Center on Halsted’s 2023 LGBTQ+ Career Fair
Friday, September 22nd • 10AM - 2PM
3656 N Halsted St, Third Floor

Since 2015, Center on Halsted has hosted the Midwest’s largest LGBTQ+ Career Fair. This event, free for job seekers, connects community members with LGBTQ+ affirming employers who are seeking new talent. Each year, the event draws hundreds of community members and features dozens of LGBTQ+ friendly corporations, small businesses, government agencies, and non-profits.

I’m an Organization? How Can I participate?
Sponsor and Exhibitor registration for the 2023 LGBTQ+ Career Fair is now closed. Please direct questions via email to:

Organizations who sponsor this event are offered a variety of benefits in addition to having a priority presence as a participating exhibitor during the Career Fair. Sponsorship provides direct support to Center on Halsted’s mission in serving Chicagoland’s LGBTQ+ community, which serves as valuable messaging to your LGBTQ+ workforce that they are seen and valued.

I’m a Job Seeker – How Can I Participate?
Excellent! We’re excited to have you come in and meet with organizations that support our community.

Please register as an attendee using the registration form below:

2023 Exhibitor List:

AIDS Foundation Chicago, Association House of Chicago, Astound, Barilla, Brightpoint, Center on Halsted, Chicago Therapy Collective, Chinese American Service League, Dom's Kitchen & Market, Envision Unlimited, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Gift of Hope Organ and Tissue Network, Gilda's Club Chicago, Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana, Howard Brown, Huntington National Bank, Illinois Tollway, Lakeshore Recycling Services, Mesirow, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, Misericordia Home, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Northwestern University - ISGMH, Open Communities, Peace Corps, Planned Parenthood, Professional Diversity Network, Renewal Memory, S&C Electric, Shedd Aquarium, Shure, Sirius XM - Pandora, Tapestry 360 Health, The Options Clearing Corporation, Trilogy, Inc, UI Health, US Bank, Veterinary Specialty Center, Willow and Leaf Counseling, YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago

NOTE: Sponsors and Exhibitors are encouraged to bring your organization’s branded table cover, marketing swag, booth decorations, and manners. All materials must fit within your 8x8 space, so as not to encroach upon your neighbor’s area. You are responsible for your own snacks, foods, and beverages. You will not have immediate access to electrical outlets, so please ensure your devices are fully charged prior to the event.

For questions or other information on the event, please contact us at

This event is FREE and open to the public, so we encourage you to share it with your networks.

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