Set up will take place at Indoor Sports Center at MercyHealth Sportscore 2, 8800 E. Riverside Boulevard, Loves Park, IL 61111, on Tuesday, October 3rd between 3:00pm and 7:00pm. Large equipment set up will take place in the morning of the 3rd (Please let us know as soon as possible if you plan to bring large equipment.) The event takes place at approximately 8:00am to 3:15pm on Wednesday, October 4th. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Additionally, you will be provided one approximate 10' x 10' booth, table, tablecloth and two chairs. It is highly recommended that at least two people staff the Expo.
During the Academy Expo students will practice introducing themselves to Industry Experts and asking questions about the specific career being demonstrated. These questions might include:
Why did the Industry Expert choose this career?Describe the work experience/typical day.What qualifications are needed for a specific position?
Industry experts are not allowed to give students anything, including but not limited to: paper/brochures, giveaways, and promotional items. If needed, Alignment Rockford staff will work with you to help develop a hands-on demonstration of your career.