Our inaugural ICEF South Asia event provides a unique opportunity to connect with hundreds of student recruitment agents from across India and other South Asian countries, including Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. This much-anticipated event runs over three days, from 06 – 08 February 2023, at the Westin Mumbai Powai Lake hotel.
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Through our unrivalled global programme of online and in-person networking events, support for education agents and market intelligence services, we facilitate outstanding international student experiences.
For over 30 years, we have been bringing together education institutions, carefully chosen student recruitment agents and providers of other services for the international education industry with the simple aim of improving international student mobility.
International student recruitment agencies play a vital role in international education, connecting education institutions with students around the world. We offer high-quality professional development to keep education agencies informed about immigration requirements, course entry standards, and student support expectations around the world.
To find out more about our upcoming events for international education professionals from around the world, click on the links below.
ICEF South Asia event provides a unique opportunity to connect with hundreds of student recruitment agents from across India and other South Asian countries, i.e. Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.Register for the event
ICEF Dubai is a popular event offering delegates exclusive access to high-quality, ICEF-screened agents from 17 countries across the Middle East and North Africa. This unique three-day event runs from 13 – 15 February 2023 at the prestigious Jumeirah Emirates Towers.Register for the event
In collaboration with Gulf Conferences, ICEF launches the ICEF World Student Scholarship Education Programme (IWSSEP) – a new event created to bring together educators from around the world with scholarship providers from across the Middle East.Register for the event
ICEF Japan-Korea Roadshow is back for its 8th edition – providing international educators and service providers with the opportunity to meet active, ICEF-screened student recruitment agents from both nations.Register for the event
Running from February 27 – March 03 2023, with networking events in both Mexico City and Bogota, the roadshow is the most efficient and cost-effective way to meet a large number of quality agents in two key countries, with connections in the wider region.Register for the event
ICEF Eurasia gives international educators and service providers the opportunity to meet top-quality student recruitment agents from all over Central Europe, Turkey, and the Caucasus at one focused event, enabling them to effectively intensify their marketing & recruitment efforts in these important student markets.Register for the event
ICEF Secondary Education returns in 2023, for its 4th edition, focused on connecting people recruiting international students for secondary, boarding, high school, foundation, and junior education programmes. This is a hybrid event, with in-person delegates gathering at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square, and others virtually from around the world.Register for the event
The 16th annual ICEF Australia New Zealand Agent event (ANZA) gives you the opportunity to meet the top international student recruitment agents from around the world who have a focus on Australia and New Zealand, as well as leading educators and service providers from this exciting and vibrant study destination.Register for the event
ICEF Vancouver returns in 2023, with a three-day networking event welcoming hundreds of student recruitment professionals from around the world. This is an opportunity for educators and service providers from across the Americas, to connect with hundreds of pre-screened agents representing tens of thousands of students interested in studying in Canada and the US.Register for the event
The 3rd edition of ICEF French Education takes place in Montréal and provides a unique opportunity for francophone education providers promoting study programmes taught in French to network with screened, quality student recruitment agents from around the world.Register for the event
ICEF Spanish Education returns to Seville for a second time, providing a unique opportunity for education providers in Spanish speaking countries to network with ICEF-screened, quality student recruitment agents from around the world.Register for the event
ICEF Africa returns in 2023 as a hybrid networking event focused on the needs of international education institutions, and relevant service providers, interested in recruiting students from this dynamic and vibrant continent.Register for the event
ICEF Asia 2023 is an exciting and greatly anticipated event providing a first-rate networking environment for professionals with an interest in over 20 outbound student countries in Asia, including Vietnam, South Korea, China and India.
Hosted over three days, this hybrid event welcomes participants in-person, at the InterContinental Saigon Hotel, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and online.Register for the event
As the largest industry networking event in the region, ICEF Latin America brings together hundreds of high-quality, ICEF-screened agents, decision makers from education institutions and companies providing industry services, in one place. This popular event enables you to forge professional and personal connections to support your engagement strategy in the region.Register for the event
ICEF Higher Education is a long-standing, popular networking event specifically designed to bring together educators and pre-screened student recruitment agents, all focused on recruiting students to the international higher education sector.Register for the event
A one-day networking conference that informs and updates senior international education professionals on the latest technologies and digital tools available to them. ICEF Digital is a perfect fit in the international education calendar, scheduled two days prior to the sector’s largest networking event, ICEF Berlin, and taking place in the same venue.Buy delegate ticket
Considered the pinnacle of the annual networking calendar, our flagship event ICEF Berlin returns for its 28th edition this year, bringing together thousands of colleagues, peers, partners, and friends from across the global education industry.Register for the event
ICEF Miami returns in 2023, bringing pre-screened student recruitment agents from across the world to the US, to connect with educators from across the Americas. Also attended by service providers and Cultural Exchange, and Work & Travel programme providers, ICEF Miami is a key networking event in the international education calendar for the region.Register for the event
ICEF Student Recruitment for Online Programmes is a virtual B2B networking event connecting providers of online education with pre-screened student recruitment agents who are experienced in promoting online and hybrid programmes across all study types, levels and durations.Register for the event
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