The 19th annual NW Youth Careers Expo is coming on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023, to the Oregon Convention Center. The Expo brings together the region’s leading employers to educate high school students about amazing career opportunities right here in Oregon.

Employers are invited to support this important event by exhibiting at the Expo, or by sponsoring the Expo or the PWA Expo Breakfast.

Exhibitors wanting to strengthen and diversify their future workforce include prominent employers in every major sector such as business (Nike, OnPoint Community Credit Union), health care (Legacy Health, Kaiser Permanente), construction (Howard S. Wright, Hoffman), technology (AWS Elemental), manufacturing (EVRAZ), energy (PGE) and arts and communications.

The Expo is organized by the nonprofit Portland Workforce Alliance and has strong business community support.

WATCH: 90-second Expo highlight video

EXHIBIT: The cost to have your employer exhibit at the Expo is $750 for private-sector employers and $350 for nonprofits. Register online today as an exhibitor or contact Partnerships Director Carlos Sanchez Huizar ( at PWA for more information.

SPONSOR: Sponsorships of the Careers Expo or PWA Expo Breakfast range from $1,500-$8,000. Register online today as an Expo sponsor or Breakfast sponsor, or contact Carlos (see email above) for more information.

Employers say they love the Expo because it’s a cost-effective way to connect with their future workforce, reach a large and diverse group of young people, connect with students who are underrepresented in their industry, showcase their company, and support about 6,000 high school students from 75+ high schools. It’s also a fun, energizing day.

Expo 2023: Is your business on board?
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