2016

The year 2016 was the year of internationality:

  • JCI Oulu had 12 new members and 13 new pilot members
  • JCI Oulu wrote more stories in Inspired In Finland than any other Chamber in area D
    • And one of our stories: Katsastus Hiironen was in the top 10 stories
  • JCI Oulu was also in the top 3 chambers who reported the most candidates to the Young Leader- contest
  • We had an amazing European Conference in Tampere
  • Our Japanese friends visited us two times this year
  • Our Liikukkonää-event had over 3000 visitors –
    • the project manager was Elena Oikarinen
  • We recreated and organized Terwa Business Frisbeegolf –tournament –
    • the project manager was Veli-Matti Peltola
  • We created a brand new strategy from 2017 to 2019 –
    • the project manager was Jaana Ritola
  • The Nordic Countries-project began this fall –
    • the project managers are Arto Tanskanen and Outi Törmänen
  • We also rebranded the godparent-program and organized two godparent nights in Café Rooster
  • Our loyal co-operator companies are still Arina, BusinessOulu, Oulu Chamber of Commerce, Verkkoasema, Netplaza, Accounting company A. Karppinen and Hotel Lasaretti
  • And we also had a couple new co-operative companies: Sokos Pukumies, Uusi Seurahuone and Greenstep
  • We also contacted many more during Inspired in Finland and Terwa Business Frisbeegolf and we hope that this will result more co-operators during the next year.

The members of the board 2016 in JCI Oulu:

  • President Riikka Pohjanen
  • Immediate Past President Kari Mattila
  • Deputy President Elena Oikarinen
  • Treasurer Esko Kangastalo
  • Secretary Pasi Partanen
  • International Relations Minna Hellsten
  • Local information officer Niko Hummasteniemi
  • Local Organisation Member Jaana Ritola
  • Individual Development director Sanna Aikio
  • Quality Manager Riitta Peltola.

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