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City expects more than 50 firms to attend digital careers fair

A free digital careers fair hosted by Leeds City Council on September 26th will bring together more than 50 organisations including xDesign, Leeds City College, Cognizant, British Library, and BAE Systems.

In addition to having access to some of the north’s biggest digital employers, attendees can also speak to a range of training providers offering courses such as T-levels, apprenticeships, boot camps and degree courses.

The event inspire zone will also host fascinating talks from industry leaders and have an interactive area for attendees to get involved throughout the day, offering insight into the vast range of digital career pathways.

Whatever age, academic level or background, Leeds Digital Careers Fair aims to inspire and inform all visitors about the range of digital career opportunities available to them.

Leeds City Council executive member for economy, culture and education, Councillor Jonathan Pryor,said: “As an innovative and forward-thinking city, the digital economy in Leeds is booming and full of opportunities.

“With a wide range of companies and training providers and insightful talks from industry leaders, this year’s Leeds Digital Careers Fair is set to build on the success of last year in showcasing the many opportunities available in this fast-growing sector.

“The event is free, and everyone is welcome, so I encourage anyone interested in a digital career to book tickets today.”

The Leeds Digital Careers fair is part of Leeds City Council’s Future Talent Plan. The aim of Future Talent Leeds is to be influenced, created, and owned by the city and be adaptable and resilient to thrive in the face of change.

The Leeds Digital Careers Fair takes place at the Leeds first direct arena on 26 September 2023, between 2 -7pm.

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