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From Land Of Sky:
Due to WNC Ag Center’s temporary closing of the Davis Event Center over concerns related to the recent incidents ofLegionnaires' disease, the WNC Career Expo has been moved to a new date and location. Originally scheduled for Oct. 17 at the WNC Ag Center’s Davis Event Center, the WNC Career Expo will now be held Oct. 29 at the U.S. Cellular Centerfrom 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
“We appreciate WNC Ag Center’s efforts to mitigate health concerns. We also appreciate the U.S. Cellular Center stepping in to host the WNC Career Expo on short notice as well as the efforts of our partners to help us share info of the new date and location with the community,” said April Brown, Director of Existing Industry & Workforce Development for the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce.
Hosted by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board, the biannual event features 120+ employers in the region who have indicated they would be hiring for upwards of 8,000 jobs in the coming year. Employers in the sectors of Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism, Finance, Local and State Government, Skilled Trades, Tech/IT and more will be in attendance.
This is a free event with no registration required for career seekers. All rides to the U.S. Cellular Center on ART buses are free for the event, and free parking is available in the Civic Center Garage.
Booths are still available for employers.
For more information about the WNC Career Expo, visit WNCCareerExpo.com.
About Asheville Chamber of Commerce
For more than 120 years, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce has been the catalyst for economic vitality in our community. The Asheville Chamber connects 1,700 member organizations, both large and small, representing more than 80,000 employees, to valuable resources such as economic development and research, business education, marketing opportunities and advocacy. Asheville Chamber initiatives have stimulated economic development, influenced public policy and supported the growth of thousands of local and regional businesses. Learn more at ashevillechamber.org.
About Mountain Area Workforce Development Board
Mountain Area Workforce Development Board, a department of Land of Sky Regional Council, oversees a single, comprehensive strategic plan for the four-county area by meeting the workforce needs of local employers and job seekers. Our budget approaches $2.5 million annually, and we allocate those funds for workforce development and training in the four-county area. Learn more at MountainAreaWorks.org. The Mountain Area Workforce Development Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider of Career Development, Training and Employment Services.