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“The London event you and your team held was FANTASTIC!!  I have never seen so many parents and daughters interested in careers. I have been to numerous ‘exposure’ events for young people, and by far the Build a Dream events have been the most unique I have seen.  Congratulations to you and your team for working on something special.”     Colleen Dignam, Provincial Training Coordinator, The Carpenters’ Union

Build Your Dream Workforce

  • Connect with up to 1,000 attendees per expo across the province
  • Meet with parents and their daughters to discuss career opportunities available in your field
  • Hear from female professionals in different fields dispel myths and offer career path advice
  • Network with like-minded companies interested in building an inclusive workforce

CALL ANN at 519-800-1222

Build a Dream’s Events Director, Ann, would love to give you more information on what being part of an event can do for you and your organization. Call 519-800-1222 or email today!

Build a Dream is a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to empowering and educating young women (and their parents) about careers in skilled trades, STEM, emergency response,  entrepreneurship and politics. 

As a partner, you are investing in the next female leaders of our community by introducing them to career opportunities that they may not have previously explored. Our popular career discovery expos (held in partnership with local school boards) take a unique approach to presenting this information in an engaging way, so we welcome parents and their daughters to engage with role models and leaders in the region.



“We particularly value our opportunities to: connect with families in the communities we serve, showcase our brand to future talent, and align Next Dimension with companies that share the same core values.”

Brandy Coulsey, Marketing & Vendor Relations Manager, Next Dimension Inc.

University of Windsor
“We want students to explore areas.” With and endless list of careers to explore in the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science, the University of Windsor is constantly supporting students in creating future success.
WFS Ltd.
WFS Ltd. is an employee-owned industrial distribution company. Their continuous support includes getting tools and industry-related products in the hands of young women and speaking with families at events, “It’s a fantastic opportunity for young ladies to see what’s out there.”
Next Dimension
Next Dimension is an IT service provider looking for skilled technical staff. They support Build a Dream to meet with other like-minded companies but also to recruit for their future workforce needs, “We are able to meet new talent every year.”
Next Dim
Enbridge is an energy delivery company that is consistently named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers. “If you’re looking to build a career with a high-performing, growth-oriented, innovative company that shares its successes with its employees, Enbridge may be the place for you.”
Construction giant EllisDon is recognized globally for the positive culture and work environment that they have created and they are always recruiting new, like-minded talent. “Exposing our youth to career opportunities that may not have been typically considered will help showcase the work we do at EllisDon and the meaningful careers we provide.”
Carpenters' Union
The Carpenters’ District Council of Ontario (CDC) represents over 20,000 women and men working in a wide range of skilled trades. The organization has been working diligently to recruit diverse talent and works with initiatives like Build a Dream to increase its representation of women.
AIA Canada
AIA represents members in all areas that impact the growth and prosperity of the automotive industry. They are dedicated to education and workforce development, “A well-equipped workforce will support the sustainability of the aftermarket.”
The Canadian Union of Skilled Workers (CUSW) is a union for the 21 Century. They represent a community of workers, employers, and other partners to lead in an era of social and economic change. CUSW's is proud to take a leadership role in the advancement of strong relationships between our partners and to work enhance the achievements of the many industries we represent.
Valiant TMS
Valiant TMS is a global company powered by people working together to be the most trusted partner in delivering intelligent automation solutions. We’re a full-service Industry 4.0 system integrator leading the way in digitalization, process development, design and technology integration. We specialize in welding and joining, automated assembly and test, industrial parts washers and final assembly systems.
valiant tms
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