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From Swansea to Cardiff to Portsmouth: A Week in Review

The UK Careers Fair

Last week The UK Careers Fair hosted a series of three exciting events across the country, making it an incredible time for job seekers and employers. The events had an impressive turnout rate and featured a diverse range of companies, making them a resounding success.

In this article, we'll delve deeper into the events, the participating companies, and the exceptional opportunities that were on offer.

Swansea - Dragon Hotel (23/03/2023)

The first event kicked off in Swansea at the beautiful Dragon Hotel. Job seekers and 20 employers came together to network, share insights, and explore opportunities. Renowned companies like PERTHYN, New Directions , Apollo Teaching Services, The National Autistic Society and United Petfood and  were in attendance, offering a diverse range of opportunities for candidates.

Cardiff - Principality Stadium (24/03/2023)

Next, the Cardiff event was a huge success, taking place at the iconic Principality Stadium and attracting a fantastic array of over 45 diverse businesses. The event provided a great opportunity for job seekers and employers to network, exchange insights, and explore new career opportunities. Some of the most renowned companies in attendance included Giggling Squid, Concentrix, Optical Express, Platfform and Legal & General to name just a few.

Portsmouth - Portsmouth Guildhall (24/03/2023)

Portsmouth's Portsmouth Guildhall was the perfect venue for the next event event, drawing a huge crowd of job seekers and employers eager to connect and explore new opportunities. Over 20 diverse and exciting companies were in attendance, offering a fantastic range of career options for attendees. The variety of companies represented at the event was truly impressive, with participants such as The Nurture Landscapes Group, Phoenix Medical Systems Pvt. Ltd., Swish Fibre , Right at Home Portsmouth and AWE PLC.

Across all three events, attendees had the chance to connect with well over 100 companies from various sectors, including transportation, retail, engineering, and more. This unique opportunity allowed job seekers to speak directly with representatives from these top companies, while providing an excellent platform for businesses to promote their brand and attract top talent.

Upcoming Events

Be sure to keep an eye out for our upcoming events taking place over the next two weeks:

  1. Bolton at Albert Halls Bolton on 29/03/2023 – Exhibitors include BAE Systems, Avon, Prospero Group, British Airways, Go North West
  2. Swindon at County Ground on 29/03/2023 - Exhibitors include Seetec Pluss, Motus Commercials, CIELO TALENT MANAGEMENT LIMITED, Smurfit Kappa, Fish Brothers Ltd Swindon
  3. Sheffield at Sheffield Town Hall on 30/03/2023 - Exhibitors include BURGER KING® UK, Lidl GB, Hype Collective, Vision for Education, Drax Group
  4. Birmingham at Leonardo Royal Hotel on 31/03/2023 - Exhibitors include Hilton, The Music Consortium, Allianz, IPS Group, Boardrm
  5. Plymouth at New Continental Hotel on 05/04/2023 - Exhibitors include Hotel Co 51, BCHA, The Cambian Group, Teaching Personnel, Chefshare Recruitment

To learn more about The UK Careers Fair and secure your spot at our future events, visit our website at and follow us on social media for the latest updates.

Welcoming New and Returning Exhibitors

Over the last two weeks, The UK Careers Fair has been thrilled to welcome a variety of new and returning exhibitors who will be showcasing their incredible opportunities at various locations across the country. We are proud to have such a diverse group of businesses offering a wide range of job prospects to our attendees. Some of these esteemed exhibitors include:

Community Integrated Care; Catch22; Avon Cosmetics SA; OLC (Europe) Ltd; Brownlow Health; West Midlands Police; Leicestershire County Council; LITTLE STARS NURSERY LIMITED; Big Ambitions CIC; Netcom Training; Dynamo Software; Sunderland Software City; LOCALiQ_UK; Castle Water; The Disabilities Trust; Nottingham Trent University; Oakleaf Recruitment; Provision Events; 15gifts

We extend our warmest welcome to all the exhibitors and look forward to witnessing the successful connections they will make with job seekers throughout our upcoming events.

Recent Feedback from Exhibitors

The UK Careers Fair received overwhelmingly positive feedback from exhibitors, who praised the quality of candidates, the organization of the events, and the opportunities for networking and recruitment. Some exhibitors mentioned that they were able to secure promising leads and hire new talent directly from the events, while others emphasized the value of being able to promote their company's culture and values to a diverse audience.

Over the past few weeks, we have received some excellent feedback from our exhibitors. We are pleased to share a few of these positive comments with you.

"Overall well organised, ran smoothly. Courier stands arrived safely and fairly easy to set up and pack. Good footfall, very busy." - NHS South, Central and West, Exeter Careers Fair

"Fantastic day, best one yet!" - Topps Tiles, Liverpool Careers Fair

"This was our first recruitment fair and it went better than we anticipated. Lots of good candidates!: - IACS, Liverpool Careers Fair

Featured Exhibitor: Optical Express

This week, we're shining the spotlight on Optical Express, a leading eye care services provider in the UK. With over 120 clinics across the country, they attended the recent events at The UK Careers Fair, such as Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow along with being booked onto 14 more events this year! They have had the opportunity to connect with talented individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the field of eye care. By participating in the fair, Optical Express was able to showcase the range of exciting career opportunities available within their company and engage with potential candidates.

Why Businesses Should Book a Stand with The UK Careers Fair

The UK Careers Fair is a remarkable platform that provides businesses of all sizes and industries with an opportunity to showcase their brand and engage with a diverse range of potential candidates. With hundreds of attendees at each event, your company can benefit from increased brand visibility, valuable networking opportunities, and the chance to promote your job vacancies directly to job seekers. In the past, exhibitors at our events have praised the high level of organization, the variety of attendees, and the overall success in connecting with the right candidates.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with a broad audience. Book your stand at The UK Careers Fair today and experience the benefits of this incredible networking opportunity. For more information, visit

Upcoming Events

Check out our full and comprehensive list of upcoming events.

Stoke-on-Trent Careers Fair
August 2, 2023
Brighton Careers Fair
August 2, 2023
Wolverhampton Careers Fair
August 3, 2023
Southampton Careers Fair
August 4, 2023
Reading Careers Fair
August 9, 2023
Exeter Careers Fair
August 9, 2023
Durham Careers Fair
August 10, 2023
Hull Careers Fair
August 11, 2023
Cheltenham Careers Fair
August 11, 2023
York Careers Fair
August 15, 2023
Liverpool Careers Fair
August 16, 2023
Torquay Careers Fair
August 16, 2023
Carlisle Careers Fair
August 17, 2023
Manchester Careers Fair
August 18, 2023
Canterbury Careers Fair
August 23, 2023
Worcester Careers Fair
August 23, 2023
Bristol Careers Fair
August 24, 2023
Bath Careers Fair
August 25, 2023
Barnsley Careers Fair
August 30, 2023
Milton Keynes Careers Fair
August 30, 2023
Rotherham Careers Fair
August 31, 2023
Oxford Careers Fair
September 1, 2023
Coventry Careers Fair
September 1, 2023
Edinburgh Careers Fair
September 6, 2023
Plymouth Careers Fair
September 7, 2023
Fife Careers Fair
September 7, 2023
Glasgow Careers Fair
September 8, 2023