ICF '09 Overview


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Overview of the 2009 International Career Fair [ICF]. ICF is an annual recruitment event where international companies come to meet highly qualified candidates looking for global career opportunities. Interested individuals will be able to post their resume online after Dec. 1. Interviews will be held on 2/20 & 2/21 in San Francisco.

Intended For: Graduate Students & Alumni In Engineering, Science, Business; Experienced Professionals Interested In International Career Opportunities; Masters, PhDs, Post-Docs In Engineering/ Science; MBA w/Technical Background.

To register, exhibit/sponsor, contact Lara Abrams recruiters@internationalcareerfair.com; +1 415 613 1704.

ICF is hosted by Apec, a French federal agency specialized in the employment of engineers, managers & executives. 28,000 companies & 500,000 individuals use the services of Apec. Since 2002 Apec has been a driving force in organizing recruitment fairs for international talent & the companies seeking to employ them.

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ICF '09 Overview

  1. 1. February 20-21, 2009 SAN FRANCISCO Find Your Global Workforce At ICF ‘09
  2. 2. Meeting the Unique Challenge of Sourcing Talent For International Assignments “At APEC, we and our partners know the unique milieu of talent that intersects with international recruitment specialists. We know that in the search for internationally qualified candidates, there are unique challenges and requirements that must be met. It’s our belief that the more opportunity we can create for international recruiting teams to connect with globally mobile top talent from this part of the world, the better we fulfill our mission - for recruiters and candidates alike - and that’s why ICF exists.” ICF ‘09: Your gateway to a future global workforce
  3. 3. http://www.ICF09.com • Recruit for your subsidiaries and overseas operations • Diversify and internationalize your teams • Meet with highly educated, multi-lingual candidates • Target from a candidate pool that matches your requirements • Source candidates directly from our database prior to the Fair • Pre-schedule one-on-one interviews with key candidates on-site • Register now - it’s quick and easy
  4. 4. Sourcing Talent Locally From One Of The World’s Most Strategic Markets California • 20% of the R&D budget of the United States • 1st biotechnology center & 3rd pharmaceutical center in US Silicon Valley • 1st technology hub of the world with 6,000 companies employing 220,000 industry workers Universities • Stanford, Berkeley & Caltech in the Top 10 of the best engineering universities of the world (Source: Shanghai Jiao Tong University Ranking, 2007) • Stanford Graduate School of Business: 4th MBA in the world (Source: Financial Times, 2008)
  5. 5. Backed By An Elite Partner Sourcing Network • European Commission • European Research Council • French Embassy • Foreign Consulates • Foreign Chambers of Commerce • LinkedIn: Online network for professionals (24 million members) • Magellan: International network of HR professionals • ZAV: German Federal Work Agency • Associations for expatriates in the US
  6. 6. Talent From The Region’s Best Graduate Schools Universities of California: 640,000 students • Stanford University • Berkeley University • Cal Tech - California Institute of Technology • UCSF - University of California San Francisco • USC - University of Southern California • UCLA, Davis, Santa Cruz, Santa Barbara, Irvine, San Diego… Other main campuses • Columbia, Harvard, MIT… • Texas A&M - Texas Agricultural & Mechanical Univ. • Georgia Tech, Illinois Tech, Virginia Tech,…
  7. 7. Marketing On Your Behalf To Attract High Potential Target Profiles Lobbying & Networking • University Career Centers, International Students Offices/Houses, Alumni Centers • Network of Deans of Engineering Department • Embassies, Consulates and Foreign Chambers of Commerce • Professional Associations (engineers, biologists, expats, etc.) Direct Marketing & E-Marketing • Direct communication via mailing, e-newsletters, bulletin boards ex: PhD students, engineering masters, international grads, student associations • Advertising on partner websites and e-newsletters ex: GABA/FACC/BAIA/SF/Swissnex (10,000+ Europeans in SFBA), Oriented (30,000 Asian profiles) Buzz Marketing • Posters & flyers on campuses, information meetings • Facebook and social networks Target Marketing • Targeted advertising campaigns on LinkedIn and job websites • Job postings on university and targeted job boards
  8. 8. Our Results: ICF ‘08 •2,700 registered candidates Work experience • 1,300 on-site candidates Source: ICF’08 Place of origin Sector of origin
  9. 9. ICF ‘08 Results: 40 Exhibitors, 900+ Global Jobs Break-down of Exhibitors By Industry Job location
  10. 10. ICF Talent Willing To Work Abroad 100% of candidates are fluent in English 2nd language Job location wanted
  11. 11. Trusted By The World’s Leading Brands Since 1999
  12. 12. A Recruiting Fair For SMEs, Too ~20% of SMEs & start-up in leading edge industries & high-technologies  IT : Highdeal, Datacard  Industry : Deschamps, Hexis, Liatech  Biotech : Idenix, Genfit  Consulting : Oakridge, Solucom, Aperian 2008 Oakridge results: - 35 interesting candidates met during the Fair - 20 candidates selected - 3 candidates recruited (Canada & South Africa) “Very positive: the Fair helped us to find the people we were looking for” MICHELE MATEU, HR DIRECTOR, HEXIS GROUP “We interviewed numerous qualified candidates and have already hired 2 individuals for international account management roles. It was the perfect recruiting event for us” VIVAN KRONER, HR DIRECTOR, APERIAN GLOBAL
  13. 13. What’s New In ICF ‘09? HR Technologies Vendor Pavilion • Track HR Technology Trends & See Technologies On Site • See our Technology Pavilion showcasing next- generation HR technologies and vendors • World-class technologies being presented on-site by some of the HR industry’s leading technology companies International Start-Up Pavilion • Recruit Top Engineering & Business Talent On Site • A high-potential talent pool for early-stage ventures
  14. 14. Exhibit & Sponsor Packages Available Booth Pricing • Single Booth (1-2 recruiters) – US $12,000 • Double booth (3-4 recruiters) – US$ 17,600 • Promotion Booth Available For Non-Recruiters - US $10,000 General Sponsorship Opportunities • Exhibitor Welcome Cocktail Reception Sponsorship - US $8,000 • WIFI Services Partner Sponsorship - US $8,000 • Exhibitor Breakfast/Lunch Sponsorship - US $3,000 • Workshop Sponsorship - US $3,000 • Website Listing - US $1,000 • Event Guide Advertising Opportunities - from $1000-$4000
  15. 15. Premium Sponsorship Opportunities Recruiting Companies Only Silver Sponsorship – US$ 20,000 One single recruiting booth, logo on posters, postcards & bookmarks (2000-5000 circulation) if ordered by 11/30/08, logo on the home page of website, preferred listing on website, full page ad space in Event Guide (3500 copies), short (5 min) presentation during cocktail reception. Mentioned as Silver Sponsor during opening keynotes. Gold Sponsorship - US $35,000 One double recruiting booth, logo on posters, postcards & bookmarks (2000-5000 circulation) if ordered by 11/30/2008, logo on the home page of website, preferred listing on website, inside back cover ad space in Event Guide (3500 copies), short (5 min) presentation at the opening cocktail reception dedicated to companies and partners. Mentioned as Gold Sponsor during opening keynotes. Platinum Sponsorship - US $50,000 One double recruiting booth, logo on posters, postcards & bookmarks (2000-5000 circulation) if ordered by 11/30/2008, logo on the home page of website, preferred listing on website, inside front cover ad space in Event Guide (3500 copies), short (5 min) presentation at the opening cocktail reception dedicated to companies and partners. Signage near the registration desk (material to be provided by client). Article (company profile) in Courrier Cadres distributed to 200,000 professionals and 10,000 France-based companies. Mentioned as Platinum Sponsor during opening keynotes.
  16. 16. Recruiting Representation By APEC Let APEC Recruit For You - US $11,200 Representation Fees include: • Creation of your personal space within the International career Fair website portal (access to candidate resumes, overview of your company with a link to your website, posting of job offers) • Company overview in the Event Guide (1 full page) • Representation of your company to participants by an APEC consultant • Interviews conducted on behalf of your company by an APEC Consultant • APEC will deliver to your organization results of recruitment interviews and evaluation questionnaires
  17. 17. Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities Contact Us Email us at: recruiters@internationalcareerfair.com Phone: +1 415 613 1704 mobile Contact: Lara Abrams-Melman, Sponsor and Booth Sales We Look Forward To Seeing You At ICF ‘09!