The NABJ Career Fair is the largest career expo for minority journalists and media professionals in the country. #NABJ18 Career Fair will take place from Aug. 1-5 at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center. The Career Fair showcases the tremendous range of news organizations operating today, from journalism schools to digital startups looking for journalists and media related professionals for their newsrooms.
The companies that attend the Career Fair are seeking to fill full-time positions, internships, and freelance assignments. Employers seek candidates to cover a range of subject areas including health and science, business and economics, investigative journalism, sports, weather, media, technology, politics and government, general assignment, race and justice, metro and community news, arts, culture and entertainment, food, travel and fashion, international news and more.
#NABJ18 Career Fair Registration and Floor Plan Coming Soon!
Participation in the Career Fair is limited to #NABJ18 registered attendees. The Career Fair schedule is listed below.
|Tuesday, July 31||7:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight||Booth Set-up|
|Wednesday, Aug. 1||7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon||Exhibitor Registration/Hall Set-up|
|12:01 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Career Fair & Exhibits Open|
|Thursday, Aug. 2||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Career Fair & Exhibits Open|
|Friday, Aug. 3||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Career Fair & Exhibits Open|
|5:01 p.m. - 12:00 midnight||Exhibit Dismantling and Removal|
|Booth Types||Early-Bird Extended
By March 30, 2018
By June 1, 2018
|Print Media by Circulation 100k and Over||$3,500||$3,800|
|Print Media by Circulation Under 100k||$3,200||$3,500|
|Television Stations by Market 1 to 75||$3,500||$3,800|
|Television Stations by Market 76 to 214||$3,200||$3,500|
|Media Agency (Third Party Recruitment and Ad Agencies)||$3,200||$3,500|
|New Media by Unique Visitors Over 500k+||$3,200||$3,500|
|New Media by Unique Visitors Under 500k||$2,000||$2,300|
|Radio Stations by Market 1 to 75||$3,500||$3,800|
|Radio Stations by Market 76 to 214||$3,200||$3,500|
|Nonprofit Media/Organization/Association 2M+ Annual Revenue||$1,800||$2,200|
|Nonprofit Media/Organization/Association Less Than 2M+ Annual Revenue||$1,500||$2,000|
|Premium Placement (Booths marked "P" on the floor plan)||$1,000||$1,500|
RECRUITER: Defined as a company that is seeking to provide employment opportunities to convention attendees during the Career Fair.
EXHIBITOR: Defined as a company that is displaying or disseminating information and/or product during the Career Fair.
- One table, two chairs, booth sign, and one waste basket
- Two complimentary convention registration for each 8' x 10' booth
- Recruiter/Exhibitor registration includes premium convention bag, convention program guide, and access to convention workshops
Exhibit hall ceiling height is 8 ft.
Standard booth dimensions are 8' x 10'
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION RATES
March 30, 2018
June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018
|Complimentary Exhibitor Booth Personnel
(Limit 2 per 8' x 10' booth)
|Exhibitor Booth Personnel||$445||$545||$575|
|Convention Special Events|
|Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon
Friday, Aug. 3, 2018
|Salute to Excellence Gala
Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018
Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018
|Bundle Meal Tickets
One (1) Ticket each for NABJ Hall of Fame Induction & Luncheon, Salute to Excellence Gala, and Gospel Brunch)
Exhibit sales questions should be directed to Veronique Dodson at (301)405-0554 or email@example.com.