Delta teams up with JA Europe to support innovation skills of young people11 July 2018
Delta Air Lines has announced a new partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) Europe as part of JA Worldwide to further Delta's Community Engagement goals of advancing education of young people and providing them with the tools to succeed in the business world.
Delta will sponsor the upcoming 29th JA Europe Company of the Year Competition in Belgrade, Serbia, July 16-19. This event is the annual celebration of the JA Company program which encourages young people aged 15-19 to develop business skills by setting up and running a real business during an academic year. They make all the decisions, from the company name and product, to creating a business plan, managing finances and selling products.
As one of the European Signature partner for the competition, Delta will present the Delta Innovation Award. A special jury with Delta representatives will evaluate the 39 competing student companies and present the award to the team that best exhibit Innovation in their business.
The Award will be presented by Shane Spyak, Delta’s Staff Vice President – EMEAI Sales and Board Member of JA Europe during a gala ceremony at Bel Expo Center Belgrade on the evening of 18th of July.
Delta Air Lines serves more than 180 million customers each year. In 2018, Delta was named to Fortune's top 50 Most Admired Companies in addition to being named the most admired airline for the seventh time in eight years. Additionally, Delta has ranked No.1 in the Business Travel News Annual Airline survey for an unprecedented seven consecutive years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 324 destinations in 57 countries on six continents. Visit Delta News Hub, as well as delta.com, Twitter @DeltaNewsHub and Facebook.com/delta.
About JA Europe
JA Europe is Europe’s largest provider of entrepreneurship education programmes, reaching 3.5 million students in 40 countries. JA Europe brings the public and private sectors together to provide young people in primary and secondary schools and early university with high-quality education programmes to teach them about enterprise, entrepreneurship, business and economics in a practical way. www.jaeurope.org