Wealden District Council

Reserve your space at the Wealden Works careers fair now

Media Release : 19 June 2017

Wealden District Council is inviting all local businesses to reserve a free space at the Wealden Works Careers Fair, taking place at East Sussex National on Monday 2 October, to promote their firm to young adults from across the District.

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“This is a fantastic opportunity for local firms to meet and promote their business directly to young adults aged 16-25,” said Councillor Roy Galley, Cabinet Member for Economic Development. “All secondary schools and colleges from across Wealden have been invited and last year we had nearly 500 young adults attending. This sort of PR and recruitment opportunities would cost a fortune usually and we’re offering it for free so sign up quick whilst there are still spaces.”

Benefits of exhibiting:
Exhibiting at the Wealden Works Careers Fair 2017 will give you the chance to:
• Raise your profile and promote your brand, products and services;
• Engage with hundreds of young people;
• Be recognised for your commitment to vocational skills, training and apprenticeships;
• Inspire the next generation and the talent of tomorrow;
• Meet and inform key influencers, including teachers, parents and professionals from across business, the third sector and government;
• Network, share and create new ideas with a diverse range of visitors.

Exhibitors are asked to consider running an interactive ‘have-a-go’ element to their stands to give attendees a practical demonstration of what they offer.

Who will you meet?
• Young adults 16-25 years old;
• Teachers and career guidance professionals;
• Public and private sector employers;
• Parents and families.

If you work for or run a local businesses and would like to register your interest in exhibiting, are part of a school or college interested in attending, or have any questions, please contact Kat Jenner on 01323 443266 or regeneration@wealden.gov.uk.