Are you swamped with tasks like filling open hospitality positions but unable to make progress? Why not take a shortcut from the tedious recruitment process by attending a hospitality career fair instead? You’ll get to meet and connect with a large talent pool in one location, and network with other industry players. You can also use these events to learn from others’ hiring tactics, show off and grow your employer brand, and connect with university career centres at a deeper level.  

You don’t have to wait any longer: A number of hospitality career fairs will be hosted by the world’s best hospitality institutes this autumn. Hosco will be attending each one of them, so grab this chance to meet with us, learn how we can solve your hiring challenges and how you can benefit from our industry connections! 

Read this article to find out which fairs are happening near you, which hospitality schools are hosting them, and what to expect at each event. 

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TU Dublin Career Fairs 

Technological University Dublin will be hosting various career fairs in October 2022.  The hospitality industry, along with other players in the IT, law, languages, business and culinary sectors will be featured here. These hybrid events will allow students to meet potential employers face to face or virtually through the university’s Graduateland platform. Around 500 students are expected to take part in the events. Students can log in online, as well as visit the different booths that have been set up on site by participating employers.

Glion Institute of Higher Education Career Day - Bulle

Approximately 700 students are expected to attend the hospitality recruitment fair organised by Glion Institute of Higher Education. The event will take place on October 21, 2022, at Glion’s campus in Bulle. Attendees can network with other employers in the hospitality industry, meet students from all types of hospitality backgrounds, and make their brand known to candidates. Glion’s career day is different from other career fairs:  Actual vacancies are posted much before the event takes place. As a result of this structured approach, both employers and potential candidates are able to plan for interviews, and match their expectations. Glion’s approach also results in long lasting and genuine connections for both parties. You can register for this event by sending an email

EHL Education Group Career Fair

EHL Education Group, the Hospitality Management School of Lausanne, will be hosting its very own career event on October 22, 2022.  This twice-yearly on-campus event is expected to attract 1300 students and alumni. Not only does this hospitality career fair feature the serious side of networking but the fun side as well. The program includes afternoon cocktails where attendees can get to know each other in a more relaxed setting. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to network and find the best candidates for your hospitality business!

Les Roches Talent Fair

Les Roches is expecting 800 people to attend their talent fair on October 24, 2022. The event, which will be held at their Crans-Montana campus, will be a great opportunity for hospitality companies to showcase their brand by setting up a booth during the event. Recruiters can also chat with students, and build strong relationships with other people in the hospitality industry. If you are looking for highly-skilled candidates, a place to increase your company’s visibility, and to make valuable connections, this event is not to be missed.  Send your enquiries to this address.

Swiss Education Group International Recruitment Forum 

The Swiss Education Group will host its next International Recruitment Forum on October 25 to 26, 2022. Approximately 300 participants are expected to attend per day.  Last year, 50 companies representing 85 properties worldwide took part in the online event. This year, however, it will be a two-day face-to-face event in Caux. If you are interested in learning more, send an email to this address.

Glion Institute of Higher Education Career Day - London 

On October 27, 2022, Glion Institute of Higher Education will host yet another career fair, this time at their London campus.  Established companies in the hospitality industry, as well as newer companies and start-ups, will be represented at this event. This diversity of the companies allows hospitality managers, recruiters and students to align their goals. Glion alumni attend these fairs seeking talent for their employers, as well as for companies they themselves started, which increases your potential of networking.  The event is expected to attract 200 participants.

The Benefits of Attending a Hospitality Career Fair 

A hospitality career fair is the best place to spot career talent even before they graduate,  and develop a lasting relationship with university career centres. Even if you don't have hiring needs at the moment, you may stumble upon an unexpected candidate who will prove to be a great asset to your hospitality business. Be sure to participate in these fairs to gain visibility, build industry relationships, and communicate your hiring needs. The Hosco team looks forward to meeting you there! 

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