22nd April 2016

Press Release 22 April 2016

Everyone agrees that the Big Futures Show 2016 was a resounding success.

The show happened at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne last Wednesday when 1850 students, their teachers, parents and others were amongst the more than 2000 or more visitors.

Over 100 exhibitors including employers, trainers and education providers were on hand to discuss future employability and skills with year 9 – 11 students from across East Sussex. Helping them decide about their futures, the work they would like to do and what skills and qualifications are needed to do it.

The show was sponsored by Eastbourne Borough Council, Sussex Downs College, National Careers Service, Faithorn Farrell Timms, The View Hotel, Sussex Coast College Hastings, Eastbourne Andale and Hastings Direct. L J Edwards Coaches were the event travel partner and the Eastbourne Herald the event media partner.

A senior teacher at one Eastbourne school says;

“The Big Futures show was a triumph! Well done to everyone involved. The kids loved it and it was interesting for the staff as well.”

Exhibitors are saying;

“Best organised careers fair have attended. Real evidence of planning ahead for the children with the workbooks to help the kids make the most of the day.”

“A useful event, we’ve spoken to more students today than any other show that I have attended”

“The big futures show was an outstanding success and opportunity for us to meet the future entrepreneurs.” 

Images are available on our FaceBook page.

Big Futures Show 2017 happens at the Winter Garden Eastbourne on Wednesday.

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