JA of Northern Indiana Events
At JA of Northern Indiana, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!
Friends of JA gather in beautiful Naples, FL for a fun evening of entertainment, food, and spirits!
Sponsorship opportunities available.
JA JobSpark VirtualWhen: Tuesday, March 05, 2024 - Wednesday, March 06, 2024
The spring JA JobSpark Virtual Career Expo brings schools and industry professionals together through a fun, engaging, and interactive experience to inspire and educate young people regarding future career opportunities. Prior to the event, students participate in three short sessions that explore education and career pathways and prepare students for the virtual event.
JA BizTown® Homeschool DayWhen: Wednesday, March 06, 2024
JA BizTown is a site-based, elementary school program. It combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to JA BizTown. It is a fully interactive, true-to-life, simulated town where students learn the fundamental relationship between academics and life beyond school.
JA Finance Park® Homeschool DayWhen: Wednesday, March 06, 2024
JA Finance Park helps area middle and high school students build a foundation upon which they can make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, including decisions related to careers, income, expenses, savings, and credit.
JA In A Day Homeschool EditionWhen: Tuesday, March 12, 2024
JA in a Day - Homeschool Edition provides homeschool students in Pre-K (ages 4 and 5) through 12th grade the opportunity to receive the JA in-school programs in one fun-filled day of learning!
3DE Inspired to HiredWhen: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Recruiting ideal candidates for job openings isn’t always easy breezy. 3DE is a solution—with opportunities to connect with students and strengthen your future hiring pool!
At our Inspired to Hired event you can learn more about 3DE from students and business partners already involved in the program over a delicious breakfast.
JA Golf MarathonWhen: Thursday, May 30, 2024
Golfers will play 100 holes at the beautiful Coyote Creek Golf Club and secure pledges based on the number of holes they play.
JA Young Entrepreneur Summer CampWhen: Monday, June 17, 2024 - Friday, June 21, 2024
A week of FUN, hands-on activities, and field trips designed to inspire middle school students to become entrepreneurs and future leaders!
JA of Northern Indiana Golf ClassicWhen: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Join us on the beautiful links of Coyote Creek Golf Club for 18 holes and contribute to improving the lives of the youth of our community and raising the quality of life of our community.
JA Young Entrepreneur MarketplaceWhen: Saturday, July 13, 2024
The Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Marketplace is the ultimate chance for entrepreneurs up to 21 years old (and college students) to sell their products, in person, to the public. This one-day outdoor event is open to youth with an existing or new business.
JA Wine & Beer FestivalWhen: Friday, July 26, 2024
The JA Wine & Beer Festival is one of Junior Achievement's largest fundraisers and all proceeds go to support programs that inspire and educate our young people in Northern Indiana to own their future economic success and turn their dreams into reality. Please follow our Facebook page for updates on the success of this year's event!
JA BEL AwardsWhen: Thursday, September 12, 2024
To recognize leadership and dedication to entrepreneurship, each year Junior Achievement's BEL (Business, Education, and Leadership) Awards event honors business leaders. These men and women are creating jobs, encouraging employee growth and shaping the successful companies that are essential to a community's economy.
JA Purse-ologyWhen: Wednesday, September 25, 2024
Join us for the 4th Annual JA Purse-ology.
JA JobSpark Career ExpoWhen: Tuesday, November 12, 2024 - Wednesday, November 13, 2024
Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana hosts a two-day interactive career expo for 8th grade students in northeast Indiana during the fall. This event is meant to "spark" an interest in students and get them excited for their future.
Allen County Play4JAWhen: Thursday, October 26, 2023 - Thursday, February 15, 2024
Teams of 4-5 people fundraise or are sponsored by their company to fund Junior Achievement programming through bowling! Top fundraisers and big scorers win prizes. Formerly called JA Achieve-A-Bowl, Play4JA aims to raise $60,000 from participants across northeast Indiana and funds go to give students in our region JA programs. This is also meant to be a fun teambuilding event for you.