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)
What is the schedule for the job fair?
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?
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.
What is the last day to change or cancel my registration?
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.
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?
What employers are eligible to attend?
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.
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.