Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the job fair held in the Convention Center?


The job fair is held in room L100. L100 is located on the lower level of the Minneapolis Convention Center two levels below the street level. There are escalators or elevators down to the lower level.




Where do I park and unload my materials?


Unloading (street level) If you need to unload any materials prior to parking, pull into the curved unloading access road off 2nd Avenue (near Ballroom A/B). Park next to the curb on the access road to unload. Enter the building and follow the signs to L100 (lower level). Take the escalator/elevator (located around the side of the UPS Store) to the lower level. Parking You can find parking information online at https://mplsparking.com/. In addition to metered parking, there is a wide selection of off-street parking to choose from within easy walking distance - most of these are parking ramps that are connected to the Minneapolis Convention Center by skyway. *Employers are responsible for their own parking costs.




What is the schedule for the job fair?


You can find the schedule for the fair online at https://www.mnpcfallfair.org/accommodations.




How do reps check in onsite?


For security reasons, every rep attending the job fair must check in at the Employer Check In desk outside of room L100 (lower level) and complete a name badge. We do not need the names of reps in advance.




How many reps can I have at my exhibit booth?


To be fair to other organizations attending, we allow up to 5 reps per 10’ X 10’ exhibit booth and up to 2 reps per 6' x 6' private interview booth. Reps can swap out throughout the day as needed. For security reasons, each attending rep needs to check in at the Employer Check In desk outside of room L100 (lower level) to complete a name badge when they arrive.




What is included in my exhibit booth?


Registration includes: -One (1) 10' x 10' carpeted/draped exhibit booth -One (1) 6’ x 30” draped table -Two (2) thermal chairs -One (1) waste basket -Organization ID sign with booth number -Two (2) lunch tickets.* *Additional lunch tickets may be purchased via registration. *Electricity, private interview booths, and additional exhibit booths may be purchased via registration.




Can I purchase more lunch tickets?


Two (2) lunch tickets are included with registration. You may purchase additional lunch tickets prior to the fair by updating your registration.




Can I ship materials to the job fair?


Direct shipments to the Convention Center are strongly discouraged, as the Convention Center does not accept direct shipments. You can ship your materials prior to the fair however, through the job fair decorator: Fern. You can find specific shipping instructions at https://www.mnpcfallfair.org/accommodations.




What is the last day to change or cancel my registration?


Deadline
All invoices must be paid by September 1 to secure your spot at the fair. Employer registration will remain open until the job fair is filled.
Cancellation and Refunds The last day to cancel and receive a refund is September 1. To cancel your registration, email Brenton Rice at brenton@togevents.com.




I need a hotel room. Where should I stay?


For hotel information, visit https://www.mnpcfallfair.org/accommodations.




Can I interview at the fair?


You may schedule interviews at the fair between 12 PM and 5 PM at your interview booth, or between 12 PM and 4 PM at your exhibit booth.

A limited number of interview booths can be reserved at a cost during registration. Interview booths include:


-One (1) 6' x 6' carpeted/draped interview booth
-One (1) 6’ x 30” draped table
-Two (2) thermal chairs
-Organization ID sign with booth number
*Electricity can not be added to interview booths

Employers are asked to schedule 30-minute interviews on the half-hour. This will help both employers and students avoid conflicts in their schedules. Employers are responsible for scheduling interviews.




What students are eligible to attend?


Liberal Arts and Business Undergraduate students from 17 Minnesota Private Colleges who are prepared for early season recruiting and are interested in securing internships and jobs in a corporate setting. Students must be Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, or prior semester grads (Spring/Summer grads). To view a list of participating colleges, visit https://www.mnpcfallfair.org/participating-colleges-universities.




What employers are eligible to attend?


This event is by invitation only. The Minnesota Private Colleges are seeking large Minnesota-based and national companies hiring in the areas of consulting, banking, finance, actuarial science, stats/data science, technology, business analysis, management and leadership training/development, and project management.




Is there free Wi-Fi at the job fair?


Wi-Fi is not provided at the recruiting fair. The Minneapolis Convention Center offers free Wi-Fi (wireless Internet service) in all first level lobbies. If you need to access Wi-Fi for recruiting purposes in the lower level during the recruiting fair, we recommend using your phone as a hotspot or bringing a hotspot device. Audio Visuals If you need any equipment rental or audio visuals for your exhibit booth, visit Minneapolis Convention Center Services at https://www.minneapolis.org/minneapolis-convention-center/event-planners/services/ or call 612.335.6550.




Where do I find my exhibit booth number?


The job fair committee will assign exhibit booths about two weeks prior to the event. To be fair to all attending organizations, exhibit booth assignments are decided based upon your registration date.