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About the ECM
JCI The Heart of Europe is hosting the European Capital Meeting 2017 (ECM). It is our great pleasure to invite you to the JCI ECM 2017 which will take place in Brussels!
As you might have noticed, it is an event for European Capitals but as it is not an official JCI event, there are no real rules. We decided to open this event for all JCI members of Belgium. The reason is because we would like to give you the opportunity to participate at this unique event, where we want to promote Brussels and it’s diversity.
- When: 27-30 April 2017
- Where: Brussels, Belgium (various locations)
- What: JCI ECM is an informal annual 3-4 day conference for members and senators in JCI chapters in European capitals. The meeting focuses on learning, networking, inspiration to fellow capital city chapters, cultural exchange, and of course fun!
- Register here: www.ecm2017.com/registration
You can’t make it to the JCI World Congress or the European Conference? This is the best occasion for you to meet our fellow Jaycees in an international and friendly atmosphere just next to your door!
- Normal ticket: 232.25 euros –>Gives you access to the full conference
- Weekend ticket: 153.49 euros –>Gives you access to the opening ceremony and full weekend activity (gala, workshops, brunch)
- Only gala dinner: 95.72 euros –>Gives you access only to the attend the Superheroes Gala
Pay by bank transfer? It’s not a problem, sign up here and make the transfer separately: https://goo.gl/forms/gm6DSJtSZFGZg3H62
We are preparing an exciting program for you, here are some of the things you can expect:
- Opening ceremony is to take place in the stunning Brussels City Hall ( a UNESCO Heritage building)
- Guest Speaker Pascal Smet the Brussels Minister of Mobility and Public Works
- Cultural Workshops
- A thrilling treasure hunt through Brussels City Center
But wait, there’s more, at the Grand Gala finish, we will be voting for the 2018 ECM hosts! Are you interested to apply? Let us know!
Curious to know more, check out our full program here and don’t forget to Register ASAP, this will help us out finalizing the venue and activities.
Last but not least – if you are looking for accommodation in Brussels, we have a special deal going with the Thon Hotel City Center till the 10 of April. Don’t miss out.
Still not convinced? Let us know what we can do to help.
Stay tuned and like our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ECM2017Brussels/
- Every year, there is a European Conference, a World Congress, a European Academy and a National Convention of JCI. These are all perfect opportunities to network, to learn or to get inspired by projects that are run in other countries. However, registering for these activities also costs money. Click the button to read all about the grants that JCI Senate Belgium offers this year.More about grants