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Would you like to participate in one of the largest recruitment events aimed at university students and recent graduates in Finland? Annually Contact Forum recruitment event gathers thousands of university students and over 100 employees for the entire event day. The next Contact Forum recruitment fair will take place on January 27th 2022 at Messukeskus in Helsinki!

Fair map 2022

Participate in the next event

We’ll be updating our page with relevant information regarding changing limitations.

Our goal is to arrange the next event live once again! As of currently the next Contact Forum will happen in Messukeskus on January 27th 2022 between 10 am and 5 pm.

The past 2021 event proved that a virtual event is also a viable option if a live event can’t be held. This means that in case of new COVID-19 restrictions would force us to change the plan, we are prepared to produce a virtual event – see our terms & conditions or contact us for more information!

Check out available spots on the map and send us a message to reserve yours!

Let us make it easy for you: Fair packages 2022

Flexible options for participating

Besides succeeding on the day of the event, one really important step is choosing the right fair package for your needs. How much space do we need, where would be a good location for us or which kind of wall branding are value for money?

Contact Forum’s fair team is extremely experienced and wants to help you succeed. Don’t hesitate to contact us – we are glad to help you!

Would you like to be among the first exhibitors?

Check out the event offering and reserve the best spot now!

Take advantage of the best prices and sign up immediately using the form below.

Contact Forum’s team will help you choose the best spot at the fair hall and create interesting program on your exhibition stand – we have many ideas in our back pocket!

Meet students and fresh graduates

Whether you have summer jobs, part-time or full-time openings, trainee programs or thesis opportunities, Contact Forum is the place to share them!

Every year we invest in quality encounters between university students and employers. We market Contact Forum throughout the academic year on campuses and at various student events to achieve a pool of fair visitors who represent various academic fields.

Empower positive employer brand

Sometimes company web pages do not provide enough of information for the applicant.

Help fair visitors to explore your opportunities by sharing your knowledge and inspire them to apply – they are your prospective candidates! Every year our visitors come to the fair to learn more and get familiar with different organisations. Visitors leave Contact Forum with a selection of many new employers in their minds.

Meaningful encounters

Contact Forum is a great event with the opportunity to record the most interesting applicants and find the right talent fit for your organisation in advance! Leave an image that lasts throughout the recruiting season. An attractive fair booth also works as your organisation’s business card!

 

Color coding – By attaching color coded stickers to name tag, visitors show their study background. Each color stands for one field of study. Employer representatives may attach colors of their interest to their stands or own name tags – matching talents & companies made easy, isn’t?

Contact Forum’s job site – In collaboration with Duunitori, we have created a job site where open positions are separated in same color coded sections. Every participating company gets to send their job ads of open positions to this job site.

Reach your target audience more effectively

Stand out and boost the efficiency of making meaningful contacts on the day of the event. With our additional services you can reach out to your target audience before the actual day of event.

You can get more information on services from Contact Forum’s team!

 

Additional prints for fair stand – There are over 100 employers on the day of the event. Stand out from the rest and catch the attention of visitors with upgraded fair stand. Additional prints always give more polished and interesting look to the visitors. This year we have in our additional service offering the services of graphic designer!

Post on Contact Forum’s social media platforms – Reach out to your target audience before the event and let them know with video or photo post what it’s like to work in your company or what positions they can apply for.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I find the prices and contents of the fair packages? 

Check out our fair packages here. If any questions, give us a call or send us a message!

How many visitors attend Contact Forum? Which educational backgrounds do they have? 

In January 2020 on-site Contact Forum was attended by some 5,500 visitors. The largest amount of them represented all universities from Helsinki metropolitan area but we had visitors all around Finland. Contact Forum is an interdisciplinary recruitment fair. Our main target groups are the technical, IT and commercial sectors, according to which our fair map is also divided. Here you can view the 2020 visitor data.

When is the last time to register? 

The registration for the fair will continue until the end of 2021 or as long as there are spots available.

What if the pandemic still hampers the arrangement of on-site events in January 2022?

If the Covid-19 situation seems too uncertain still in October and we need to change back to a virtual environment, all registered companies will have an opportunity to create a fair package of their own from all our virtual event services and features available in terms of the reserved fair package value.

Can the fair be billed for 2021 or 2022 and what are the cancellation policy? 

We always offer a 14 day free cancellation period from the date of registration. The company can still cancel its participation afterwards by the following payment terms. See the Terms & Conditions here.

Contact Forum 2021 was 100% virtual

Creating an event in a virtual environment opened a lot of new opportunities to us and also allowed us to create something completely new!

The virtual event extended Contact Forum’s normally held one-day recruitment fair into a two-day recruitment event.

We had a great opportunity to serve young job seekers around Finland: more than 3000 visitors took part in the virtual fair in January 2021.