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The Florida High Tech Corridor Presents
Career Expo

March 6-8, 2017

Orlando, Florida

What is the Career Expo?  A focused event that brings together high tech businesses and K-12 school systems in the Florida High Tech Corridor to meet with career center professionals from UCF, USF, UF and other top universities throughout the nation, plus a number of other state colleges in Florida.  During the three-day event in Orlando, representatives from local companies and K-12 school systems visit with each university and state college to discuss employment opportunities, hiring needs and strategies to attract the best and brightest graduates for high tech work in Florida.

Presented by the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Career Expo is a joint economic and workforce development initiative of the University of Central Florida, the University of South Florida, the University of Florida and CareerSource Central Florida dedicated to attracting, retaining and growing high tech industry and the workforce to support it.  This is the fourth installment in the Expo series and returns to Orlando at the Hyatt Regency Orlando.  Our goal is simple:  attract top talent.  

Universities Confirmed to Attend:

Bowling Green State Univ., Carnegie Mellon, Clemson Univ., Eastern Florida State College, Emory , Florida Institute of Technology, Florida Polytechnic, George Washington Univ., Georgia College & State Univ., Georgia Southern, Hofstra Univ., Indiana Univ., Lousiana State Univ., Mercer Univ., Michigan State Univ., MIT, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Northwestern, NYU, Pasco Hernando State College, Polk State College, Purdue Univ., Rutgers Univ., Southern Illinois Univ., Syracuse Univ., Tennesee State Univ., Univ. of Alabama, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Cincinnati, Univ. of Evansville, Univ. of Georgia, Univ. of Notre Dame, Univ. of Scranton, Univ. of Tenn. Chattanooga, Univ. of Virginia, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Univ. of Central Florida, Univ. of Florida,  Univ. of North Carolina Charlotte, Univ. of North Carolina Wilmington, Univ. of South Florida, Villanova, Washington Univ. in St. Louis

Four reasons to attend Career Expo:

  1. Get access to 45+ universities and 12 state colleges with high tech programs in three days.  You’ll meet with recruitment professionals in charge of placing graduates in order to secure top-notch talent to fill your job vacancies.  
  2. Build relationships with top university and local state college career professionals to connect on current and continuous needs for talent.   
  3. Spend less for recruitment with this one event.  Universities will travel to meet with you to help you fulfill your hiring needs.  Career Expo is a bargain compared to individual trips.
  4. Listen to keynote luncheon speakers discussing business and high tech economic development topics both days. 

Registration and Sponsorship Benefits

  • $1,000, includes 1 registration for the three-day event and all event activities, meals
  • $2,500, includes 1 registration, plus sponsor recognition and one hotel room for two nights   at the Hyatt Regency Orlando
  • $5,000, includes 2 registrations, plus Title sponsor recognition, the opportunity to share a company message, introduce an event speaker and two hotel rooms for two nights at the Hyatt Regency Orlando


For more information, contact: Allison Beeman, Career Expo coordinator at (863) 956-6212 (C) or ABeeman0314@gmail.com

You may also visit FHTCC's website for additional information:  http://www.floridahightech.com/careerexpo/

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