News EBP South inspires over 800 young people at their inspirational event The hugely successful interactive event, Get Inspired Southampton, organised by EBP South, saw 886 young people attend the O2 Guildhall Southampton on Wednesday 13th November to learn about the range of careers available to them on their doorstep. Get Inspired Southampton is EBP South’s first BIG interactive event of the academic year, with seven more large-scale events taking place between January 2020 – July 2020 each aimed at a specific location or supporting a specific sector e.g. STEM. EBP South’s Get Inspired take place in the heart of communities to showcase the opportunities available to young people on their doorstep. Get Inspired takes place in Portsmouth, New Forest, Test Valley, Basingstoke, and Southampton. Suzanne Lewis, EBP South Employer Engagement Manager said, ‘EBP South Get Inspired events provide young people with the opportunity to find out about careers directly from employers at a crucial time in their life when they are making important choices about their next steps.’ At the events businesses, education providers and organisations are invited to exhibit for free with an activity which gives young people a practical hands-on approach to find out about careers in their organisation or industry. ‘As an organisation we are determined to see Southampton recover its position as a high-knowledge, high-skill city, where jobs pay high salaries and offer great prospects. There is no better launch pad for your journey to success than Get Inspired! We are delighted to support it again.’ – Aryana Neo, Business Engagement Manager, Go Southampton EBP South’s events provides a platform for businesses and organisations to engage with students; help young people to aspire to careers in their industry; develop their employer brand and be proactive in developing their future recruitment pipeline. The events are supported through sponsorship from organisations that recognise the importance of investing in young people’s careers. To find out more about EBP South’s Get Inspired events visit www.ebpsouth.co.uk/events.