Construction Ready CareerEXPO at the Georgia World Congress Center

Our annual event helps students explore careers in the skilled trades

9,000+ attendees

6,000+ students

300+ companies

You should attend the

Construction Ready annual CareerEXPO if…


Students

  • You want hands-on experience in the skilled trades
  • You’re considering career opportunities in construction or related fields
  • You’re keen to learn about skilled trades job opportunities or apprenticeships

Employers

  • You’re ready to meet your future workforce
  • You want to educate young people about your trade
  • You’d like to interview career-ready individuals on site

CareerEXPO 101

The Construction Ready CareerExpo links students directly with professionals in the following fields:
Construction
Utility contracting
Highway contracting
Electrical contracting
Mechanical contracting
Plumbing
Concrete
Drywall
Roofing
Tile
Energy
Mining
At CareerEXPO, you will find hands-on displays that allow students to engage with industry leaders, equipment, materials, and much more! Students also find opportunities to tap into their unique skills and interests.

SkillsUSA

State Championships


CareerEXPO features the SkillsUSA State Championships, a competition in which students showcase their skills in several construction-related disciplines.
This combined event has grown steadily over 16 years. To accommodate the increased attendance, we moved the event to a new home at the Georgia World Congress Center in 2020.

2020 CEFGA CareerExpo and SkillsUSA State Championships at a Glance

9,000+

More than 9,000 attendees pre-registered for the March 12-13 event, a new record.

6,000+

More than 6,000 elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, and technical college students were represented in that registration.

300+

More than 300 companies were represented, and nearly 200,000 square feet of exhibit and competition space was reserved at the Georgia World Congress Center.

1st

This was the first year the event was held at the Georgia World Congress Center, the third-largest convention space in the United States.

Don’t miss the South’s largest skilled trades career event

Get in touch to find out more about our next Construction Ready CareerEXPO!

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