FALL INTO a NEW CAREER -CAREER FAIR- Employers Registration

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Name: FALL INTO a NEW CAREER -CAREER FAIR- Employers Registration
Date: November 3, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Market your Open Positions to the community
at The 3rd Annual- Back to Work Career Fair
" FALL INTO A NEW CAREER", Brought to You by Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce & Industry Foundation 

The Career Fair will begin with a VETERAN private reception and career fair  from throughout the community and special invitations to the over 120 Veterans that applied to our Veterans Back to Work Boot camp including the 20 Veterans from this years Back To Work Boot camp Class and the over 120 Veterans that applied to be a part of the program. From  4 - 6:30 pm  we will open our doors to the rest of the Community looking  to get back to work. 

* As an added incentive to job seekers we will giving  away (2) Laptop computers with Microsoft office and other gifts  in a random drawing  that evening  to those attendees that pre-registered and came out to the  fair.  

Resumes will be collected at the door and copies will be scanned and emailed to you the next day on all the people that attended.  Our hopes are to help you find that next great employee and fill your open positions you may have. 

We will be advertising the career fair all over social media,  in print,  local cable access channels, bill boards, through GO targeting- on line ads, Veterans organizations, IDES, local &  state elected officials, our partners Oakton and Harper Community College students as well as the local high school district,  and many more other  regional community groups .    



*Please read the important information below a regarding set-up and other information for the event.  
SET-UP, WELCOME RECEPTION
1:00-2:45 p.m. –Career Fair Table set-up location: MEETING ROOM B & C. * At 3:00 p.m. we will be hosting a Private Welcome Reception for you and our Veteran Attendees and we will open to the public at 4 p.m. 
All tables must be set up by 2:45 p.m.
 
SET –UP INFORMATION:
Each company will get a 5-6 ft. table and two chairs, two generic name tags with your company name. Please bring table cloth and/or promotional items that will fit on the table space, including pop up signs (space will be limited so any signage should go on your table top or directly behind the table not to the side). Sponsor tables are reserved. All other tables will be assigned on a first come basis.  Please bring plenty of employment applications and any additional items that will attract candidates to your table. 
 
We will be hosting a Welcome Reception for you and all Veteran attendees and open the doors early for them. Representatives from  the local Veteran Business Leaders and  some of our recent graduates of our “Back to Work Boot Camp”  Light beverages and snacks will be provided and will be provided in a private room and throughout the fair
 
2:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. MEETING ROOM A : Will be available for semi private interviews should the need arise.
  
CAREER SHOW INFO:
The Career Fair will be open to the  general public from 4 p.m.-6:30p.m.  At registration we will be collecting resumes. Any attendee without a resume will be given a blank form to complete. 
 
PARKING
The parking structure is a building attached to the south wall of the library and has free parking in marked areas. BUT it is limited to 3 hours DURING work hours 9am-5pm. After 5pm there are no restrictions. *You may also park in the lot east of the library in the area marked in the attached map. Disregard the 90 minute limit. The Des Plaines Police have be informed about the Fair and will not ticket this 90 minute area.  * parking sign needed and was emailed to you last week. Please avoid parking directly in front of business and we highly recommend car pooling so we have spots for attendees.

 
 
Location:
Des Plaines Public  Library 
1501 Ellinwood Street
Des Plaines Il 60016
* Career Fair located on the 1st floor right across the street from the Metra Station.
*Free Ample Garage Parking.
*Semi Private Interview Space Available
Contact Information:
Andrea Biwer, Executive Director - 847-824-4200
Fees/Admission:
$50 - Des Plaines Chamber of Commerce Member Businesses 
$125 -  Non Member Companies  
* Registration Fees collected  will go towards additional marketing & advertising efforts for our career fair for the career fair
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