size 3,557 delegates from 39 countries Organiser JCI Penampang local chapter with assistance from neighbouring chapters Venue Sutera Harbour Resort, Likas Stadium, Sabah Trade Centre Date June 11 to 14, 2015 The brief Every year, Junior Chamber International (JCI) members unite to exchange ideas and collaborate with other national organisations. This year’s Asia-Pacific conference theme was ‘ Aramai Tii ’ (meaning ‘the spirit of togetherness’) and delegates were encouraged to embrace the region’s different cultures while working on a number of social and sustainability projects. The conference also celebrated the 100th anniversary of the JCI movement and included an additional alumni programme. Challenges As a non-profit organisation, regional conferences are organised by volunteers and local chapter members in the chosen destination. In Sabah, where business events are largely focused on the domestic market, JCI members on the organising committee lacked experience in managing international delegates’ needs, such as the need for real-time translation. JCI regional managers and presidents made several visits to Kota Kinabalu in the lead-up to work with local members and offer support, while JCI Kuala Lumpur assisted in providing simultaneous translation booths. Sabah Tourism Board worked closely with JCI to coordinate visa approvals and provide delegates with pre-clearance through immigration. The MERS outbreak in South Korea also impacted delegate numbers and led to the cancellation of a South Korea-inspired social event. Execution Sutera Harbour Resort was used as the conference headquarters where the three-day trade show took place along with multiple workshops and training seminars, General Assembly meetings, the 100th Anniversary Forum, and a Hope Forum, dedicated to JCI’s Operation Hope. Le M é ridien Kota Kinabalu hosted the alumni programme of events, which included meetings and social functions. The Aramai Tii theme […]

Joanne O’Riordan wins the Outstanding Young Person award

Joanne is one of seven people in the world living with a rare medical disability known as Total Amelia Cork disability activist Joanne O’Riordan has won the Junior Chamber International Outstanding Young Person of the World Award for 2015. Ms O’Riordan was shortlisted for the award by public vote, receiving almost half of the 26,000 online votes for the award which honours individuals under the age of 40 who have contributed greatly to local and global communities. She was selected as the winner by a panel of judges for her contribution to children, world peace and human rights. The UCC student is one of seven people in the world living with a rare medical disability known as Total Amelia, meaning born without limbs. In 2011 Ms O’Riordan attracted a lot of media attention when she challenged the Government on cuts to disability allowance. Since then she addressed the UN at the International Telecommunication Union’s conference ‘Girls in Technology’ in New York in 2012. Her story formed the subject of a 2014 documentary ‘No Limbs No Limits’. She will travel to Kanazawa, Japan for the 2015 JCI World Congress in November. Commenting on her win, Ms O’Riordan said she was “blown away”, adding “to say I’m over the moon would be an understatement.” “For me this award is about highlighting the ability of every citizen irrespective of their disability. I want people to realise that people with disabilities can contribute to a wider society in a more positive and helpful way” she said.

NOUVEAU PRÉSIDENT POUR LA JEUNE CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE DE QUÉBEC

M. Steve Ross est le nouveau président de la Jeune chambre de commerce de Québec (JCCQ) en remplacement de M. Louis-Charles Godin.

M. Ross travaille comme délégué commercial à l’Hôtel Château Laurier Québec. Il fait partie des 550 membres actifs de la JCCQ, dont la moyenne d’âge est de 32 ans.

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Botswana: Early Childhood Development Vital

Gaborone — Every nation must ensure that their children have the best quality education from an early age to develop and nature the future leaders of tomorrow at grassroots level. That will also be in accordance with the Ministry of Education and Skills Development’s mandate of ensuring that by the year 2018, every child would go through day-care and pre-school. Education minister, Dr Unity Dow, said this when officially opening the Morula Zac Day Care Centre in Gaborone West recently. The centre was donated by Zac Constructions, sought by Junior Chambers International Botswana (JCI) and the Morula Ward Village Development Committee (VDC). The minister appreciated the initiative, stating that it was through the spirit of volunteerism displayed by the VDC and JCI who made the dream possible through Zac Constructions Cooperate Social Responsibility to the community of Gaborone West. She added that parents, teachers, children and the community at large should be thankful that as they embarked on this project all the relevant stakeholders chose the education sector. Also, Dr Dow said there was a norm or perception that parents were not actively involved in their children’s education, hence lack of monitoring and checking of children’s progress in classrooms. She urged them to play a vital role, make sufficient contribution and be part of their children’s educational journey, so as to appreciate their weaknesses and strengths at an early age. For his part, Member of Parliament for Gaborone Bonnington South, Mr Ndaba Gaolathe stated that students should strive to be the best that they can be, adding that hard work, determination and success is brought by a good educational background, to have a bright future. He said, “education is the gate way to greatness and it is one attribute that no one can take away from you, and children […]

Press Release: JCI Canada Celebrates 100 Years of Impact and Launches 100 Random Acts of Kindness

Press Release | Business JCI Calgary’s Random Acts of Kindness campaign runs June 12 to Sept 22, 2015. Since then, millions of other young active citizens have united together to create sustainable impact in their community. As each year of the JCI movement has passed, we become one step closer to better communities and a better world. Join us in celebrating 100 years of impact. #100YearsOfImpact JCI Canada and communities across the world united to celebrate 100 years of impact on May 14 th . Interactive activities, impactful projects, and engaging events were organized at the local level including the global launch of 100 Random Acts of Kindness. #JCI100RAK International celebrations include Project Impact 100, a campaign to empower young people and their communities to positively impact the lives of 100 individuals by taking grassroots action to create positive change. Communities will also take part in a global screening of the JCI Documentary: 100 Years of Impact, currently being produced. The JCI 100th Anniversary celebrations will demonstrate how the founding principles of the JCI movement continue to unite young people across the globe today. As we remember our past and embark on a bright future, the celebrations also aim to empower even more young active citizens to take ownership of the future in their communities, countries and world sustaining the JCI legacy of impact. Connect with JCI, an organization that has inspired 100 years of impact and that will continue to empower and activate young people across the globe for another 100 years. Collaborate with JCI Calgary during its Random Acts of Kindness campaign, which runs June 12 to Sept 22, 2015. About JCI: JCI is a worldwide membership-based nonprofit organization of young active citizens ages 18 to 40 who are dedicated to creating positive change in their communities. […]