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Hong Kong Education & Careers Expo Opens Thursday



Fair to Feature more than 760 Exhibitors and Some 120 Events

Hong Kong, Feb 10, 2014 - (ACN Newswire) - More than 760 exhibitors will take part in the 24th HKTDC Education & Careers Expo, which opens on 13 February and continues through 16 February at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The exhibitors, from 18 countries and regions, represent educational institutions, professional associations, government departments, public organisations and companies.

Spotlight on Careers

The expo is open to the public, with admission free. Two main zones, Education and Careers, will be featured, along with four career theme days: Banking & Finance Day (13 February); Building and Construction Day (14 February); Aviation Day (15 February); and Catering & Hospitality Day (16 February). Each theme day will present a variety of career seminars.

In all, about 120 events, ranging from seminars, workshops and trial tutorial classes to celebrity sessions, will take place over the expo's four days.

On-Site Recruitment

A variety of companies will collect job applications at the fairground. These include the AMTD Group Company Ltd, BOC Group Life Assurance Company Ltd, Centaline Property Agency Ltd, PCCW Services Ltd, Prudential Hong Kong Ltd and Regal Hotels International Ltd.

In addition, the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups (HKFYG) have arranged for a number of companies to recruit employees at the HKFYG booth. These include the Ocean Park Corporation, the Kowloon Motor Bus Co (1933) Ltd, Sa Sa Cosmetic Co Ltd, LF Logistics (Hong Kong) Ltd, the Popular Book Company Ltd and Parsons Music Corporation.

Professional Organisations

Professional bodies taking part will include the Construction Industry Council, the Hong Kong Federation of Restaurants & Related Trades, the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors, the Hong Kong Institute of Technology, the Hong Kong Maritime Industry Council and the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.

Hong Kong Government departments participating will include the Customs and Excise Department, Correctional Services, the Fire Services Department, Hong Kong Police Force, Immigration Department and Marine Department.

Education Days

Theme days have also been organised for the global education sector. These will spotlight the Chinese mainland (13 February), the United States (14 February), Europe (15 February) and Australia (16 February).

Study and Work Abroad

Representatives of the Australian Consulate-General, Austrian Trade Commission, British Council, Consulate General of France in Hong Kong & Macau, Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Hong Kong, Consulate-General of Japan, and the New Zealand Consulate-General will present seminars on school admission procedures, preparation for studying overseas, campus life, study culture and working holidays in their respective regions.

Website: http://www.hktdc.com/hkeducationexpo

About 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 12 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. Follow us on Google+, Twitter @hktdc, LinkedIn.

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Source: HKTDC

Contact:
HKTDC
Corporate Communication Department
Joe Kainz
Tel: +852 2584 4216
Email: joe.kainz@hktdc.org




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