Hundreds of jobs across a number of sectors will be on offer at the City of Sunderland Business Festival on 6 October!

As part of the festival more than 40 companies, colleges and apprenticeship providers will be exhibiting at an event at the Stadium of Light, with opportunities in sectors including healthcare, communication, hospitality and construction among many others.


Which businesses will be at the City of Sunderland Business Festival?


Companies such as Just Eat, Hays Travel, the Armed Forces, Gentoo, Sunderland Home Care Associates, Nexus as well as Haskel Europe Ltd, printers Simpson Group and Chemviron Carbon will have stalls at the recruitment fair.

Many of the region’s top colleges will also be showcasing what they’ve got to offer, including MPCT which prepares young people for a career in the military, along with recruitment agencies such as Penshaw View, B-Skill, BL Training and Milltech Training.

The day will also include a number of presentations, including one from Nissan showcasing how to work for the company.


Recruitment fair at the Stadium of Light as part of Sunderland Business Festival


When is it happening and it is free?


The event runs from 10am until 3pm on 6 October and is free to attend and is targeted at everyone from pupils to school leavers to anyone unemployed or who wants to find out about a possible change in career or up-skilling.

The City of Sunderland Business Festival is being organised by Sunderland Business Partnership and Chair, Ellen Thinnesen, is delighted so many companies  have signed up to take part. 

Ellen said:“There are some fantastic exhibitors taking part in the event, with some real job opportunities available,”

“We hope people will turn up in force to take advantage to find out more about what these many organisations do and what they can offer.”

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