You are kindly invited to the final competition and the award ceremony of the Annual Competition for the «JA Cyprus Company of the Year 2022» organized for the 9th consecutive year by the Organization Junior Achievement Cyprus and will take place on Friday, May 6, 2022 from 17:00 to 21:00 at Royall Hall in Nicosia.


The event will be open to anyone interested in discovering the entrepreneurial spirit and creativity of the promising new generation. It is the culmination of the efforts of more than 420 students, aged 15-18, who in the last 7 months, have created and run their own business.


During this special event, 10 finalists – out of 50 student companies created under the Company Programme – will pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to a panel of judges in an attempt to secure the title of «JA Cyprus Company of the Year». The winning team will travel to Estonia in July 2022 to represent Cyprus at the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition.


Apart from the main title of «JA Cyprus Company of the Year», and the first and second runner-up awards, the student entrepreneurs will receive signature awards for their achievements in key areas of entrepreneurial activities. The most innovative product/service, the best branding and communication strategy, the best-selling product/service, the best logo and the best company report, are some of the special awards that will be offered to JA Cyprus’ highly-talented students.


The Ceremony will be greeted by the Honorable Minister of Education and Culture Mr. Prodromos Prodromou.


Join us for the Finale and Award Ceremony to see our finalist student entrepreneurs

in action and celebrate their success.


Through the Company Programme, students, aged 15-18, are offered the opportunity to learn through experience how to take a business idea, from concept to actuality, by forming and running their own real companies for a whole academic year. The programme aims at equipping students with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for a successful professional career in a globalized economy.


JA Cyprus is supported by the following:

  • Strategic Sponsor: PwC Cyprus
  • Partner: Astrobank
  • Supporters: University of Nicosia, Research and Innovation Foundation
  • Institutional Partner: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth


JA Cyprus (www.jacyprus.org) is a member of Junior Achievement Worldwide, a global non-profit organization specialised in youth entrepreneurship education that aims at equipping young people with entrepreneurial, financial literacy and employability skills.


For more information visit contact Emily Sotiriou via email at emily.sotiriou@jacyprus.org