Malta to host JCI European Conference in 2014
Malta was chosen to host the Junior Chamber International (JCI) European Conference in June, 2014, an event which will draw over 2000 people from around Europe and further afield.
A presentation of the bid was made at the General Assembly followed by an electronic vote this past week by the National Presidents of all JCI European countries. The voting was concluded on Wednesday, August 29, with Malta emerging triumphant.
Minister for Tourism, Mario De Marco said, “I would like to share my enthusiasm with JCI Malta for winning the bid to host the European Conference in Malta in 2014. I am certain that our country will greatly benefit from such an opportunity to bring young leaders and entrepreneurs from all over Europe and beyond. The sharing of ideas and providing the space for networking opportunities has become a vital ingredient in today's economy to remain a thriving one".
"JCI Malta will also be celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2014 and all its members, past and present, are excited to see the twenty years lead to this outstanding event”, concluded Mariella MacLeod, Chair of the bid team, former JCI Malta President and 2001 JCI Vice-President.