CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) -- Teens and young adults across Hampton Roads are getting the chance of a lifetime.

The Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads is hosting the Hampton Roads Regional NextGen Opportunity Fair.

Sponsored by the City of Chesapeake, the Hampton Roads Regional NextGen Opportunity Fair will feature more than 50 businesses and organizations from the region looking to connect with the emerging workforce.

The fair is free for teens and young adults ages 16-24, as well as vendors.

Job-seekers are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and dress for a professional interview with employers on-site.

The event will take place Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Chesapeake Conference Center, located at 700 Conference Center Drive in Chesapeake from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Vendor registration is currently open with limited spots available, for vendor and job seeker registration information, please visit