Premier international education fair offers attendees great opportunities
(Macao, February 9, 2012) – The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel and the Tertiary Education Services Office – GAES of Macao SAR jointly co-organize the Macau
Education Fair which will be hosted from February 24 to 26 at CotaiExpo Hall A, The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel. This year, the theme of Macau Education Fair is “The Premier International Education Fair is Your Milestone to Success,” aiming at providing students and parents an opportunity to gather sound information on local and overseas educational trends and information.
With over 6,000 square metres of exhibition space, the Macau Education Fair is targeted to academics, parents and students who seek a professional platform to obtain first-hand information on education and training options. Local and overseas higher educational institutions and consultancies will be available at the fair to promote their institutions, academic courses and certifications. It will provide a venue for visitors to explore educational opportunities locally, regionally and abroad.
Over 80 exhibitors representing universities, colleges, training institutions, local government bodies and banks will set up booths to give out educational and financial advice. The fair has attracted international institutions all over the world such as Macau, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Brunei, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, the Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.
Mr. Gene Capuano, Vice President of Convention and Exhibition Operations, The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel says, “The Macau Education Fair is a perfect complement to the ever-expanding portfolio of exhibitions here at The Venetian Macao. Last year, the Macau Education Fair successfully attracted close to 10,000 visitors. We look forward to even more visitors this year, coming to explore educational opportunities locally, regionally and abroad. The number of exhibitors has been increased significantly this year and more renowned overseas educational institutions will be participating in the fair, providing comprehensive and useful information to visitors.”
Ms. Monie Kuok Sok Wa, Functional Head, Tertiary Education Services Office of Macao SAR remarked, “The Macau SAR Government has always placed great emphasis and devoted tremendous efforts to higher education. The Macau Education Fair provides an excellent opportunity for students and parents from Macau and Pan-Pearl River Delta Region to know more about higher education in different countries and regions and to collect the most updated information. Tertiary Education Services Office of Macao hopes the people who are eager pursue further studies to well use the opportunity to help them make appropriate choices.” More than 60 study talks and seminars will be held during the Macau Education Fair, and visitors will be able to seek advice from education experts and gather information on tertiary education.
The opening ceremony will be held at the Naples foyer on Friday, February 24 at 10:30 am. The Macau Education Fair is open to the public with free admission and free parking at Expo Hall B. For further details about the fair, please visit http://www.venetianmacao.com/MEF2012/.
Photo caption: Organizers and hosts at a press conference on February 9, 2012,announcing the upcoming Macau Education Fair. The February 24 to 26 event at The Venetian Macao will provide a professional platform for visitors to explore educational opportunities locally, regionally and abroad. From left to right: Bob Goh, Director of Exhibition Management, The Venetian Macao; Gene Capuano, VP of Convention & Exhibition Operations, The Venetian Macao; Monie Kuok Sok Wa, Functional Head, Tertiary Education Services Office of Macao SAR and Stephanie Io Iok Fong, Senior Officer, Tertiary Education Services Office of Macao SAR.
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The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is Macao's first integrated resort featuring stunning replicas of the famous canals and architectural icons of Venice, Italy. The Venetian Macao features 3,000 suites, 1.2 million square feet of convention and meeting facilities as well as a 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ designed for world-class sports events and electrifying entertainment. Also at The Venetian Macao are more than 30 renowned restaurants; MALO CLINIC Health & Wellness, the incredibly fun QUBE indoor playground and more than 330 retailers at The Grand Canal Shoppes. Outdoor recreation areas include swimming pools and cabanas, a mini golf course and gondola rides at the outdoor lagoon.