CareerSource Florida State Workforce Board Reception and Business Expo

The Event

CareerSource North Central Florida will welcome the statewide workforce board, CareerSource Florida, to Gainesville with an evening reception and business expo. The business expo will celebrate and showcase the strength of our local business ecosystem and how we collaborate to cultivate talent here in Alachua and Bradford counties.

Local executives, elected officials and policy leaders are invited to join us for the event. Local businesses who have participated in CareerSource NCFL grant programs like HBOTT, STEM Ready, or Startup Quest® are encouraged to table at the event for no cost. Event sponsor opportunities are available for businesses looking to increase their exposure to the community and state leadership.

  • When: Wednesday, May 25
  • Time: 5 – 7p.m.
  • Where: CareerSource NCFL Gainesville career center at 10 NW Sixth Street
  • Who: Local business leaders and public leaders; STEM Ready, Startup Quest®, and HBOTT businesses; and community partners and leaders
  • How to Participate: Scroll below

Attend the Event

Ready to attend? Here’s how.

Attending the event is easy! Just RSVP using the form below and select, “Attendee.” The event is free to attend and will be a great chance to network with state and community leaders as well as tens of businesses directly affected by CareerSource NCFL programs.

Looking to capitalize on the experience to showcase your business? Details on how to table or sponsor are below.

Table at the Event

Looking to showcase your business to top state and community leaders? We’re looking for you.

To celebrate the visit of the CareerSource Florida board of directors to North Central Florida, we’re recruiting forty businesses to participate in our Business Expo. Businesses who have worked with CareerSource NCFL through HBOTT, Startup Quest, or STEM Ready are encouraged to join us! We’re also excited to feature businesses represented by our board of directors and those who frequently use CareerSource NCFL business services.

Business tabling at the event will be provided the following all at no cost:

  • One eight foot table
  • Access to electricity
  • Access to wifi
  • Exposure to an estimated 200 state and community leaders
  • Businesses interested in expanding their marketing exposure can sponsor the event starting at $75.

Sponsor the Event

The CareerSource Florida board of directors hosting their board meetings here in North Central Florida is a testament to the unique collaboration this region has between its business community and workforce services. That’s why we’re looking for partners to financially support our efforts to provide a welcoming and well-serviced reception for our guests.

We’re offering a number of opportunities for local businesses and organizations to showcase their leadership to state policy and business leaders along with peers in the community. Packages range from $75 to upgrade a table booth with additional logo placement to $2500 for top-level, exclusive sponsorships.

For more information on how to become a sponsor for the CareerSource Florida State Workforce Board Reception & Business Expo, contact Raydel Cornelio, Business Services Manager.

Questions & Contact Information

For questions about tabling or sponsoring the event, please contact Raydel Cornelio, Business Services Manager, by email or phone at (352) 283-3949.stemready@

If you’re a community partner or member of the media looking to cover the event or promote to your followers, please contact Frank Avery, Director of Communications by email or phone at (352) 214-5997.

For all other questions, please email communications@