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Work in Barcelona! Job Fair 16-10-2024

Barcelona Expat Life facilitates connections between job seekers and leading recruiters at various annual career events, with our 10th edition taking place on October 16th.

 

The Work in Barcelona! Job Fair caters to individuals seeking job positions in their native language, encompassing various skills and interests.

‘We wrapped up a fantastic day at the Barcelona Job Fair! promoted by Barcelona Expat Life on Wednesday. It was an incredibly productive event, and I had the pleasure of connecting with a wealth of talented individuals. Meeting so many great profiles and potential candidates was truly inspiring. The fair provided a valuable opportunity to gain insights into the current job market landscape and sharing the experience with my awesome colleagues was so much fun!’

Work in Barcelona! Job Fair

About the Work in Barcelona! Job Fair

Attendees at these events have the opportunity to interact with industry leaders in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere located in the heart of Barcelona, to keep it easily accessible.

 

We are excited to reunite 1.500 job seekers with talent seekers from 40 organisations, allowing individuals to gain a deeper understanding of specific company cultures and enabling them to showcase their skills in person. The event offers free entry for job seekers.

 

The job fair is simple but effective: companies set up booths, visitors explore opportunities, talk to recruiters, and connect in a lively networking space.

 

Our various media partners are key. They promote the event in their communities – boosting attendance and ensuring a diverse mix of participants.

‘Congratulations once again to Barcelona Expat Life for organizing an incredibly successful Job Fair. It was a huge effort, but the recognition and satisfaction from everyone present made it all worthwhile. With over 40 exhibitors, thousands of job seekers, and a variety of speakers covering different topics, the event was a triumph.’

Participants

Our job seekers come from various backgrounds, such as

  • locals,
  • internationals and
  • students

searching for jobs or internships.

 

We also make a special effort to attract candidates fluent in Dutch, German, French and Nordic languages, as these are in high demand in Barcelona’s job market. We have a strong connection with the Dutch community due to our Dutch roots, ensuring a consistent presence of Dutch job candidates.

 

Our events primarily attract young talents aged 25 to 45 looking for a junior or mid-level position.

 

Our events are particularly beneficial for job seekers, offering a platform to enter the job market, connect with the community, and access support during stressful processes.

 

Positive feedback from participants emphasises the events success in connecting people and promoting brands.

 

To register, participants simply need to fill out an Eventbrite form, providing consent for photography and videography. To respect privacy, attendee’s data is not shared with participating companies without explicit consent. Tickets for job seekers will be on sale for free starting August 15th.

‘🚀Awesome Day!🚀The job fair vibe was totally chill and welcoming 😊 I had the privilege to talk with industry leaders and gained updated knowledge – from general company information to exciting projects that they are working on. I’m hopeful that in the future, we will see more similar events that allow us to interact, connect and have chats!’

Exhibitors

At our Work in Barcelona! Job Fair, you’ll find a diverse mix of 40 companies, including

  • multinational corporations,
  • start-ups and
  • recruitment agencies offering junior to mid-level positions.

There are also dedicated booths to assist newcomers with paperwork and city adjustments.

 

 

Our job fair presents a fantastic opportunity to connect with individuals from diverse backgrounds worldwide, including locals, international participants, students, and more – and all of that at one dynamic event! Beyond aiding in recruitment, the job fairs also serve as a platform for companies to showcase their mission and brand. In-person events provide a unique chance to highlight company culture in a way that surpasses the limitations of a computer screen.

👩‍💻 As a tech enthusiast, I received a great charge of motivation and positivism for the job seeking! These times might not be the easiest ones, but I believe determination and persistence, along with resilience, lead to great results 🏆’

Exhibitors 16-10-2024

FAQ Exhibitors

How can our organisation participate as an exhibitor?

To participate as an exhibitor, please contact us via this link or send an email to mirjam@barcelonaexpatlife.com for any additional information.

What are the benefits of exhibiting at the job fair?

Exhibiting at the job fair provides your company with a unique opportunity to connect with a diverse pool of internationally talented individuals who are actively seeking employment. It offers you direct interaction, brand exposure and potential recruitment of skilled professionals.

We are not hiring, we provide services to internationals in Barcelona, is it possible to participate?

Certainly! There are dedicated booths available to assist newcomers with paperwork and adjusting to the city. Our exhibitor packages are also suitable for companies providing services to the international community.

Can we customise our booth space?

Consider hosting interactive activities, providing informational materials and showcasing your company culture. Engaging displays, promotional materials and approachable staff members can make your booth more attractive to job seekers.

Is there a limit to the number of representatives per booth?

No, there is no limit. Feel free to bring the team members necessary to engage with potential candidates effectively.

How can we promote our participation in the event?

Promote your participation on social media, newsletters and other communication channels. Use the official event hashtag (#workbarcelona) and share information about any exclusive opportunities or activities your organisation will offer during the job fair.

Will there be any food and beverages provided?

Lunch will not be provided. We advise exhibitors to coordinate lunch breaks among their staff to ensure booth coverage.

Media Partners Work in Barcelona! Job Fair

We value partnerships with:

Allowing us to reach a diverse range of audiences and tailor our marketing approach to suit participating companies’ needs.

 

Through a mutually beneficial exchange, Media Partners will spearhead promotional campaigns within their communities, driving attendance and ensuring a vibrant mix of participants.

 

In return for their invaluable support, our event Media Partners will  enjoy visibility across our extensive social media platforms, which not only reinforces their commitment to community engagement, but also enhances their brand exposure within our ever-growing audience.

 

As a Media Partner, you also gain the advantage of providing your community with:

  • opportunities to forge meaningful connections,
  • explore job opportunities,
  • secure internships and
  • access information about paperwork and more.

 

Seize this excellent opportunity to offer an invaluable experience to your community!

 

As we embark on this exciting venture, the role of our Media Partners is not just promotional; it’s about creating an experience. Together, we are not just hosting a job fair; we are shaping opportunities and fostering connections.

 

Barcelona Expat Life welcomes the collaboration of Media Partners to ensure that the next edition surpasses all expectations, leaving a lasting impression on our communities.

‘Thank you very much for promoting this event. Such gatherings are incredibly valuable for all involved, providing companies with a platform to showcase themselves and offering visitors a myriad of opportunities to explore. I was thoroughly impressed by the organization and the warmth of the staff in attendance.’

Media partners 16-10-2024

FAQ Media Partners

How can media partners benefit from the collaboration?

Media Partners enjoy visibility across our social media platforms, reinforcing their commitment to our international community engagement. This reciprocal relationship enhances brand exposure within our ever-growing audience, creating a win-win scenario for both parties. You also gain the advantage of providing your community with opportunities to forge meaningful connections, explore job opportunities, secure internships, and access information about paperwork and more.

How have media partnerships impacted previous editions of the job fair?

Media partnerships have significantly driven attendance and enhanced the overall experience at our events, creating a vibrant and diverse gathering with all of their communities.

How can we participate in the next Work in Barcelona! Job Fair?

To get involved, simply reach out to us via this link. We’re looking forward to working together to make the next event an even greater success!

Is it free of charge to become an event Media Partner?

Yes, being an event Media Partner is 100% free of charge.

What is the cost to attend the event as a job seeker?

The event is free of charge for job seekers.

How can we share your event with our community?

Feel free to spread the word about our job fair in any way you find effective – be it through emails, social media, newsletters, podcasts, webinars, videos, blogs, or community forums. Your personal approach is key to reaching a broader audience and we appreciate your contribution to making the Work in Barcelona! Job Fairs a resounding success.

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