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JCI Finland’s National Annual Meeting 2019 will be held in Kalajoki Hiekkasärkät on 12.-14.4.2019.  The theme of the meeting is genuine you – successful you ! Therefore, in Kalajoki Hiekkasärkät you can grow as a person and in your career and network with other JCIs. Program of the meeting includes excellent keynotes, trainings, tradeshow area, gala dinner and the official annual meeting of JCI Finland.

Program in English

In NoFilter we have a keynote (Finnair, Vice President Global Sales at Finnair, Mikko Turtiainen), workshops and other program in English. Some program can be seen below. Follow us on Facebook in order to get the latest updates related to the program. Most of our Facebook posts are in Finnish. 



The meeting will take place at Santa's Hotel & Spa Sani, which is a modern and pleasurable spa hotel. The meeting is in Kalajoki Hiekkasärkät area which offers us 10 000 beds so there are plenty of possibilities to choose from hotel rooms, apartments, villas or traditional Finnish cottages. There are a lot of accommodation possibilities near the conference hotel. 


You can register here.

What is JCI?

Junior Chamber International (JCI) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organisation of young people between 18 and 40 years old. JCI Finland has approximately 5000 members.

The meeting is organised by JCI Kokkola and JCI Kalajokilaakso.

In partnership with JCI Finland

JCI Finland is member organisation of Sivis Study Centre. Sivis Study Centre execute, develop, guide and supports adult education and also JCI Finland gets this support. All participants delivers to Sivis: name, gender, email address (over 6 hours trainings). More information about Sivis and how the information is used from National Officer, Skills Development or https://www.ok-sivis.fi/sivis-study-centre.html



Kalajoki is surprisingly near and easy to reach from any direction


It is easy and fluent to come to the conference if you travel according to the following timetable: 


From Southern Finland

Helsinki 9:24- Kokkola 13:03


From Northern Finland

Rovaniemi 9:20 - Ylivieska 13:05


If you choose one of the trains above there is an own Nofilter-bus connection directly to the conference area


As a notice for the national presidents, the pj-kokoukset start at 16:00. We recommend that you use the train connections above. Keynote Jari Sarasvuo is at 18:00.

More information related to travelling is coming soon. Keep track of information.

You can also come by car, bus or plane


By car

You can easily come by car, because conference area in Hiekkasärkät is located by national road 8. There are several parking spaces in the area. 

By bus

The nearest long-distance bus stop is located within walking distance of the conference hotel. There are several bus connections to Kalajoki every day.


By plane


You can take a flight from Helsinki-Vantaa airport to Kokkola-Pietarsaari airport by using Finnair. You can rent a car for the rest of the trip (100 kilometers). Small planes can also land to Kalajoki airport in the daytime and when weather is permitting (no fog). Kalajoki airport is located within walking distance of the conference area.