WOW Exhibitor Information

​It's time to showcase all that West Central Texas has to offer!



When? 

 


Wednesday, November 14th from 9:30am to 12:30pm
*Set up your exhibit November 13 from 2pm-4pm OR November 14 from 8am-9:30am

Where?  


Abilene Convention Center (1100 N 6th St.)
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Why? 


Our students need our help!  As professionals in the workforce, we understand that career opportunities are endless when you possess the right skills.  We know what certifications are recognized and what is needed to thrive in our specific industry!  The WOW Youth Expo is our chance to share that knowledge with today's youth! Check out the flyer for more info.



Exhibitor Benefits:

  • Develop a future pipeline of employees and/or customers!
  • Promote your organization to youth, teachers, counselors, and parents from across the region
  • Provide youth with a clear understanding of career and training opportunities
  • Offer youth hands-on experience by bringing materials related to your industry
  • Help youth identify or verify a career path
  • Exposure in print and electronic media for a year

Cost: 


The cost is $50 per business/organization to help with expenses related to this exciting event!  Additional donations are also welcome to support WOW Youth Expo in the years to come.  A special thank you to our event sponsors, who help us to maintain a low cost to attend the WOW Youth Expo.  

*Contact wow@workforcesystem.org if you would like to further discuss the cost to attend

 


First Time Exhibitors:

Last year's event connected nearly 3,000 students with 80+ exhibitors and we're looking forward to an even bigger event this year!  To better prepare for your first WOW experience, take a moment to view our *NEW! WOW Youth Expo - Exhibitor Training Video:




WOW Exhibitor Training from WOW Youth Program on Vimeo.


 2018 Event Details

  • Wednesday, November 14th 
  • 9:30am - 12:30pm (We ask that booths be setup by 9:30am as students will enter the exhibit hall by 9:45am) 
  • Set-up times: November 13th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and November 14th from 8:00am - 9:30am
  • Abilene Convention Center (1100 N. 6th St)
  • Booth spaces are 10x10 and include 1 table, 2 chairs, WiFi, electricity, continental breakfast, & a hospitality room with snacks/refreshments. Additional booth space is available on a limited basis upon request. Check out the other exhibitors who will be in attendance!
  • Make the most of the event! The key to attracting youth to your booth is to have ENGAGING hands-on materials, activities, games, competitions, etc. The more real-world engagement your booth has, the more students will interact. Also, sending representatives who students can relate to is beneficial.
  • We are also seeking event volunteers to serve as mock interviewers for students looking to polish their interviewing skills! View the volunteer page for more information. 
  • Questions?  Contact wow@workforcesystem.org; or call 325-795-4327

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