Oklahoma City Veterans Job Fair

Chevy Bricktown Events Center

429 East California Ave.

Oklahoma City, OK 73104

Oklahoma City Veterans Job Fair

October 10, 2019 11:00 AM October 10, 2019 3:00 PM

Employer Packages


For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Exhibitor


    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $795 special for certified small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $595 special for veteran-owned small-businesses
      (50 or fewer employees)
    • * $795 special for local public safety organizations
    • * $995 special for US Government Entities
  • Targeted


    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Pre-event Targeted Email
      ($995 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $1,395 special for US Government Entities
  • Branding


    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 4 Representatives
    • ½-page Ad in Search & Employ® ($1,995 value)
    • An Ad in our Monthly “VetTen” Email ($1,595 value)
    • Featured in Pre-Event Marketing ($500 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • * $2,795 special for US Government Entities

Educator Packages


For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Educator


    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide

At a Veteran Job Fair, you can begin the selection process with what is normally one of the final stages of a face-to-face meeting with the candidate. We present these events in cooperation with leading corporations, news media, industry associations, veterans organizations, and government agencies. All Veteran Job Fairs take place in major military markets. To attract job candidates to the fairs, we promote the events intensively to our huge database of registered candidates, and we run display ads in major newspapers in the areas where they will take place.

Why Hire Veterans?

If you are not familiar with hiring veterans, we would like to share three reasons why military personnel will make great employees for your organization:

  • Well-trained. Veterans possess skills that are critical for an organization to succeed. They are trained to be mission-oriented and to work as a team. They possess critical skills for organizational success including discipline, responsibility, respect, and unparalleled work ethic.
  • Skills that overlap. Veterans have been trained in specific skills that greatly overlap civilian work. Whether driving an 18-wheel tractor-trailer or leading an organization in an executive position, the military provides people with the training to be successful in trades, as well as the experience and conditioning required for management positions.
  • Diverse backgrounds. The military employs a highly diverse workforce. Approximately 45% of our candidates are women and/or ethnic minorities, enabling you to connect with skilled and diverse candidates through our events.

Chevy Bricktown Events Center

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Venue Information

  • Exhibitors may arrive between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
  • Exhibitors will have a 6' table with a linen and two chairs.
  • The Job Fair will take place in the main concert area.
  • Coffee will be available at 9:00 a.m.
  • Lunch will be served in an area marked with "RecruitMilitary Exhibitors Only" signage from 1:30-3:00pm.
  • FREE WiFi is available. A passcode will be given on the date of the event.
  • Clients requiring access to electric should contact RecruitMilitary in advance to make payment and should bring their own power strip and extension cords. Without prior notification and payment, there is no guarantee electric will be provided.

Shipping Instructions

You may ship packages and boxes for the Job Fair up to three (3) business days before the scheduled event. Please ship to:

Chevy Bricktown Events Center
429 East California Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
Attn: Jennifer Peterman
RecruitMilitary Career Fair 10/10/2019
(Your Company Name)

_Your company will be fully responsible for contacting your own carrier to pick up your equipment after the event.

RecruitMilitary Shipping Policy: Any fees incurred by RecruitMilitary at those events for which venues charge to receive and/or ship out packages will be passed on to the client/exhibitor. These fees are the sole responsibility of the client/exhibitor.

Parking Information

Free Parking is available in the Joe Carter Lot across California Avenue, south of the venue.

RecruitMilitary job fair for veterans headed to Oklahoma City

“Recruiting firm RecruitMilitary will host a career fair for veterans in Oklahoma City. More than 30 companies are expected to attend the June 11 event at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center and could extend more than 120 job offers to veterans.”

Veterans job fair in Norman draws crowd

“ NORMAN — More than 400 veterans attended an All Veterans Job Fair, networking with veteran-friendly employers including General Electric Co., Xcel Energy, Lockheed Martin and AdvancePierre Foods, to name a few. ”

Local Businesses Commit To Hiring Veterans

“OORE, Oklahoma - President Obama took on the issue of hiring veterans during last night's State of the Union speech. “So to every CEO in America, let me repeat: If you want to hire somebody who's going to get the job done and done right, hire a veteran,” said the President. ”

RecruitMilitary CEO: Hiring Oklahoma's veterans as employees, not charity cases

“Based on last year’s media coverage, Oklahomans would be shocked to learn that there is no veterans’ unemployment crisis. But the numbers don’t lie. The 2014 national unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans was 7.2 percent, the lowest rate recorded in the metric’s seven-year history. The overall veteran unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent, lower than the national workforce unemployment rate.”

The Hire More Heroes Act is misguided. There is no veterans’ unemployment crisis.

“Americans may be shocked to learn that there is no veterans’ unemployment crisis. The unemployment rate in 2014 for post-9/11 veterans was 7.2 percent, the lowest level in seven years of tracking these veterans. ”

What Government Should Actually Do To Support Veterans' Employment

“The latest crisis at the Department of Veterans Affairs has called into question again the proper role of government in the care of our veterans. Whereas healthcare is clearly in shambles, veterans’ employment is another realm in which well-meaning government involvement has been inefficient at best and ineffective or counterproductive at worst. ”

Employment and Returning Veterans

“Peter Gudmundsson talked about the availability of jobs for returning service members.”

Beyond Altruism

“Among the fondest memories Peter Gudmundsson ’85 has of his three years as an active-duty U.S. Marine officer was the time in 1987 when, off the coast of Vietnam, he stood on the deck of a U.S. Navy ship looking up at the Soviet planes flying overhead. What was particularly memorable, he says, was not the plane flying overhead, but the reaction of the men in his platoon”

Businesses hoping to hire Oklahoma veterans at expo event

“NBC 4 (KFOR) – An organization that helps find jobs for veterans is coming to Oklahoma City later this week. RecruitMilitary is hosting a Veteran Opportunity Expo for veterans and men and women with a military background.”

Money For Lunch

“Money for Lunch host Bert Martinez interviewed Peter Gudmundsson. Discussed veteran hiring.”

Helping veterans overcome job search challenges

“Mike Rollins is featured on America Now. Recently, America Now visited a RecruitMilitary job fair held at the Hurst Conference Center in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. ”

Unemployment Rate for Vets Higher Than That Of Civilians

“CBS 9 (KWTV) - They've bravely served our country overseas. Now some of Oklahoma's finest are struggling to find work here at home.”

TN veterans face tough battle to find employment

“By Naomi Snyder Terry Pack was an aircraft mechanic serving in the Army in Iraq, spending two of the last six years in combat overseas. Now that he's done his service for the country, he can't even get a job doing oil changes at Sears. "It's tough,'' said the unemployed Clarksville veteran, who was honorably discharged in January. "I've been looking for any job." A congressional hea...”

Oklahoma City job fair offers opportunity for ex-military personnel

“By PAULA BURKES, Business Writer Blake Eaton of Mustang is planning a search-and-employ mission this week. He’s looking for a job at the RecruitMilitary Career Fair Thursday in Bricktown... "Vets have a great work ethic,” said John Lundberg, a former Marine and director of Thursday’s RecruitMilitary career fair, for which about 300 have preregistered. Employers value veterans for ...”

Veterans and Jobs

“Matt Murphy, RecruitMilitary's Senior VP of Business Development and Sales is a guest on Washington Journal to talk about a recent report that shows the jobless rate for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars is over eleven percent. He talks about connecting employers, educational institutions, and franchisors to veterans because of their character, skills and training, diversity, and securi...”

When attendees registered for the Oklahoma City Veterans Job Fair, we asked them to let us know what fields they are interested in. The table below is a breakdown of those interests.

Interest Attendee Count Percentage
Management/Supervision 9 50%
Administrative / Clerical 6 33%
Banking / Real Estate / Mortgage 5 27%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 5 27%
Sales / Business Development 5 27%
Business / Strategic Management 5 27%
Project / Program Management 4 22%
Education / Training 4 22%
Quality Assurance / Safety 4 22%
Other 4 22%
Law Enforcement / Security 4 22%
Electronics 4 22%
Government 4 22%
Engineering 4 22%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 4 22%
Manufacturing / Operations 4 22%
Customer Support / Client Care 4 22%
Human Resources 3 16%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 3 16%
Aviation / Aerospace 3 16%
IT / Software Development 3 16%
Construction / Trades 2 11%
Marketing / Product Management 2 11%
Biotech / R&D / Science 2 11%
Field Service 2 11%
Creative / Design 1 5%
Part-time 1 5%
Retail 1 5%
RecruitMilitary has held 20 events in Oklahoma City, drawing 5,500 attendees and 767 exhibitors.
The event was awesome and I enjoyed the atmosphere of the venue. The turn out was excellent. Will do event again.
Oklahoma City Career Fair -- Retail Recruiter
Made some very good face to face contacts. Received two calls from meetings at the job fair.
Oklahoma City Career Fair -- Army W-2
This was a fantastic event -- both from the standpoint of helping veterans and growing our agent count! The only issue (and a good one to have) was that our booth was overcrowded with attendees. My colleagues and I all agreed that this was a fantastic event and that we intend to join the one in October. Well worth the investment.
Oklahoma City Career Fair -- Real Estate Recruiter
Perfect! What was promised, was actually delivered. It was a great event, very well run and coordinated!
Oklahoma City Career Fair -- Government Recruiter
This was my first time attending a job fair. The event was well organized and all of the participating exhibitors were extremely helpful in answering any questions that I had. I highly recommend attending any future events.
Oklahoma City Career Fair --Army E-4
Great event. I was hired from the same event 2 years ago.
Oklahoma City Career Fair - Services recruiter
I only attend RecruitMilitary events. The military has provided quality candidates.
Oklahoma City Career Fair - Aerospace recruiter
Amazing job fair with employers motivated to hire veterans. I participated in 4 interviews after the event, and have been hired on with an amazing company.
Oklahoma City Career Fair - Air Force E-5
Pre-event communication was excellent.
Oklahoma City Career Fair - Marine E-4

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