Upcoming Events

  • 4 Apr 2017

    SUMMIT- Scaling Up To New Heights in Business

    The Local Employment Planning Council is pleased to be one of the sponsors for Summit. The event is a first of its kind in London that aims at helping to give local business owners some of the knowledge and inspiration they need to scale up – and take their businesses to the next level. The event will be held in the beautiful Grand Theatre and provide attendees the opportunity to hear from:

    • Paul Desmarais III, Vice President of Power Corporation
    • Brian Semkowski, serial entrepreneur
    • Paul Seed, StarTech.com
    • Christine Jones-Harris, Jones Packaging
    • Michael Schmalz, Digital Extremes  

    The event will be in a fireside chat format and each speaker will take on a key area of what business owners need to do to scale up their business. And of course, there will be plenty of time for networking as well! 

    Click here to register.
  • 6 Apr 2017

    2017 EmployerOne Survey results

    The 2017 EmployerOne Survey results are in. Hear what 365 employers in the London area had to say about their current and future workforce. 

    Find out what employers had to say and join us for a discussion to help build solutions for the future of our community.

    Who should attend? Employers, human resource proffesionals, economic development officers, county and municipal elected officials, managers of Employment Ontario service providers and third party employment service providers. 

    When? Thursday April, 6th 2017.

    Breakfast begins at 7:30am. Presentation and community discussion from 8am - 10am.

    Where? London Convention Centre - 300 York St. London 

    Space is limited. If you are unable to attend, the results will be made available online at www.worktrends.ca in the coming months. 

    Thank you to the London Convention Centre for their sponsorship of this event.

    Click here to register.
  • 25 Apr 2017

    London and Area Works – Job Fair

    The London & Area Works partnership will host a regional job fair this spring. Employers with open positions are invited to share their opportunities with regional talent. Job seekers bring your resume, your enthusiasm and your skills to make your next career connection.

    Employment agencies that advice, prepare and train job seekers to access jobs and develop in demand skills are also encouraged to attend.

    The London & Area Works job fair is a partnership between CTV News, Elgin Middlesex Oxford Workforce Planning and Development Board, Employment Ontario, Employment Sector Council London-Middlesex, London Economic Development Corporation, and the City of London.

    Where: Metroland Media Agriplex

    Register on Eventbrite
  • 25 Jan 2017

    Integrated Planning Session -Elgin

    The London Economic Region is at its strongest when we as service providers work together. When armed with up-to-date, local labour market data, we have the ability to collectively identify needs and jointly develop programming to make our community stronger.

    How can education, employment, and social services use Labour Market Information to respond to the needs of the London Economic Region? Join the Local Employment Planning Council at one of our upcoming Integrated Service Planning sessions to find out. 

    Who should attend?  
    If you play a role in preparing people for successful employment in the Counties of Oxford, Elgin, Middlesex or the City of London, we welcome you. Skills upgrading organizations, social services, educational institutions, and employment services both within and outside of the Employment Ontario network are all invited. 

    To prepare for these sessions, we invite you to watch our new webinar “Labour Market Information and Service Planning: At a Crossroads.” This 20-minute webinar summarizes the key points of several recent Local Employment Planning Council research reports, and offers you an opportunity to consider their impact on service planning and coordination. Click here to view the video.

    Click here to register.
  • 30 Jan 2017

    Integrated Planning Session -London

    The London Economic Region is at its strongest when we as service providers work together. When armed with up-to-date, local labour market data, we have the ability to collectively identify needs and jointly develop programming to make our community stronger.

    How can education, employment, and social services use Labour Market Information to respond to the needs of the London Economic Region? Join the Local Employment Planning Council at one of our upcoming Integrated Service Planning sessions to find out. 

    Who should attend?  
    If you play a role in preparing people for successful employment in the Counties of Oxford, Elgin, Middlesex or the City of London, we welcome you. Skills upgrading organizations, social services, educational institutions, and employment services both within and outside of the Employment Ontario network are all invited. 

    To prepare for these sessions, we invite you to watch our new webinar “Labour Market Information and Service Planning: At a Crossroads.” This 20-minute webinar summarizes the key points of several recent Local Employment Planning Council research reports, and offers you an opportunity to consider their impact on service planning and coordination. Click here to view the video.

    Click here to register.
  • 23 Nov 2016

    Agri-Net 2016

    The London Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the debut of Agri-Net – a one of a kind event designed to showcase the agribusiness connection in our region. 

    Businesses from all over London and region (including St. Thomas, Tilsonburg, Ingersoll and Strathroy) will be participating. Exhibitors will include those businesses with the Agribusiness sector and those that wish to network within the sector. To learn more visit this link: http://www.londonchamber.com/events/details/agri-net-2016-993

  • 29 Sep 2016

    Regional Workforce Discussion

    Identify key priorities for regional collaboration during our regional workforce discussion.

    When: Thursday, September 29th, 2016, 7:30 am to 10:00 am.

    Where: Best Western Stoneridge Inn, 6675 Burtwistle Ln, London

    Who: Workforce Development Committee Members, Employers and Community Stakeholders

    Please RSVP to Jane by Sept 22,2016 at jane@workforcedevelopment.ca

  • 14 Sep 2016

    Party with a Purpose

    Our local labour market is changing, and services that support employment are changing too. Together, we can help employers find the talent they need, and support job seekers to develop the skills required for meaningful employment.

    As stakeholders in your Local Employment Planning Council, you are an important part of this conversation.

    When: Wednesday September 14, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

    Where: Toboggan Brewery, 585 Richmond Street, London

    Who: Front-line service providers and managers in London, Oxford and Elgin Counties.

    Please RSVP to literacylink@gmail.com by Friday September 9th. 

    Click here for more details.