September 16, 2021
The annual Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo is returning to the Canfield Fairgrounds, and will be open to the general public Wednesday, September 22, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
The Expo is a collaboration between trades groups and educational service centers, providing students and adults with the opportunity to explore trades through a variety of interactive exhibits representing more than a dozen in-demand trades.
The evening is open to the general public to visit and learn more about trades including boilermakers, bricklayers, carpenters, electricians, elevator constructors, insulators, ironworkers, laborers, operating engineers, painters, plaster/cement masons, plumbers & pipefitters, roofers & waterproofers, sheet metal workers and teamsters. There is no cost to attend.
More than 4,500 students in grades 7-12 are expected to attend the Expo during times reserved exclusively for schools during the daytime through their districts in Columbiana, Lawrence, Mahoning, Mercer, Portage and Trumbull counties.
The event is possible through sponsorship from: The Builders Association, NECA IBEW Electricians, T. Bruce Campbell Construction Company, Western Reserve Building Trades, Lencyk Masonry, Sodexo | Roth, Power Tool & Supply Co, Sunbelt Rentals, Connell Incorporated, Ohio Laborers Apprenticeship, the Educational Service Center of Eastern Ohio, Columbiana County Educational Service Center and Trumbull County Educational Service Center.
Individuals can find more information about in demand trades, the Mahoning Valley Skilled Trades Expo and postings for local trades jobs at mvskilledtrades.com.