National Career Guidance Show 2023 - London

Wednesday 8 Mar 2023
The National Career Guidance Show is a free to attend careers convention for people passionate about careers.


Join us on 8 March 2023 at the ILEC Centre, London 9:30 - 4 pm

Who should attend?

Careers leaders
Careers co-ordinators
Careers advisers
Deputy and headteachers
HE/FE principals
School library/resource staff
Personal development coaches

Register for your free ticket and keep updated by following the events on Facebook and LinkedInThe show is aimed at school, college and career guidance professionals only, students will not be allowed to enter the venue.

We are excited to be working with the Mayor of London and Unifrog.

Attendees at National Career Guidance Show will be able to access high-quality careers resources and information from careers experts to enable them to support young people and other job seekers in their transition from education, training, or unemployment into working life.  

What can I expect?

We have chosen this year’s themes through our research with previous visitors.

The last two years have seen a far-reaching shift in working patterns, dramatic acceleration in remote working, and industry-wide upheaval and change. The National Careers Guidance Show 2023 reflects this new era and looks to the future, with innovative and exciting ways for career leads and exhibitors to interact and gain comprehensive insights into the labour market. 

Explore the changing world of work, generate new relationships, and be inspired by seminars and our exhibition (made up of more than 40 local and national employers, training providers, universities and CIAG specialists). Join us in London on 8 March and leave better equipped to support young people, career seekers and changers at all stages of life.  

National Career Guidance Show also boasts free seminars and talks which are full of fresh ideas from industry leaders and experts in their field. The on-the-day programme will kick off at 10 am.

Other key topics include:

  • work experience
  • LMI
  • apprenticeships
  • degree apprenticeships
  • Gatsby Benchmarks
  • embedding careers in the curriculum
  • careers and support for SEND students
  • new qualifications
  • green careers.


The Career Development Institute (CDI)

The CDI is the UK’s professional body for all aspects of career development, supporting our members to work to the highest standards and championing the profession. We set standards for professional practice, including the CDI Code of Ethics, which are recognised by government and we manage the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. We award the Qualification in Career Development and deliver training through the CDI Academy for those entering and progressing in the profession. We provide resources, CPD training events and networking for our members to enable them to continually develop. 

Join us on stand 4 to find out more about the CDI:

  • Discover how CDI membership can help your own career development as well as  benefit practitioners and careers leaders in your organisation.
  • Attend our CPD clinic to ask questions about Careers Adviser and Careers Leader training (including training funded by the C&EC), updating your skills and knowledge through CPD and the range of support available for your continued professional development. No appointment is needed.
  • Get a CPD Certificate for attending sessions at the National Career Guidance Show. Visit our stand during the day to get your certificate and mark the sessions you have attended to verify your CPD hours.

For more information about the CDI, please visit or contact us by emailing


This year's Digital Platform Partner: Unifrog

Unifrog is the universal whole-school destinations platform.We bring all the available information into one impartial, user-friendly platform to help students make the best choices, and submit the strongest applications. We want to revolutionise CEIAG so that every student - regardless of background - finds their best next step.