Stage set for World Skills Competition in Brazil

Stage set for World Skills Competition in BrazilWorld’s biggest competition is all set for a big launch on August 11. Over 2 lakh visitors are expected to attend the competition in São Paulo, from 12-15 August. The Competition Organizer has created a “Visitor Experience” project designed and planned to help the public understand the vocational universe in practical terms and receive as much input as possible.

One of the main attractions is the Knowledge Spots, a specific area inside skill workshops for visitors to experience interactive activities involving skills and specific knowledge related to each one. It is considered a game changer for the visitor experience and Competition interpretation at the WorldSkills Competition. The Knowledge Spots have been created across the venue to learn about skills from totally new perspectives, and interact with digital 3D models of the same Test Projects that the international competitors will tackle.

Another important spot will be Cyber, a relaxing and fun environment for visitors. WStage set for World Skills Competition in Brazilith a 500 m2 area, including a food court with food trucks, a climbing wall, interactive activities, educational games and space for resting and reading. “We are expecting a large group of visitors, with many young people. We organized WorldSkills São Paulo 2015 in order to attract youth and make them feel comfortable during the visit, while they also receive more input and become acquainted with vocational education, skills and abilities,” explained Frederico Lamego, CEO at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015.

It will be a multicultural environment, with Delegations from 59 countries and regions seeking vocational education excellence. “We want to transmit a message to Brazil – to promote awareness among authorities regarding the importance of vocational education, which needs to be developed not only by the government. This agenda needs to be more comprehensive, in order to positively influence the entire country; and this depends on general society representatives”, said Lamego.