Meet face to face with your target audience, decision makers, influencers and competitors
From visibility to credibility, exhibiting at our events will have multiple benefits for your organisation. Establishing a presence for your organisation at an event gives you a powerful platform for meeting your target audience, demonstrating what you can offer and raising the profile of your brand.
Reaching your audienceDo you want to;
- Reach students, young people, families and careers professionals?
- Promote careers, jobs, skills and apprenticeships in your region or across the UK?
- Talk about vacancies at your company or courses that you offer post 16 and above?
- Interact with careers professionals, teachers and educators?
Exhibiting with Prospects EventsOnly at an event can you directly access your target audience, enhance your brand image, launch new products and services, research your market, build your candidate database and network with new and existing contacts in schools, colleges and individuals. Whether you are an employer, marketing a student service or recruiting for your college, university or training facility, exhibiting at one or more of our events offers you:
- Direct contact with your target market
- The opportunity to filter suitable candidates reducing the length of traditional recruitment methods
- Widen your potential talent pool
- Engage with hard to reach candidates
- Educate careers professionals, teachers and parents about the service or roles you offer
- Carry out market research on your product or service
- Launch a new apprenticeship scheme, service or other school leaver programme
- Build new relationships with schools and other exhibitors
- Deliver your CSR policy and support young people
- Bring your organisation and your talented workforce to life with virtual activities
- Promotional opportunities across our marketing channels to raise the profile of your organisation
Our events offer a high level of interactivity enabling exhibitors and visitors to come together, giving visitors the chance to have a go at the careers on offer and organisations the opportunity to explain their career routes and job opportunities. As an exhibitor you are supported by our team and encouraged to offer visitors an interactive experience to engage the audience, have better conversations with visitors, change perceptions and ultimately maximise your return on investment.
What our current exhibitors had to say:
"The North East Skills event was a brilliant two days and it gave us a great opportunity to meet some wonderful potential candidates."
“We had maximum exposure to thousands of visitors in one location! Didn't sit down for two days - very busy stand!”
Joan Holcroft, Health Education North West
“What better way of finding apprentices!! The evening opening with parents attending is so productive.”
Barratt David Wilson Homes
“Great opportunity to engage with the right age group for future apprenticeships.”
The Royal Navy
“There were a great number of visitors to our stand to find out about opportunities after school. It's a great opportunity to introduce the college to a wider audience.”
“So many students had no idea what opportunities there are in our industry so this is an excellent chance to educate and generate interest.”
“This was a brilliant opportunity to engage with young people from across the North East.”
“The event was a great opportunity for JDR to increase our profile in the North East and promote careers in the energy industry.”
JDR Cable Systems
“The Live Opportunities board created a lot of interest which was great for us exhibitors who offer apprenticeship options.”
Craven College & The Aviation Academy
“I felt this event helps to raise awareness of opportunities for young people across the whole region. Thank you for a great event!”
YH Training Services
“Great to see so many schools and colleges across the region actively helping young people prepare for their future.”
Focus Training Group
“Skills SW offered an ideal platform for discussing our apprenticeships and graduate programs face to face with young people, students, parents and teachers. We were able to recommend recruitment opportunities, promote our company profile and network with industry colleagues. See you next year Skills SW!”
Wales & West Utilities
“We had maximum exposure to thousands of visitors in one location!”
Health Education North West
“An excellent opportunity to showcase our college and inform students about the opportunities and courses available.”
“We’ve noticed an increase in the awareness in students of what they want to do - they’re definitely more focused and engaged.”
Scottish Ambulance Service
“The Skills Scotland events are an excellent opportunity for employers to engage with young people and promote the wealth and variety of opportunities available in your sector. This is not just your average careers fair.”
Stewart Milne Group
“Skills Scotland is great both for visitors and exhibitors to connect around future opportunities.”
SDS Digital World
“A great opportunity to share what we do with a large audience.”
Aberdeen Science Centre
“A fantastic opportunity to talk to students in our local area. Our prime audience. A key event in our marketing calendar.”
“Glasgow again lives up to the expectations we have come to expect. Great event.”