What to Expect at Recruitment Agency Expo 2024

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What is the Recruitment Agency Expo?

The Recruitment Agency Expo London is the UK’s biggest recruitment and professional networking event held annually. There is a large exhibition hall where people can meet vendors specialising in solutions for the recruitment industry, and several rooms dedicated to the packed content programme.

Over two days, people from all over the country come to share ideas, gather industry insights, and become inspired.

Once again this year, the event will take place at the impressive venue ExCel London on 19-20 March 2024. And best of all – tickets are free!

What to expect at the Recruitment Agency Expo

Attended by recruitment professionals looking to bolster their business and ensure they thrive in an ever-changing landscape, here is what you can expect from the day.

Discover recruitment trends for 2024

New recruitment trends are always emerging, and this year it’s no different. With the increasing demand for utilising AI, and other strategies, agencies will be on the lookout for what industry information can get them ahead of the curve in 2024.

Here are a few examples of the sessions that will be delivered at this year’s expo:

The Hustle: how to maximise your performance, productivity, and profitability
B2B sales: getting your team up to the new standard demanded by new customers
Recruitment revolution: unveiling the hard truths and a radical vision for change

Staying ahead of recruitment trends for 2024 enables your team to stay ahead of the competition and continue to provide excellent candidate and client experiences.

Find details and the rest of the programme here.

Explore new recruitment technology

There will be many recruitment technology vendors exhibiting, and you can typically go and have a casual conversation and see a demo of their products and solutions right at their booth. You can find a full list of the vendors here.

Some recruitment tools usually include:

  • Applicant Tracking & CRM
    Streamline the recruitment process and improve team productivity. Centralise the management of candidates, jobs, and tasks. Engage with candidates and leverage mass emailing tools.
  • Automation and AI
    Automate workflows, processes, and communication throughout the entire recruiting cycle. Schedule interviews, personalise communications, and deliver intelligent jobs with recruitment automation tools. Leverage AI to elevate the recruiter’s work and free up time for them to focus on talent and client relationships.
  • Business intelligence
    Reporting platforms can give you a unique combination of depth, flexibility, and speed. Gain sales clarity, maximise recruiter performance, and improve client value.
  • Workforce management
    Contingent recruitment solutions that can reduce overhead and enable you to maximise margins by leveraging automation for shift scheduling, worker engagement, and redeployment.
  • Onboarding
    Deliver an incredible candidate onboarding experience, eliminate manual paperwork, and ensure compliance is met with onboarding tools.
  • Executive Search
    Tools to help executive search agencies to fill work assignments and find the best talent.

Hear from industry leaders

Over 55 of the UK’s industry leaders come to share their knowledge and expertise. You will hear about different topics such as sales and marketing, process and technology, leadership and strategy, people and culture, and legal and compliance.
Here are a few examples of the excellent speakers who will share their tips throughout the two-days:

Ann Swain, founder and Global CEO of APSCo, an international trade body representing the professional recruitment sector with operations in the UK, Germany, Australia, and across South East Asia.

James Osborne, Co-founder of The Recruitment Network (TRN), a large global community of recruitment leaders and industry advisors.

Raymond Pennie, founder and CEO of Kyloe Partners, a top Bullhorn Marketplace System Integration Partner with over 20 years of experience in the recruitment sector.

And many more! Get ready to be inspired and invigorated for what lies ahead of 2024 –  find all speakers here.

Expand your professional network

The event is attended by recruitment industry professionals from various types and sectors, including temp agencies, retained recruiters, recruitment businesses specialising in recruitment process outsourcing, headhunters, traditional recruitment agencies, and more. The expo always attracts a wide mix of diverse participants and there truly is something for everyone.

The expo offers excellent networking opportunites and to connect with entrepreneurs and senior professionals working at other recruitment businesses. Some attendees will even schedule time ahead with people and catch up over coffee at one of the dedicated coffee/tea and food areas. And do not forget about the many exhibitors who are always willing to have a conversation about their solutions.

Bullhorn at the Recruitment Agency Expo

Bullhorn are thrilled to be once again exhibiting at the recruitment agency expo in London this year!

Bullhorn is the global leader in software for the recruitment industry, and work with over 10,000 agencies daily to drive their business forward.

Attendees can discover how Bullhorn helps agencies of all sizes with smart solutions. Whether you’re just starting or looking for ways to expand your business – the Bullhorn team is here to help you win more business and engage talent at every stage of the lifecycle.

Visit the Bullhorn stand (C60) for a free custom coffee and a tour of the Bullhorn Platform, including Bullhorn ATS&CRM, Automation, AI, Analytics, Workforce Management, and SourceBreaker Candidate Search.



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