State of the Workforce

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State of the Workforce

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) (MST)


Wondering what to expect at State of the Workforce? Take a look below!   


10:00 am - Reverse Job Fair where job seekers will have the opportunity to interview companies seeking to hire

10:30 am - Coffee Hour & Networking

11:30 am - State of the Workforce begins with lunch served at 11:45 am

12:00 pm - Workforce Panel - insightful discussions with a workforce expert panel featuring:

  • Moderator: Bobby Blanco, Workforce Solutions Borderplex Board Chair
  • Panelist: Joshua Wright, Lightcast Executive Vice President of Growth, Education, and Gov't
  • Panelist: Niki DaSilva, U.S. Chamber Senior Director of Policy and Programs
  • Panelist: Commissioner Joe Esparza - Texas Workforce Commission
  • Panelist: Brad Turner-Little, CEO of the National Association of Workforce Boards 

1:00 pm - State of the Workforce Address by Leila Melendez, CEO of Workforce Solutions Borderplex

1:30 pm - Reverse Job Fair resumes - be sure to stop and provide an opportunity for our job seekers to interview your company.  

 Tickets are going fast; register today! Don't miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and be part of shaping the future of our workforce! 

It all takes place February 21st at 10 am, see you there! 

We are excited to announce our first “State of” for our EPC “State of El Paso” Series 2024!

 Mark your calendars for February 21st at 10 am for the State of the Workforce! Get ready for insightful discussions with an expert panel and the latest trends in workforce development. Stay ahead of the curve and be part of shaping the future of our workforce.

This event will give you an opportunity to gain insights on strategies to grow your business, including incumbent worker training, fidelity bonding, and other key elements for success.

Connect with Workforce Solutions Borderplex and learn about the various programs and resources provided throughout the region. Discover how these initiatives impact economic growth, from individuals seeking employment to business owners striving for success. Engage in insightful discussions with industry experts, government representatives, and business leaders to understand the efforts shaping the workforce ecosystem.

Uncover insights on accessing grants, subsidies, and programs from government agencies and private institutions. Learn effective strategies to maximize your funding potential, investing in employee training, development, and overall business growth. Additionally, discover details about a major national competition that Workforce Solutions Borderplex and the City of El Paso are collaborating on, aiming to bring upwards of $50 million to the region.

El Paso Convention Center
One Civic Center Plaza
El Paso, TX 79901 United States
Event Contact
Lucila Guerra
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Wednesday, February 21, 2024 (10:00 AM - 3:00 PM) (MST)
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