JCI London 2011 – What A Year!

JCI London 2011 – What A Year!

December 30, 2011 11:07 am Published by Leave your thoughts

It has been another amazing year for JCI London.  Here are just some of the highlights:

  • Blog » Community » Penny Poker.jpgHosting more than 100 local events covering all areas of opportunity (on average more than 2 per week!)
  • Raising over £300 for Nothing But Nets via events such as Penny Poker, the pub quiz, Loch Ness Marathon and the Penny Jar,  in addition to buying over 20 bed nets direct for trainers/speakers…i.e. over 50 lives saved in Africa
  • Launching a new website with blog, which has over 90 posts
  • JCI London gaining over 2000 fans on the Facebook fan page and over 350 followers to the twitter account
  • Having a very active council of 18 members, with many JCI London members also being active on National Board (and the same set to continue in 2012).Blog » International » London Ladies in Union Jackage.jpg
  • Over 70 new members joining in 2011
  • Large delegations of 12 members attending European Conference in Tarragona and 18 at World Congress in Brussels
  • Introduction of Roundtable format business events, giving members intimate access to business leaders, willing to share their personal stories and advice in small group discussions
  • Successful Go For It! event running again in May, with TOYP winner Sabirul Islam as keynote speaker
  • Three members being recognised for their volunteering activities via the JCI UK ACE (Active Citizen Experience) scheme
  • Representation at the Staines Memorial in Staines in June and the JCI Belgium Staines Award service in DecemberBlog » International » Eyad - boat.JPG
  • Live Like a Londoner Twinning Weekend with attendees from four out of our five twin chambers experiencing the hidden gems of life in London
  • JCI London being represented at pretty much every international event possible, including the European Academy, ASPAC, Crayfish Conference, UN Summit, Know-How Transfer, Americas Conference, European Capitals Meeting and Beat of Berlin
  • Hosting of three official JCI courses (Presenter, Trainer and Achieve), plus many members graduating from courses in other locations
  • JCI London members taking part in all major national events, including inspiration day, the marketing academy, presidents and deputies day and national convention
  • Organisation of the first JCI UK South Leadership Academy with 11 London graduates
  • Blog » Business » WomenRoundtable.jpgHaving entrants in the JCI UK National Public Speaking, Debating and Extempore competitions
  • Establishing a new chamber – JCI Ignite London (official launch on 16 February)
  • Being awarded five National Awards/Certificates of Merit
  • Awarding two senatorships – Tina Strack & Solveig Malvik
  • JCI London being 100% efficient!

Thank you to all those who have contributed to and supported the chamber in 2011.  Please do come along and help us celebrate at the Annual Dinner on 3 February: http://jcilondonannualdinner.eventbrite.co.uk/

Blog » Random » AGM II.jpgWant to get involved and make it happen in 2012?  You can find out more at our meet the council event on 17 January:  http://www.jcilondon.org.uk/events/2012-01-17/350-meet-the-2012-council-and-how-to-get-involved/

 

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This post was written by Sarah Beckwith

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