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Multi-Industry Job Fair

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
1:00 - 4:00 PM

Waukesha Expo Center
1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha, WI 53188

Business Info

Below is information about the job fair from commonly asked questions, how to get here, incentives to consider before you make a job offer to your next hire, and tips.

The schedule is as follows:

11:00 - 11:45 AM       Employers Arrive to Set-Up

11:45 - 12:45 PM       Employer Lunch

12:45 - 1:00 PM         Return to Booth

1:00 - 4:00 PM           Job Fair Doors Open to Public



There were several aspects of this job fair that were very impressive! Very well organized, extremely helpful staff, booth space was roomy and the flow of potential candidates was more than other job fairs we have attended.

Carlson Tool & Manufacturing

  • $490 Registration include entry for 2 representatives, skirted banquet table and 2 chairs, back drape with company sign, lunch for 2 representatives, use of interview space, use of copy machine, access to Wi-Fi, and parking. Electricity and extra representatives may be added for additional $25 per person/item.

  • Business Booth Set-Up is from 11:00 am to 11:45 am. Forward Careers reserves the right to use its sole discretion in assigning space to reduce competitive companies/products having booths adjacent to each other.

  • Lunch is provided to businesses between 11:45 am and 12:45 pm in the Hospitality Room. 

  • Job Fair doors open to the general public promptly at 1:00 pm and closes at 4:00 pm. We ask businesses to stay until the end for job seekers.

  • An unloading zone will be available for businesses to drop off their trade show/materials. 

  • Parking for businesses is free at designated area. We encourage business representatives to carpool and arrive during set-up time.

  • Booth Dimensions are 8’ wide x 7’ deep. Each booth comes with 8’ high back drape and 3’ side drapes.

  • Tables are 2’ x 6’. Volume of chairs per booth is based on booth purchase upon registration. Request for more chairs on day of job fair, will result in a $25/per chair fee.

  • Electricity is not provided at facility but available for an extra fee. Host will only provide extension cords to those employers who paid for it upon registration.

  • Wi-Fi Access is available to businesses for FREE.

  • Copy Machine is located in booth #50 for both business and job seeker needs. 

  • Interviewing Space is available to all businesses in the room located on the North Hall. In today’s tight labor market, we encourage recruiters to utilize the space to conduct preliminary interviews.

Final details and parking instructions will be distributed to registered businesses 2 weeks before event.

Job Fair registrants must ensure that REGISTRATION & EVENT FEE is received by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019. Failure

to meet payment deadline will result in forfeiture of your registration. Cancellations received after OCTOBER 11, 2019

or no-shows will be charged the appropriate full registration ($490, $515 or $540) amount.

Make sure to read our blog on tips to maximize your job fair experience!

Blog: Job Fair Tips

View location and map of Waukesha Expo Center.

Venue Location & Map

Highlights of our 2019 spring job fair can be viewed here!

Spring Job Fair Outcomes

Promote Your Participation on Social Media

Draw more job seekers to your booth by letting the public know that you will be there. Make use of your company’s social networking platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.) to announce your participation in the job fair.


Here are sample posts you can use on your social networks. Make sure to tag us on Facebook and Twitter @ForwardCareers


General Samples

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Retail/Hospitality Sample

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Construction/Landscaping/Trades Sample​

  • Do you enjoy the outdoors and traveling? You want to talk to us about our various opportunities in construction and landscaping. Visit us at the Job Fair on October 23 from 1 to 4pm. Details at www.forwardcareers.org/falljobfair

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Healthcare Sample

  • Do you like helping people? Whether you want to start your career or looking for a new opportunity, we want to MEET you! Stop by to visit us on October 23 from 1 to 4pm at the Job Fair. Details at www.forwardcareers.org/falljobfair

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Manufacturing Sample

  • With manufacturing being the 6th largest employer in the United States, it no surprise we have numerous manufacturing positions available at the Job Fair on October 23 from 1 to 4pm! Visit us at booth #________. Details at www.forwardcareers.org/falljobfair

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Military Sample

  • Ready to be part of something big? Learn about various career opportunities with the United States Army at the Job Fair on October 23 from 1 to 4pm. Details at www.forwardcareers.org/falljobfair

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