Young Business Entrepreneurs Gozo to hold official launch
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After months of work to transform Young Business Entrepreneurs (YBE), from an initative into a non-profit, independent and legal youth platform, YBE will be officially launched in the presence of a number of Dignatries, Government represenatives, key business stakeholders and youth.
The launch will take place on Thursday, the 20th of June, startin at 5,00pm, at The Villa, Corinthia Palace Hotel and Spa in Attard and will be addressed by Mr. Euchar Sultana, CEO & Founder of Young Business Entrepreneurs, Peter Matjasic, President of the European Youth Forum, Dr. Ian Borg, Parliamentary Secretary for the EU Presidencey 2017 and EU Funds, Dr. Christian Cardona, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business and Dr. Stefan Buontempo, Parliamentary Secretary for Research, Innovation, Youth and Sport.
YBE, which is based in Victoria, Gozo, aims to empower young adults to foster entrepreneurial skills in order to try and generate a business activity by seeking new and innovative opportunities for the benefit of the society and the economy.
The launch will be followed by a Masterclass, which will be addressed by six succesful local business role models who will each deliver a key note presentation about starting up a business.
Among the list of speakers there are Mr. Ivan Bartolo, founder and CEO of 6PM Holdings plc, Joseph F.X. Zahra, an economist and founding member of MISCO, Mr. Dean Gera, founder of Dean Gera Haircare, Mr. Joaquim Silva Pinto, CEO of Banif Bank, Dr. Michelle Gialanze, founder of the International Vocational College Malta and a representative from the Malta Enterprise.
YBE is offering 30 free golden seats to prospective young adults interested in starting up a business. Registrations for the event is available here until Wednesday, 12th June at noon. The best 30 entries will recieve an invite that will make them eligible to attend for the whole course of the event. Due to logistical limitations, only people with an invite will be admitted.
A reception will be held right after the masterclass, giving the participants the opportunity for networking.
Young Business Entrepreneurs is financially supported by the Youth In Action programme.
The programme of events for the launch is available for download here.