Young people interested in emerging career opportunities can participate in the First Annual Industry Expo for Young Adults (AIEYA) on Â Tuesday, April 4, 2017 from11:00 a.m. â€“ 4:00 pm. Â The Expo, sponsored by WorkSource Fulton in collaboration with District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. will be held at AmericasMart Atlanta Convention Center-Building 2 Exhibit Hall, 240 Peachtree Street, N.W., Atlanta, GA.
The 2017 AIEYA will expose youth ages 16-24 to the many diverse careers available in the rapidly expanding Film, TV, and Interactive Entertainment industries emerging in Georgia. Â
As a part of AIEYA:
- Young adults will have the opportunity to explore new careers, gain first-hand knowledge from industry experts, and identify training options that prepare them for promising careers. Â Â
- Businesses will expose, inspire, and connect with interested and/or unaware young adults and have the opportunity to connect with skilled training providers willing to prepare and deliver training based on the needs of their businesses.
- Training providers and other Metro Atlanta workforce offices will have the opportunity to educate potential applicants about training that prepares them in practical ways for the real world of work in these industries and to develop partnerships with employers in need of training solutions.
This FREE event is centrally located and next to the MARTA Peachtree Center Station. Â Businesses and interested participants can register for the Expo at https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ga--atlanta/aieya/. For more information aboutAIEYA 2017, email
Â or call WorkSource Fulton at 404-613-6381.
WorkSource Fulton is a division of the Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department.
The Expo continues Fulton Countyâ€™s implementation of the Strategic Plan and addresses two of six principles, which seek to ensure that â€śAll People Are Self Sufficientâ€ť and that â€śAll People Have Economic Opportunities.â€ť Â
Fulton County Strategic Plan goals are vital for building a strong County. Â Additional Strategic Plan principles include the following: â€śAll People are Safeâ€ť, â€śAll People are Healthyâ€ť, â€śAll People Lives are Culturally and Recreationally Enrichedâ€ť and â€śAll People Trust Government is Efficient, Effective and Fiscally Sound.â€ť
WorkSource Fulton is an equal opportunity employer/program. Citizens in need of reasonable accommodations due to a disability including communications in an alternative format should contact the Disability Services Liaison in the Department of Housing and Community Development at (404) 613-7944 five days in advance of an event. To obtain Georgia Relay Access, citizens should dial 711.