East Coast Job-Jam

OCT. 7-8, 2022

Camp Landing Entertainment District
Ashland, Kentucky (Boyd County)

Gala Dinner & Networking

Friday, Oct. 7, 2022

The East Coast Job-Jam will open up with a gala dinner and networking event that will boasts amazing keynote speakers, wonderful food and incredible opportunities! Tickets to this event will be available for purchase in July 2022.

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Acton Children’s Fair

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business with the Acton Children’s Business Fair!

Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. On Oct. 8, 2022, there will be a “Shark Tank” event at the East Coast Job-Jam where 20 of our Children’s Business Fair booth applicants will compete in a pitch contest in front of our sharks for a 1,000.00 cash prize and help getting their product to market!

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Employment Connections w/Real-Time Hiring

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

Our core job fair will include information on available positions — everything from starter jobs to highly skilled leadership positions. All employers will be able to hire at the fair, or from our simultaneous virtual fair. There will also be access to support organizations and training options.

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College & Breakout Classes

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022

One entire section of the fair is devoted to colleges, certification courses, training outlets and internships or apprenticeships with access to scholarship and funding opportunities. There will also be breakout classes that will give important information and advice for employers and employees alike. These will include everything from resume building prep to crafting a company drug and alcohol policy — and much more.

~What Every Employer Needs to Know About Marijuana (NDASA – National Certification/Jo McGuire) — 1 hour, 1 to 2 p.m., Boyd County Library Midland Branch)
~Company Drug and Alcohol Policy Building (NDASA/Jo Mcguire) – 1 hour, 2 to 3 p.m., Boyd County Library Midland Branch
~Opioid Abuse Solutions (NDASA/Renee Parsons) – 90 mins, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Boyd County Library Midland Branch
~Opioid Abuse Solutions/Second Chance Hiring Curriculum Launch (CJB/NDASA – Renee’ Parsons)  — 3:30 to 5 p.m.
~Reasonable Suspicion Training (NDASA – certificate/Todd Sima) – National Certification/2 hours, 1 to 3 p.m., Boyd Convention Center
~Fit for Duty Testing (NDASA/Todd Sima) – 1 hour, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
~Basics of Gaining Employment/Reasonable Suspicion, Employee Viewpoint (Angela Watkins/Central Jobbank) – 90 minutes, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Boyd Convention Center

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