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HKTDC Education & Careers Expo Opens Next Week
More than 700 Exhibitors from 14 Countries/Regions Expected

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Speaking at today’s press conference, HKTDC Assistant Executive Director Clare Wong said that this year’s Education & Careers Expo will feature four thematic education days, designed to bring students and educators together

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Taking part in today’s HKTDC Education & Careers Expo press conference were (left to right): Linda Yan, Trade Commissioner and Consul (Commercial), Australia Consulate-General; Kenny Chan, Executive Officer, Marketing & Student Services, Kaplan Hong Kong; Dr Law Wing Cheung, Principal, Heung To College of Professional Studies; Clare Wong, Assistant Executive Director, HKTDC; Martin Ho, CampusFrance Representative, CampusFrance Hong Kong Office, Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macao; Grant Preisser, Associate Vice President, SCAD Hong Kong; and Kennie Ho, Faculty Director, Hong Kong Hospitality & Tourism Academy

1 February 2012 – Some 720 exhibitors from 14 countries and regions will take part in the 22nd edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo, 9-12 February, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).  

Teachers and students, as well recent graduates looking for career opportunities and professionals considering career changes or educational enhancement, will take part in the expo. 

Theme Zones
This year’s expo features five zones: Careers, Creative Education, Local Education, Outside Hong Kong Education (Australia, Canada, the Chinese mainland, Europe and the United States) and Professional Associations and Bodies.

Corporations taking part will include Centaline Financial Services Ltd, the Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Ltd, Leader Builder and Manulife (International) Ltd. A variety of government departments and professional bodies will also be on hand.

Other highlights include the expo’s four theme days: Study in the Chinese Mainland, Study in Europe, Australian Education Day, and Study in the United States.

Career Talks
More than 60 events, including seminars, workshops, celebrity-sharing sessions and virtual classrooms, will be presented. Professional talks and seminars will spotlight careers ranging from the performing arts and marketing to the beauty, hospitality and airline industries.

In addition, workshops will focus on such areas as CV and cover-letter writing, English for business communication and personality profiling.

Visitors are welcome to visit the expo free of charge. 

Fair Website
www.hktdc.com/hkeducationexpo

Media Enquiries
Please contact the HKTDC's Corporate Communication Department:

Joe Kainz
Tel: (852) 2584 4216
Email: joe.kainz@hktdc.org

About the HKTDC
A statutory body established in 1966, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is the international marketing arm for Hong Kong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. With more than 40 global offices, including 11 on the Chinese mainland, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a platform for doing business with China and throughout Asia. The HKTDC also organises trade fairs and business missions to connect companies with opportunities in Hong Kong and on the mainland, while providing information via trade publications, research reports and online. For more information, please visit: www.hktdc.com 

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