Junior Chamber Nottingham was named Most Outstanding New Local Chamber in Europe at the JCI European Conference in Lyon, France.
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.
Members of JCI Nottingham travelled to Lyon for the annual European Conference and Awards. Other UK chambers representing JCI UK included JCI Southampton, Cambridge, Sheffield and Leeds. The event was attended by over 1,500 chamber members from across Europe
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 the most outstanding new chamber in Europe is a massive achievement for JCI Nottingham and JCI UK overall.
Phoebe Benta, President of JCI Nottingham, said “We have been busy filling our calendars with networking events, training sessions and preparing for our Robin Hood Weekend!”
“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.