KarriereStart 2018

- Education + Studies, Advanced training + Staff, New business start-up + Independence - The trade fair for training, jobs and new business owners in Saxony

Dear interested parties,

“Create your own future” will be the motto of the 20th KarriereStart, held in Dresden from 19 to 21 January 2018. As one of the most famous trade fairs of its kind in Germany, it was once again a success in 2017. 492 exhibitors presented their services to 33.400 visitors in the booked out halls. The fair’s quality and success are underlined by the unwavering demand among exhibiting companies and institutions from all over Germany and beyond, as well as the positive visitor feedback.

As a trade fair for training, jobs and new business owners in Saxony, the KarriereStart pools together under one roof the many different areas relating to the employment market. Over three days, it offers school students, trainees, new graduates, pros, career changers and those returning to the workforce numerous possibilities for consultations, contact and applications to help plan any stage of education, studies or professional careers. The close co-operation with strong, competent partners ensures high quality, up-to-date focus area relating to the education and employment markets.

Visit the 2018 KarriereStart – the leading trade fair for training, jobs and new business owners in Saxony.

Topic areas

  • Career focuses/Training
    Exhibitors provide young people in their career-planning phase with information on various study options, job profiles, training requirements and possibilities for entering business.
  • Studies
    Vocational academies, technical colleges and universities provide information on the benefits of their establishments, faculties, course content and degrees, as well as entry requirements and financing options.
  • International studies and careers
    Experience studying and working abroad, as well as intercultural skills, increase career opportunities on the training and employment market. Exhibitors inform visitors on the opportunities and requirements for study and language exchanges, work experience and jobs outside Germany.
  • Private and professional further training
    Exhibitors offer entrepreneurs, employers and interested visitors a wide range of qualification and training services – from language courses, to advanced training courses, to nationally recognised qualifications.
  • Business ownership/Freelancing
    KarriereStart is the key starting point for those interested in starting their own business, new business owners, and entrepreneurs. Individual initiatives for advising new business owners are pooled together – from the business idea, to the corporate concept, to financing and aid, staff development, marketing, sales, legal matters, taxes and company handover.
  • Specialists/Jobs/Staff
    Employers provide information on entry requirements and possibilities for joining business directly, as a career-changer or as someone returning to the workforce. They offer insights into professional life, e.g. through traineeships, work experience, student placement services and/or commissioning and addressing Bachelors, Masters, diploma and doctorate topics. Placement institutions and recruitment companies present their job opportunities and vacancies.

Opening hours

19 – 21 January 2018
Friday: 9am – 5pm
Saturday/Sunday: 10am – 5pm

Target groups (visitors)

  • Abitur students/ secondary school students and their families
  • Retrainees and interested parties in further education
  • Students and graduates
  • Employees and specialists
  • Personnel managers and managerial staff
  • Business start-up people and young entrepreneurs
  • Employers and businessmen

How to get there

By car:

Motorway A 4 and A 13:

  • Exit Dresden Altstadt
  • B 6 towards Zentrum

Motorway A 17:

  • Exit Dresden Südvorstadt
  • B 170 towards Dresden Zentrum
  • B 6
Anfahrt MESSE DRESDEN
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