College and Career Expo

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Thursday, October 23
Palmer Events Center – Austin, TX

Welcome to the College & Career Expo page! Explore the sections below to find links to register your company (Exhibitors) or your students (Educators) as well as a video clip from last year’s expo and resources to help make the most of your College and Career Expo experience.

About
Exhibitors
Sponsors
Educators

About

The College and Career Expo is the largest event of its kind in Central Texas. More than 3,000 high school juniors and seniors are invited to explore potential career opportunities that match their strengths. Hosted by Skillpoint Alliance and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, the Annual Expo brings together industry, education, and community to prepare Central Texans for college and career success. View photos from the 2013 Expo.

    • Industry and Community exhibitors will offer information on career pathing and on choosing appropriate post-secondary education.
    • The College Central area includes comprehensive information on college readiness, financial aid and higher education opportunities. Representatives from area college advocacy nonprofits meet with students to determine the next steps for their dream career.
    • Resumes are encouraged as a pre-event classroom activity and for interaction with exhibitors. Businesses are encouraged to market their summer internships during the Expo. Skillpoint Alliance Professional Development staff will also hold mock interviews.

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Exhibitors

Business and industry leaders want to sustain the economic and civic health of Central Texas.  Skillpoint Alliance’s 18th Annual College & Career Expo offers a venue to relay expectations CCE Main1for future employees and to serve as career role models by sparking interest in career options.

Industry, government, education, and non-profit representatives are invited to help students explore potential Central Texas career prospects that match their strengths and interests.

BONUS! Concurrent Texas Natural Gas Summit

Hosted by the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Texas Natural Gas Summit, will showcase companies that are creating good jobs by increasing the use of Texas natural gas to fuel vehicles and oilfield equipment.

As a College & Career Expo exhibitor, you will have the opportunity to engage the Texas Natural Gas Summit’s attendees – adults starting careers, mid-career and changing careers – including former and soon-to-be former military from Ft. Hood and Lackland AFB.

Current Exhibitors – Download your Information Packet

Download the Skillpoint CCE Exhibitor Information Packet HERE.

It includes information about booths, the Events Center, attendees, booth suggestions for your booths and more!

Booth Services – Utilities, tables, chairs, etc.

Download Palmer Events Center’s Exhibitor Utilities Packet. Best Price ends October 19th!Palmer Events Center UTILITIES

Career Pathing Template for Student Attendees

To help the students make the connection between career options, earning potential and level of education, we encourage College & Career Expo exhibitors to provide information that illustrates the different types of careers and career levels in their organization in relation with level of training and education. You may use the templates below or create one of your own that fits your organization.

Template in MS Word (.docx 470 KB)

Template in Powerpoint (.pptx 169 KB)

How to Avoid BORING BOOTH Syndrome!

 

Exhibitor Registration

Exhibitors Register HERE!

Two ways to register your organization! Exhibitor and Sponsor fees are tax deductible!


  • Via Check, Credit Card or request an Invoice, download our Registration Form HERE.

  • Via Paypal by clicking HERE to pay online

  • You will exhibit to over 2500 attendees from area high schools and to adults who are attending the Texas Natural Gas Summit.

    Watch a clip from last year’s College & Career Expo

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    Sponsors

    Don’t miss this chance to contribute to your community and to impact over 3,000 high school juniors and seniors in one event. Our sponsors are an integral part of ensuring that we are able to help Central Texas students connect with their futures. Find a Sponsor Level that is right for your company!

     

    Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors

     

     

    PRESENTING SPONSOR

    Samsung

     

    PLATINUM SPONSOR

    Austin Community College

     

    GOLD SPONSORS

    University

    applied materials

    SILVER SPONSORS


    TE


    IEC

    Total Facility Solutions

    Paul Mitchell

    Seton

    BRONZE SPONSORS

    Austin Regional Clinic

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    Educators

    We are excited to see your juniors and seniors at the 18th Annual College and Career Expo – the largest event of its kind in Central Texas! The Annual Expo brings together over 100 industry, education, and community to prepare Central Texans for college and career success. Your juniors and seniors are invited to explore potential career opportunities that match their strengths.  View photos from the 2013 Expo.

    • Industry and Community exhibitors will offer information on career pathing and on choosing appropriate post-secondary education.
    • The College Central area includes comprehensive information on college readiness, financial aid and higher education opportunities. Representatives from area college advocacy nonprofits meet with students to determine the next steps for their dream career.
    • Resumes are encouraged as a pre-event classroom activity and for interaction with exhibitors. Businesses are encouraged to market their summer internships during the Expo. Skillpoint Alliance Professional Development staff will also hold mock interviews.

    Register your School’s Juniors and Seniors!

    DON’T MISS OUT! Click HERE to complete a survey that will register your students for the 18th Annual College & Career Expo!

    Expo Information Packet

    SCHOOLS and ISD's!

    Download your ISD Information Packet HERE!

    It contains some helpful information about CCE, including hours, bus parking, and more!

    Bus Parking

    Download the map to Fiesta Gardens for instructions on Bus parking! Questions? Please contact Esther Johnson, 512.814.3275|ejohnson@skillpointalliance.org

    An Expo Flyer for your School

    Download the 2014 College & Career Expo Flyer HERE to share with your teachers. (.pdf 322 KB)

    2014 Sponsors and Exhibitors

    We are still registering and confirming 2014 sponsors and exhibitors! Below is a listing of confirmed sponsors as well as the 2013 exhibitors to give you an idea of who will be there this year.

    BONUS! The Texas Natural Gas Summit will take place concurrently and your students are invited to visit their exhibitors! Hosted by the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Texas Natural Gas Summit will showcase companies that are creating good jobs by increasing the use of Texas natural gas to fuel vehicles and oilfield equipment.

    CCE 2014 - SponsorsExhibitors Confirmed
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