Early Bird reservations opening soon!
Boost your recruiting
Contact Forum is a great opportunity record the most interesting applicants and find the right talent fit for your organisation in advance! Meaningful encounters leave an image that lasts through your recruiting season. An attractive fair booth also works as your organisation’s business card.
More applicants with additional services
Future professionals want to find a fitting community for themselves – but where? Showcase your organisation’s culture even more with our additional services. The direction of one’s future career shapes already during studies, so seize this opportunity to make a good first impression! Our additional services give you an opportunity to get to know our visitors deeper than their CV. Our offering includes:
Contact Forum 2020 App – visitors can easily find all exhibitors and the program!
Eventos Contact – Scan contact information from interesting visitors’ name tags easily with your smartphone.
Blind Date –Break biases and meet visitors that might not yet identify themselves as you
Meet students and recently graduated
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.
Snapshots from the fair
Frequently asked questions
Where can I find the prices and contents of the fair packages?
Check out our fair packages here. You can browse the fair map and available spots here.
What is included in the fair packages?
The fair packages include a branded stand, announcements of your openings on the Contact Forum job site (in Finnish) and lunches for five representatives. Furniture for the fair stand is ordered separately. We have an array of additional services, stay tuned!
Can I bring my own furniture or trade fair structures to the fair?
Yes you can! Please contact our sales & account management team.
How many visitors attend Contact Forum? Which educational backgrounds do they have?
Last January Contact Forum was attended by some 6,900 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 2019 visitor data.
When is the last time to register?
Early Bird offer ends on 30th of August. The actual registration for the fair will continue until the end of 2019, or as long as there are spots left.
Can the fair be billed for 2019 or 2020 and what are the cancellation policy?
Early Bird registrations can be cancelled free of charge until the end of August 2019. We charge a 25% registration fee in the autumn of 2019. The final invoice with additional services and furniture will be charged in February 2020. If you wish to have your final invoice already in the year 2019, contact us!
After the end of Early Bird registration period, you may cancel your participation by giving written notice by 1st of November, 2019, but you are still required to pay half (50%) of the fair package fee. If a company cancels its participation after 1st of November, 2019, it will be required to pay the full (100%) fair package fee.