The company expects more than 25 employers, franchisors, educational institutions, and government agencies to reserve exhibitor booths at the Expo. Already signed up are Military Sealift Command, Verizon Wireless, Hilton Worldwide, Plastipak Packaging Inc., Blue-Grace Group LLC, SCC Soft Computer, CA Technologies, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the United States Department of State, CE Power Solutions, First Command Financial Planning, BayCare Health System, The Art Institutes, Trinity College of Florida, Grand Canyon University, Keiser University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, the National Veterans Employment Program (NVEP) of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, International Academy of Design, Georgia School of Construction, the Center for Technology Training, and Strayer University.
RecruitMilitary (http://www.recruitmilitary.com) will produce the Expo in cooperation with The American Legion (http://www.legion.org), an association of veterans who served during times of war. The Legion has 2.4 million members in nearly 14,000 posts throughout the world. Congress chartered the association in 1919.
RecruitMilitary has scheduled more than 60 events for 2012. Those events will take place in Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cincinnati, Colorado Springs, Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Louisville, Miami, Minneapolis, Mobile, Nashville, New Orleans, New York, Norfolk, Oakland, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Raleigh, Richmond, Saint Louis, San Antonio, San Diego, Seattle/Tacoma, Shreveport, Tampa (on October 4), Virginia Beach, and Washington.
RecruitMilitary has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006. The company also offers subscriptions to its database of more than 475,000 registered candidates who have military backgrounds at www.recruitmilitary.com, retained hiring services, and advertising space in online and print media. RecruitMilitary distributes more than 36,000 copies of each issue of Search & Employ, a bimonthly print magazine, to over 220 military bases throughout the world, National Guard and reserve units, and job seekers who attend RecruitMilitary Opportunity Expos. In November 2011, RecruitMilitary received the First Annual Lee Anderson Small Business Veteran and Military Spouse Employment Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber recognized RecruitMilitary as a specific business that has “gone above and beyond to honor the sacrifices our military families make in their service to our nation.”
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