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Career Fair Fall 2024

Gies Business Career Fair

This page has information for employer partners. All University of Illinois students should refer to Handshake for career fair registration.

In-Person Career Fair

September 17 & 18, 2024
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Virtual Job Fair

September 27, 2024
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Via Handshake

Hotel Information

I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S 1st Street

Champaign, IL 61820

A block of rooms have been reserved for Gies Business Career Fair. Contact Russell Zillman, Gies Campus Recruiting Assistant, for details.             

Shipping Information

Shipping is conducted through Best Expo. View shipping instructions here.

    • Please submit your shipping form to Best Expo by August 29.  
    • Best Expo must have your career fair materials by September 12.
    • Missing label information means no delivery to your career fair booth.
    • Unpaid materials will be held until payment is submitted. They will not be transported to the career fair.
    • Late shipments will be assessed a 50% late fee or if too late, refused.
    • Best Expo will place your shipping materials at your booth for your team to set up.
    • Gies Business will schedule a FedEx pickup at the end of each day. Please remove the inbound label and ensure packages are sealed and labeled correctly.

Shipping instructions to the I-Hotel via your own delivery vendor:

    • A team member must alert the I-Hotel that your boxes are prepped for shipment and arranged for pick up by your delivery vendor.
    • The I-Hotel will store your items in a closet until your company retrieves them the day of the career fair.

Return shipping instructions via your own delivery vendor:

    • The I-Hotel does not have a shipping department where they prepare shipments.
    • Materials must be packaged, labeled, and arranged for pick up.
    • A team member must alert the iHotel that your boxes are prepped for shipment and arranged for pick up by your delivery vendor.




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