For Immediate Release
TOURISM SELANGOR LAUNCHES TOURISM AND CREATIVE INDUSTRY THEME PITCHING COMPETITION!
Ten Project Proposals Will Bring Home RM 100,000.00 in Project Grants
SHAH ALAM- The Selangor State Government, through its official tourism promotion agency, Tourism Selangor, has announced the Tourism Selangor Pitching Competition for the second time, the 2022 edition, with the theme, ‘Tourism and Creative Industry’ starting on August 10, 2022. Back in 2021, Tourism Selangor organised a similar initiative with the theme ‘Selangor State Domestic Tourism Sector Recovery Plan’.
Azrul Shah bin Mohamad, CEO of Tourism Selangor said, “The purpose of this competition is to provide chances for tourism industry players, the public, the community, and institutions of higher education to submit ideas for revitalising Selangor’s domestic tourism sector. Along with this year’s theme, this programme has the potential to make the state of Selangor one of the creative industry hubs in Malaysia and the creative industry one of the state’s major tourist draws “.
The pitch competition also paves the way for tourism industry players and the general public to come up with ideas on sustaining the industry, especially in Selangor. The pitch, which can either be presented in Bahasa Malaysia or English, should also cover the aspect of ideas to boost the Selangor tourism industry; making the State a premier and preferred travel destination in Malaysia by following some categories as below:-
a) Heritage: Handicrafts, Celebrations & Festivals, Exhibitions, Cultural Tourism
b) Art: Visual Arts, Performing Arts
c) Media (Media): Publication of Books, Films, Podcasts
d) Designing (Design): Graphics, Fashion, Games
This project has two parts: individual participation and group participation (not exceeding 4 people). It is open to Malaysians who are 18 years old or older. Tourism Selangor also encourages open participation from Tourism Industry Players, Creative Industry Activists, Associations and NGOs, Universities and Colleges, Tour Guides, Selangor Community Hosts, and Selangor State Assembly Offices.
The submission period for papers and proposals is from August 10 until September 11, 2022. There will be a total of ten winners, each of which will receive a Certificate of Participation and an RM 10,000.00 Project Grant. Every successful project must be executed only in Selangor.
Wait no further as time is ticking. For more information on the competition, rules and regulations, and the submission form, kindly log on to Tourism Selangor’s official website; www.selangor.travel.
You may also email to [email protected], or get in touch with Tourism Selangor’s officers; Mohd Izzul Izzat at 6016-207 6972 or Ng Yik Thim at 6011-6366 8098. Let your ideas flow and convert them into an interesting and eye-catching proposal pitch now to realise your dreams!