The CV Database is one of the most used and effective package services of SXS to increase your recruiting success at the fair. We collect application information and CV’s from our visitors in advance (500+ CV’s in 2021) and use them for active sourcing and recommendations.

Active Sourcing

Get access to hundreds of CVs of the STICKS & STONES audience in the run-up to the event, select suitable candidates and invite them directly to an interview at your booth by e-mail. This way you can actively promote your participation among the SXS job seekers and generate prospects who did not have you on their radar before in their job search. Note on timing: Since we receive most ticket registrations and CV uploads just before the show, we can only give you access to the data shortly before the fair, i.e. about 2-3 weeks before.


At the same time, we send recommendations to our visitors based on a match of your search preferences and their CV information. The principle is simple: If you have entered the same answers in the central categories of our matchmaking form (see partner portal) as the SXS visitor, a match will be made and we will suggest your company. Exhibitors who are not a big brand or are looking in areas where they are not well known can benefit from this.


We will send you the CV database in the form of a .csv table, in which on the one hand all CVs sent to us by the candidates are stored via a link, and in which on the other hand the following categories can be found, according to which you can filter:

  • Education degree
  • Industry
  • Department
  • Work location
  • Work location model (remote vs. on site)
  • Form of employment
  • Working time model
  • Company size
  • Language

You do not have to search through hundreds of CVs, but can use the filters to find the people who match your requirements and then take the further details from the CVs. We recommend that you make this preselection and address the candidates specifically and personally in your e-mail. Your invitation to an interview at your booth should be specific and binding. You should avoid sending a mass e-mail to all addresses, inviting them to the fair in general and referring to your stand/lecture or similar. If you do not receive any response from individual candidates, we recommend that you send a follow-up e-mail to the relevant person shortly before the event (2-3 days beforehand).