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"To increase the survival and success rate of young and youth-owned businesses in Jamaica. YEA will create an environment where the young entrepreneurs can support and inspire one another in growth, balance and success."

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"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."

Membership Benefits

YEA Peer Mentorship Program

YEA Peer Mentorship Groups or "PMGs" are groups of 8-10 young entrepreneurs who meet monthly to discuss relevant issues in their lives and businesses. This allows the collective support and resources of the group to be applied against specific, tangible issues that affect you as your business matures....

Member-only Programs and Events

This is an on-site company tour and overview of a successful local business. The Business Matters series provide members with maximum learning through interactive classroom-style sessions....

Member Benefits Program

The Member Benefits Program is a series of business-related products and services that are available to YEA Members as discounted rates. The program is presently being compiled and will offer savings on a wide variety of everyday products and services for you and your business...

YEA Quarterly Socials

Socials are informal mixers, hosted at various social locations. The dynamics of the event allows members to build personal relationships and engage in more one-on-one conversations and provide opportunities to network and discuss their lives and businesses, successes and challenges...

Resources to Grow Your Business

All members of the YEA have full access to he library and programs of JEF...

Member Hotline Advice & Referral

Using our resources members can get advice and referrals for problems and concerns that may arise in the course of business including but not limited to matters such as tax & audit, compliance, TCC, customs procedure, loan finance preparations, industry incentives, general procedures...

President's Think Tank

This intimate self-facilitated event type consists of less than 10 members, and revolves around a singular topic of discussion brought forth by an individual member of the Chapter, who calls the President's Think-Tank if they have a specific issue they require help with...

Member-to-Member discount program

The range of products and services offered by YEA members is comprehensive and includes advertising, sporting goods, furniture, spa, wholesale and specialty foods, software and website development, information systems support, retail stores, copier and printer sales, etc...

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