About this Workshop

The ICEF Beijing Workshop is the largest agent networking event of its kind in Asia. China remains the leading supplier of international students in the world, making this a must-attend event for all education institutions wanting to build relationships in China and greater Asia.

The ICEF Beijing Workshop attracts the best international educators and service providers connecting them with quality, ICEF-screened Asian agents.

ICEF’s appointment scheduling system allows participants to make the most of their time in Beijing. Participants can pre-select agents after reviewing their comprehensive profiles online prior to the event. In addition, participants may also attend various seminars, expert panels, and presentations each providing valuable insights into the latest trends and research affecting international education. 

As an additional benefit, the ICEF Beijing Workshop maintains a dual inbound and outbound focus, meaning that at this workshop educators can also meet other institutions to develop exchange programmes and joint ventures.

The ICEF Beijing Workshop is the ideal place for meeting the best quality student recruitment agents from China and greater Asia, while also having the opportunity to network and share ideas with peers from around the world.

About this Workshop

The event enables educators to hold up to 38 pre-scheduled one-to-one business meetings with relevant, quality student recruitment agents, as well as with other educators and service providers. These appointments are 30 minutes in duration and serve the dual objective of meeting with new contacts and maintaining existing relationships. The workshop programme also includes meals, refreshment breaks and evening functions, which also offer valuable networking opportunities.


Wednesday
October 10, 2018
13.00 – 19.00
Registration of participants
14.00 – 14.45
Introductory seminars: "How to maximise your ICEF Workshop experience“
14.45 – 19.00
Seminars
19.00 – 21.00
Welcome reception
Thursday
October 11, 2018
08.00
Workshop hall opens, light breakfast
09.00 – 11.00
Business meetings (4 x 30 minutes each)
11.00 – 11.30
Refreshment brea
11.30 – 13.00
Business meetings (3 x 30 minutes each)
13.00 – 14.00
Networking lunch
14.00 - 16.00
Business meetings (4 x 30 minutes each)
16.00 – 16.30
Refreshment break
16.30 – 19.00
Business meetings (5 x 30 minutes each)
20.00 – 23.00
Dinner reception 
Friday
October 12, 2018
08.30
Workshop hall opens, light breakfast
09.00 – 11.00
Business meetings (4 x 30 minutes each)
11.00 – 11.30
Refreshment break
11.30 – 13.00
Business meetings (3 x 30 minutes each)
13.00 – 14.00
Networking lunch
14.00 – 16.00
Business meetings (4 x 30 minutes each)
16.00 – 16.30
Refreshment break
16.30 – 18.00
Business meetings (3 x 30 minutes each)
18.00
Workshop hall closes

The ICEF Beijing Workshop will be hosted at the Grand Millennium Beijing, located in the heart of the city’s business and financial district.

The Grand Millennium Beijing is renowned for offering excellent service, the latest in business & conference facilities, outstanding spa & fitness amenities and numerous international restaurants. The hotel is also only a short distance from tourist attractions such as the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square.

Preferential rates are available for event participants.

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Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures for the ICEF Beijing Workshop 2017:

  • 393 participants representing 271 organisations
  • 145 educators representing 104 education institutions from 23 countries
  • 196 agents representing 142 agencies from 14 countries
  • 36 exhibitors representing 17 organisations from 8 countries
  • 11 guests and 5 speakers from 8 additional institutions
  • 3 281 pre-scheduled meetings during 2 days

Attendee Ratings “Excellent” or “Good”

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Educator Demographics

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Agent Demographics

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Educator Profile

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Appointment System

The ICEF meeting booking system offers participants direct and total control over the types of partners – by main activity and country of origin – they meet during the workshop. Up to 38 meetings can be scheduled with agents, educators and service providers.

1. Prior to the workshop, details of all invited agents, educators and service providers are supplied via the industry leading Marcom eSchedule PRO online meeting booking system.
2. During the workshop, additional meetings and schedule adjustments can be made through personal contact.


Online Video Tutorials

Our online video tutorials explain how to get the most from the eSchedule PRO meeting scheduling system. We highly recommend viewing these videos as soon as the meeting scheduling system opens, around 8 weeks prior to the event.

ICEF Products provide significant international exposure for your organisation, increasing your brand visibility and networking potential.

ICEF Events, the industry’s premier educator / agent networking forums, occur annually in 16 locations across the globe. ICEF events enable educators to hold one-to-one business meetings with relevant, quality student recruitment agents, service providers, as well as with other educators.

Around 5 000 industry professionals attend ICEF events annually. ICEF Events set the standard for excellence and attract leaders in international student recruitment from around the world.

Booking an ICEF Product is an efficient and cost-effective way to get your message to these important decision makers dealing with tens of thousands of international students and young travellers annually.

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