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March 11, 2015

Over 15,000 students graduate from London’s excellent post-secondary institutions every year. Student 2 Business (S2B) is the marquee event that connects young talent to career opportunities in London.

Who:

500 students from 7 post-secondary campuses, 250 local business and community representatives

When:

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:00pm to 8:00pm (2:00 pm registration opens)

Cost:

$10 for students, $25 for each business & community representative

Transportation:

From Fanshawe & Western Campuses

 

"Through the many conversations I had with employers I gained a better understading of what employers are looking for."

Kyle Hutcheson

 

Registration

 
 

Program

 

2:00 p.m.

Registration

Registration opens at 2:00 p.m. to all of the attendees. Business card pick up, free coat & boot check

3:00 p.m.

Welcome

3:30 p.m.

 

Session

 

3:30.p.m.

Employer Registration Commences

4:45 p.m.

Break and Resource Booths

Discover mentorship and school-to-work support programs. This is also your opportunity to meet other participants

 

5:15 p.m.

 

 

Keynote

Stuart Knight: Art of Powerful Conversation

Transform your daily interactions into moments that will give you greater wisdom and deeper meaning, while building exciting relationships with the people in both your professional and personal life

 
 
 

Keynote

 

Stuart Knight - Art of Powerful Conversation

Transform your daily interactions into moments that will give you greater wisdom and deeper meaning, while building exciting relationships with the people in both your professional and personal life. Click on the following link to watch clips of Stuart's live presentations. www.stuartknightproductions.com

Stuart's book will be available for purchase at the networking session.

Stuart Knight is a graduate from the School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University and today is an award winning entrepreneur, critically acclaimed author, and producer extraordinaire.

He has written, produced and starred in shows that have been seen by over one million people and each year speaks nationally, helping some of Canada’s biggest companies reach new levels of success.

When he is not on the road performing, Stuart spends time writing songs that are heard around the world, and produces commercials that have been seen nationally. When Stuart isn’t writing, you may have seen or heard him on some of Canada’s biggest TV and Radio stations where he is often asked for his expert opinion on high level communication.  He is the winner of many awards including the National Entrepreneurs Award for Community Leadership.  Most recently, Stuart Knight launched the Top Ten Event, which has attracted sold out crowds and garnered almost 20 million media impressions.  He is the author of two books, You Should Have Asked – The Art of Powerful Conversation and The Madness of My Mind.

As a renegade visionary, Stuart Knight has taken gut wrenching risks and came out on top. Today, with hilarious stories and thought provoking insights, he shares the lessons he has learned helping people reach goals they never imagined they could attain.

 
 

Students

 

This is your opportunity to:

  • Mix and mingle with employers from London’s businesses, not-for-profit and public service communities
  • Enhance your networking skills
  • Learn job search best practices
  • Explore career possibilities with a variety of employers

 

Student $10 ticket includes:

  • Stuart Knight Keynote Address
  • Afternoon of workshops
  • Food and a beverage ticket
  • Coat and boot check

London is a great city to go to school and to start your career. S2B gives you the opportunity to network with employers who are tehre to meet you in a dafe and welcoming environment!

London's premiere networking conference celebrates teh city's key industries; attend skill-focused workshops, pickup personal success secrets and network with over 250 business representatives.

International Students Session

Designed for individuals studying in London on study visas. There will be an open-floor Question and Answer session.

All international students currently studying in London are strongly encouraged to attend this informative session. This session will provide helpful tips and suggestions on how international students can best prepare for employment in Canada and connect with local employers seeking their skills. International students who have recently secured employment in our community will share their stories and best advice on how to successfully transition into the Canadian workforce.

Sponsored by WIL Employment Connections

What would an HR Expert say

A panel of Human Resource representatives will respond to popular questions submitted when you register and share real life examples and tips on how to be successful when applying for jobs. These experts will provide their insights on everything from filling out applications, creating resumes, cover letters and common mistakes that occur during these processes.

There will be opportunities for question from the audience.

Sponsored by Human Resource Professionals of London & District (HRPLD)

Transportation details:

Departure from Western and Fanshawe is at 1:30 p.m. with shuttles rotating every half an hour throughout the afternoon. The shuttle will return to campus at 8:30 p.m.

LEDC

Fanshawe College

Main Entrance Circle

LEDC

Western University

Natural Science Building

Employers

 

Register today, as we share your presence on our networks! Your company name will attract young talent, who will target your company as an employer of choice. Your support is critical to the success of this event and will enhance London’s ability to keep these valuable future workers.

The night’s highlights:

  • Receive insights from our keynote Stuart Knight
  • Network with 500 post-secondary students & 250 business representatives
  • Increase your company profile with emerging talent
  • Increase London’s profile as a career launching pad

 

What questions to expect:

  • What roles exist in your company?
  • What skills are required to get into your company?
  • How did you start your career?
  • What was your career path?

Share your knowledge of Canada's London as a great place to launch and accelerate a career.

Although this is not a job fair, it is an opportunity to meet the best and the brightest from top educational institutions. We won’t stop you from scouting for talent - we know from prior events that businesses have recruited attendees.

 
 

Sponsors

 

Sponsoring the event:

It is through the generosity of our sponsors, that we can defray costs for students, businesses and community representatives. Sponsorship packages are still available and we recognize our sponsors in all our print, web, media and event handouts.

 

Presenting

  • Fanshawe College
  • London Economic Development Corporation
  • Western University
  • WIL Employment

Platinum

  • Canadian Management Accountants
  • Work Trends

Gold

  • HRPA

Silver

  • 3M
  • Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board
  • Trios College

Bronze

  • Brescia
  • College Boreal
  • Downtown London
  • Huron
  • Kings
  • Knighthunter
  • Libro
  • London Health Science Center
  • MIchael Clark Construction
  • Westervelt
  • YOU
  • ZTR
 
 

How can we help?

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Robert Collins

Director, Workforce Development

519.661.4545 • 1.800.327.2428