Learn best practices for recruiting under-employed groups at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020
Interactive area will feature ten booths and workforce trailer for attendees
The first-ever multi-association workforce solutions venture will debut at CONEXPO-CON/AGG.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has teamed with industry associations, educational institutions, youth organizations and heavy equipment manufacturers to showcase industry-wide best practices for recruiting and engaging youth, veterans and other under-employed groups. These organizations will highlight trade skills to over 1,000 students as well as provide attendees with industry best practice recruitment information that they can implement immediately upon their return from CONEXPO-CON/AGG.
The interactive area will feature ten booths and a workforce trailer that will be active and available throughout the show for attendees to experience.
Youth engagement showcase
Thursday and Friday of the show, along with attendees, local high school students will be special guests in the area. Additional demonstrations by SkillsUSA Nevada will highlight specific trade skills by their youth chapters as well as various presentations being featured throughout the two days.
A passport program will also take place those two days for students to explore exhibiting companies in the Festival Grounds. Students will be provided a map with the participating exhibitors indicated. Exhibitors will be promoting their brand as well as providing experiences for the students to better understand the opportunities available in the industry.
Participating organizations include:
- National Asphalt Pavement Association
- Be Pro Be Proud
- Association of Equipment Distributers
- Lift & Move USA
- Wacker Neuson
- Cashman CAT
- DoD SkillBridge
- Hero's Make America
- Agricultural Future of America
- Virgina Tech (Mining Engineering)
- Ferris State University (Heavy Equipment)
- Bridging America's Gap