Technology job fair Thursday in Fort Lauderdale

From IT help to coding and artificial intelligence, there are a wide range of technology jobs in South Florida. On Thursday, those interested in a tech-related job have the opportunity to talk with some of the top technology companies and recruiters in the tricounty region.

The South Florida Technology Alliance holds its 2nd annual job fair for technology-focused jobs from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Fort Lauderdale.

Tickets cost $20 for members, $30 for non-members and $10 for students. For more information and to register, go to:

Companies scheduled to participate include Citrix Systems, eBuilder, Electronic Payments, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Consultis, Sherlock Talent, City Furniture, AppleOne, LaunchCode, subscription service Boxy Charm, Broward College, Momentum Consulting and Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of America.

“We’ll have dozens of hiring companies trying to fill hundreds of tech positions here in South Florida,” said Kelly Boyle, South Florida Technology Alliance board member and chair of the event. She said the event is both for mid-career professionals and those coming out of college or code school.

In 2018, both jobs and salaries increased in South Florida’s technology industry, according to a survey of 200 tech professionals by the Alliance.

In November 2018, 91 percent of South Florida employers said they planned to hire tech professionals. On salaries, 77 percent of respondents said their pay had increased for IT positions, compared with 57 percent in 2017.

The South Florida Technology Alliance is a 19-year-old organization that promotes the growth, success, and awareness of the regional technology community through events, networking, programs and education.

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