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A hands-on Career Fair Introducing High-Wage, High-Skill Careers in the trades.
Access opportunities for career education without college debt!

Friday, May 17 – School Day

(for students attending with their registered school)
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

Visit the School Day page with questions, or for information and important reminders about bringing your group of students!

Saturday, May 18 – Careers for Women Day

(everyone is welcome on Saturday)
9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Oregon Tradeswomen’s 2019 Career Fair is graciously hosted by:

NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
16021 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97230
Click for the address on Google Maps

Shuttle Schedule

The Shuttle departs Gateway and goes to Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair at these times on Saturday, May 18:

8:45 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 p.m. ** Last shuttle of the day. The event ends at 3:00 p.m.

Shuttles will return to the Gateway Transit Center on the half-hour.

Workshops + Hands-On Activities

More than 40 interactive workshops and hands-on activities will be offered at Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair. View the list of activities!


More than 70 companies and organizations will exhibit at Oregon Tradeswomen’s 2019 Career Fair. View the Exhibitor List!


Thank you to all the sponsors of Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair. This event would not be possible without your support!

Fair Commercials

Have you seen our ads for the Fair yet?

Special thanks to Isis Harris, Union Electrician and Member of Oregon Tradeswomen’s Board of directors, and to Eleni Vournas, Union Carpenter Foreman and Oregon Tradeswomen pre-apprenticeship graduate ,for appearing in these video.

Thank you to OEG and Bremik Construction for hosting the Producer and Filmmaker, Hearts + Sparks Production, on their job-sites.

Event APP

Oregon Tradeswomen has an app to help you plan for and make the most of your experience at our 2019 Career Fair! Everything you need to know about the Fair will be right at your fingertips and accessible before, during, and after the event!

Here are the steps for downloading and accessing the app:

You can also access the app online: https://event.crowdcompass.com/fair2019

Once you have the app, you are ready to explore Oregon Tradeswomen’s 27th Annual Career Fair!  If you have questions about the app or have problems setting it up, please contact [email protected]

Frame a House with Walsh Construction at Oregon Tradeswomen’s 2018 Career Fair

NW Natural’s Exhibit Table at Oregon Tradeswomen’s 2018 Career Fair

Volunteer at Fair!

Volunteers are the power behind Oregon Tradeswomen’s annual Career Fair! We depend on the generous support of more than 100 volunteers giving more than 500 hours of their time to produce this incredible event each year.

Register for a VIP Tour

VIP Tours are an opportunity to tour the Career Fair for individuals who want to learn more about the event but are not attending as career seekers or volunteers. Tours are led by tradeswomen, pre-apprenticeship students, industry partners and Oregon Tradeswomen board and staff.

Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair is Graciously Hosted by:

NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
Oregon Tradeswomen’s Career Fair is Graciously hosted by: 16021 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97230
Click for the address on Google Maps

2018 Fair Archive Page

Visit our 2018 Career Fair Archive Page to see photos, watch a video, and download a copy of our review report.

3934 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #101  |  Portland, Oregon 97212  |   phone: 503.335.8200  |  fax: 503.249.0445