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5th Sep, 2015

JCI Southampton Quiz
by Kathryn Haines on September 5, 2015 16:01


JCI Southampton hosted their annual quiz on 3rd September at Orange Rooms. This year it was to raise money for our charity of the year: Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity.

This year I offered to read the questions for the evening along with James Lambert, JCI Southampton's Finance Director. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening and had a lot of fun. This was the first time I had hosted a JCI event and everyone was extremely helpful in making sure everything went smoothly.

All particpants did extremely well but it was E3 Consulting who took home first prize! Congratulations!

We also managed to raise over £250 for our charity of the year and would like to thank you everyone who took part and donated!

If you would like to join us for another event to help raise vital funds for Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity, join us for our annual gala on 10th October. Tickets can be booked here.

                             Quiz night                                                                                                                  Winning Team E3 Consulting

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18th Jun, 2015

JCI Southampton #Thirstday Social Networking Event
by Celestine Onomo on June 18, 2015 15:47


6th Mar, 2015

2015 New Members Evening
by Celestine Onomo on March 6, 2015 13:30


JCI Southampton New Members Evening

By: Christina Nokleby on March 5th 2015.

On Thursday 26th February JCI met with current, past and potential new members at Orange Rooms in Bedford Place, Southampton. The turn out was great, with over 40 entrepreneurs and professionals coming together to enjoy free canapés and drinks on offer.   

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The New Members evening is a yearly event for young professionals and entrepreneurs within the city, and aims to teach people about the benefits correlated with joining JCI. It is also a fantastic networking opportunity and to meet likeminded people in the area.

Max Thompson, the current JCI Southampton president, briefly touched upon some of the activities and goals of this professional body. These include the opportunity to broaden networks of contacts, becoming involved in community projects, enhancing skills and being able to partake in valuable training courses.

Ruth Andrew, our Fundraising Director, spoke about our chosen charity of the year, Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity. This is a special organisation where people with life limiting illnesses, both in the Hospice and our community, are cared for by a team that delivers ‘over and above’. There will be further events and socials in the year where we will give a certain percentage from the ticket prices to the Hospice. We have also recently set up a JCI Just Giving page and welcome any donations [insert link]. 

The turnout was fantastic, with lots of interesting people to meet and stories to hear. JCI welcomes people from all types of backgrounds, cultures and countries and other JCI members from all over the world. 

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It was a great evening, which allowed new, current and past JCI members to socialise and learn more about how to get involved. 

Want to join us for our next event(s)? You wouldn’t want to miss it!

Our next events are:

            - Tuesday 10th March 2015 – ‘Stepping Up – secrets to becoming a world class networker’.  Venue: Kaplan Financial, Broadcasting House, 10 Havelock Road, Southampton, SO14 7FY. Book tickets at:

            - Tuesday 17th March 2015 – JCI Southampton and Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Joint Networking Event. Venue: Pitcher and Piano, Southampton Unit 1, Block F, Ground Floor, Ocean Village, Southampton, SO14 3JB. Book tickets at:

            - Thursday 19th March 2015 – ‘How you can single-mindedly crowdfund your business’ training session. Venue: Kaplan Southampton, Broadcasting House, 10 Havelock Road, Southampton, SO14 7FY. Book tickets at:

            - Thursday 2nd April 2015 – JCI Southampton Social Event. Venue: The Dancing Man Brewery

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21st Jul, 2012

2012 Solent Business Ball Hits The Mark
by Drew Charman on July 21, 2012 17:24


2012 saw JCI Southampton team up with 3 other networking organisations - Young Chartered Accountants Group, Junior Law Divistion & RICS Matrics - to put on an gala dinner extraordinaire - the inaugral Solent Business Ball.

Held on 20th July at St Mary's Stadium, home of newly promoted Southampton FC, the night witnessed over 300 young professionals & entrepreneurs gathering together for the greatest event of the region's social calendar. Covered by the Daily Echo & other publications, the event raised over £1,000 on the night for this year’s joint charity, Wave 105's Cash For Kids.

Great atmosphere, great food, great music & great people - what more could you ask for?  Many thanks to all of you who attended and helped to make it such a fantasic evening. For those who missed out this year – don’t miss out next year! 


2012 Solent Business Ball


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13th Nov, 2011

This year’s Annual Gala Dinner was an amazing event…with great food, an awesome band and tremendous company it was always bound to be!

Over one hundred young professionals & entrepreneurs gathered together for the greatest event of our social calendar. Covered by the Daily Echo, the event raised over £350 on the night for this year’s nominated charity, Wessex Heartbeat.

Many thanks to all of you who attended and helped to make it such a fantasic evening. For those who missed out this year – don’t miss out next year!

Finally, if you want to get involved and help organise next year’s event we would love to hear from you!!


2011 JCI Southampton Annual Gala Dinner - snapped!

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