A LARGE networking event with some of the world’s biggest companies is coming to Bournemouth.

The one-time event will provide insight for students and graduates into the importance of networking with successful companies such as Virgin and The Ritz Hotel in London.

The Bournemouth University Business School and BH Area Hospitality Association is inviting students, graduates, and the local community to a complimentary careers fair.

The event will take place on Wednesday, November 15, from 11am to 3pm at the Marsham Court hotel in Russel Coates Road in Bournemouth.

The hospitality, tourism, and events careers fair is sponsored and hosted at Marsham Court Hotel.

The day promises to be full of interesting opportunities and career prospects.

The fair is a rare opportunity for attendees to network with many exhibitors from local, national, and international businesses.

Local business owners will also have the chance to speak to different companies to find ways to improve their own business.

A spokesperson for Bournemouth University Business School said: “The BU Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Careers Fair is a unique platform for attendees to connect with over 40 exhibitors from local, national, and international businesses.

“This invaluable networking opportunity is designed to help you expand your connections, gain insights into various industries, and discover a wide range of career opportunities.

“Whether you are a student seeking a placement, a recent graduate embarking on your career journey, or a local resident looking to explore new career opportunities, this event is tailored to meet your needs.”

Businesses that took part in the event last year include local companies such as The Nici, Rick Stein, The Pig, Holiday Inn, Balmer Lawn Hotel and Spa, Limewood, and Miramar Hotel.

National and international businesses who attended last year include Corinthia, The Dorchester Collection, Mandarin Oriental, Red Carnation, The Newt, Hilton and Hampton, Marriott, Exclusive Collection, Accor, Wyndham, MacDonald Hotels, Devere Hotels and The Ritz Hotel.

It also featured The NED, Nobu Hotels, John Lewis, American Airlines, NCL, Virgin Airlines, CTM, Inntel, Expedia, ClarityBT, Lufthansa and TAG.