The event’s success hinges on the participation and enthusiasm of our region’s local businesses and organizations.

The region’s future depends on its future workforce. Mission Tomorrow puts your industry and the skills required for it on the radar of tomorrow’s workforce. This event is designed to introduce the next generation of the local workforce to a variety of career opportunities available in the region through interactive and engaging activities.

Exhibitor Resources


Interested in Getting Involved?

Contact Stephanie Phillips at or (804) 783-9350.

ACEC Virginia
Advanced Manufacturing Skilled-Craft Careers – Sponsors
ALBC School
Aluminum Extrusion Council
American Karate Center
Atlantic Constructors – Sponsors
Baker Roofing
Breakout Games
Build Your Future VA
Call Federal Credit Union
Capital Interior Contractors
Carter Machinery Company
CHA Consulting, Inc.
Chesterfield County CTE – Automotive, BioTech, Construction, Cosmetology/Nail Tech, Culinary/Baking & Pastry, Dental, Firefighting, Homeland Security, IT, Mechatronics, Medical Assisting and Occupational/Physical Therapy
Chesterfield County Government
Chesterfield Fire and EMS
Civil Air Patrol
Clocktower Realty Group
ColonialWebb – Sponsors
Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) – Sponsors
Department of Labor and Industry , Division of Registered Apprenticeship
Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services
Dominion Energy – Sponsors
Dominion Energy Customer Account Management

Dominion Energy IT Innovation
Dominion Energy Line Workers
Dominion Nuclear (Virtual Reality)
DPR Construction- Sponsors
Draper Aden Associates
Dream It. Do It. Virginia/Virginia Manufacturers Association
Electronic Systems Inc.
Elephant Insurance
Engage, The Foundation
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond – Collaborator
Fire & Life Safety America
Fire Solutions – Sponsors
Fresh Start Healthcare
GRTC Transit System
Hanover County Sheriff’s Office
Hanover Fire & EMS
Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) ACE Centers
Henrico County Department of Public Utilities
Henrico County Police Division
Hilton Richmond Downtown
Holiday Barn Pet Resorts – Sponsors
iFinancial by Tierra
Independent Container Line
Indie Labs
John Tyler Community College – Sponsor: Business, EMS, Engineering Technologies, Nursing, Precision Engineering and Welding
Johnson Controls PLC
Keith Fabry – Sponsor
Kings Dominion – Sponsor
KSB, Inc.
Launch Trampoline Park Richmond
M & E Contractors
Mason & Hanger
Maymont Foundation
Merchant Fixture
Niagara Bottling
Old Dominion Insulation
Olson Engineering, Inc.
Patient First
Pfizer Consumer Healthcare – Sponsor
Plugin Corporation
Plumbers & Steamfitters LU10
Proxios – Sponsor
Puppets Off Broad Street, Inc.
Reynolds Community College – Sponsor: Administration of Justice, American Sign Language & Interpreter Education, Architecture/Drafting, Automotive Technology, Business/Finance/Accounting, Culinary Arts, 3D Printing, Engineering – Robotics, Fire Science, Horticulture, Information Systems, Respiratory Therapy and Welding
Richmond Flying Squirrels
Richmond National Battlefield Park National Park Service
Richmond Public School
Richmond Raceway – Sponsor
Richmond Region Tourism
Rolls-Royce Crosspointe
Scaffolding Solutions, LLC
Shamin Hotels
Tutor Doctor
VCU College of Engineering
VCU Health System
VDOT – Sponsor
Virginia Alcoholic & Beverages Control Board
Virginia Department of Aviation
Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
Virginia Department of Forestry
Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries
Virginia Department of Health
Virginia Department of Registered Apprenticeship
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association
Virginia Retirement System
Virginia Society of CPAs
Virginia State Police
Virginia State University
WM Jordan
Work for Water
WRLH – Fox Richmond
YMCA of Greater Richmond

Many thanks to all of the businesses who are planning to have an interactive presence in this year’s event. Your commitment in helping to shape our future workforce is important to our region and greatly appreciated. We could not do it without you.

As we plan for October 18 and 19 we would like to provide several important details below:

  • SET-UP is Noon – 6:00 pm, Wednesday, October 17. Please arrive to the rear of the Exhibition Hall (largest building) at “Exhibitor Check-in” so we can assist you in locating your booth(s).

  • Event Days: Thursday, October 18 and Friday, October 19, 2018

  • Event Times: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on both days.

  • We ask you to report to the front entrance (foyer) area of the Exhibition Hall (largest building) at 8:30 am on Thursday, October 18 for a quick welcome and exhibitor orientation.

  • Exhibitors are assigned to a particular ZONE and each zone will have 15 to 30 exhibitors. There will be a total of 5 zones.

  • Students will enter beginning at zone 1 and make their way to zone 5. Students will be in groups of approximately 400 (based on school size) and will spend 15 minutes only in each zone. They will make their way to the exhibits that interest them so please do not think that you will have 400 students at one time.

  • Please do not provide students with any literature, food, beverage, candy, etc.  Nothing can be provided to the students

We are excited to host this wonderful career exploration event for the 12,000+ public school 8th grade students throughout RVA and could not do it without your participation.

Together, we are making a difference and for that, we sincerely thank you!




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