Lee BIA, school district to host industry showcase

The Lee Building Industry Association and School District of Lee County will host and Industry Showcase to address a building trades workforce shortage. Exhibiting companies will setup booths of all sizes with hands-on construction related activities for over 500 students from the school district.

This career day trade show will feature over 40 companies from all aspects of the construction industry, from foundation to roof. Over 500 district and adult education students will get a hands-on introduction to various building trades. There will be indoor and outdoor exhibits featuring construction equipment of all sizes.

The event takes place Oct. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lee Civic Center in North Fort Myers. Middle and high school students will participate from 9:15 a.m. to noon.

Detailed event information: http://www.bia.net/events/details/build-my-future-lee-county-848