Future Fox Cities | Fox Cities Chamber
Your Future LIVE Career Expo has a new name: Future Fox Cities!
Registration is now open for interested businesses for the 2020 two-day event!
- Employer Registration - CLICK HERE
- State/Local (gov't) Agencies & Higher Education Registration* - CLICK HERE
*There is limited availability for special pricing; available on a first-come, first-serve basis; offered to the following - five booths charitable non-profits (at no cost), five booths for military groups (at no cost), five booths for state/local government agencies (at a discounted rate of $150 per booth), and five booths for higher education (at a discounted rate of $150 per booth). Separate online registration forms will need to be completed in order to receive this special offer.
Future Fox Cities 2020
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 | 8th Grade Career Exploration Expo
Thursday, March 5, 2020 | High School Career Development Conference
Connections Start here!
This two-day event hosts over 3,000 students from Outagamie, Calumet and Northern Winnebago counties, connecting them to regional employers in the following six career clusters:
- Health Sciences
- Communication and Information Systems
- Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering
- Human Services and Resources
- Business, Marketing and Management
- Environmental and Agricultural Systems
Day One: 8th grade students will have a wide variety of employer booths in all six career clusters to choose from, and opportunities to plunge into engaging and interactive experiences and conversations with regional employers and career professionals. This day provides up close and personal career exploration! Students will receive information on career opportunities, expected starting salaries and job titles, skills and interests of employees, and any post high school training or education needed for that employer/job. Educator/Student toolkits will be provided.
Day Two: 9th – 12th grade students will experience a choice of two breakout sessions focused on soft skills and career based learning opportunities, and then visit employer booths to make solid connections in their areas of interest. Employers will provide information about career-based learning opportunities available at their organization such as job shadowing, informational interviews, classroom visits, company tours, internships, summer employment, part-time employment, school to work pathways, youth apprenticeships and more! This day provides up close and personal career development!
“I just wanted to reach out and say thank you and keep up the good work with our students in the Fox Valley! There is nothing parents can do to reach our kids in the same way as people who are working in their industry of interest.” (Quote from a student's parent who attended the 2019 event)
Engage and attract the future workforce through career based learning experiences such as:
- Job Shadows
- Youth Apprenticeships
- Classroom Guest Speakers
- Company Tours
- Summer Employment
- Part-time Employment
- and MORE!
PREMIER SPONSOR: Menasha Corporation
|HEALTH SCIENCES||COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION SYSTEMS||ENVIRONMENTAL & AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS|
YMCA of the Fox Cities
Wisconsin DNR Law Enforcement
|BUSINESS, MARKETING & MANAGEMENT||HUMAN SERVICES & RESOURCES||INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING SYSTEMS|
VF Outdoor, LLC
Appleton Police Department
Valley Packaging Industries
Amcor (Zone Sponsor)
A to Z Machine
Eagle Performance Plastics
Fabio Perini North America, Inc.
Home Builders Association
The International Group
Sure Controls, Inc.
Need assistance getting your organization ready to offer career based learning experiences to feed your talent pipeline?
Contact Amy Andersen, Director of Talent & K-16 Relations, at email@example.com.