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Posted: February 12, 2024

Trades Career Fair hosted by the APS Apprenticeship Council

Join us at our High School Grands 2 Trade Skills career fair March 18, 2024!

DATE:  March 18, 2024 
TIME:   9 am - 2 pm
LOCATION: Berna Facio Professional Development Complex 

Are you ready to build a promising future with your hands?  Join us at our career fair and explore exciting opportunities in the world of trades, where your skills can take you places. 

Meet with industry pros: connect with experienced professionals in construction, electrical, plumbing, automotive, and more.  Get insights into their trade secrets and success stories and make connections that can kick-start your journey to a rewarding career in the trades.

Last year there were over 60 career vendors with hands-on opportunities and 500 plus high school students attended.

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Student / School Registration

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This year’s event, Youngblood Worker is partnering with the APS Foundation to solicit participation and interest in the community by offering private industry booths at the event. This event is open to all grades and all APS high schools. You must be registered to attend.

 APS High Schools register through the College & Career Counselors.

   

Vendor Registration

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Schedule of Events:

Vendor Set-up:  7:00am – 8:00am

Vendor Networking:  8:00am – 9:00am

Event:  9:00am – 2:00pm

Teardown:  2:00pm

To secure your spot, please select either:

  • Indoor booth - $250
  • Outdoor booth - $250 (Outdoor General Lot)

 Vendors must provide their own easels or their own equipment for display. A table and two chairs will be provided to each vendor. 

 Vendors are responsible for leaving the area in the same condition as they found it. Vendor must specify if they need an outlet for their booth. 

 Vendor must specify how many people they are bring for their booth.

 

Sponsor Registration

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Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for this great event. Sponsors may choose between indoor and outdoor exposure for the day of the event.

 Vendors must provide their own easels or their own equipment for display. A table and two chairs will be provided to each vendor. 

 Vendor must specify if they need an outlet for their booth.

 Vendor must specify how many people they are bringing for their booth. 

Exclusive Partnership Opportunities

GOLD STAR LEVEL - $2,500

  • As a Gold Star Sponsor, receive exclusive partner benefits.

SILVER STAR LEVEL - $1,250

  • As a Silver Star Sponsor, receive exclusive partner benefits   

Additional Opportunities for Corporate SupportIf a direct contribution is a better fit for your company, please indicate your gift on the commitment form.  100% of this donation goes directly to the APS Foundation and is 100% tax deductible. 

               

Our Mission: The APS Education Foundation partners with the community to invest in innovative and enhanced learning opportunities to help APS students reach their full potential.