GEG YAP Award Presentation and 2019 Launching Ceremony
GEG Youth Achievement Program Award Presentation and 2019 Launching Ceremony was held on 30th October, 2018 in the 8/F Ballroom of StarWorld Hotel. Since 2011, MMA has been organizing the GEG Youth Achievement Program (YAP) in conjunction with the Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG). These annual programs have provided upwards of 2,600 participants with a host of themed courses and workshops.
Mr. Chui Sai Cheong, President of MMA; Mr. Paul Tse, Vice President of MMA; Mr. Raymond Bao, Council Vice-Chairman& Honorary Treasurer of MMA; Ms. Catherine Ng and Mr. Keegan Cheang, Council Vice-Chairmen of MMA; Mr. Francis Lui, Vice Chairman of GEG; Mr. Philip Cheng, Director of GEG; Ms. Eileen Lui, Group Director of Human Resources and Administration of GEG; Mr. Leong Man Ion, Deputy Director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau and a number of Government Officials and GEG management members attended the ceremony.
Mr. Philip Cheng, Director of GEG said that YAP’s activities and courses were designed to enable participants to engage with current trends and developing fields and that GEG and MMA’s joint efforts had garnered recognition from different communities. He added that the broad YAP training aimed to equip participants with the skills necessary to stay abreast of developments nationally and locally, urging participants to seize emerging opportunities.
Mr. Paul Tse stated that the annual program served as a good platform for local young people to grow and develop professionally. Through the YAP courses and activities, they reached out to local communities to spread love and care, as well as sharpened leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Past winners also traveled as far as South Korea, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam and Thailand to expand their horizons and knowledge.
MMA Training Manager Ms. Violet Ng and YAP Mentor Mr. Emil Ip outlined the highlights of the eighth YAP and presented a video reviewing the seventh YAP’s courses, workshops and study tour to Thailand.
The report of the winning team at the Final Competition explored the prospect of employing artificial intelligence technology into operations, such as augmented reality technology, interactive digital arts and electronic payment services, to attract new customers, as well as to transform Macau into a “smart city”.