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Young Entrepreneurs Association of Jamaica

YEA is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization whose mandate is to support young people in business. Aimed at business owners 45 and under, YEA provides members an opportunity to learn from each other's experiences and take advantage of peer mentorship as they grow their businesses. Our member-run, not for profit association is the ultimate community for young
The Young Entrepreneurs Association (YEA) was started by the Jamaica Employers Federation (JEF) in 2005. It was officially launched by then Prime Minister of Jamaica, Honourable Percival James Patterson on January 25, 2006.  
The Jamaica Employers’ Federation (JEF) represents the views of employers, locally and internationally and has contributed tremendously to the development of employer/employee relations within Jamaica. The Federation offers a range of value-added services which support the enterprise development and productivity needs of Jamaican employers.

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Aims of the association
To lead the development of successful young business through the delivery of dynamic, high value event-driven programming that communicates the fundamental skills of business management. To promote a cadre of young entrepreneurs to mentor each other in business. Aims and Objectives of the YEA To identify and organize young entrepreneurs in Jamaica. To transform the Jamaican mindset through the promotion of innovation and creativity. To affect public policy in order to improve the Jamaican business environment. To facilitate the success of entrepreneurial ideas through the provision of relevant training and education. To develop a forum for networking among members and the local and international business community. To promote best ethical practices. To foster an image of inclusion.
Mailing address The association is member / partner of
Address: 40 Shortwood Road
City: Kingston 8
Post code:
Country: Jamaica
Telephone: +1876-?-3526606 Send mail:
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  Ms. Erica Wynter

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Registration and Classification
Registration date: Geographical coverage:national
Registration place: Type of the association:formal
Beginning of operation:
Ordinary members: Associate, affiliate, supporting members:
Number of members Possible types of membership
Full (regular) members: 0
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