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    Career Day and Design Expo 2018

    Monday, February 26, 2018, 10 am - 4 pm (evening reception on Sunday, February 25th)

    The School of Architecture + Design at Virginia Tech announces its Career Day and Design Expo scheduled for Monday, February 26, 2018. Our Career Day and Design Expo will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center. This inclusive event provides recruiting and marketing access to more than 1,000 students studying Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Industrial Design. Our unique format mixes representatives of design firms, consulting firms and product manufacturers on the same exhibit floor providing the opportunity to engage with students and network with other exhibitors. The Career Day and Design Expo event will begin at 10 am and end at 4 pm on Monday, February 26th. Breakfast snacks, coffee, and lunch will be provided at the Inn throughout the day.

    Firm Registration:

    Each reserved space will be provided with a table, electricity and internet capability. There are three types of booths available.

    Registration fees are as follows:
    • $650.00 (White) - booths in the central area of ballroom.
    • $800.00 (Blue) - booths located in more prominent places within the ballroom. (areas with wider aisles and or at the end of each row of booths)
    • $1000.00 (Yellow) - private booth (3 sides enclosed) outside the ballroom. Located in the Grand Hallway, these booths are highly visible. The Grand Hallway is the primary circulation space in the conference center and provides access to the Ballroom.

    [Booths are 8'x6']

    For recruiters, Student résumés will be made available to participating firms on-line by February 1, 2018. Throughout the beginning of the spring semester, the school will be conducting résumé and portfolio workshops for students to prepare for the Career Day.

    Completion of the registration form generates a follow-up e-mail from the School of Architecture with a link to credit card payment with Virginia Tech.

     

    Hotel Accommodations: 

    If you plan to attend the 2018 Career Day and stay at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center, hotel reservations should be made no later than Friday, January 26, 2018. We have reserved a block of rooms for this event. The room rate is $144.00 per night. Parking at the Inn at Virginia Tech is complimentary. To make lodging reservations at the Inn, please call (540) 231-8000, and make sure to mention that you are participating in the School of Architecture + Design Career Day.

    We have an alternative block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, just a short way down the road from the Inn at Virginia Tech. The rate is $95 a night and may be booked online here or calling the front desk at 540-552-5636.  

     

    Shipping Instructions for displays:

    Mail to: Marcus Haynie, Conference Planning Manager
    The Inn at VA Tech and Skelton Conference Center
    901 Prices Fork Rd., MC:0104
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

    Make sure that you note that the shipment is for the School of Architecture + Design Career Day and Design Expo, your company name; and make sure the shipment is received at the Inn 3 business days before the event.

     

    Sunday Reception:

    There will be a lecture followed by a reception on Sunday, Feb. 25th for all participating firms. More information to be announced.

    We look forward to seeing you at the Career Day and Design Expo.