Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2024

The Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2024 will be held
at Westlands Entertainment Venue, Yeovil, BA20 2DD
on Wednesday 2nd October 2024
from 09.00 - 16.00 
 

The Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2024 will inspire young people about local opportunities and showcase the options available as they plan future work or study.

Exhibitors will highlight career paths in their industry, discuss the skills and attitudes they look for in employees and design interactive stands to help learners test their workplace skills.

If you're looking for a few more reasons to be part of the Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2024, click here to take a look at the student highlights from this year's event.

Exhibitors

Following the continued success of the Somerset Skills and Careers Fair, we are now taking bookings for exhibitor space for 2024. Exhibitors booking before 31st March 2024 will benefit from the Early Bird rate of £230.

Included in the Exhibitor package is:

  • Exhibiting space within the main hall to include space for your exhibition stand, a standard trestle table and two chairs
  • Free tea and coffee throughout the day for two people
  • Full exhibitor listing on the Somerset EBP website from the date of booking
  • Promotion across Somerset EBP social channels and newsletters from the date of booking
  • Digital assets to promote your presence at the fair from the date of booking

Plus the opportunity to engage with young people and inspire them about your industry.

To book your space download the booking form, complete and send to Sarah Johnson at admin@somersetcareersfair.co.uk

Download the booking form

 

Sponsorship

If you would like to elevate your presence at the Somerset Skills and Careers Fair in 2024, we have sponsorship opportunities available. These are additional to your exhibitor stand and provide extra exposure for your organisation.'

Sponsorship of the Exhibitor Lounge - £250

The Exhibitor Lounge is open to exhibitors throughout the event and is a quiet space to have a coffee break, have lunch away from the main exhibition hall and network with fellow exhibitors and teachers. Your sponsorship will also provide tea and coffee for all exhibitors throughout the day.

As sponsor, you will have an opportunity to display a pull up banner or stand and provide literature or any other promotional items. Your sponsorship will also be promoted on the Somerset EBP website and across Somerset EBP social channels from the date of booking - plus you will be invited to provide two feature articles in the Somerset EBP education newsletters to promote your presence at the fair.

We will also provide you with digital assets to promote your sponsorship of the fair.

Sponsorship of the Quiet Lounge - £250

The Quiet Lounge is an important space for students who benefit from a calm and quiet space away from the busy exhibition hall during their visit to the Skills and Careers Fair. It is reassuring for students and teachers to know that a quiet space is available if required. Anyone who needs a break from the fair can use the space in a responsible and considerate manner.

As sponsor, you will have an opportunity to display a pull up banner or stand and provide literature or any other promotional items. Your sponsorship will also be promoted on the Somerset EBP website and across Somerset EBP social channels from the date of booking - plus you will be invited to provide two feature articles in the Somerset EBP education newsletters to promote your presence at the fair.

 

Design Your Display

Feedback gathered at this year's fair, confirmed that students enjoyed the interactive activities provided by exhibitors. If you are wondering how to create an exciting, interactive display that encourages engagement from students at the fair - download our Exhibitors Guide for ideas and inspiration!

Employer Exhibitor Activity Guide

Educator Exhibitor Activity Guide

 

Student Resources

A set of resources is available to help students prepare for the Skills and Careers Fair and reflect on their experience and the information they gather.
There is also a selection of Industry Fact sheets to help with further research.

Click here to access the resources for download 

 

More information

We will release more information about Somerset Skills and Careers Fair 2024 throughout the year. Please check back or subscribe to our newsletter for the latest information.

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