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2017 Women in Trades Career Fair

Event today and tomorrow inspires the next generation of tradeswomen

Education, inspiration and opportunity for the future construction workforce, by the Oregon Tradeswomen Network.

Inspire the next generation of tradeswomen as a sponsor, workshop presenter or exhibitor. Connect with diverse job candidates, educate students about apprenticeships and career possibilities outside of college and debt, inform adult career seekers about opportunities in the industry and interact with the public to raise awareness about the work you do in the community.PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP FILE PHOTO - Girls in elementary school practice architecture in a recent exhibit.

Sponsorship includes the opportunity to present a workshop and host an exhibit table, plus many publicity benefits including logo placement on television commercials, TriMet transit advertising, online ad campaigns and media communications.

Exhibiting includes opportunity to connect with diverse job candidates and inform adult career seekers about opportunities available at your company.

Presenting a workshop offers a unique opportunity to inform students about skilled trades career opportunities.

There will also be three seminars:

Session 1: Recruiting Women and Girls Into Career and Technical Education (CTE).

Session 2: Diversity in the Construction Trades Summit Follow-Up.

Session 3: Increasing Worker Retention: Addressing Harassment and Bullying.

Where: 16921 N.E. Airport Way.

Friday, May 19

School Girls' Day (For students attending with their school)

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, May 20

Careers For Women Day (everyone welcome)

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Register for tickets:

TradesWomen.net/fair/

  • For more information about presenting a workshop, exhibiting or sponsoring at the fair, please contact Amanda Thomas, Event Manager, at 503.335.8200 x 28 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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