Kansas City Veterans Job Fair

Arrowhead Stadium

1 Arrowhead Drive

Kansas City, MO 64129

Kansas City Veterans Job Fair

March 23, 2017 11:00 AM March 23, 2017 3:00 PM

Select an Employer Package

For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Exhibitor

    $1,295

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    • 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 law enforcement agencies
  • Targeted

    $1,795

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    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Pre-event Targeted Email
      ($795 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
  • Branding

    $3,495

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    • Exhibition Booth ($1,295)
    • 4 Representatives
    • ½-page Ad in Search & Employ® ($1,995 value)
    • An Ad in our Monthly “VetTen” Email ($1,095 value)
    • Featured in Pre-Event Marketing ($500 value)
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide

Select an Educator Package

For multiple event discounts, call 800-226-0841

  • Educator

    $1,795

    Select Package
    • Exhibition Booth
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
  • Educator Advantage

    $2,195

    Select Package
    • Exhibition Booth ($1,795 value)
    • 2 Representatives
    • Listing in Exhibitors Guide
    • School name listed in the Search & Employ education directory in the next two issues

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Veteran Opportunity Expo Cancellation Policy

RecruitMilitary does not offer refunds. If an exhibitor is unable to attend a Veteran Opportunity Expo (“Expo”) for which it has already registered, RecruitMilitary will make every effort to allow the exhibitor to attend a future Expo, provided the exhibitor attends the Expo within twelve months of the Invoice Date. However, to qualify, RecruitMilitary must receive a cancellation request at least ten business days' prior to the date of the Expo for which you were registered. Unpaid invoices must be paid whether or not the exhibitor attends the event for which it originally registered. Cancellation requests must be sent via e-mail to support@recruitmilitary.com, and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline. If a cancellation request is received fewer than ten business days before the Expo, or if the exhibitor does not show up at the Expo at all, then that exhibitor will not be entitled to transfer its registration to a new Expo.

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.

Arrowhead Stadium

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Venue Information

  • Your representatives should arrive at the venue at about 9:00 a.m.
  • The Job Fair will take place in the North Club.
  • Exhibitor tables will be a mix of 6' and 8 tables with linen and two chairs.
  • Coffee and other refreshments will be available at 9:00 a.m.
  • The Exhibitors lunch will be served in the North Club Lounge from 1:30-3:00pm
  • Clients requiring access to electric should contact RecruitMilitary to make payment in advance and should plan to bring their own power strip and extension cord. Without prior arrangement, there is no guarantee that an outlet near the exhibitor table will be live. *Free WiFi is available. Use Arrowhead network. No password is required.

Shipping Instructions

You may ship packages and boxes for the Job Fair to arrive no earlier than Monday, March 20, 2017. Please ship to:

Arrowhead Stadium
One Arrowhead Drive
Kansas City, MO 64129*

*Attn: Ashley Steele
RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expo 3/23/17

*Please ensure you bring your own shipping labels and tape should you need to ship any items back out. Exhibitors should schedule pickup of any items left after the event, for no later than 4:00pm on Friday, March 24, 2107.

Parking Information

  • Free parking is available in Lot M.
  • Enter through Gate 5 from Raytown Road, go through the toll plaza.
  • Turn right onto Dubiner Circle
  • Primary parking is in Lot M
  • Upon arrival, enter the Founders Plaza Gate. An attendant will be there to greet you and to direct you to the Club Level.

Interview with Doug Turner on KPRT Radio

“Doug Turner interviewed and provided information about the event. he also provided information about the previous event.”

Interview with Doug Turner on KPRS Radio

“Doug Turner interview with the host of KPRS to hightlight the veteran job fair at Arrowhead Stadium.”

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”

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. ”

Special job fair held for military veterans and spouses

“Reported by John Pepitone, WDAF-TV Fox 4. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Around 300 military veterans and their spouses were at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday for a special job fair designed to connect them with companies who are interested in hiring those who have served in any branch of the U.S. military. ”

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...”

Hope for jobless vets at the upcoming RecruitMilitary Career Fair

“By Nadia Pflaum in Now Hiring. The RecruitMilitary Career Fair is coming to the Uptown Theater in Kansas City on Thursday, July 23, according to Karen Galvin of RecruitMilitary, LLC. The event is free for veterans and their spouses, who are invited to interview with national, regional and local employers from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A list of the companies confirmed to attend so far inc...”

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 Kansas 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 7 41%
Law Enforcement / Security 4 23%
Government 4 23%
Field Service 4 23%
Human Resources 4 23%
Project / Program Management 3 17%
Aviation / Aerospace 3 17%
Sales / Business Development 3 17%
Administrative / Clerical 3 17%
IT / Software Development 2 11%
Manufacturing / Operations 2 11%
Quality Assurance / Safety 2 11%
Business / Strategic Management 2 11%
Customer Support / Client Care 2 11%
Education / Training 2 11%
Food Services / Hospitality 1 5%
Other 1 5%
Part-time 1 5%
Construction / Trades 1 5%
Maintenance / Installation / Repair 1 5%
Marketing / Product Management 1 5%
Logistics / Transportation / Warehouse 1 5%
Biotech / R&D / Science 1 5%
Accounting / Finance / Insurance 1 5%
RecruitMilitary has held 11 events in Kansas City, drawing 3,107 attendees and 436 exhibitors.

Who’s Registered?

RecruitMilitary events are an excellent opportunity for veterans to make contact with recruiters from companies that really appreciate what veterans offer as employees.
Kansas City Career Fair -- Attendee
This was my first Expo. I was impressed with the number of exhibitors. I received good info from those I communicated with and definitely would recommend this to others.
Kansas City Career Fair -- Attendee
There were several top companies looking for immediate hires.
Kansas City Career Fair -- Attendee
Always a well-put together event. I have already had someone enroll in our 4 month training program (it's been 1 week).
9/22/16 Kansas City Career Fair -- Education Recruiter
It was extremely well organized. I really liked the social media information you included in our emails. I sent that directly to my managers and they could easily copy and paste into their outlets. Your staff was extremely helpful!
9/22/16 Kansas City Career Fair -- Insurance Recruiter
Reps were knowledgeable, patient, & enthusiastic. They exhibited great customer service.
9/22/16 Kansas City Career Fair -- Air Force and Army National Guard E-5
It's a great way to get leads on good positive well paying careers.
9/22/16 Kansas City Career Fair -- Army E-5

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