28 May Do You Know Seoul MICE Supporters?
[box] #1 Ms. A is a college student majoring in Chinese language. She joined the Seoul MICE Supporters and does interpretation for tourists with big incentives, and says that the job is a great opportunity to utilize her major, make a decent income, and most of all, to give good images of Seoul to the tourists.[/box] [box] #2 Mr. B has been working as a member of the MICE supporters for 3 years. He stresses that the MICE certificate is ‘much more valuable certificate than his TOEIC score,’ one of the most important asset of his own. In his view, one of the advantages of the activity is getting a chance to work at important international events, or events organized by the city government, as a member of the Seoul Convention Bureau. [/box] [box] #3 C, an official from an organizer of annual international event, says that “the company trusts that the MICE supporters for their high quality, and would look forward to hire our event personnel from the Seoul Convention Bureau once again.”[/box]
Seoul Tourism Organization operates its Seoul MICE Supporters to train MICE professionals and support top quality event personnel various international meetings held in Seoul. After the basic training, the Supporters work at MICE fields, gaining their own field experiences as professionals with sufficient knowledge and practices.
After the training program and field practices, young people who dream of working in the MICE fields in the future can become professionals for themselves; and event organizers and their agents can enhance the quality of their events with the Supporters, who has high skills in interpretation, executive works, reception, protocols, transportations, and other support jobs for events.
Anyone over the age of 18 can become a member of Seoul MICE Supporters, and can get advantages with certificates on their official foreign language test scores, for the city holds hundreds of international conferences. And any foreigners over the age of 18 can apply for the Supporter, as long as they have sufficient skills in Korean language.
If you made up your mind, it’s easy to become a member. Access webpage of Seoul Convention Bureau at www.miceseoul.com, join as a member, and register your resume in Korean/English. After application for official events, organizer of the event and Seoul Convention Bureau will coordinate your allocation. You have to complete at least one session of training by Seoul Convention Bureau before applying as a supporter of MICE events held in Seoul.
Meanwhile, ‘2nd Job Training for Seoul MICE Supporters in 2016.’ Was held on May 21 for 70 applicants, on job training, global communication, and safety protocols. Ms.(성별에 따라 바꿔 주세요) Liang Gang, a Chinese student who became a member of MICE Supporters on the day, said, “I didn’t know what to do before the job training, but now I do. As a Supporter, I’m going to apply for international events in Seoul.”