Recruitment Agency Expo is landing at the NEC Birmingham on the 4-5th October. It consolidates everything you need to know into a single location, making it the most efficient, and cost-effective way to get networked, saving not only your valuable time and money but also effort in the process.

Why you need to be there!

  1. Inspirational Keynotes: Hear from influential leaders in the recruitment sector, and gain valuable insights from their experiences, including APSCo's CEO Ann Swain.
  2. Insightful Knowledge Sharing Sessions: Engage in seminars designed to equip you with the most current recruitment strategies and industry trends.
  3. Networking Opportunities: Forge meaningful relationships with like-minded professionals, industry thought leaders, and experts. This platform could serve as a springboard for future collaborations and partnerships.
  4. Discover Innovative Solutions: Navigate a wide array of leading industry vendors, many of which are APSCo Trusted Partners, demonstrating the latest tools and services in recruitment.
  5. CPD Accredited Learning: Enhance your professional stature by gaining up to 19 CPD hours at the Expo. This experience will enrich your knowledge base, improve your recruitment skills, and contribute to your professional growth.
  6. Come and visit APSCo – we would love to welcome you to our stand at the Expo!  Whether you want to speak to one of our recruitment, training, or legal experts, or just pop by to say hello – we can’t wait to see you there.
Join Ann on Day 1 at 10:00 - 10:30 am, Seminar Theatre 1
Success through people - How to make recruitment a career of choice

The most pressing concern for recruitment company owners has not changed in decades - attracting, developing and retaining key staff. Ann Swain, Global CEO of APSCo will examine: Has our market kept pace with the needs of today's talent? What can we do to ensure our business, indeed, our profession becomes a long-term career of choice?

Ann Swain

Ann Swain


Ann is 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.
She has over thirty years’ recruitment experience including time as UK Sales Director of multinational staffing firms and Managing Director of recruitment training company Learning Curve before establishing APSCo in 1999.

In 2009, she was honoured to receive a fellowship from the NSPCC and in 2018, received the prestigious Leadership Award from the Trade Association Forum. Ann currently features in the SIA ‘Global Power 50’ list of the most influential women in international recruitment. She is also one of the select recruitment sector leaders to have made the Staffing Industry Analysts Hall of Fame, which celebrates individuals in the recruitment field whose accomplishments, dedication and drive are making a difference to work today, and to what work will look like in the future.

Ann is an acknowledged thought leader and her articles feature regularly in the national and recruitment media. An award-winning business leader and inspirational keynote speaker, she is also the co-author of the best-selling ‘Professional Recruiter’s Handbook’.


Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the biggest gathering of recruitment professionals this autumn.