Regional Fora and Entrepreneurial Expo

Feb 14, 2019 | Event

On Thursday, February 14, there were six Regional Fora being hosted concurrently in each of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s Regions. This event showcased the top companies per school for the JACE Program, where they competed in the JACE Business Pitch Competition for top awards such as Most Innovative Products, Best Booth and Best Pitch. Our Grade 5 Program, JA BizTown was also featured in the Business of the Future Display Competition, where the students were challenged with setting up a model of a business operation, product or service based on what they envision it being like 20-30 years from now.

Other activities for the day included features from the NCTVET areas in schools, displays from local universities and colleges, the Junior Achievement Money Biz Tour activity.

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About Junior Achievement Jamaica

JA Jamaica is a registered non-governmental organization and a member nation of Junior Achievement Worldwide, the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy through experiential, hands‐on programs. JA’s programs help to prepare young people for the real world by showing them how to generate wealth and effectively manage it, how to create jobs that make their communities more robust, and how to apply entrepreneurial thinking to the workplace.

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