Port Connect Marine career fair

at the Port Theatre on March 13

The Port of Nanaimo will hold its fifth Port Connect Marine Career Fair at the Port Theatre on Wednesday, March 13, 4:30pm – 7:30pm

It will showcase 20-plus leading companies and organizations from the marine sector. The career fair promises to be a pivotal gathering for job seekers, students, and professionals looking to navigate their career paths within the marine industry.

Port Connect bridges the gap between leading marine organizations and potential employees, providing a unique opportunity for direct engagement, and networking. This event is tailored for individuals at all career stages, from those just starting to seasoned professionals seeking new opportunities.

Event Details:
Date: March 13, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Port Theatre. Admission is free.

Those who attend have the opportunity to network and learn about career opportunities, industry trends, and educational pathways in the maritime sector.

"We are thrilled to host our fifth Port Connect Event, which will serve as a dynamic platform for job seekers and our partners in the marine industry," said the Port CEO, Ian Marr.

"This event not only supports our commitment to fostering economic growth and job creation but also highlights the diverse career opportunities available within the marine sector."

The Port invites job seekers, students, and anyone with an interest in the marine industry to join this unparalleled career fair. Don’t miss this chance to connect with potential employers, discover new career paths, and take your professional journey to new horizons.

With an impressive lineup of participants ranging from the Port itself to entities such as RCMP Marine, DP World, Seamor Marine, Seaspan, Snuneymuxw Marine Division, Vancouver Island Whale Watch, Western Maritime Institute, Vancouver Island University (VIU), Canada Coast Guard, Canadian Union of Skilled Workers, BCIT, BC Coast Pilots, Pacific Pilotage Authority, Helijet, Herold Engineering, Hullo Ferries, Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (WCMRC), Gowlland Towing, GRT Environmental, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), BC Ferries, WorkBC Nanaimo, Central Island Multicultural Society, and many more, the event is a must-attend for anyone interested in marine careers.

For more information, registration details, and updates, please visit the event page here:

Contact: Andrea Thomas, Manager Engagement, Content and Cruise Development, Port of Nanaimo athomas@npa.ca, 250-753-4146 ext. 251 or https://www.npa.ca