YES for Europe elected 2017 Presidency team!

22-12-2016

Yes for Europe General Assembly has been organized in conjunction to #Inneco, the biggest Youth Entrepreneurship conference in Greece organized for the first time in Thessaloniki by NE- Hellenic Youth Entrepreneurship with aim to be established as an institutional event that will take place recurrently every year.

 

The General Assembly has elected last Saturday in Greece new President for 2017. Przemyslaw Grzywa, vice-president of Young Entrepreneurs Forum of Poland, is the new leader.

 

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Przemyslaw Grzywa, Young Entrepreneurs Forum of Poland

 

New Presidency team

 

A renewed team including 4 Vice Presidents has been appointed to support 2017 activities and it includes: Mikel Beroiz (Executive VP, Spain), Alex Mitchell (Young Brits, UK), Serkan Yazıcıoğlu (TUGIAD, Turkey) and Charalampos Tziogas (NE – Hellenic Youth Entrepreneurship, Greece).

 

Przemyslaw, who had served as VP, succeeds Luca Donelli, who has greatly contributed in 2016 to scale the organization across Europe and abroad. This video summarizes in 60 seconds the main achievements:

 

 

In addition, German young entrepreneurs are now represented at Yes for Europe. In fact, two organizations have joined Yes for Europe: BVMW Junge Mittelstand and JCI Germany – WJD Wirtschaftsjunioren Deutschland. In aggregate, these organizations are adding more than 10.000 young entrepreneurs to the network of YES for Europe.

 

These achievements have been possible thanks to a team effort of the Yes for Europe leadership. The team was involved with speaking engagements in 50+ events in 20 countries and 4 continents in 2016 alone! Here is a slideshow of the most significant moments of the year:

 

 

YES for Europe in 2017

Next events planned: European Youth Entrepreneurship Conference EYEC-7 (Stockholm, May 18th-20th, 2017) and EYEC-8 (Madrid, Fall 2017 with the expected participation of FIJE – Federación Iberoamericana de Jóvenes Empresarios) as well as the participation in representation of the European Union at the 2017 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit (Berlin, 15-17 June 2017).