JUNIOR Chamber International (JCI) Donegal have secured a bid to host the JCI Ireland National Convention in Donegal in October.
The convention The National Convention, which is is held every year, will bring hundreds of tourists from all over Ireland and the world to Donegal.
JCI Donegal hopes to make this convention bigger and better than ever and to show off the county as a holiday destination for people from around Ireland and beyond.
JCI National Convention is a two-day event with training, debating, speakers, an awards ceremony and a gala ball.
Delegates will also treated to activates to showcase Donegal. The convention will be help in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny.
Plans are being put in place at the moment, but it looks likely a trip to Glenveagh National Park will be on the cards. JCI Donegal wishes to show the delegates all that Donegal has to offer so are appealing to local businesses to get in touch.
Nikki Bradley, JCI Donegal President, said: “We want to let every delegate see, taste and hear all Donegal has to offer.
“We hope to have sample food and drinks from local producers, Irish music from local musicians and we know that the beautiful Donegal landscape will speak for itself!”
JCI is a membership-based non-profit organization of 200,000 young people ages 18 to 40 in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world.
Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us.
JCI Donegal has been running for one year now and has become officially affiliated to JCI Ireland this month. JCI Donegal is now part of the largest personal and leadership development organisation for young people in the world.
The members of JCI Donegal meet once a month to discuss upcoming events, socialise and to participate in training.
“We urge young people in Donegal to come to our meeting on Monday, January 26. JCI Donegal are proud to announce that their guest speaker will be one of Ireland’s best known motivational speakers, Gerry Faloona.
Gerry’s inspirational approach to his subjects combined with his legendary wit and humour ensures that this session not only be informative but will highly entertaining as well.
To help ensure that this is your best year to date, make sure you join us on in Gallagher’s Hotel Letterkenny at 7.30pm and learn how to dispel disappointment, negativity and self doubt, take hardship on the chin and learn how to turn effectiveness in greatness!