KUALA LUMPUR, 29 AUGUST 2023 – The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is proud to announce the debut of MATTA Tourism Career & Education Fair (MTCEF), set to take place on September 2, 2023 at Hall 9, Level 3 of Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) in conjunction with MATTA Fair.

This groundbreaking career event is the result of a strategic collaboration between MATTA and Taylor’s University, bringing together industry experts, educators and aspiring students for a day of knowledge and career-building opportunities.

“MATTA Tourism Career & Education Fair (MTCEF) is poised to be a pivotal event in the field of tourism, facilitating dialogue, and collaboration among professionals, students, and organizations in the Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, and Events sectors. With 20 exhibitors and an anticipated 100 participants from diverse backgrounds, this fair promise to be a hub of innovation and learning,” said Nigel Wong, President of MATTA.

The career fair boasts a distinguished lineup of speakers, including Wan Yon Shahima binti Wan Othman from HRD Corp, Associate Prof. Dr. Kandappan from Taylor’s University and Hannah Pearson from Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA). Together, they will provide invaluable insights into the tourism industry’s evolving dynamics.

“Aspiring students and industry enthusiasts will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of educational programs, internship opportunities, and career prospects offered by esteemed institutions and organizations. The career fair offers a unique platform for attendees to connect with industry professionals, educators, and peers, fostering connections that can shape their future careers and educational paths.” he ended.

MTCEF underscores our commitment to nurturing the future leaders of the tourism industry. Through this event, we aim to empower students and professionals with the knowledge and connections needed to excel in the dynamic world of tourism.

It is free admission to the career fair from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm on 2 September 2023 and MATTA is providing free shuttle service to MITEC from KL Sentral and Sunway Putra Mall. Visitors are encouraged to make full use of this service.

On that note, there will be daily lucky draw for those who use our shuttle service and the lucky winner will win RM100 Travel Voucher for redemption with our Domestic Exhibitor companies. Voucher valid till 31 March 2024.