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Trades Expo 2022

Proudly Presented by │ Canadian National Trades

April 6 - 7, 2022 │ Agriplex, Surrey, BC

Discover Trades

Discover, explore, learn, and try a range of trades. Meet the Construction and Restaurant trades and ask your questions.

Skills Training

Find training that works for you. Connect with training providers and learn how to gain the skills necessary for the 21st century.

Get Hired

Meet with employers looking for 'new talent'. No experience necessary, but experience welcome.

EVENT Features

• Exhibitors: Employers, Unions, Training Providers and more.
• Trade Challenges
• Hands-on Features

Who Should Attend

Trades Expo is for anyone interested in the trades. BC's Trades are looking for a new generation.

Women, Men, those new to the area, high school students, or career changers Trades Expo provides a path to a sustainable career.

Attend Trades Expo and connect with employers, learn about training options, and speak directly with 'working' tradespeople to ask your questions.


Exhibit Space

Become an exhibitor and access a qualified labourforce interested in the Trades.

Pre-pandemic, a labour force shortage, focused Trades Expo's attendance on the youth factor. The last Trades Expo hosted 2,600 youth ages 14 - 17 years old from 11 metro Vancouver school district's.

2022 Trades Expo will focus of attracting Women, Men, those new to the area, and career changers representing BC's 7% unemployed.


Showcase company or organaization with direct market access sponsorship opportunities.

Presenting Sponsor - Exclusive
Supporting Sponsors - 2x available

   → Trade Challenge
   → Youth Program
   → Feature Zones

We find a solution

Looking for a proven long-term workforce development strategy? Several available.
   → Labourforce Access
   → Trade Onboarding
   → Boardroom to Joh-site Training
   → School TO Site

Latest News




Save The Date

Trades Expo is back April 5 & 6, 2022 at the Agriplex, Surrey, BC.




Exhibit Sales Open

Access new generation labourforce. Employers, Unions, Training providers.


School Registration (FREE)

Register your students for the 2022 Trades Expo.

Who should attend: Anyone interested in the trades. Employers are looking for 'New Talent'. Jobs ready for graduates. No experience required.
    • Suggested Grades 10,11,12
    • Schools: Alternative, public, independent, home learners, deistrance ed., etc.
As a result of the last event's amazing attendance and in accordance with BC Public Health measures, we are scheduling school attendance to ensure Trades Expo exhibitors are able to effectively interact with attendees, and COVID rules and distancing can be observed.

Time Slots:
    9:30am - 11:30pm
    11:00am - 1:00pm
    12:30pm - 2:30pm
10:30am - 1:00pm - In addition register your student(s) names separately for a TRADE CHALLENGE at no charge.


Click to Register