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Sponsor or Exhibit at The Skills Show

Be part of the nation’s largest skills and careers event!

The Skills Show is held over three days at the NEC Birmingham.

The show brings together over 78,000 young people with business, government, education - and your organisation. It hosts and promotes a diverse range of sectors, from engineering and construction, business and IT, to hospitality and creative arts.

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Why you should be involved

Our unique winning formula provides hands-on experiences which inspire young people to consider apprenticeships, explore skills and vocational pathways. The Show aims to motivate them to find out more about the world of work – and your organisation.  

  • Show your commitment to apprenticeships and vocational skills at the nation’s biggest careers event.
  • Reach tens of thousands of young people and adults aged 11-24, as well as teachers, parents and careers guidance professionals.
  • Advertise career opportunities and recruit the best young talent.
  • Raise the profile of your organisation and sector.
  • Network with over 200 partners and sponsors.

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We offer a range of options for getting involved with The Skills Show.

Can you think of another way in which you can potentially contact a hundred thousand young people and inspire them to come and work for you? I don’t think you can. It’s absolutely thrilling.

High Speed Two

All of us at PET-Xi just loved The Skills Show 2016 at the NEC Birmingham. As a first time exhibitor we were well taken care of from the team at The Skills Show which made the whole process from start to finish faultless. The team arrived on day one and couldn’t believe what response we had from all the young people who visited our stand. By half way through day 1 alone we had to send for more materials and literature due to the phenomenal interest.

Liam Patel, PET-Xi



The Skills Show is the best way for us to engage with so many students, teachers, training providers and parents in such a short time. Fantastic experience and will do it again!


72,120 visitors over 3 days.

60,000 meters squared. An area equal to 9 football pitches.

9.6 million media reach.

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