ICEF Latin America

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September 29 - October 01, 2022
São Paulo, Brazil

About ICEF Latin America

Across Latin America education agents play a key role in helping students find study opportunities outside their home countries. Creating and maintaining strong personal relationships with these agents is crucial to building successful partnerships.

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.

In 2021, to accommodate the travel restrictions implemented in response to the pandemic, ICEF Latin America was hosted in a virtual format, however, for 2022 we are very pleased to present a hybrid event, with participants able to join us in-person at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo, or online.

At a time when the industry is working to rebuild after the challenges of the lockdowns, this is your opportunity to meet other professionals from around the world with common goals – to source and recruit students from Latin America.

Programme & Seminars

At ICEF Latin America, you can build your own personalised programme from up to 38 in-person and 50 virtual meetings, each 25 minutes in duration, with existing and potential partners. Our format is designed to make it easy for you to identify and connect with the right partners.

You can also attend seminars providing up-to-date information about the latest market trends and issues relevant to international education and student mobility across Latin America. Seminars are available live, both in-person and online, and on-demand for four weeks after the event.


Who joins ICEF Latin America?

Those who join us at ICEF Latin America are aware of the increasing opportunities in the region and are looking to connect with agent representatives of the 62% of Latin American students who choose to study abroad.

Firmly established as the premier provider of international education networking events for the region, ICEF Latin America is an invaluable destination for institutions, agents and industry service providers, looking to grow their business in this diverse, expanding and exciting region.

To find out more about the types of organisations who attend our virtual events, please click here.


This event will be hosted at the Grand Hyatt São Paulo. Located in the city’s Marginal Pinheiros / Berrini business district, the Grand Hyatt São Paulo offers 466 guestrooms, international restaurants, state-of-the-art health and fitness amenities, as well as modern business and conference facilities that are perfect for our Latin America event. Event participants benefit from preferential room rates.


2021 Event Statistics

  1. Brazil
  2. Colombia
  3. Mexico
  4. Argentina
  5. Chile

250+ agents from 17 countries

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

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

Additional event information

A hybrid event combines the onsite experience of an in-person gathering with the ability to also participate virtually.

What are the three ways delegates may meet each other?

  1. Physical delegates can meet each other face to face at the event.
  2. Physical delegates will also be able to meet virtual participants – from their meeting tables (own device and headsets required), in specially designated areas or in the comfort of their own hotel room. A fourth day dedicated to online meetings only has been added to the event programme.
  3. Virtual delegates can meet participants who are onsite at the event or also taking part virtually from another location.

How are meetings scheduled at a hybrid event?

We are using a hybrid version of Marcom eSchedulePRO with integrated Zoom to provide an engaging networking experience for all participants. This combination offers you direct and total control over the types of partners you meet during the event based on their main activity and country of origin, as well as the peace of mind of using a secure and stable platform for your meetings.

Meeting scheduling for ICEF Latin America 2022 will open approximately two weeks prior to the event.

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 seminars & 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.

What precautions are being taken to ensure the in-person event can be delivered safely?

The health and safety of our delegates is our primary concern and we are taking regular advice to ensure that our event conforms to the latest health guidance provided by the local authorities. Precautions we are taking include:

  • Delegates must be fully vaccinated or show proof of recent recovery from Covid-19.
  • Provision of hand sanitiser stations throughout the venue.
  • Ensuring all spaces conform to social distancing guidelines by reconfiguring table layouts as well as queuing systems. This will ensure adequate distancing and will discourage the formation of groups, whilst preserving the ability for delegates to comfortably browse products and services of interest.
  • Operating a one-way transit system in busy areas.
  • Ensuring that all delegates are able to maintain a distance of at least 1.5m from other attendees during meetings and seminar sessions.
  • Making some seminars available on demand for those delegates who do not wish to attend sessions in-person.  
  • Providing guidance to all delegates on social distancing and infection control best practices.
  • Providing medical face masks to be optionally worn by all participants during the event, to reduce the risk of virus transmission. We recommend that these should be worn when moving around the event venue or whenever social distancing is not possible.
  • Ensuring enhanced cleaning and regular disinfection of high-touch areas.
  • Subjecting food & beverage options and their delivery to tightened safety standards.

What happens if this event cannot take place in person?

We will follow the latest advice provided by local health authorities and will only allow the in-person aspects of this event to take place if it is safe to do so. In the event that local authorities restrict in-person networking, our hybrid event platform allows for us to seamlessly deliver this event in an online only format.

What happens if a delegate cannot attend in person?

If an in-person participant cannot attend due to travel restrictions or other reasons, we can switch the attendance seamlessly to take part virtually instead without the need to reschedule meetings. You may also transfer your booking to another in-person ICEF event.