The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Leicestershire) has joined forces with Junior Chamber Nottingham in a corporate partnership. This is an exciting direction for JCI Nottingham and its members.
JCI is a global, non-for-profit organisation which provides development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. JCI members are from many different backgrounds, cultures and professions, but all share common values and passion to develop, support and improve communities.
The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce has a membership of more than 4,100 businesses – small to large, local to international – the Chamber is renowned across the region for enhancing East Midlands businesses.
The Chamber’s activity is so diverse and multifaceted that thousands of businesses from across the East Midlands and beyond put trust in the Chamber to help their businesses flourish and grow – irrespective of size or sector.
2018 saw The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce be awarded National Chamber of the Year, with JCI Nottingham winning Most Outstanding New Local Organisation in Europe 2019 this partnership is a great opportunity for a prosperous relationship.
JCI Nottingham and The East Midlands Chamber of Commerce shares similar vales and core themes especially around skill development which is essential for a sustainable economy and community.
JCI Nottingham, since being re-affiliated into JCI UK, has gone from strength to strength over the last 12 months. JCI Nottingham has built great partnerships with Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham College to engage with young people and create opportunities and a platform to be active citizens and leaders.
Winning the award for most outstanding new chamber in Europe is a massive achievement for JCI Nottingham and JCI UK overall.
Phoebe Benta, President of JCI Nottingham 2019, said “We are extremely delighted to have the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce on board as a Corporate Partner. Our JCI Mission is to provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change. This partnership will enable us to fulfil this mission.”
“I am delighted to be leading our chamber and creating exciting events for young professionals and students in Nottingham to attend. My council team have gone above and beyond and I am very grateful for their support in making this year amazing. JCI Nottingham’s theme for 2019 is “Inspiring Action” and we have pursued this vision in all our activities.”
JCI Nottingham is a part of a global organisation aimed on the development of leadership,
entrepreneurship and active citizenship. The organisation has a strong focus on developing young leaders by involving them in the running of many worthwhile projects which add to and enhance community life in Nottingham.
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