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Posted on: September 5, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Hampton Roads’ First LGBTQ Business and Career Expo to Take Place At Old Dominion University

Hampton Roads’ first LGBTQ Business and Career Expo at Old Dominion University’s Ted Constant Center, September 15

On September 15, LGBTQ consumers, job seekers, interns, and volunteers will
convene at the first Hampton Roads’ first LGBTQ Business and Career Expo at Old
Dominion University’s Ted Constant Center.

“This event is way overdue for Hampton Roads. Most metropolitan areas with large
LGBTQ populations have been offering similar expos for years,” said Eric Hause,
President of OutWire757 and expo producer. “This is our community’s opportunity to
demonstrate that Hampton Roads’ businesses and organizations welcome LGBTQ
consumers and employees.”

Part consumer expo and part career fair, the Expo is free and open to all members of
the LGBTQ and allied community who desire to do business with or work for LGBTQfriendly
companies and organizations from Richmond to Northeastern North Carolina.
Dominion Energy is the expo’s presenting sponsor and will be joined by more than 40
exhibitors, including Norfolk Southern, Sentara Healthcare, Cox Communications and
other area companies.

In addition, representatives of Hampton Road’s LGBTQ service, support, and social
organizations will also be present with membership, internship, and volunteer

The Expo is from 11 AM until 3 PM in the Big Blue Room at the Ted Constant Center.
The Expo is free and open to the public and is a joint production of Hampton Roads
Business Outreach (HRBOR); Old Dominion University’s Career Development Services;
Old Dominion University’s Safe Space Committee; and

Exhibitor information and advance attendee registration are available online at
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