26 April 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm

Opportunity Meets Talent Convention

Southampton Football Club, St. Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, SO14 5FP

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Is your business keen to attract new enthusiastic staff members? Are you a talented student looking to get your foot on the career ladder?

Opportunity Meets Talent Convention will see the region’s top businesses, educators and HE/FE students coming together with the aim of matching talented students to real jobs.

Employers will be able to showcase their organisations and career opportunities directly to hundreds of talented students, who are seeking local employment. Educators will be able to display their career strengthening provision. Seminar streams will provide the opportunity for all to learn about latest developments in the talent space. Students will also have the chance to share CVs, hear about live job vacancies from employers, attend a number of "Insight Into" sessions to learn more about working within specific sectors, access top tips regarding preparation for interviews, cleaning up social media, CV writing and much more.

The watchword for this event is opportunity. This is one opportunity you cannot afford to miss.

Employers who promoted their fantastic opportunities in 2017 included:

Employers: Brymor Construction, Hammerson Watermark, Solent NHS, Mountjoy, Balfour Beatty, Cogeco Peer 1, Red Funnel, Carnival UK, Southampton Hoteliers, Bond Dickinson, Hampshire County Council, R&W Civil Engineering, Old Mutual Wealth

Education providers: Fareham College + The Solent Leadership Academy, Portsmouth College, South Downs College, Southampton City College, University of Portsmouth, University of Southampton, Winchester University.

Who Should Attend:

Students that want to get up close and personal with employers recruiting for graduate schemes, internships and apprenticehsips. 
Photo I.D is required for entry on the day of the event - please book your tickets here

Employers from the region to engage with graduates, internships and degree apprenticeshipe scheme
For more information on sponsoring this major new event or showcasing your job opportunities contact

Sponsorship packages from - £1500 + VAT
Exhibitor packages from - £500 + VAT

*Payable by credit or debit card at the time of booking.



Students register to attend via Eventbrite link here


Employers, business or educations providers interested in exhibiting or partnering at this event, please complete the registration form below


Ticket prices:

Champion Ticket Price: £Champions and Students Free to Attend
Associate Ticket Price: £Free to Attend
Non-Champion Ticket Price: £75.00 *

*Payable by credit card at the time of booking.

Sponsorship opportunities are available, please contact Leigh-Sara on 07506 742214 or

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Champion places will automatically be booked, followed by an invoice. Non Champions interest in the event will be registered and the Business South events team will be in contact.

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