ECF 2022 Attendee Registration Deadline: November 16, 2022

We are thrilled to invite you to our renowned ECF Education & Career Fairs taking place IN-PERSON across British Columbia. Register today by visiting our provincial page here!

The 2022/2023 Education & Career Fairs provides a direct opportunity for over 12,000 attendees to connect with over 200 exhibitors of universities, colleges, skilled trades learning institutions, and employers from across Canada. Since 1996, ECF has introduced secondary students and career seekers to valuable tools, resources, and contacts to equip them in preparing for post-secondary education and ultimately, entering the workforce.

Register today for ECF British Columbia Fairs 2022 to guarantee
your spot. Admission is free!

Whether you are looking for your next career or thinking about pursuing your education, the ECF Fairs will help you take your first steps in entering the workforce and proceeding with higher education.

Please visit our events provincial page "ECF BRITISH COLUMBIA" here to learn about the dates and venues of the upcoming fairs and register in the region of your interest.

What is ECF?

The Education & Career Fairs (ECF) is an annual career development fair series in Canada. Our mission is to create community connections by inspiring students and employment seekers in skill development and education pathways.

Fairs are attended by secondary students planning for higher education; young adults looking to transfer their work experience & skills to a different industry; and new immigrants seeking employment and further training to settle in Canada. More than just a trade show, ECF creates opportunities for individuals or organizations to chat, ask questions and learn together.

The desire to connect outside of our homes, offices and schools
post-pandemic is thriving!
To meet. To greet. To explore incredible opportunities.

Attendees will benefit from the many opportunities to interact face-to-face with school recruiters, industry experts and human resource managers. They will also be able to practice their employability skills and receive personalized advice from recruiters about everything from resume writing to interviewing techniques.

We encourage all attendees to take full advantage of all the activities at the Education & Career Fairs, including The Learning Lounge, to ask questions and gain new knowledge.

As part of ECF’s evolution to continuously meet the needs of both our exhibitors and students, we are highlighting career pathways in trades and skills training in all our upcoming fairs taking place in British Columbia in December 2022 and in Ontario in March 2023. Students will be able to discover more about themselves, explore opportunities that align with their interests, and learn how to create a plan leading them to their successful transition into the world of post-secondary education and careers.

NEW ON ECF: Words of Advice...

The ECF 2022-2023 team has interviewed professional speakers from different industries and fields to learn more about their experience.

The purpose is to provide our high school students, career seekers, and people looking for a career change, with some knowledge and solid insights that can direct them in the right way.  Learning from others' experiences definitely helps in choosing the right career for you.

We hope you enjoy watching the following videos and learning from them to build a better future and a career that speaks to your heart!

myBlueprint Partnership with ECF

The Education and Career Fairs (ECF) team is delighted to announce our partnership with myBlueprint which is one of the most valuable career education resources in Canada. ECF will once again make the fair assignments available through myBlueprint.


 
myBlueprint follows a comprehensive education and career planning processs that meets the learning needs, interests, skills, and aspirations of students. To learn more about myBlueprint and their education planner, please click
here. 

Why Exhibit at ECF?

At ECF, we work closely with school districts to guarantee active attendance, which helps our exhibitors and sponsors to expand their network and connections, generate leads and grow brand awareness!

This year, we are excited to announce that ECF is stepping up by carrying out in-person fairs once again in British Columbia and Ontario.  Also, we are launching an improved ECF series in Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 featuring a developed program.  As a result, we expect the number of our fairs’ attendees to grow significantly offering thus new sponsor and exhibitor opportunities! If you are interested in actively participating at our fairs and becoming a sponsor or booking an exhibitor space, click on the button below.

Become an Exhibitor

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Photo Gallery of Previous In-Person Fairs

Thank you to our ECF 2021-2022 Supporters