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Virtual Career Fair


On November 25 at 9:00AM MST, ECO Canada is hosting our first national virtual career event, bringing together today’s leading innovative organizations, thought leaders, and professionals in the environmental sector.

Our interactive career fair platform will recreate the look and feel of a face-to-face career fair. Employers will have fully customizable branded booths with multiple chat and video options to connect with professionals. Attendees can browse the booths in the tradeshow, or enjoy one of our industry specific webinars in the auditorium. You will have the opportunity to connect with your next employer/employee who will contribute to your business growth and environmental initiative advancements.

The Environmental sector has been one of the fastest evolving in terms of need for new knowledge and skills. With approximately 620,100 Environmental workers, the Environmental workforce accounts for about 3.3% of the overall employment in Canada. There is also an expected increase of 8% by 2029, through a combination of new job growth and retirement, this will account for 233,500 net jobs.

We understand 2020 is an unprecedented time, it is more important now than ever before in our 25-year history that ECO Canada is present and supporting locations across Canada.

Employers

  • – Meet your next team members
  • – Host a webinar
  • – Virtual booths available

Attendees

  • – Find your next career move
  • – Exposure to employers – upload your resume
  • – Connect with employers in a live virtual setting

Event Details 

When: November 25, 9am – 4pm MST

Where: We are using the V-fairs platform

Interested in exhibiting? 

For organizations and employers looking to register for a booth, please submit your details using the “Exhibitor Application” button below.

There are no planes, trains, or automobiles required, and at the end of day you get to sleep in your own bed. You also get a chance to connect, have a conversation, find out what your potential employer is like, is there a fit. Our career fair is 100% free to attend and is a great way to make connections in Canada’s environmental sector. As an attendee you will receive the following benefits for attending:

  • Upload your resume to market yourself to employers
  • Connect to employers via video chat, text chat or voice call
  • Discover more about participating employers by downloading resources
  • Participate in our gamification leaderboard to have the chance to win exclusive prizes
  • Experience our fully interactive virtual tradeshow, featuring: lobby, exhibit hall, auditorium
  • Our software is mobile compatible so you can join using any device
  • Real time support for any technical issues

In addition to the 20+ employers who will be there we are also offer a program of informational webinars on a diverse range of topics.

Who should attend? 

  • Job seekers
  • People looking to transition into an environmental career
  • Recent graduates
  • Students
  • Environmental Professionals

ECO Canada’s Virtual Career Fair is designed to help you connect with qualified talent across Canada. Our Virtual platform will ensure that you have the best opportunities to make the right connections at our event.

The virtual career fair will bring together environmental professionals and job seekers from all across the country, providing a great opportunity for you to start promoting or actively recruit for permanent or internship/co-op positions.

We have a range of partnership options for exhibitors to ensure that you achieve maximum visibility:

Host a Webinar

Host a 30-minute webinar:

  • – Session will be available on-demand for 30 days following the event
  • – Prominent display of company logo in the virtual lobby
  • – Digital brand recognition – ECO Canada newsletter, social media, and website

Booth Opportunity

Fully customized and branded virtual booths, includes:

  • – Select from a range of booth templates
  • – Personalize with your company information
  • – Ability to add PDF marketing materials and videos
  • – Promote job postings
  • – Unlimited company representatives
  • – Chat with candidates
  • – Search candidate resumes

ECO Canada’s Digital Reach 

ECO Canada can provide you with coast to coast exposure and visibility for your brand through our extensive network of environmental professionals and employers

  • 75,000 Monthly Website Visits
  • 100,000 Email Subscribers
  • 52,000 Social Media Follows

How does a virtual career fair work?

Virtual career fairs have surfaced as a dynamic solution to help employers in breaking free from all the limitations of the traditional hiring events. By providing a 3-D online platform, employers and job seekers can now connect in a virtual setting mimicking the feel of a physical event, but without the restricting attributes known to be a source of frustration for recruiters.

When is the deadline for exhibitors?

The deadline for exhibitors to sign up for the Virtual Career Fair is November 11th. This is to give us time to set up your virtual booth before the event begins.

When is the career fair?

The Career Fair will be on November 25th, from 9AM – 4PM MST.

What software are you using?

We are using vFairs virtual career fair platform. vFairs is a virtual events platform that helps organizations of all sizes to take their events online and connect & engage audiences at scale using tools like live webinars, group chat, private 1:1 chat & digital content.

Do I need to download anything?

Our career fair platform requires no downloads or Flash, are 100% mobile-friendly and work on all modern browsers.

Does the event cost anything?

The Virtual Career Fair is free for attendees. We have a number of partnership opportunities available for employers looking to exhibit and the event.

What do I need to bring?

Here are some tips to help you make the most out of our Virtual Career fair:

  • Upload your resume – your resume should be concise, clean and current. Upload your resume to our platform when you register so that you are ready to engage with employers.
  • Do your research – Research the companies who will be there, identify the ones that interest you the most and do some reading before the event.
  • Dress like you are attending a face-to-face event – look professional and well groomed to help give employers the right impression
  • Prepare, prepare, prepare – Preparation is key. Practice your elevator pitch to help you have smooth interactions with employers.
  • Create a reminder – It is easy to forget about webinars and virtual events. Set a reminder t make sure that you don’t miss out.
  • Follow up – It is so important to send a follow up to any and all employers that you talk to on the day. This will help you remain fresh in the minds of recruiters

Will there be webinars?

In addition to the 20+ employers who will be there we are also offer a program of informational webinars on a diverse range of topics.

Will the webinars be available on demand?

Yes. All of our webinar sessions will be recorded and available to attendees on demand up to 1 month after the career fair ends.

The following employers will be represented at our career fair:

+ Overview

On November 25 at 9:00AM MST, ECO Canada is hosting our first national virtual career event, bringing together today’s leading innovative organizations, thought leaders, and professionals in the environmental sector.

Our interactive career fair platform will recreate the look and feel of a face-to-face career fair. Employers will have fully customizable branded booths with multiple chat and video options to connect with professionals. Attendees can browse the booths in the tradeshow, or enjoy one of our industry specific webinars in the auditorium. You will have the opportunity to connect with your next employer/employee who will contribute to your business growth and environmental initiative advancements.

The Environmental sector has been one of the fastest evolving in terms of need for new knowledge and skills. With approximately 620,100 Environmental workers, the Environmental workforce accounts for about 3.3% of the overall employment in Canada. There is also an expected increase of 8% by 2029, through a combination of new job growth and retirement, this will account for 233,500 net jobs.

We understand 2020 is an unprecedented time, it is more important now than ever before in our 25-year history that ECO Canada is present and supporting locations across Canada.

Employers

  • – Meet your next team members
  • – Host a webinar
  • – Virtual booths available

Attendees

  • – Find your next career move
  • – Exposure to employers – upload your resume
  • – Connect with employers in a live virtual setting

Event Details 

When: November 25, 9am – 4pm MST

Where: We are using the V-fairs platform

Interested in exhibiting? 

For organizations and employers looking to register for a booth, please submit your details using the “Exhibitor Application” button below.

+ Info for Attendees

There are no planes, trains, or automobiles required, and at the end of day you get to sleep in your own bed. You also get a chance to connect, have a conversation, find out what your potential employer is like, is there a fit. Our career fair is 100% free to attend and is a great way to make connections in Canada’s environmental sector. As an attendee you will receive the following benefits for attending:

  • Upload your resume to market yourself to employers
  • Connect to employers via video chat, text chat or voice call
  • Discover more about participating employers by downloading resources
  • Participate in our gamification leaderboard to have the chance to win exclusive prizes
  • Experience our fully interactive virtual tradeshow, featuring: lobby, exhibit hall, auditorium
  • Our software is mobile compatible so you can join using any device
  • Real time support for any technical issues

In addition to the 20+ employers who will be there we are also offer a program of informational webinars on a diverse range of topics.

Who should attend? 

  • Job seekers
  • People looking to transition into an environmental career
  • Recent graduates
  • Students
  • Environmental Professionals
+ Info for Employers

ECO Canada’s Virtual Career Fair is designed to help you connect with qualified talent across Canada. Our Virtual platform will ensure that you have the best opportunities to make the right connections at our event.

The virtual career fair will bring together environmental professionals and job seekers from all across the country, providing a great opportunity for you to start promoting or actively recruit for permanent or internship/co-op positions.

We have a range of partnership options for exhibitors to ensure that you achieve maximum visibility:

Host a Webinar

Host a 30-minute webinar:

  • – Session will be available on-demand for 30 days following the event
  • – Prominent display of company logo in the virtual lobby
  • – Digital brand recognition – ECO Canada newsletter, social media, and website

Booth Opportunity

Fully customized and branded virtual booths, includes:

  • – Select from a range of booth templates
  • – Personalize with your company information
  • – Ability to add PDF marketing materials and videos
  • – Promote job postings
  • – Unlimited company representatives
  • – Chat with candidates
  • – Search candidate resumes

ECO Canada’s Digital Reach 

ECO Canada can provide you with coast to coast exposure and visibility for your brand through our extensive network of environmental professionals and employers

  • 75,000 Monthly Website Visits
  • 100,000 Email Subscribers
  • 52,000 Social Media Follows
+ FAQ

How does a virtual career fair work?

Virtual career fairs have surfaced as a dynamic solution to help employers in breaking free from all the limitations of the traditional hiring events. By providing a 3-D online platform, employers and job seekers can now connect in a virtual setting mimicking the feel of a physical event, but without the restricting attributes known to be a source of frustration for recruiters.

When is the deadline for exhibitors?

The deadline for exhibitors to sign up for the Virtual Career Fair is November 11th. This is to give us time to set up your virtual booth before the event begins.

When is the career fair?

The Career Fair will be on November 25th, from 9AM – 4PM MST.

What software are you using?

We are using vFairs virtual career fair platform. vFairs is a virtual events platform that helps organizations of all sizes to take their events online and connect & engage audiences at scale using tools like live webinars, group chat, private 1:1 chat & digital content.

Do I need to download anything?

Our career fair platform requires no downloads or Flash, are 100% mobile-friendly and work on all modern browsers.

Does the event cost anything?

The Virtual Career Fair is free for attendees. We have a number of partnership opportunities available for employers looking to exhibit and the event.

What do I need to bring?

Here are some tips to help you make the most out of our Virtual Career fair:

  • Upload your resume – your resume should be concise, clean and current. Upload your resume to our platform when you register so that you are ready to engage with employers.
  • Do your research – Research the companies who will be there, identify the ones that interest you the most and do some reading before the event.
  • Dress like you are attending a face-to-face event – look professional and well groomed to help give employers the right impression
  • Prepare, prepare, prepare – Preparation is key. Practice your elevator pitch to help you have smooth interactions with employers.
  • Create a reminder – It is easy to forget about webinars and virtual events. Set a reminder t make sure that you don’t miss out.
  • Follow up – It is so important to send a follow up to any and all employers that you talk to on the day. This will help you remain fresh in the minds of recruiters

Will there be webinars?

In addition to the 20+ employers who will be there we are also offer a program of informational webinars on a diverse range of topics.

Will the webinars be available on demand?

Yes. All of our webinar sessions will be recorded and available to attendees on demand up to 1 month after the career fair ends.

+ Participating Employers

The following employers will be represented at our career fair: