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    Name: Business Exchange & Job Fair 2017
    Date: March 29, 2017
    Time: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    “Business Exchange & Job Fair” Connects Buyers & Sellers -- Employers & Employees
    This trade-show style event will showcase up to 100 businesses & organizations from around the area.
    In today's highly competitive job market, employers are encouraged to highlight career opportunities, hand out job descriptions and applications and even conduct interviews "on the spot" in a dedicated interview room.  Job seekers should come in their "best dress" and bring resume copies and be prepared for a quick interview with potential employers. Since this is also a trade-show, job seekers will be able to research potential new career opportunities in "stealth mode." High school students from Fergus Falls and Underwood High Schools will attend and learn more about careers in our region.

    In a world of social media marketing and online connections, sometimes there’s nothing more refreshing than doing business the old-fashioned way – with a handshake and a smile. 
    • Business-to-Business Networking
    • Up to 100 Area Business Booths
    • Learn About Products & Services
    • Connect with Customers & Job Seekers
    • Recruit Employees
    • Conduct Instant Interviews
    Booth registration is available through the Bigwood Event Center. Booth fees include 2 tickets to a networking luncheon at the Z103 Bar & Grill. Chamber Members receive a $20 discount.  For details, please contact Ann Erhard at the Bigwood Event Center (218-739-2211) or the Fergus Falls Area Chamber of Commerce (218-736-6951). Booth reservations and payments will be taken by the Bigwood Event Center. CLICK HERE FOR BOOTH RESERVATION FORM
    The Daily Journal will publish the Official Business Exchange & Job Fair Program Guide. To advertise, contact Mary Sieling 739-7021, Inger Raaum 739-7018 or Tom Grout 739-7037. 


    Exhibitors Include:
    • The Daily Journal -- NOW HIRING
    • Fergus Falls Chamber & Young Professionals Network (YPN)
    • Indigo Signworks -- NOW HIRING, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (Journeyman Electrician, Sign Installers)
    • SERVPRO of Otter Tail & Douglas Counties -- ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS (Sales/Marketing, Production Technicians)
    • Victor Lundeen Co.
    • Leighton Broadcasting
    • Fergus Falls YMCA -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Park Gardens Senior Living -- ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Pemberton Law Firm
    • Shooting Star Casino Hotel & Event Center
    • New Dimensions Home Health Care --NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS (RNs, LPNs, CNAs, PLAs, Homemakers)
    • Salon Eclips -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS
    • American National Bank of MN
    • Doherty Staffing Solutions --NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS
    • Northern Contours -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Gate City Bank
    • Productive Alternatives -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Ugstad Plumbing & Heating -- ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Lake Region Healthcare -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
    • Docu Shred
    • Olson Funeral Home
    • Economic Improvement Commission
    • PioneerCare
    • Out of the Blue Fishing Tackle Co.
    • Pebble Lake Golf Club
    • West Central Initiative -- NOW HIRING (Planning, Administration)
    • M State Fergus Falls
    • Avon
    • Bigwood Event Center -- NOW HIRING (Banquets, Kitchen, Housekeeping, Breakfast)
    • Cline Jensen PA
    • Cooper's Office Supply 
    • Jeremy Petrick Photography
    • Lakeland Mental Health Center
    • LB Homes -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (Skilled Nursing, Maintenance, Housekeeping)
    • Marco
    • PioneerCare -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (CNAs, Nursing, Production Technician)
    • West Central MN Small Business Development Center
    • Northwestern Mutual -- Jesse Nelson
    • Vector Windows - NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (Production, Customer Service, Warehouse)
    • Shoremaster
    • Spherion Staffing - NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (Machine Operators, Production, Assembly)
    • Mhoagen Real Estate - (Real Estate Sales)
    • Fergus Falls Veterans Home
    • Fair Oaks Lodge/Frazee Care Center/ Traverse Care Center -- NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (RN, LPN, Nursing Assistants)
    • Knight Printing/Northern Plains Label 
    • Liberty Business Systems
    • 9 Round 
    • Century 21 Vista
    • Walmart
    • PeopleReady --  NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS, INSTANT INTERVIEWS (poultry processing, welding, project assembly, machine operator, shipping/receiving)
    • Freedom Resource Center
    • A Place to Belong -- NOW HIRING: Activity Director
    • Otter Tail Power Co.
    • A Center for the Arts
    • JK Sports
    • New York Life
    • ART BAR39
    • Sanford Health: NOW HIRING, ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS: Nursing Assistant, RN, LPN, Food Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Keepers, Valet
    • American Federal Bank
    Event Sponsors:
    Location:

    925 Western Ave.
    Fergus Falls, MN

    Exhibitor-Only Networking Luncheon: Z103 Bar & Grill
    Exhibits: George B. Wright Room
    Interviews: Oxley Room
    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017
    10:00-11:30am Exhibitor Booth Set Up
    11:30am-12:30pm Exhibitor Networking Lunch Buffet, Z103 Bar & Grill
    12:30- 4:00pm Doors OPEN: Job Fair & Trade Show
    4:00pm Prize Drawings
    Contact Information:
    (218) 739-2211 Ann Erhard
    Fees/Admission:

    FREE ADMISSION to attend

    Booth Space Fee includes:

    • 8 ft. table, 2 chairs & white tablecloth
    • Wi-Fi, electricity
    • 2 tickets to networking lunch buffet

    Regular Booth $150    Double Booth $200
    Table Skirts +$25
    Fergus Falls Chamber Members - $20 Discount
    BOOTH RESERVATION FORM

    Make checks payable to: Bigwood Event Center or call 218-739-2211 to pay with credit card.

    The Daily Journal will publish the official Business Exchange Program Guide and offer advertising. Please contact Mary Sieling 739-7021, Inger Raaum 739-7018 Tom Grout 739-7037.

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