Information for Exhibitors

The 2023 Canberra CareersXpo will be hosted with support from the ACT Education Directorate and will incorporate numerous programs with a Wednesday evening program for parents and students to explore current career trends and opportunities.

  1. CareersXpo
  2. real skills for real careers – Hands on Experience
  3. The STEM Cell– Hand on Experience
  4. Indigenous Employment Exhibition

 The Wednesday evening session will include:

  1. Postgraduate Information Program (evening session)
  2. Helping Your Teenager with Career Planning (evening session)
  3. The guest speaker for this year’s CareersXpo is the renowned Astrophysicist/Cosmologist Dr Brad Tucker

Aim

The CareersXpo provides exhibitors with a target audience of upwards of 9000 students and adults looking for advice and information on career possibilities nationally, including employment options, change of employment, and future career possibilities. Parents, career-changers and students can meet with exhibitors to discuss new courses designed to meet professional and employer’s needs and dynamic changes to future employment.

The 2023 program includes an evening Parents and Students Information Session on Wednesday 9th August 2023, 4 to 8pm.

Exhibitors come from a broad cross section of providers including Federal and State Government institutions, tertiary institutions (local, interstate and overseas), employer organisations, private colleges, apprenticeship centres and numerous individual businesses.

We encourage recognition of the rapidly changing nature of the jobs market, into the future – be it professional, business or commercial, trade or a range of emerging entrepreneurial opportunities. Thus there is a need for multi-skilling through innovation, digital engagement, financial knowledge and people management and to expose students, teachers and parents to courses that will meet the needs of future employment options.

When and Where

WEDNESDAY 9th AUGUST 2023
9.00am to 3.00pm & 4.00pm  to 8.00pm

THURSDAY 10 AUGUST 2023
9.00am to 2.30pm

Parent and Student Information Session & Postgraduate Information Session:

WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST 2023
4.00pm to 8.00pm

EXHIBITION PARK IN CANBERRA
Exhibition Park in Canberra is located on the corner of Flemington Road and Northbourne Avenue, Lyneham.

Registration and Booking

Registration and booking is completed online here.

The first step in the booking process provides you with a quotation. If you would like to proceed to book your booth(s) the booking system will guide you through the process.

Booth allocation is done in order of receipt of registration. You also have the opportunity when booking to request a particular booth. Refer to the Booths page for booth availability.

If you plan on booking five or more booths, please contact us for a special discounted rate at [email protected].

The Booths page includes a link to exhibitors’ websites as well as a link to their Facebook and Twitter sites. You will be asked to provide these when completing your exhibitor details. Students will be encouraged to use the links provided by exhibitors.

General Booth Booking Information for Exhibitors

Website registration, booking booth(s) and payment process

During the booking process Exhibitors are requested to nominate the one or two categories that they think best fits their organisation. For exhibitors who have a particular booth preference there is also an option to nominate a particular booth number or booth characteristic (eg mid-row preferred, close to another Exhibitor, etc).

The ‘first come’ principle will still apply, with booths being allocated to exhibitors in order of receipt of registration. When all booths are allocated a waiting list will be established.

Exhibitors are encouraged to submit registrations and bookings as early as possible. Registration and booking is completed online. The first step in the booking process provides you with a quotation. If you decide to proceed to book your booth(s) the booking system will guide you through the process.

Exhibitors are able to select their requirements including number of booths, furniture, power and catering. The cost of the selection will automatically be generated and payment can be by credit card, bank transfer or cheque.

Booth allocation will be made on receipt of payment.

Booth Furniture / Fittings
Items of booth furniture (other than the tables and chairs provided by the Canberra CareersXpo) can be supplied by our exhibition build company. They can provide you with a complete range of furniture and accessories.

Tables / Chairs
Exhibitors are requested to indicate their requirements for tables and chairs, which we provide at cost, when booking (tables are 1.8m x 750mm, folding tables). Tables cost $20 each (plus GST), table covers cost $20 each (plus GST), chairs cost $8 each (plus GST).

Booth Screens
Booths will be provided with back screens and a 2m side screen to separate Exhibitors. In cases where more than two adjacent booths are taken by one exhibitor some side screens may be included to provide stability. The total space allocated will be 3m by 3m.

New to Canberra CareersXpo?

Become a user of our website and then make your booking for the 2023 Canberra CareersXpo.

Why Canberra CareersXpo?

The CareersXpo has been operating for nearly 40 years and has grown in popularity and success.

In 2022 over 7600 students from 39 ACT and 10 NSW schools attended the CareersXpo. The arrivals were spread over the two day and one evening sessions of the CareersXpo.

There were 120 exhibitors from a broad cross section of providers including:

  • 20 Universities
  • 32 TAFE and other training organisations covering a wide range of professions, trades and apprenticeships
  • 3 Professional Institutes
  • 8 Government Departments (Federal and ACT)
  • 8 organisations specialising in apprenticeships
  • 6 employers from the government and private sector
  • 21 vocational, gap year, employment options and student accommodation displays
  • 20 hands-on displays of various trades
  • 10 displays in Indigenous Employment Exhibition
  • Career Guidance

The Exhibition is highly regarded amongst Schools from the ACT & surrounding regions in NSW.

It is presented in association with the Rotary Club of Aurora Gungahlin and supported by the ACT Government.

There is great on-site support for Exhibitors. We are committed to help you get the best out of the Exhibition.

Visitor Profile

    Visitor Profiles as bubbles - Parents, students, Career advisors, teachers, Career changers, adults making career and tertiary course choices.

    Exhibitor Benefits

    • Promote your courses, services and resources
    • Sell your products
    • Promote your organisation’s involvement in education
    • Enjoy the benefits of an extensive advertising and promotional campaign
    • Present seminars to large audiences at no charge
    • A complimentary exhibitor listing and website link on the Canberra CareersXpo website
    • A complimentary exhibitor listing in the Canberra Times Supplement
    • The opportunity to network with other organisations
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