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The NCDA Global Career Development Conference welcomes exhibitors and sponsors from public and private corporations, government agencies, educational institutions, and professional associations who offer career-related products and services such as books, media, computer-based systems, assessment instruments, and online services.


For more information contact:

Alicia Cheek
305 N. Beech Circle
Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Phone: (918) 663-7060
Fax: (918) 663-7058


2016 Conference Exhibitors

Booth Number 103
Fridayd, LLC
Contact: Theresa Lawrence
(704) 769-0010

Fridayd is the job search virtual assistant technology with a human touch that is transforming online job search, application and tracking to relieve the burden of tedious, repetitive job search tasks, save job seekers hours of time and support them through the process. Disrupting the online job search industry, Fridayd uses intelligent, criteria-driven searches to deliver highly relevant employment opportunities but goes beyond simple search and aggregation, serving as a virtual assistant to apply to jobs, monitor progress and track job search processes all in one place for the user. 

Booth Number 115
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Contact: Melissa Erffmeyer
(800) 323-0440

Goodheart-Willcox publishes the highest quality content available for Business, Marketing, and Career Education. As experts in Career and Technical Education since 1921, Goodheart-Willcox understands the importance of accurate and authoritative titles offered at an exceptional value. G-W authors are experts in their field, have significant classroom experience, and create trusted, relevant content that prepares students for successful careers. 

G-W titles are available in print and digital formats—including LMS-Ready Digital Content with single sign-on convenience. The comprehensive instructor resources—lessons, activities, and assessments—increase productivity, save time, and enhance the learning experience in and out of the classroom. Together, We Build Careers!

Booth Number 119
GradLeaders, Inc.
Contact: Matt Berndt
(614) 791-9000

GradLeaders is the #1 provider of research solutions that helps you track, prove and defend the value and ROI of the education you provide.  More than 150 schools in 38 states have already adopted The Outcomes Survey® to monitor and track career outcomes data on their new graduates and alumni.

Booth Number 200
Thrive Academics
Contact: Brandon Edwards, Ed.D.
(818) 927-2703

Thrive Academics provides quality educational programs to schools. Our newest program is a web-based college and career readiness curriculum called Voyage. Voyage prepares students for the greatest adventure of their lives by guiding them through the stages of college and career planning while developing essential life skills needed for thriving in life.

Booth Number 201
Yanset Career Development
Contact: Jenny Xu
(415) 490-7883

Yanset empowers technology to assist individuals on career development. We offer a cloud-based management system for school career centers, workforce agencies, and individual practitioners. Our system has been proven to significantly improve the quality and efficiency of career counseling services. In addition to a variety of tools and resources such as Career Assessment, Resume Builder, Interview Toolkit, Q&A Platform, Online Office Hours, and Webinars, we help job seekers to obtain career guidance by building an effective platform to connect them with professional consultants from our community.

Booth Number 203
Focus 2 Career and Education Planning
Contact: Janis Stokes
(603) 526-8989

Get ready for FOCUS 2 Enhanced...coming soon.  A bold new look, enhanced functionality and new content.  As always...Focus 2 is customized with your college's majors.

Booth Number 204
Life Reimagined
Contact: Kale Akinsinde

Life Reimagined was launched in 2014 as a personal guidance system to help people navigate transitions, pursue their goals, dreams, and purpose in life. Through groundbreaking online programs and tools, and powerful live experiences, today Life Reimagined guides over 1 million people through changes and helps them discover new possibilities in life. Experience it all at lifereimagined.org

Booth Number 205
The Center for Work Ethic Development
Contact: Stephen Tetschner
(303) 433-3242

The Center for Work Ethic Development has partnered with organizations across the U.S. and internationally, giving trainers, teachers, and supervisors practical tools for building work ethic.  Our innovative curriculum and certification program, Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Workis available in three versions (Adult, Youth, and Veteran).  Find out how we’re helping our 550+ partners turn common sense into common practice!

Booth Number 206
Emerald Career Publishing & The Resume Place, Inc.
Contact: Louise Kursmark
(513) 218-3128
www.emeraldcareerpublishing.com and www.resume-place.com

The Resume Place, Inc., Federal Resume and USAJOBS application coaching, publishing, government agency training, and certification training.

Emerald Career Publishing, uncommonly valuable resources for lifelong career management.  Come see two new books from Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark: "Modernize Your Resume" and "Best Keywords for Resumes, Letters and Interviews".

Booth Number 207
AmeriCorps VISTA
Contact: Liz Matthews
(202) 606-6774

Learn how you can offer national service as a rewarding career building option. AmeriCorps VISTA members work on impactful projects that lift people out of poverty while receiving comprehensive training and support, including a living allowance, skills-building, federal noncompetitive hiring eligibility, and money towards college/graduate school.

Booth Number 208
Contact: Sharon Ferriss
(416) 929-2510

CERIC — the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling is a charitable organization that advances education and research in career counselling and career development, in order to increase the economic and social well-being of Canadians. It funds projects to develop innovative resources that build the knowledge and skills of diverse career professionals. CERIC also annually hosts Cannexus, Canada’s largest bilingual career development conference, publishes the country’s only peer-reviewed journal, The Canadian Journal of Career Development, and runs the free ContactPoint / OrientAction online communities, which provide learning and networking in the career field. www.ceric.ca

Booth Number 209
American Counseling Association
Contact: Carolyn Baker
(703) 823-9800 x 356

Visit ACA in booth #209 to obtain membership and professional development information and to purchase our latest texts including Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases; Career Counseling, 4e; Using Technology to Enhance Clinical Supervision; International Counseling Case Studies Handbook; and Treatment Strategies for Substance and Process Addictions.

Booth Number 210
Career [RE] Search Group
Contact: Jennifer Kroll
(920) 636-0828

The Human Search Engine process is a disruptive method of job search.  It teaches jobseekers to understand their personality, skills and desires and align them with appropriate industries and jobs. It puts the jobseeker in control and ensures long-term fit between employer and employee.  This process has been used by thousands to find great jobs, restore confidence, eliminate fear and promote life-long well-being for themselves and their families. 

Chris Czarnick cczarnik@hse.email; Jennifer Banta-Kroll jkroll@hse.email; 920-636-0828

Booth Number 211
Elevate, Inc.
Contact: Brett Gardenhire
(916) 956-6586

Elevate Inc. presents Elevations for Students, a comprehensive, affordable online career assessment.  Through self-reflection students prioritize career-related values, enjoyable skills and career interests.  Elevations offers a strength-based personality profile, emerging careers, web links and interactive research and action planning tools.  Goodbye test, hello future.

Booth Number 212
Binghamton University

Contact: Justin Pierce
(607) 777-2151

Binghamton University-Offering more than 60 master's programs and 30 doctorate degrees, Binghamton University, a nationally distinguished State University of New York (SUNY) Center of Excellence, combines the atmosphere of a mid-sized, public institution with the resources of a very large research university.

Booth Number 213
Vocational Research Institute
Contact: Krista Biesecker
(800) 874-5387

CareerScope® can help you meet WIOA legislation standards!  CareerScope is a valid, reliable, and objective interest and aptitude assessment available on CD or Online.  Recommendations are based on Department of Labor and Department of Education standards and provide the basis for selecting the most appropriate education/training program and developing transition, training, and employment retention plans.  Ask about a free trial!

Booth Number 214
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Contact: Roger Moncarz
(202) 691-7834

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) produces the Occupational Outlook Handbook, one of the most widely used career guidance resources with information on education and training requirements, pay, and the job outlook for hundreds of occupations. Staff are available to answer questions and demonstrate how to navigate the BLS website.

Booth Number 215
National Court Reporters Association
Contact: Jennifer Late
(703) 584-9042

Court reporting and captioning offers high-tech career options that are here to stay. The field will experience a notable shortage in the next five years, due to ADA laws, FCC regulations, and retiring court reporters. Learn how your students will benefit!

Booth Number 216
Center on Education and Work
Contact: Jane Kwiecinski
(800) 862-1071

The Center on Education and Work (CEW) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison assists educators and career development professionals with national career-related resources, research, and professional development. The Center is the creator of CareerLocker, a comprehensive national online career information system used by 600,000 active users. Students and adults use this system for career exploration, academic and career planning, and job seeking.  Recently the website has been redesigned for easier navigation and new features have been added. Stop by Booth #216 and take a look!

Booth Number 219
Contact: Sean Gallagher
(251) 342-9811

GoinGlobal provides career and employment resources for more than 120 worldwide locations, in addition to corporate profiles and 16 million-plus job and internship postings. Our constantly-updated database features hiring trends, work permit/visa regulations, resume/ CV guidelines, interview and cultural advice, and more.  Free trial access available.
Contact president@goinglobal.com or call 1.800.989.1190

Booth Number 220
Purposely, Inc.

Contact: Peter Van Tienen

What is The Career Platform?  The Career Platform is an online curriculum for systematically learning job-seeking skills. It is your 24/7 accessible center for career success. Using short videos, assessments, quizzes and an interactive portal to millions of jobs around the country and the world, students’ path to employment success is more accessible, more interactive and ultimately more effective than ever before.

Booth Number 300-301
Army Recruiting Education Division
Contact: Ina Jane Tyler
(502) 626-1981

Education is an essential component and an important building block for the future of today's youth. The Army has long been an advocate of preparing the next generation of global citizens to tackle issues facing a changing world.  The Army understands its responsibility to enable students by giving them the tools they need to attain the brightest and best futures in whatever educational or career path they choose after high school. Please visit http://armyedspace.com/resources/educator-toolkit/.

Booth Number 303
Harrison Assessments
Contact: Collin George/Reid Tolley
(865) 809-5714
collin@talentmatters.solutions reid@talentmatters.solutions

 The Harrison Career Test is based on 25 years of experience in career testing technology and job success research.  Our online assessment provides predictive insight into career enjoyment and career success.  Our 25 minute work preference questionnaire measures 175 characteristics and is used world-wide by career seekers, universities, and schools.

Booth Number 304
CareerShift, LLC
Contact: Valerie Matta
(216) 255-3026

CareerShift can help.  Many career centers struggle getting many students to adopt good career management mindsets early in their programs. Many students wait until the last minute to find work and aren’t proactive. CareerShift can help. This resource compliments any career management system currently in place, making it easy for students, alumni, employer relations teams, career counselors and faculty to find hidden connections and opportunities. We recognize it takes the entire campus community to be actively engaged in student and alumni success. That is why hundreds of schools rely on CareerShift to provide easy to use robust search engines, coupled with organizational tools for the career journey.

Booth Number 305
CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc.
Contact: Eleanor Parkinson
(604) 852-0566

CRG Consulting Resource Group International, Inc. is in the human performance and development business.  CRG has been Enriching People's Lives for more than 35 years!

Our mission is to transform and equip individuals, teams, and organizations to realize their full interpersonal, mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual purpose and potential through the learning experiences we design, deploy and publish.

Booth Number 306
Contact: Brian Bodkin
(908) 879-2038

careerandtalenthub.com created a web-based career development program that works with candidates and directs performance related questions to supervisors, co-workers and others with whom they have interacted. Responses from references are compiled into an easy to read report that includes an evaluation of the candiate’s abilities that will get the recruiter’s attention.

Booth Number 308
The Washington Center
Contact: Sara Biggs
(202) 238-7970

The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, a leading nonprofit educational institution, partners with colleges and universities to provide students with experiential learning opportunities to earn academic credit in Washington, D.C. The Washington Center empowers students to gain professional experience and prepares them for achievement and leadership.

Booth Number 310
How I Compare
Contact: Hayden Trepeck
(561) 289-7952

 How I Compare is a completely free online resource and community for students interested in going to Law School.  The platform helps guide students through the Law School Admissions process and is a valuable resource for Discovering Which Law Schools are in Their Future!  All resources are Free at www.howicompare.com

Booth Number 312
Career Development Network
Contact: Richard Knowdell
(408) 828-3858

The Career Development Network conducts career development training and certification programs is North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Since 1994, over 7,000 career practitioners have completed the Job & Career Transition Coach (JCTC) certification workshops. Since 2006 the Network has been training Career Development Facilitators Instructors (CDFI). 

Booth Number 314 and 316
PAR Inc.
Contact: Teri Lyon
(813) 449-4074

With a reputation for providing unparalleled Customer Service, PAR, Inc. is a leading publisher of innovative and high-quality psychological assessment instruments, including software, apps, e-manuals, and assessment through our new Internet testing and reporting system, PARiConnect. To learn more about PAR, please visit www.parinc.com.

Booth Number 315 and 317
Kuder, Inc.
Contact: Kara Larson
(515) 993-3005


For over 75 years, more than 165 million people worldwide have relied on Kuder for evidence-based assessment, education planning, and career guidance tools and resources. With affordable solutions for pre-K through retirement, our customizable products, services, and professional development courses have allowed users to uniquely navigate through life's journey to reach education and career success. Our name is synonymous with validity and reliability due to our unwavering commitment to ongoing, innovative research. As a result, Kuder has consistently pioneered at the forefront of the career guidance industry along with solutions that encourage lifelong learning, development, and achievement for all ages.

Booth Number 319
EdITS Publishers
Contact: Rebecca Hansen
(800) 416-1666

For over 50 years, EdITS has been the industry leader in guidance and instructional materials.  We feature the COPSystem career assessments relating interests, abilities, and work values to career clusters and pathways.  Project CERES is a K-12 career focused curriculum program designed to relate school subjects to career skills.  Additionally, we offer various measures of personality, self-concept, and study attitudes.

Booth Number 320
College Transition Publishing
Contact: Terry Arndt
(206) 201-2751

 College Transition Publishing/Veteran Transition Publishing specializes in the development of publications, webinars, presentations, and coaching for professionals serving those who are transitioning from the military, through college and/or into a new career.  Their popular publications, Backpack to Briefcase and Camo to Career, are available at their booth.


Mark your calendar for future Conferences:

2018 NCDA Conference

June 21 - 23, 2018
Pre-Conference Sessions:
June 20, 2018
Phoenix Convention Center & Hyatt Regency
Phoenix, Arizona