Define Your Own Success

The 2024 Leon Works Expo will be held on Friday, April 12, for high school students in the Big Bend Region! The Leon Works Expo connects hundreds of local high school students interested in skilled careers with employers and academic institutions.

Click here to register for the 2024 Leon Works Expo

By 2026, over 70,000 jobs that require more than a high school diploma, but less than a four-year college degree with average wages over $20 per hour will be available in Leon County and the surrounding region.

Leon County Government and the Tallahassee-Leon County Office of Economic Vitality are hosting the Leon Works Expo to connect employers, academic institutions and students to provide an opportunity for students to explore skilled careers. Students will learn from individuals with local success stories and engage with employers in person to discover the career that best fits them.



Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Emergency Medical Technicians, Pharmacy Technicians, and more



Plumbers, Electricians, Welders, Truck Drivers, HVAC Technicians, Compliance Officers,
and more


Business & IT

Paralegals, Computer Network Architects, Customer Service Representatives, Insurance Sales Agents, and more



Culinary Arts, Chefs, Painters (Construction and Decorative), Cosmetologists, Brickmasons, Landscape Designers, and more

Defining Your Career Today for Tomorrow


$ 20.00+

Average wage of skilled job openings in the region.


Skilled job openings in 2026.

April 28

2023 Leon Works Expo!



Expand Your Skilled Workforce

Make connections and build opportunities as an exhibitor at the 2023 Leon Works Expo, taking place on Friday, April 28, at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center.

Come out and network with more than 500 high school students from Leon, Gadsden, Wakulla and surrounding counties interested in learning more about new opportunities in the skilled workforce.





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