Manager level Partner
Simon-Kucher & Partners
Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Founded in 1985, the company now has 860 professionals in 30 offices worldwide. Our practice is built on evidence-based, practical strategies for profit improvement via the top line. Simon-Kucher & Partners is regarded as the world’s leading pricing advisor and thought leader. Simon-Kucher’s co-founder Prof. Hermann Simon invented the term ‘Hidden Champions’.
With 2014 sales of EUR 11.8 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,700 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of September 2015.
From 2016, the leading consultancies Solucom and Kurt Salmon European’s business, as well as the Financial Services and CIO Advisory practices of Kurt Salmon in the United States (excluding retail & consumer goods consulting activities outside of France) are joining forces to create Wavestone, a new generation in consulting.In a world where permanent evolution is key to success, our 2,500 professionals over 4 continents enlighten and partner business leaders in making their most critical decisions.
Drawing on some 2,500 employees across four continents, we work with major institutions and companies who are leaders in their sectors. It is this reach that positions Wavestone as a leading independent player in the European consultancy sector, and the number one in France.
Microsoft has collaborated with JADE since 2002 in fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and the right skill set of the young people in Europe. In 2011 Microsoft and JADE signed an “Education Alliance Agreement” that focuses in providing professional projects to students in Junior Enterprises. In 2014, Microsoft and JADE signed, for the second time, the “Education Transformation Agreement, aimed at raising the quality of entrepreneurial education in Europe. Together, Microsoft and JADE are committed in supporting youth to build a 21st economy through fostering entrepreneurship in Europe’s youth.
Baker & McKenzie
Baker & McKenzie defined the global law firm in the 20th century, and are redefining it to meet the challenges of the global economy in the 21st. JADE relation with Baker & McKenzie goes back as far 1992; it’s founder and international Partner Mr Wallace R. Baker has been a JADE honorary member and supporter for countless years
European Institute for Industrial Leadership
The European Institute for Industrial Leadership (EIIL) is one of JADE’s long term partners. EIIL is dedicated to developing innovative leaders, especially by equipping technologists with high level management skills required for industrial leadership at senior levels. EIIL developed their group-based Masterclasess workshops and supports JADE by providing Junior Entrepreneurs to attend them, alongside experienced professionals.
EUROCHAMBRES is the Association of European Chambers of Commerce and Industry. The association is one of the largest business representative organisations in representing over 20 million enterprises in Europe. More than 93% of these enterprises are SMEs. Eurochambres and JADE are long term partners in fostering entrepreneurship and the development of skills as a competitive advantage in the global Economy.
BUSINESSEUROPE is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level and recognised social partner that represent 20 million enterprises in 35 European countries through its 41 member federations. BUSINESSEUROPE and JADE collaborate in promoting the involvement of entrepreneurs and businesses to initiatives like Junior Enterprises that promote the development of entrepreneurial mindsets and support entrepreneurship education.
Podio is the new way to organize, communicate and get work done. More than 400,000 organizations use Podio to run projects and company departments. Podio speeds communication and provides the transparency and accountability needed for efficient teamwork, by enabling people to organize and track work in one easy-to-use place. Collaborating across companies is as easy as working internally with Podio, making it a favorite for managing projects and relationships with clients.
QuickSlide is the leading PowerPoint add-on for efficiency, design and slide management. QuickSlide is a product by Strategy Compass: people at Strategy Compass are convinced that good presentations achieve a great deal. They have experienced this themselves, over many years as managers and consultants. And they also know how hard it is to create good presentations in everyday business life.
Agorize is a leader in online open innovation challenges. They help their communities of innovative students, developers and startups to grow and develop themselves by collaborating with large corporations.
Uniplaces is creating a trusted, global brand for student accommodation. Since launching in 2013, Uniplaces became the fastest-growing international website for booking student accommodation. Uniplaces has been making the process of finding accommodation easier for students all over the world.
European Foundation for Quality Management
EFQM is a not for profit membership foundation. For the past twenty years they have shared what works between their member organisations as a way to help them implement their strategies. EFQM brings together organisations striving for Sustainable Excellence.
Think Young is a Brussels-based think-tank concerned with young Europeans. They aim at mobilising young Europeans into reflecting upon their future, believing in their potential and showing the results to political, business and social actors. JADE and Think Young collaborate in projects promoting youth entrepreneurship as key to innovation and growth and fostering an entrepreneurial culture in Europe.
the european sting
The European Sting is the new online, Brussels based, European media that was born to bring a different critical and truly independent angle to European News and Affairs. The Sting is giving every day the fierce fight for a better and stronger European Union through constructive criticism and unique insights. We treat daily in a unique way European Politics, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Business and ICT Agenda. Tired of reading the basics? Visit www.europeansting.com and be part of the Hive that will change Europe.
The EU Studies Fair
POLITICO’s EU Studies Fair is the largest educational and networking event in the world focused on graduate and postgraduate programs in EU studies, international relations, business, economics, public policy and law.
Since 1999, the EU Studies Fair has been a reference for world-class academic institutions to meet top students from across the world and showcase their graduate and postgraduate programs. The two-day fair, held annually in Brussels, is a unique opportunity for students and young professionals to discover both academic and career opportunities. The EU Studies fair also features career seminars, personalized career counseling, guided tours of the EU institutions and university spotlights.
The 18th EU Studies Fair will take place on 10 and 11 February 2017.
· A unique international two-day event in Europe
· The most highly focused audience
· Brussels, an excellent location for a growing event
This event is free of charge for visitors. Registration will open in October 2016.