Have a Question?

Below is a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions that will help you plan your visit to the fair.

If you need more assistance, send an email to the ECF Team at manager@educationcareerfairs.com. We’ll be happy to answer your questions!

Q. What is the status of the ECF 2021/22?
The Education & Career Fairs team has made the difficult decision to postpone the Spring 2022 Fairs originally scheduled to take place in February and March 2022. We will be back with a  full program in Fall 2022/Spring 2023 with in-person and virtual fairs in BC and Ontario.

Q. What is the admission cost to attend an ECF event?
There is no cost to attend ECF. Registration is free!

Q. How is my data shared and stored?
We process your personal data to facilitate your ECF registration.  We will not share your data with anyone unless it is necessary for providing services to you (i.e. to register you with our event platform). Your information will not be shared otherwise and will be deleted following the series. Before deletion, your data will be stored on servers within Canada. Those who are over the age of 18 will have the option to consent to share their data. For more information on our Privacy Policy, please click here.

Q. I am not a high school student. Is this fair still for me?
Yes! If you are looking for opportunities either to change your career, get additional education, or learn about other industries, ECF is the place to connect and network. ECF works with colleges, career training institutes, industry associations, universities, and employers.

Q. How will ECF virtual be different than the in-person ECF?
ECF virtual will offer you the same opportunities to connect in real-time with exhibiting organizations. ECF Virtual will allow you to download brochures, view videos, ask exhibitors questions in real-time. Additionally, there will be seminars and workshops to learn about emerging industries and developing new skills.

Q. Will I be able to connect with exhibiting organizations after the day of the event?
Yes! Both prior to the event and after the event, the platform will be accessible. You can log in, visit the organization you are interested in and find the contact information. However, on the day of the live fair, you will be able to chat with exhibitors live.

Q. How do I register?
You can register directly at educationcareerfairs.vfairs.ca.

Q. Will exhibitors have direct access to my email address?
No! Privacy and data protection are very important to the Education & Career Fairs. No email addresses will be shared with exhibitors automatically. Exhibitors will have sign up forms where you can leave your email address if you are interested in learning more.

Q. What are the virtual event hours?
Virtual event day hours are 9:00 am – 3:00 pm PST

Q. What is the deadline to register?
All high schools are asked to register a minimum of two weeks in advance. ECF Management will be scheduling staggered attendance in order to prevent overwhelming the exhibitors. All other attendees can register any time up to the virtual live event.

Q. What type of internet connection do I require?
Internet connect of either wireless or wired with a Minimum bandwidth is 600kbps (up/down) and recommended is 1.5 Mbps (up/down).

Q. Which browser is recommended to use?
Windows 10+ – Latest version of Chrome Edge, Firefox. Chrome will yield the best results.
Mac OS 10.11+ – Latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox. Chrome will yield the best results.

Q. What are the different ways I can log in and attend?
Attendees may login ECF via laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone.

Q. Is there an event app?
No, there is no event app, but the event platform is mobile compatible.

Q. What type of technology/software do I require?
For an optimal experience, we suggest using a desktop or laptop and viewing in a Chrome browser. A USB headset is recommended. During the event, if you have technical difficulties, please email: manager@educationcareerfairs.com

Q. When will information about the schedule and content be released?
Please visit www.educationcareerfairs.com for updates. Full schedule details will be available on the ECF website as soon as they are confirmed.

Q. How will I choose my sessions to attend, how do I attend sessions and what are the session formats?
ECF virtual will have all of the same great features as the in-person. This will include talks from recent grads, professionals and loads of exciting opportunities. The schedules will be available on our website as soon as they are confirmed.

All presentations will be 10 – 15 minutes long. We would recommend utilizing headphones or a headset in order to hear the presentations in the clearest manner. Following the sessions, there will be a live Q&A where you can ask the presenters any follow up questions.

Q. Will seminars and workshops be pre-recorded or live?
All seminars and workshops will be prerecorded. These seminars will also be available after the event in a virtual library.

Q. Will I have access to recordings/event materials after the event?
Yes, if you were a registered attendee at the event and missed a session, you will have access to the recordings post-event.

Q. How do I use the platform and how will I know how to use?
Available on the ECF website, a video tutorial will be available on how to navigate the virtual platform. Also, registrants will receive a document with instructions and best practices.

Q. Is registration to your fairs possible through other / partner websites?
No, registration for ECF fairs can only be done through our official website at educationcareerfairs.vfairs.ca. To protect your privacy, please exercise caution when asked for personal information as there may be phishing websites advertising our events.