Career Fair and Veterans Opportunity

For the past 25 years, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion has provided the information and resources that organizations need to successfully enhance workforce diversity. Through the Career Fair, the conference provides employers access to a talent pool of diverse professionals.

Veteran Legacy Project

Sponsored by U.S. Bank
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Registration & Networking: 8-9 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. - 12 noon
No fee; however pre- registration is requested.

This program for employers will have a variety of speakers providing information on military culture and sharing state and federal veteran recruiting, hiring and retaining initiatives.

This includes demographic information as well as challenges veterans face in finding employment. Challenges and solutions for understanding the military culture and best practices for companies to support veterans and military connected employees will be discussed. Additionally, companies will gain perspective on why hiring veterans is good for business.

PRESENTERS : Scott Mills, Veterans Employment Director, US Department of Labor; Annette Kuyper, Director of Military Outreach, MN Department of Military Affairs and Jim Finley, Director, MN Department of Employment and Economic Development.

Recruiting Sessions

The Forum on Workplace Inclusion provides content  to help you with you recruiting efforts. There will be recruiting sessions occuring on both days of the conference. Please check back for session information.

 • PDI- C: HR, Bias and Cultural Competence: Recruiting to Retaining a Diverse Workforce
• S3-I: The Paperclip Project: Intriguing Dialogue to Discuss Bias in the Hiring, Recruitment and Selection Process
• S4-F: Mission Possible: Taking Your Military Veteran Hiring to the Next Level
• S5-F: How Talent Community Managers Can Help You Engage Military and Diversity Talent
• S6-F: Best Practices to Recruit, Retain, and Develop Hispanic Talent

Career Fair Event Details

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit Hall B
Minneapolis Convention Center

Each Career Fair booth registration included the following:

  • 1 - 10'x10' booth (8' high background drape and 3' high side divider drape)
  • 1 - 6'x30" skirted table, 2 chairs and a wastebasket, ID Sign
  • Company listing in the conference program (est: 1,500 printed), candidate program book, and on the conference website
  • View the Exhibitor Kit
  • View the Exhibitor Services prices

Career Services Center

The Forum features an onsite all-inclusive Career Services Center (CSC) on the day before and day of the Career Fair that provides services to better prepare candidates for the Career Fair. The Career Services Center will:

  • Deliver personalized job search assistance to candidates
  • Offer onsite job search workshop series
  • Assist with marketing to the Career Fair and Career Service Center



Tuesday, March 18
3-7 p.m. – Exhibitor Move-in

Wednesday, March 19
7 a.m. – Exhibitor Move-in
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Career Fair

Career Services Center
Tuesday, March 18, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 19, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Item Early Registration Fee
Ends January 10
Regular Registration Fee
January 11 through February 28
Single Booth (10'x10') $700 $800
Single Booth - nonprofit* (10'x10') $600 $700
Double Booth (10'x20') $1300 $1400
Interview space $100 $100
Advance résumés free free

* Nonprofit/Small Business Rate: Annual nonprofit, corporate/small business budget less than $5 million

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