Annual Career & Industry Expo

Annual Career & Industry Expo

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2024  Career & Industry Expo

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 9 am – 2 pm |  at Highmark Stadium

Be Your Own Hero had over 1400 students from all over Western New York join us inside the ADPRO Sports Training Center at Highmark Stadium for our 4th Skilled Trades Career Fair and Industry Expo presented by Allwel WNY and APA Solutions!

Thank you to the over 100 employers and sponsors of the event; we couldn’t have done it without you!

We pulled off our biggest event EVER and had 4x(!) the students we had last year with twice as many companies!

Sponsorship for 2024 is now open!

Thank you to our 2023 Employers

  • ADMAR Supply
  • Alta Equipment Group/LifTech
  • Alp Steel
  • Brawdy Construction
  • BRD Construction
  • Buffalo Construction Consultants
  • Burgio and Campofelice
  • Clarence Wall and Ceiling
  • Cold Spring Construction
  • Construction Exchange
  • CTS Contracting
  • Empire Building Diagnostics
  • Frey Electric Company
  • Gilbane Building Company
  • Gypsum Systems
  • Hadley Exhibits
  • Hazmat Environmental Group Inc.
  • Ingram Micro (NO TABLE)
  • Iroquois Construction Services
  • Javen Construction
  • Kimil Construction
  • Kenworth Northeast
  • Lamparelli Construction
  • Lawley Insurance
  • T-Mark Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling
  • Midland Asphalt
  • MGA Research Corporation
  • New Enterprise Stone and Lime
  • Northland Contracting
  • NW Contracting
  • R.J. Watson, Inc.
  • Rodriguez Construction
  • Seal and Design
  • Simply Pierogi/Chrusciki Bakery Inc.
  • STC Construction
  • Straight Line Contracting
  • SUNY Erie Community College
  • Tree Care Industry Association
  • Tri-R Mechanical Services
  • United Materials
  • Universal Technical Institute
  • VisoneCo Site Development, LLC

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Together, we really can make a difference!

At Be Your Own Hero, our mission is to serve as the bridge to employment for young adults.

Please help us ensure that our vision comes to fruition by donating and helping the workforce of today AND tomorrow get the head-start they deserve.