MONTREAL, Nov. 16 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Hosted by The Réseau des Carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec since 2006, the national entrepreneurship day (NED) stands today across Quebec. Dozens of activities are taking place to celebrate this special day which aims at encouraging entrepreneurship among the youth aged 35 and under. Visit NED's official portal at www.jnce.ca, for all the information about activities hosted in each region. "The NED is an opportunity to remind people that entrepreneurship is an excellent option to live our passion!" Said Genevieve Everell, NED ambassador
In addition, the Be Fantastic Contest, launched on the 16 of October goes on until the 26 of November, with $ 3,500 in prizes to win! Youth aged between 13 and 35 years old, have the opportunity to showcase their talents, by submitting a video that represents one of the seven entrepreneurial qualities.
Francois Charron, ambassador of the NED, invites the youth of Quebec to get involve: "Make a short, funny, surprising video to enter the Be Fantastic Contest"
Moreover, by sharing the official publications of the JNCE Facebook page, users have the chance to win one of five laptops donated by the social inclusion enterprise Insertech Angus, partner of the NED.
About the National Entrepreneurship Day
The main objective of the NED is to promote youth entrepreneurship, and to highlight the importance of entrepreneurial culture in the development of our society with schools, community organization, youth groups, elected officials, entrepreneurs and the media.
About the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec
The mission of the Réseau des carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec (RCJEQ) is to unite, support and represent the various Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi's of Quebec. This is done in the hope of developing, promoting, and defending with their members, orientations based on community needs. While pursuing this mandate, the RCJEQ favor personal, professional, social and economic autonomy of the youth they help. The RCJEQ is financially supported by the Youth Secretariat, as part of the 2009-2014 Youth Action Strategy.
SOURCE: Réseau des Carrefours jeunesse-emploi du Québec
For further information: Nicolas Martel-Garand, Provincial Coordinator for Youth Entrepreneurship (English sector), RCJEQ, 438-397-0617, [email protected]