HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton Roads Workforce Council hosted its annual regional job fair Thursday.

The job fair took place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, with more than 70 companies who are looking to hire.

Some of the companies in attendance were 1st Advantage Federal Credit Union, Advex Corporation, Atlantic Labor Solutions, City of Franklin, City of Newport News Human Resources, and more.

Congressman Bobby Scott delivered a $850,000 check to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council during the job fair.

The fair was open to all job seekers and veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses are encouraged to attend.

For a full list of job openings, visit the Hampton Roads Workforce Council’s job board.