CREATIVITY THAT EXCITES
About JCI CYEA
The JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Award (CYEA) was launched internationally in year 2005 by Junior Chamber International, the largest young person organisation in the world, to recognize, honour and celebrate exceptional young entrepreneurs and the role of creativity in their success.
1. Honour celebrate Malaysia creative young entrepreneurs;
2. Promote and support business creativity and new enterprise development among youth;
3. Create interest in entrepreneurship among capable youth and encourage creativity / innovation;
4. Promote the principles of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
5. Generate media attention for government support of creative entrepreneurship.
JCI CYEA offers young entrepreneurs a key to the door of international opportunities. Winners of JCI CYEA have the chance to network, exchange business ideas and explore business creativity with other winners worldwide. Recognition through JCI CYEA not only increases credibility of nominee’s organisation, but also boosts creativity and innovation in the industry. This will not only benefit one organisation but will upgrade the reputation of the industry as a whole thus indirectly creating opportunities for other young entrepreneurs.
About JCI MALAYSIA
Junior Chamber International Malaysia
Junior Chamber International Malaysia (JCI Malaysia) is a National Organization affiliated to Junior Chamber International (JCI), a worldwide leadership development organization for young people aged 18 to 40 founded since 1915 in St Louis, US by Henry Giessenbier. Currently there are 56 JCI local organizations affiliated with JCI Malaysia, located in various states of Malaysia. The Junior Chamber movement was introduced to Malaysia (then the Federation of Malaysia) in 1954. Junior Chamber in Sarawak and Junior Chamber in Sabah were affiliated to Junior Chamber International in 1956 and in 1963 respectively. On 11th October 1975, Junior Chamber Malaysia was formed with the signing of a Merger Agreement between the three separate national organizations in Kuala Lumpur. A Protem Board of Directors under the chairmanship of JCI Senator V T Nathan, Past President of Kuala Lumpur Junior Chamber was founded. This Protem Board was appointed to look into the registration of the new organization to be known as Junior Chamber Malaysia. In 1976 Junior Chamber Malaysia obtained temporary registration from the Registrar of Societies to operate. The 1st National Convention was held in 1976 itself in Kuala Lumpur. At this National Convention, JCI Senator George Chang was elected the First National President.
Some of the very famous JCI Alumni are Kofi Annan (UN Sec. Gen) , Prince Albert of Manaco, Dr. Lim Chong Eu (Former Chief Minister of Penang), Gerald R. Ford (38th President of US), William J. “Bill” Clinton (42nd President of US), KeizoObuchi (Former Prime Minister of Japan), and many more.
Junior Chamber International Bandar Klang
JCI Bandar Klang was established in the year of 2016 under our mother chapter JCI Kuala Lumpur by our Charter President Timothy Chu with a sole vision to elevate the youth in Klang through platforms that empower them from areas of individual learning, community development, international networking, and business acumen.
In 2018, JCI Bandar Klang had received numerous awards in Annual National Convention held in Johor Bahru. JCI Bandar Klang has been awarded “Most Outstanding New Local Organisation” and Top 10 Local Organisation during 2018 Annual National Convention, and rated as 100% Efficiency Local Organisation and 5 Stars Local Organisation Management apart from other recognitions.
It actively advances JCI values and raised its concern to local communities by organizing several community events and activities. Not only that, JCI Bandar Klang have won “The Best Local Peace Project” with our flagship project ‘Be A Buddy Not A Bully’.
As a young chapter of less than 3 years old, JCI Bandar Klang has been continuously partaking in various projects from the local level to area levels like Area Academy with more than 100 delegates from Area Peninsular Central South to national project like the 2019 JCI Creative Young Entrepreneur Award.
JCI Bandar Klang pride themselves in empowering the youths and continuously providing platforms and opportunities to allow each and every member to discover and unleash their abilities.