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Join Skills Ontario for our annual Skills Ontario Competition and Career Exploration Showcase where you can view all of the 2021 contests, join our conferences, network with Skills Ontario partners, explore potential career opportunities, and more! This event is FREE to attend, requires no travel and can be accessed on any PC or mobile device with an internet connection!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Elementary Students
  • Senior Elementary Students
  • High School Students
  • Post-Secondary Students
  • Apprentices
  • Educators
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Industry/Employers
  • Parents/Guardians
  • Career Seekers/anyone in Ontario!

WHY YOU SHOULD REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

  • Unique virtual live experience!
  • Be the first to see footage of all Skills Ontario Competitions!
  • Explore exhibitor booths featuring Skills Ontario business, education, and government partners.
  • Click & Meet – networking made easy!
  • Connect and ask questions to experts one-on-one (tradespeople, potential employers, educational institutions, government and more)
  • Fun! Participate in a unique virtual scavenger hunt and additional gamification designed by Skills Ontario

Agenda

  9:00am - 8:00pm
Exhibit Halls Open - Visit and engage with over 50 Skills Ontario Partners

Exhibitor booths will feature Ontario employers, educators, government and more. Learn about specific skilled trade and technology careers, pathways to those careers and have the opportunity to ask questions to any and all exhibitors!

Competition Halls Open - Check out all of the 2021 Contests

Visit the Skills Ontario Contest booths to see video footage, photos from past events and contest sponsors!

Scavenger Hunt & Leaderboard - Collect points for a chance to win!

Check out the prize center to see how to earn points and what you could win!

Persons with Exceptionalities Conference - available on demand

View a recording of this Skills Ontario hosted conference featuring inspirational success stories from mentors, information about resources and support services, and exciting and rewarding career options in skilled trades and technologies!

  9:30am - 11:30am
Young Women’s Conference (English)

. Participate in a hands-on activity and hear from inspiring tradespeople and OYAP/Co-operative Education students, who identify as female, speak about their journey into trades/ tech! This conference will be delivered in English at this time.

  1:00pm - 3:00pm
Young Women’s Conference (French)

Participate in a hands-on activity and hear from inspiring tradespeople and OYAP/Co-operative Education students, who identify as female, speak about their journey into trades/ tech! This conference will be delivered in French at this time.

  1:00pm - 3:00pm
First Nations, Métis & Inuit Student Conference

Hear from Indigenous skilled professionals, and learn about rewarding career options in skilled trades and technologies, while celebrating the Indigenous culture and the success of Indigenous youth across Ontario!

  6:00pm - 7:00pm
2021 TV & Video Contest Footage Premier

Join Skills Ontario to have a front row seat to the premier of footage captured, edited and produced by Ontario Secondary Students during the 2021 TV & Video Contest!

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, registration will be required to get access to the event.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
NO. You do not need to download or install any software to participate. You only need to have access to the Internet.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event OR use the “Login” button at the top of this page.
All conferences/panels will be recorded and available through the event platform for 90 days after the event
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a Swag bag for you! You can add any or all videos and documents from exhibitor booths to the online Swag bag in your account and then email them to yourself or share items with colleagues and friends by simply entering their email.
Absolutely! We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.