ICEF Berlin • November 03 - 05 2024, Germany
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ICEF Berlin – where the global education industry meets!

The pinnacle of the sector’s annual networking calendar, our flagship event, ICEF Berlin, returns for its 29th edition in 2024. Connecting thousands of colleagues, peers, partners, and friends from across the global education industry, it takes place at the award-winning InterContinental Hotel.

This hugely popular event provides unparalleled networking opportunities, allowing you to connect with ICEF-screened or accredited agencies, quality educational institutions, and relevant service providers from around the world. Day one includes an inspiring and informative range of seminar sessions and panel discussions, featuring over 70 industry speakers, all supporting the sustainable growth and development of your international recruitment strategy. 

Meeting schedule & Seminar programme

Build your own personalised schedule of up to 38 in-person, one-to-one meetings with existing and potential partners.

Enjoy a programme of live seminars, presentations and panel discussions, featuring experts and decision-makers from across the industry. Taking place on the opening day, this is a unique opportunity to gain up-to-date information on the latest market trends and issues affecting the global education sector.

Alongside the programme of pre-scheduled meetings; coffee breaks, lunches and evening receptions are included, and provide ample opportunity to enjoy informal networking opportunities.


Who joins ICEF Berlin?

Thousands of educators, pre-screened student recruitment agents, service providers, cultural exchange, and work & travel companies, come to Berlin every year, to build and maintain their partnerships and grow their networks.

The ongoing success of ICEF Berlin is a reflection of the role it has played in the growth of thousands of businesses. Our community return because they achieve outstanding results.

If you are planning your first ICEF event, or need more support, visit ICEF Coach – a training and development programme designed to help you maximise ROI in Berlin. Find out more about ICEF Coach.

Pricing & Registration

Education representatives, service providers, cultural exchange and work & travel professionals who attend in-person have a choice of meeting tables or booths, with the cost starting from just €4,950 per organisation.

Student recruitment agents who have successfully completed ICEF’s rigorous screening process are invited to apply to attend.



ICEF Berlin is held at the award-winning InterContinental Hotel. Voted Germany’s leading conference hotel in 2023 (World Travel Awards), it is just a short walk from the government quarter, historic centre, shopping districts, and the world-famous Potsdamer Platz and Kurfürstendamm Boulevard.

With innovative business facilities, a range of high-end and casual dining options, as well as exceptional spa and fitness amenities, the InterContinental Berlin is a premium venue for ICEF’s premier event.

Rates at the InterContinental Berlin start from €219 per room per night.

ICEF Digital

We are pleased to announce the 3rd edition of ICEF Digital (Nov 2nd, 2024) – which is held one day before ICEF Berlin. ICEF Digital is dedicated to updating international education professionals on the latest technological developments available to them.

Take advantage of this opportunity to harness the power of digital innovation and combine two events in one trip! Full-day access for this one-day conference is only €350 per person, including lunch, refreshments, and an evening reception.

Learn more and buy your delegate tickets here!


2023 Event Statistics

  1. Spain
  2. India
  3. Türkiye
  4. Italy
  5. Germany

1102 agents from 105 countries

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dem. Rep. of Congo, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Lithuania, Madagascar, Mali, Malta, Martinique, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Ukraine, UAE, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

  1. United Kingdom
  2. Canada
  3. USA
  4. Germany
  5. Spain

Additional event information

10:0021:00Onsite registration

13:0014:00Networking lunch

13:0014:00First-timer lunch

13:0014:00Australia New Zealand lunch

14:0016:00ICEF Coach

14:0019:00Seminars, panel discussions and provider presentations

19:0021:00Welcome reception

08:00Meeting halls open

08:0009:00Light continental breakfast

09:0011:30In-person 1:1 meetings

09:3011:30Refreshment stations open

11:3012:30In-person 1:1 meetings

12:3014:30Lunch available

12:3015:30In-person 1:1 meetings

15:3017:30Refreshment stations open

15:3018:30In-person 1:1 meetings

18:30Meeting halls close

20:3023:30ICEF Berlin Dinner & Party

08:00Meeting halls open

08:0009:00Light continental breakfast

09:0011:30In-person 1:1 meetings

09:3011:30Refreshment stations open

11:3012:30In-person 1:1 meetings

12:3014:30Lunch available

12:3017:30In-person 1:1 meetings

15:3017:30Refreshment stations open

17:3018:30In-person 1:1 meetings

18:30Meeting halls close

As well as being the perfect opportunity to get your brand in front of key decision makers & budget holders, your place includes all of the following benefits:

Before the event:

  • Access to detailed profiles of all event participants
  • Use of the Marcom eSchedule PRO online meeting booking system
  • Access to targeted marketing and sponsorship opportunities

At the event:

  • Access to scheduled meetings
  • Access to live & on demand webinars
  • Last-minute meeting scheduling with new opportunities
  • Live chat function with other event participants joining in online

After the event:

  • Access to your personal meeting notes
  • Access to downloadable meeting reports and participant lists
  • Access to all recorded content for 4 weeks after the event closes

To reserve your place, please enquire now.

The health and safety of our delegates is important to us and we will follow the latest advice provided by local health authorities to ensure that our event conforms.

All delegates should follow the COVID-19 entry requirements of the host country. If local health authority guidance prevents the in-person aspects of this event taking place, our hybrid event platform allows us to seamlessly deliver this event in an online format.

If an in-person participant cannot attend due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, we can switch the attendance seamlessly to take part virtually instead, without the need to reschedule meetings. Alternatively, you may nominate a colleague to attend in your place.

FAM Tours and Receptions, are two ways you can increase your organisation’s profile by hosting invited ICEF event participants to a private gathering either at your school/campus or a location of your choice.

Find out more information about available activities and how to submit a proposal for your own FAM Tour or Reception, below.

Available FAM Tours and Receptions / Proposal Form



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