March 20 to 22, 2025
Melbourne Showgrounds


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The 2025 Victorian Careers and Employment Expo will be staged on March 20 to 22, 2025 at the Melbourne Showground

The Careers and Employment Expo in Melbourne is the leading careers, training, education and employment event.  This event offers the opportunity for you to meet thousands of students, job seekers and mature age career changers, who are actively looking for information and advice on their future pathways.

The event runs over two days with Friday generally known as the student day and Saturday attracting an adult, mature age visitor.

Our mission is to connect organisations with 1000’s of people who are looking for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to their future career options.

The venue offers the event a larger more flexible display space, with the opportunity to expand with more exhibitors, more interactive space, allow for larger display areas and easy on-site parking.

The National Careers & Employment Expo’s is the largest Careers network in Australia, spanning Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Sydney. They are the biggest training, education and employment events in each state, showcasing a large number of both educators and employers.

Each expo has FREE Visitor Entry and Extensive Marketing which attracts thousands of people of all ages.

The Careers & Employment Expo’s are annual events offering organisations the opportunity to meet thousands of students, graduates, job seekers and career changers, who are actively looking for information and advice on their future pathways.

At the expo, organisations can have the opportunity to...
Fill courses and degrees
Recruit for trainees and apprentices
Talk with Graduates
Fill job vacancies in areas that have a current skills shortage
Promote employer branding

With the Careers portfolio now spanning five states, organisations have the opportunity to promote across multiple states with the one event organiser, making for a seamless exhibiting experience.

The Organisers
Kym Jones Exhibitions (KJEX) acquired the Careers & Employment Expos in Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth in 2016. Their new direction and marketing of the Expo’s has seen a surge in exhibitor numbers and visitor attendance over the last 7 years. With the addition of Melbourne and Sydney in 2023, the Expo’s have now grown to be the largest across 5 states.

Each year, Kym Jones Exhibitions (KJEX) increases marketing to attract more visitors, plus expand the events with information and guidance in areas including tertiary education and training, career development and diversification, plus job opportunities.

Kym Jones has been a leader in the exhibition industry for over 30 years presenting a range of popular home and lifestyle events, careers expos and industry trade shows.

“ our company’s mission is to connect organisations with thousands of people who are looking for guidance, clarity and opportunities in relation to their future career options”.

Why Exhibit
The show is the perfect platform for organisations seeking to attract and recruit quality staff, to promote their employer brand and to educate and influence the state’s future and current workforce.

For trainees and apprentices
For a graduate intake  
To fill courses and degrees
To attract employees in areas that have a current skills shortage

Branding and Education  
Position your organisation as an employer of choice  
Communicate your employee value proposition  
Educate visitors on course options and pathways  
Promote your industry and its future growth prospects  
Educate visitors on career options

Who Should Exhibit
The event will showcase a vast range of organisations comprising education and training organisations, government and industry bodies and locally based and national employers.

Education and Training
UniversityGroup Training OrganisationsTAFEPrivate Colleges
Registered Training OrganisationsTraining Councils


Business Opportunities and Franchising
Meet mature age career changers, many of whom are also considering a small business.

Industry Bodies and Employers
Healthcare & Social assistanceDefenceEducation & TrainingHealth & Fitness    
Hospitality & Tourism Arts & Entertainment Retail Transport & Logistics 
Building & ConstructionMining & EnergyManufacturingMetals & Engineering
Professional & Scientific ServicesFinancial ServicesAgriculture, Forestry & Fisheries
Information, Media & Telecommunications

Who will visit
1000’s of prospective students and their parents, early-phase career seekers, mature age career changers and graduates seeking the latest information on tertiary studies, further training, career development and people looking for employment and business opportunities.

Extensive Marketing

Kym Jones Exhibitions (KJEX) years of experience in staging events has supplied them with very close relationships with media, and due to their high annual spend, they have huge media buying power.

This experience and expertise will now be put into action to increase the awareness of the Careers and Employment Expos.

The 2025 Marketing Campaign will include…
Newspaper - press ads and digital promotion
Radio - local and regional stations
Digital Advertising - local and regional
Direct Mail - key industry groups
Outdoor Advertising
Email Promotion - KJEX database (over 20,000)
Media Releases

Find Out more
Chris Brooks - Exhibition Manager
08 8297 1688