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Cairns Youth & Careers Expo 2019


The Youth & Careers Expo for 2019 will take place on Tuesday 28th May 2019.  Book now!

This high profile event will be held at the Fred Moule Pavilion at the Cairns Showgrounds on Tuesday 28th May 2019.

Thanks to the generous support of so many sponsors throughout the region, we are able to stage this excellent  event.

The Expo brings together a vast range of education and career providers to inspire students and help them with their decision-making.  Vocational providers, apprenticeship and traineeship providers along with Tertiary/University institutions that will be there to answer all your questions.

This Expo is the only event of its kind for secondary school students in the region – and it is also open to the general public, parents, job seekers and those looking for a career change.

If you would like to book for the 2019 Careers and Employment Expo, contact us now!

Emailadmin@bla.org.au or phone 4232 2310

The App Is ready to Download

We are in the process of designing a Youth and Careers Expo App this year, for our Exhibitors, Teachers and Students.  If you have any problems, please phone our office on 4232 2310.


  • Enter their company contact details
  • Will be sent notifications as each school arrives at the event and how many students are arriving
  • Students can add you to their favorites
  • Survey on completion of the event
  • View menus for the food vans


  • Photo/Bitmoji Profile Picture
  • Find exhibitors location on a floor plan
  • Access your company contact information
  • Direct access to your websites and email address
  • Add exhibitors to their favorites
  • Add notes on each exhibitor
  • Survey on completion of the event
  • Complete a Careers Worksheet
  • View menus for the food vans


  • Students will vote on the best Interactive Small, Large and Mega Exhibitor sites
  • Students can win prizes via BLA Competitions

T&Cs Facebook Business Page Signage Competition Cairns Youth & Careers Expo

  1. The Competition runs from 8 am Thursday 22 May until 8am Monday 27 May 2019;
  2. The prize draws will take place at the Business Liaison Association on Monday 27 May 2019 at 10am;
  3. Competition open to people aged 15 and above (proof of age may be required);
  4. Family and friends of the employees, staff and volunteers of the Business Liaison Association are excluded from entering the Competition;
  5. The Business Liaison Association accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage flowing from the running of this Competition;
  6. The Terms and Conditions include the terms set out in the Facebook Competition Post and the terms and conditions contained herein are included;
  7. There will be two (2) prizes in total for the Competition, one (1) for the North Side and one (1) for the South Side as defined by the Competition post;
  8.  Organisers of the Competition reserve the right to supply an alternative prize in place or in lieu of a prize becoming unavailable prior to the drawing of the winners;
  9. Entrants may only enter the Competition once, duplicate entries will not be accepted;
  10. In the event of receiving more than one correct entry for each area, the winner will be drawn randomly by the Executive Officer of the Business Liaison Association;
  11. The winner will be notified via our Facebook business page;
  12.  The prizes will be available for collection at the Careers & Employment Expo on Tuesday 28 May 2019 or on a later date from the Business Liaison Association Office, JCU Campus, Shield Street, Cairns; Failure to collect prizes within six weeks ie No later than Friday 19 July, will result in a forfeit of the prize 

2019 Floor Plan

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Exhibitor Application

Download Application Form (PDF)