what is the YEs! Expo

Invest in Your Future Workforce

The Purpose of the YES! Expo

  • Expose youth to in-demand occupations with leading employers in high-growth industries
  • Provide youth with a clear understanding of career opportunities
  • Expose youth to hands-on interactive exploration of careers
  • Provide access to high school, dual credits and college courses
  • Expose youth to careers that are 'new to them

Become An Exhibitor

The benefits are numerous

  • Creates interest in your products and services
  • Promotes your business regionally
  • Provides name recognition to a highly desirable audience
  • Associates your business with investing in our future workforce
  • Broadens your competitive edge by enhancing your public profile
  • Exposure in print and electronic media for an entire year
  • Potential to increase sales and reach new segments of the marketplace
  • Provides your company with an opportunity to "plumb the pipeline" to meet your future workforce needs

2016 YES! Expo Event Highlights

125 Interactive exhibitor booths

" I learned new information on careers I was interested in" - High school Sophomore
34 High Schools Attended
" I liked the different people you can talk to while hearing about careers" - High School Junior

Over 2,100 High school students attended the YES! Expo

" The YES! Expo showed me that I need to have an open mind and not give up" - High School Senior

Exhibitor Benefits

Branding/Marketing

  • Exposure to youth from over 49 local high schools
  • Your Company featured in promotional pieces for the YES! Expo event

Exhibitor Benefits

Exhibition Hall

  • Exhibition booth space
  • Exhibition booth space includes: one 10'x 8' back wall drape, two 3' x8' side rails, one 8' table, and one floor-length table skirt (if requested)
  • Two line identification sign

Exhibitor Benefits

Tickets and Hospitality

  • 1 YES! To Youth promotional backpack.
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Free catered lunch for 2 attendees

Which career exploration area at the YES! Expo was your favorite?

  • Advanced Manufacturing & Energy = 15%
  • Business, Computers and Finance = 22%
  • Healthcare = 43%
  • Transportation, Aviation & Logistics = 9%

2017 YES! Expo

May 16, 2017

Registration Deadline: Aprill 11, 2017
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Thank you to our Sponsors

Your Sponsorship will help to make the YES! Expo a huge success and will go towards educating high school students about different industries, college options and exposing them to careers that are “new” to them.

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