Define your future

If there’s one thing you do this year. Do this expo. For you. Your future.


What does your future look like? Maybe you know what you want to do, maybe you don’t.  Maybe you’re already doing it but want more. Here’s your window of opportunity. Two days. Over 60 exhibitors.  Tertiary to trades. Talk to them all. Explore your options.

Join us at the expo 9am - 3pm both days. 

Inspiration.  Empowerment.  Direction

Scroll down to check out our 2018 exhibitors and to get some cool career advice

Career Advice

Got a career in mind? Find out how to get there

Interested in becoming a structural engineer? Find out more from Anna

Interested in becoming a structural engineer? Find out more from Anna

Anna McMullen, I currently work as a Structural Engineer for Beca in Tauranga. What did you want to be when you were 16? When I was 16 I knew I wanted to be an Engineer because I enjoyed Physics and Maths at High School. I also liked Woodwork and...

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See how Anna became a structural engineer

Anna studied, travelled and then returned to the bay to begin working for Beca in 2017. Find out more about her career journey here

Want a career in marine biology? See how Chris did just that

Want a career in marine biology? See how Chris did just that

Chris Battershill, Professor and Chair, Coastal Science University of Waikato What did you want to be when you were 16? Couldn't decide between being a medical doctor or a marine biologist. What did you end up doing when you left school? Started...

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See how Chris became a science professor

Chris Battershill is a Professor and Chair at the Coastal Science University of Waikato. Read Chris's career journey and get some great advice and career insights…

Want to be a builder, doctor, lawyer, broadcaster, marketer, graphic designer, magazine editor, events manager, journalist, engineer, operations manager, work in HR, the Arts, production, construction or manufacturing? Whether you know or need to know what career best suits you, get inspired by checking out some awesome careers advice and insights here from some of our local career heros…

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Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of August 9AM-3PM

Come along and speak with our exhibitors


Sub TitleLegal

Beca Engineering

New Zealand School of Tourism

Sub TitleService Industry, Tourism

AFFCO New Zealand Ltd

Wintec (Waikato Institute of Technology)

Sub TitleTertiary Education

Face and Beauty Academy

Taratahi Agriculture Training Centre

Sub TitlePrimary Industries

South Seas Film & Television School

Sub TitleCreative Tertiary

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Sub TitleTertiary Education

McLeod Careers

Sub TitleCareer Planning

New Zealand Kiwifruit Growers - NZKGI

Sub TitlePrimary Industries


North Island Mussels LTD

Sub TitlePrimary Industries

RAM 3D Rapid Advanced Manufacturing

Te Awanui Huka Pak

Sub TitlePrimary Industries

Technology Wise

Sub TitleTechnology


Sub TitleEducation, Employment

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Sub TitleTertiary Education

Lincoln University

Sub TitleTertiary Education

Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Sub TitleTertiary Education

Youth Service

Sub TitleYouth Service

The University of Auckland

Sub TitleEducation

L3 Airline Academy

Queenstown Resort College

Sub TitleTourism and Hospitality Management Education

Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi

Sub TitleEducation

New Zealand School of Radio

Sub TitleMedia, Commuciations


Sub TitleConstruction

IPU New Zealand

Sub TitleTertiary Insitute

University of Otago

Sub TitleTertiary Education

University of Waikato

Sub TitleTertiary Education

Electoral Commission

Victoria University of Wellington

Sub TitleEducation

Southern Institute of Technology

Sub TitleEducation

Hair to Train

Sub TitleHealth, Beauty

Bethlehem Tertiary Institute

Sub TitleTertiary Education


Sub TitleEducation

Pacific International Hotel Management School

Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

NZ College Chiropractic

Sub TitleEducation

AUT Auckland Uni of Tech

Sub TitleEducation

The Edge

NZ Institute of Sport

Sub TitleEducation

New Zealand Defence Recruiting

Avonmore Tertiary Institute Tauranga

Sub TitleTertiary Education

BOP Film

CCUSA- Camp Counselors USA

Nelson Aviation College



Goal Digger

Dive Zone Tauranga


Primary ITO

Air New Zealand Aviation Institute

Premier Institute of Education