Press release - October 1 and 2, 2015 (Fall Fair) - Metro Toronto Convention Centre - Hall C
THE NATIONAL JOB FAIR & TRAINING EXPO RETURNS TO TORONTO
ON OCTOBER 1 AND 2 WITH NEARLY 100 COMPANIES
Candidates will meet with companies from many industries with offers in a wide variety of sectors
Friday, September 25, 2015 (Toronto) – The National Job Fair & Training Expo, Ontario’s largest and most comprehensive job and career fair, will offer a unique set of opportunities at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building, Exhibit Hall C) on Thursday, October 1 and Friday, October 2 for all those seeking employment and those interested in developing their careers through a variety of offers from nearly 100 companies. For job seekers, a visit is a huge investment in their job search process and career development. A visit provides direct access to a volume of organizations that the public will not find anywhere else in Ontario.
Being presented in Toronto, most of The National Job Fair & Training Expo exhibitors are from the GTA and surrounding areas, but this 27th edition also includes employers from several provinces, such as Alberta, Quebec, British Columbia and Saskatchewan, and employment opportunities in the United States.
This Fair, now completing its 14th year of operations, is a public event which invites visitors to attend in order to develop their careers, whether they are looking for employment, self-employment, continuing education, career training, vocational training or apprenticeship opportunities, as well as prospecting entrepreneurial projects, small business services or career services. It is a business-to-consumer event with over 100 booths presented by nearly 100 companies ready and eager to meet with candidates.
COMPANIES FROM MANY INDUSTRIES WITH OFFERS IN A WIDE VARIETY OF SECTORS
Exhibitors come from a wide range of industries including automotive, engineering, biopharmaceutical, telecommunications, IT, sales, financial services, digital media, food (beef), wealth management, energy, home services, construction (hospitals facilities, subway stations, bridges, underground utility, pipeline, powerline, tunnelling, drilling, restoration), education, welding, marketing, law enforcement, teaching, distribution, direct selling, retail, insurance, administration, accounting, management, health & beauty, skilled trades, security and investigation and more.
Some of the great companies that visitors will encounter: KABS Laboratories Inc., Cargill Beef, Valeo North America, Exchange Solutions Inc., TigerDirect.ca, Teleperformance Canada, MultiView, Shopify, Just Energy, Abell Pest Controls Inc., AFL, OHL Construction Canada Inc., White Shark Ltd, Kognitive Marketing, Canadian Securities Institute, Softron Tax, Optimum Staffing Solutions, Toronto Police Service, York Regional Police, Collège Boréal, Cree School Board, Bright Futures Education & Career Coaching, North Vista Immigration Consultants, Active Career Advancement Project, Toronto Community Employment Centre,Rodan + Fields, Legal Shields, CPA Ontario, Torce Financial Group Inc., Investors Group Financial Service, HollisWealth - Mangrove Wealth Group, Sun Life Financial, Manulife Securities Inc., The Career Foundation, Magnet, Springboard, Centre francophone de Toronto, Royal Roads University, Toronto Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Weldtech Training, Oxford College of Arts, Business and Technology, AAPS, Centennial College, Medix College of Healthcare, YMCA of Greater Toronto, Next-Steps Employment Centres (operated by TDSB), and many others! To review the complete list of exhibitors, visit List of participating companies on our website.
FOUR PAVILIONS TO FIND WHAT YOU NEED
To make it easier for visitors to find what they need, The National Job Fair & Training Expo is composed of 4 pavilions – Employment, Training & Education, Entrepreneurship and Career Services. The service areas of the fair include the Resumé Professional Assessment Centre, presented by The Career Foundation, the Public Presentation Area and the Career Posting Zone.
NEW CANADIANS AND NEWCOMERS EXPECTED IN LARGE NUMBERS
Newcomers and New Canadians traditionally attend in large numbers. The fair is a great place to be: They can visit exhibitors that participate to meet specifically with them, helping for information and support on landing a job in Ontario, such as Magnet, WelcomePack Canada, North Vista Immigrant Consultants, The Career Foundation, Springboard, Next-Steps Employment Centres (operated by TDSB), YMCA of Greater Toronto and Toronto Community Employment Services.
New Canadians that immigrated to Canada on January 1, 2013, or after will get a special surprise at the fair. By showing their Perminent Resident Card or Landing Paper with Passport, they can collect a WelcomePack gift box at the WelcomePack Canada booth. The gift box is loaded with useful information and valuable tips for newcomers, gifts, product samples and special offers valued at over $1,000.
FREE ADVICE-RICH PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
The free and advice-rich presentations on various career topics hosted by super speakers at the Public Presentation Area are an added value for the visitors. For more information and schedule, visit Public Presentations.
The National Job Fair & Training Expo offers a direct contact recruitment approach, creating face-to-face encounters between real candidates and real employers and career- and education-related organizations. That is what best defines the fair’s mission and that is what makes the fair one of the most efficient ways to recruit and network.
Toronto’s National Job Fair & Training Expo runs on October 1 and 2 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, Exhibit Hall C. Hours: 12pm-6pm on Thursday, October 1 and 10am-6pm on Friday, October 2. Admission: $3.95 per adult.
For more information, visit TheNationalJobFair.com.
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For more information, please contact:
President and Founder, Show Manager
The National Job Fair & Training Expo
Radio Spot - October 1 and 2, 2015 (Fall Fair)
The National Job Fair & Trainign Expo is extensively advertising on radio before the event. You can listen to a sample of our radio spots here or simply click on the speakers.
Government of NewFoundland and Labrador- Public Service Commission
"We attended the fair in the fall of 2009. We had antiocipated a fair like others that we have attended and saw this as an opportunity to walk around and meet other exhibitors during slow times. To our surprise, we quickly realized this wasn't just another job fair. We were so busy that my colleague and I did not speak to each other until 3:30 p.m. In addition, we have had a position that has been opened for almost 2 years as we found no qualified applicants in our search. During the first day in attendance, we found TWO qualified applicants! We can safely term our first appearance at The National Job Fair & Training Expo a great success."
Canadian Business College
"Fantastic! Organized with very friendly staff. Large booths make a very comfortable marketing environment... Well done! Keep up the excellent standards!"
The North West Company Ltd
"The North West Company would like to thank-you again for such a successful recruitment fair! It looks as though we have at least 75 candidates we will be contacting as a result of this event for Retail positions in Northern Canada. Our corporate HR team also brought in many resumes for IT positions. Thanks again Daniel for all of your hard work. We are looking forward to our continued relationship and more success in the fall!!!"
"I wanted to say thank you and I’m very happy RONA Ontario participated this year. Based on the over 200 resumes we received, I’m certain we’ll get some caliber candidates. I also wanted to commend you on your high level of Customer Service you have give RONA over the course of the last few months. Now understanding the magnitude of the job fair, your call back time and service is outstanding, and I look forward to having two booths next year!"
HONEY BEE MANUFACTURING (SASKATCHEWAN)
"After many years of involvement in major Trade Shows both in North America and Europe I would like to pass on a note of appreciation for the high level of organization exhibited by Daniel Levesque in the orchestration of The National Job Fair & Training Expo event in Toronto. For those of us who are exhibitors we always live under the constant pressure of our day to day business and often feel somewhat overwhelmed as we prepare for a Trade Show. It was comforting to have every step so well documented with timely reminders arriving as the event drew closer. The stress involved in preparation was greatly alleviated by the guidance provided. Thanks Daniel for the friendly, helpful and professional assistance. "
NIAGARA PENINSULA ABORIGINAL AREA MANAGEMENT BOARD (ONTARIO)
"You are one of the best Show Managers I have dealt with! This will be my first job fair at The National Job Fair and Training Expo and among all of the conferences etc. I have attended I absolutely love the informative emails. They provide us first-timers (and repeat attendees) to the National Job Fair and Training Expo with a detailed set of prepping guidelines. I'm very excited to be attending."