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Join us at Destinations Expo 2024 – where the future meets opportunity!

We extend a warm invitation to local organisations to join us at our annual interactive careers fair dedicated to Year 11-13 students from West Berkshire and North Hampshire.

As the largest event of its kind in the area, the Destinations Expo offers an exceptional opportunity for local businesses to connect with fresh talent, ignite inspiration in the future workforce, and spotlight the advantages of being part of your organisation.

Universities and pathway providers from beyond our local borders are also invited to participate, providing a platform to engage with over 1500 post-16 students as they deliberate on their future paths.

Date: Thursday, 10th October 2024


  • 9am – 10am: Tailored for students with special educational needs
  • 10am – 12noon: Mainstream schools session
  • 12.30pm – 2.30pm: Mainstream schools session

Venue: Newbury College have generously provided access to their outstanding campus with excellent facilities. You will be guaranteed a steady but manageable flow of students at your stand throughout the day.

Stands are available for £250 for the day (free for Charities/Not for Profits).

There are additional opportunities to enhance your organisations experience such as sponsorship and/or providing a talk in one of our forums to a young, captive audience.  

Click here to Sign Up Now and secure your spot.

Bookings will close on 24th May 2024. For further enquiries or to discuss additional opportunities, please contact Georgina Curtis-Read at


Flyer for Businesses

Flyer for Charities/Not for Profit organisations


Here’s what some of our employers and pathway providers said about 2023’s event:

“Destinations Expo is so important for students to start engaging with professionals, but also for employers to identify interests from their future workforce.”

“It was useful for students to build their confidence to approach the stands, so many missed out on careers fairs and work experience due to Covid at an earlier age.”

“I really appreciated the chance to meet young people and talk about university options with them.”

“This event is now the start of Xtrac’s apprenticeship recruitment as we get so many positive enquiries that turn into employment. The timing of this is perfect.”

Here’s what our students had to say about some of the organisations who attended in 2023:

UKRI ~ “They had many apprenticeships I was interested in and were really helpful”

University of Northampton ~ “Enthusiastic delegate plus they have a wide variety of history options I was interested in”

AWE ~ “Lots of career choices and has helped me explore my options.”

Waitrose ~ “They explained fully, weren’t pushy and were interesting and nice people.”



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