2017 Business Expo

Business and Career Expo Video

  • Produced by Jackie Mendoza, Mark Prusakowski, Delainy McHenry, Harrison Hicks, Seth Goodrich, and Kylee Reader.

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  • March 29, 2017 
    Successful Business Expo Provides Many Opportunities
       The partnership between the school district and the local Chamber of Commerce creates some unique and wonderful opportunities for both organizations. None is more evident than the annual Business Expo, held each spring. The Expo provides our junior- and senior-year students with the rare chance to meet and chat with the leaders of local industries in which they are interested. This is a much more relaxed atmosphere than a formal interview. For a teenager, being comfortable in a business setting is not always easy. Bringing the businesses to them is a great way to help! 
       We have found, however,that the businesses who participate see it as very worthwhile for them as well.  Business representatives report a better sense of what students are thinking and they always tend to learn something new about today's school curriculum and activities. Beyond that, they have several opportunities throughout the day - in the hospitality room, over the luncheon, or during the evening session - to network with the other businesses, interact with local consumers and, in the case of those with food products, even do a little test-marketing! 
       It's one of those situations where everyone seems to benefit!
      Planning will begin soon for next year's Business Expo. If you missed the opportunity to be involved in the 2017 event and would like to learn about the 2018 event as soon as the date is set, drop a note to info@sgasd.org, with the words 2018 Business Expo in the subject line. Be sure to include your name, business name and contact information in the email. We will be sure to add you to the list for advance information. Thanks!  
      Ready to get involved? Sign up below. If you have any problem with the registration form, please drop a note to smithl@sgasd.org - we can take your registration information over the phone. Or download the registration document in PDF format below, complete it and email it tYou will get a brief email in return, telling you the registration has been received. More detailed information to assist you in promoting your presence at the Business Expo will be sent at a later date.