World of Work (WOW) Youth Expo

Our youth are our future!

The World of Work (WOW) Youth Expo is designed to expose, educate, and engage 8th-12th grade students with regional employers, organizations, and post-secondary schools. The event features a keynote speaker, engaging exhibitors highlighting in-demand careers and training programs through the region, and mock interviews for junior and senior students.

Click here to see how the event has grown over the years!!

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2017 Event

Thank you to the participating schools, exhibitors, and partners for a GREAT event! Close to 2,670 8th-12th grade students and teachers were in attendance from 55 schools representing 17 counties. The event featured EJ Carrion as our keynote speaker, 88 engaging exhibitors, and 170 completed mock interviews!

Looking to help make 2018 another great year?

Check out our how to make WOW great webpage so that we can make 2018 another fantastic opportunity for students around the region!

2018 Event

The next WOW event is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Abilene Convention Center. If you'd like to receive event information please notify us and/or check back on our site.

Registration will open by October 2018.


Contact our staff at (325) 795-4327 or by email.