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Ireland’s largest careers event returns to Galway on Saturday 24th February

Jobs Expo Galway 2018
30 January 2018
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Jobs Expo, Ireland’s largest careers event, returns to Galway this February and is set to be bigger than ever with thousands of jobs on offer from local, national and global employers recruiting at the event.

Up to 40 leading employers and educators as well as professional development experts are to take part in Jobs Expo Galway on Saturday 24th February at the Galmont Hotel & Spa (formerly the Radisson Blu Hotel). The event runs from 10am to 4pm and also offersfree talks and seminars along with free career advice. The event is free-of-charge to attend for those who register on

Medtech, STEM and Tourism

“Galway is an international medtech hub and the city has a thriving STEM sector. In addition, tourism has long been an important economic area. As a result, there is demand for skilled candidates in Galway city and the surrounding areas,” says Jobs Expo's Bronagh Cotter. “February’s Jobs Expo will have a great mix of local and international companies eager to meet skilled professionals. This includes multinationals such as Shire, MAPFRE and Shopify, plus Irish success stories like LotusWorks and the award winning Ashford Castle.”

Additional exhibitors include Valeo Vision Systems, Medtronic Advant Medical, Cardinal Health, Transitions Optical , Empire, NUI Galway, Merit Medical, FMI, Kelly Services, Travel Counsellors and Creganna Medical.

Specialised Zones

Jobs Expo Galway will be divided into five separate zones to make it easier for attendants to find the companies and jobs that interest them the most. The dedicated areas include:

The Jobs Lab – medtech and STEM jobs

The Digital City – opportunities for computer and IT specialists

The Mall – jobs in sales, retail and related areas

Go Global – career opportunities overseas

The Campus – education, training and upskilling opportunities

The bi-annual event will also include free career advice as well as a series of industry seminars. The Career Clinic will offer free career coaching from a team of qualified career counsellors while the Agenda Stage will offer free, topical talks by industry insiders.

Jobseekers can register for free admission by visiting

More Information

Bronagh Cotter

Jobs Expo Ireland

Tel: (01) 531 1280 / 087 646 3175


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