The Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network is excited to be offering our 1st Annual Chicagoland Food Industry Career Fair, presented for students and alumni of all local university, college, and related training programs - coming this fall (Wednesday, November 4th, 2020)!
How do I get involved now?
In consideration of the current concerns over COVID-19 and out of an abundance of caution, CFBN and Illinois Tech have transitioned the previously scheduled career fair to an interactive, virtual platform for April 1st! The in-person fair will follow this fall (November 2020)!
CLICK HERE for more information about getting involved now via:
- Interactive Webinars (CLICK HERE for the full line-up)
- Current job postings & internship opportunities
- and, a Database of Student Resumes
Stay Tuned, more information coming soon!
Then, coming this fall: a full-day event, co-hosted by Illinois Tech at their Herman Hall location on their Mies campus, is the best opportunity - for students - to learn about and apply for internships and jobs in the food and beverage industry, and - for Industry Companies - to meet with a diverse network of qualified students and alumni from Chicagoland universities and training programs.
Who will be there?
Join us to network with over 75+ representatives from all major food and beverage industry companies for jobs and internships in all company sectors, including (but not limited to):
Marketing, Market Research & Insights
Innovation & Growth
Sales & Business Development
Supply Chain/Value Chain
Venture & Finance
and related fields
Doors Open at 9 am for the Exhibitor Floor
Exhibitor Floor Open 9 am - 4 pm
Job Spotlight Presentations 10 am - 3 pm
Final registrations will be at 3:00 pm!
STUDENT/ALUMNI (ATTENDEE) INFORMATION:
This is a never-before seen opportunity for industry access - come to speak directly with hiring representatives from over 75+ major food brands, manufacturers, start-up organizations and related industry companies, and many more about AVAILABLE jobs and internships in our industry.
Bring your resume and don’t miss the opportunity to network and find your next opportunity!
All-day access to the full exhibitor floor with over 75 companies and partner organizations in attendance
Ability to upload your resume and information for sharing with all contributing companies, partners, and sponsors.
All-day access to “Job Spotlight” presentations - shared by contributing companies to highlight upcoming job opportunities, unique occupations, and sectors that are growing and in demand!
Snacks and more shared by our exhibiting companies!
STUDENTS: FREE admission is open to all currently enrolled students (undergraduate or graduate level programs) of any university, college, community college, city college, or job-training or industry-training program or curriculum. To register, choose the Student (General Admission Pass - FREE) registration type.
If you need assistance with registration, please email us for help. *Please note, you must have a valid email associated with a university, college, or related job or industry training program - or be able to verify participation in these programs to access FREE admission.
ALUMNI: All alumni of local academic programs are welcome to attend! FREE admission is available to alumni of participating university/educational programs. You can email us or contact your career services department to see if they are participating and receive the discount code! Otherwise, admission is $5.
Once registered: please complete an Attendee Profile and email a copy of your resume (pdf formats ONLY) to firstname.lastname@example.org. All attendees must complete a profile in advance of the event - thank you for your assistance with this.
INDUSTRY COMPANY (EXHIBITOR) INFORMATION:
This is a great opportunity for access to over 400+ potential candidates - come help support the growth, development, and diversity of the food and beverage industry in the greater Chicagoland area!
This opportunity is open to hiring representatives from major food brands, manufacturers, start-up organizations, related industry companies, recruiting firms, suppliers/provider companies to the industry, and many more!
Exhibitor Package includes:
All-day access to the full exhibitor floor with over 400+ students/alumni in attendance
One exhibit table (6') on the main exhibit floor
Ability to access uploaded student profiles + resumes from all registered attendees
Access to networking with 75+ industry companies, organizations and related groups
Option to share a “Job Spotlight” presentation to highlight upcoming job opportunities/internships, unique occupations, and sectors that are growing and in demand!
(4) passes for your team to attend the fair programming
(4) passes for your team to attend the post-fair Networking Reception for partners, exhibitors, and sponsors
CLICK HERE for exhibitor information sheet with all pricing and offerings.
CLICK HERE to complete an Exhibitor Request form and reserve your spot.
CLICK HERE if you are with a university, college, or job-training or industry-training program and want to share with your students and alumni? Here is a little more information on partnering with us for this career fair...or, email us and we are excited to get you involved!
CLICK HERE if you are with a local non-profit, governmental agency, workforce group, or other supporting industry organization and would like more information on getting involved in our program! Or, email us and we are excited to have your support!
Primary Event contact: Andrea Carbine (CFBN)
This event is being presented in partnership with:
Chicagoland Food & Beverage Network
1 W Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Tel (312) 525-9653