Who should exhibit?

Companies using technologies that can be demonstrated in a hands-on way, or companies that are hiring for tech-related positions. Industry associations as well as career centres with high-tech focused positions are also welcome. Current position recruitment is not required to participate, but for companies that are hiring they are encouraged to use the Career Expo as a recruitment initiative.

Last year’s exhibitors provided demonstrations/experiences in:

  • Advanced manufacturing & precision skills
  • Robotics
  • Virtual reality technology
  • Web design
  • Digital video & photography
  • Medical technology
  • Information communication technology & GIS
  • Driving simulation/training technology
  • Electrical vehicle technology
  • Sports & fitness technology
  • and more…

Why exhibit?

  • Recruit new talent, identify candidates for co-op/internships and summer placements
  • Showcase your company
  • Gain the hearts and minds of young people with your products and services
  • Network with customers and clients
  • Inspire and educate students
  • Grow B2B opportunities
  • Be a community leader in the local technology movement

Who will attend?

  • Senior elementary, secondary and post-secondary (college and university) students will be bused in for separate focussed sessions (last year over 800 students attended)
  • Job seekers and those interested in possible career changes
  • Members of the general public and business community interested in learning about new technologies and innovations
  • Employees of participating companies are welcome to attend

Cost per 10 x 10 booth

  • $400 Regular – final registration deadline March 1, 2018
  • Each additional 10x10 booth - $125
  • For more information contact Invest Barrie at 705-728-9850 or [email protected]


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