Bexhill jobs fair returns for the fifth year

Bexhill Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair is returning.

More than 50 exhibitors will be at this year's fair SUS-200702-145343001
More than 50 exhibitors will be at this year's fair SUS-200702-145343001

The event, now in its fifth year, will be at the De La Warr Pavilion (DLWP) on Friday, March 6 from 10am to 3pm.

The fair is run in association with Hastings Direct and Bexhill College.

More than 50 exhibitors, including national and local employers will be offering full and part-time jobs, apprenticeships, career change opportunities, courses, back-to-work support and advice for businesses and the self-employed. There will be a programme of one-to-ones and workshops offering advice and support to help visitors.

Huw Merriman MP with Bexhill College, one of the main fair sponsors SUS-200214-142609001

More than 500 people attended last year’s event.

Bexhill MP Huw Merriman said: “The great thing about the fair is that it is led by community partners who understand the local area and ensure there is a wide range of exhibitors. At the fair you can talk directly to employers who are actively looking to fill jobs.

“You can sign up for courses or volunteer to develop new skills. You can get on the spot advice on your CV, the next step in your career, even how to set up a business or take it to the next level.

“The aim is for everyone, whatever their age or career stage, to get something meaningful out of their visit. I am proud to be a key partner in the Bexhill Jobs and Apprenticeships Fair which provides great opportunities for everyone.”

Careers advice will be available on the day. Picture by Matthew Harmer SUS-200214-142548001

Stewart Drew, chief executive of the DLWP, said: “It’s great to see such a fantastic range of exhibitors at this year’s fair with sectors including financial services, education, IT, the creative industries, construction, transport, health and social care.

“The fair is an important annual event for the whole community and we’re delighted to be hosting it at the DLWP for the fifth year.”

Register in advance at or on arrival on the day.

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Hastings Direct, one of the main fair sponsors SUS-200214-142559001