Catch the Edge Factor crew in Sudbury, Hamilton, and London where students will have the opportunity to explore careers in the skilled trades with an immersive learning experience.
Last spring Edge Factor announced the launch of an all-new event tour, Faces of the Future! Hosted as an in-school event, each stop on this tour is dedicated to empowering students to uncover rewarding training and career pathways in the skilled trades. This fall we’re including elements of the tour at additional stops where we’re hosting an exhibitor booth for students to immerse themselves in a in 360° virtual reality skilled trades experience.
We are thrilled to announce that Edge Factor team members will be at the following Level Up! Career Fairs:
October 3 - 4, 2023
Sudbury Community Arena
240 Elgin Street
October 17 - 18, 2023
First Ontario Centre
101 York Boulevard
November 1 -2, 2023
316 Rectory Street
Level Up! events, hosted by Skilled Trades Ontario, are large-scale career fairs, offering Grade 7 -12 students access to over 100 interactive exhibits and information about pursuing a future in the skilled trades. These events can be the first step toward a career in industries that are constantly innovating, on the cutting edge of emerging technologies, and making a critical difference in people’s lives by providing them with immersive, hands-on experiences.
At the Edge Factor exhibitor booth, you will:
- Experience Virtual Reality: Immersive Learning
Students will discover the thrilling world of skilled trades with Edge Factor's VR
Our immersive 360° virtual reality experiences give students the opportunity to explore industries and technology used in Robotic Welding, HVAC, Auto Mechanics and Construction like never before! Students hear the voices of industry professionals sharing insights and get a realistic and engaging view of what it's like to work in the trades!
Meet the Edge Factor Crew
Edge Factor team members collaborate and innovate new and exciting ways to inspire the next generation. Everyone on the team dedicates their time, skills, and passion to our platform, content, events, and partnership projects. You may even recognize some of them or their voice from Edge Factor media!
Discover More Ways to Connect and Continue Your Career Journey with Edge FactorAt the booth, you’ll get a glimpse of what Edge Factor has to offer and realize that it’s just the beginning! There are many ways to connect with us and continue your career exploration journey.
Edge Factor Mission & Vision
Edge Factor equips communities with workforce and career development solutions, inspiring people to explore, prepare and connect on their Career Journey.
We do this in 3 key ways:
Smart Platform: Schools, families, companies, and service providers use our platform to share 3,500+ learning objects, videos, activities, lesson plans, and career development tools in classrooms, homes and at events. Our Library uses the power of storytelling and gamified experiences to guide learners of all ages forward in their Career Journey.
Content Creation: From East to West, we film modular content and create digital learning tools that showcase local opportunities and share real-life stories. We partner with schools, companies, and workforce leaders to produce K-12+ content like Career Profiles, virtual field trips, Soft Skills, STEAM, and more.
Events: Our live and virtual Keynote Presentations and event Toolkits equip event hosts across the globe with multimedia tools to engage audiences. From school auditoriums to stadiums, students to CEOs, and educators to parents, our high-impact presentations drive home key workforce development messages.
Learn more about the Level Up Career Fairs!
Level Up!, is the Ontario-wide, multi-day career fair event that brings together the best in skilled trades professionals across industry organizations, post-secondary institutions, businesses, associations, and more.
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