ICEF San Diego brings a dedicated and unmatched forum for educators from the US, Canada and the rest of the Americas, and agents globally
As international education continues to face the challenges of recovery, economic uncertainty, and digital transformation – ICEF San Diego 2022 was a celebration of our industry’s resilience and adaptability as 697 friends and colleagues came together from 76 countries.
For 607 delegates it was an opportunity to network and catch up with old friends in person, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, while 90 joined online. Together, over the course of three days, they held a total of 5,335 in-person and virtual meetings.
Who joined us at ICEF San Diego?
A total of 240 educators, representing 179 institutions in the US (74%) and Canada (26%) joined the event – 231 in person in San Diego and 9 remotely. For 13% of educator delegates, this was their first ICEF North America event, and 15% were first-timers at ICEF events.
Agents came from 69 countries, with the top five being: India, China, Mexico, Vietnam, and Brazil. In total, 358 pre-screened agents attended, representing 312 organisations. Of those, 67% held top management positions.
ICEF San Diego 2022 also welcomed 77 representatives from 47 organisations covering 15 industry sectors relevant to overseas study.
At ICEF San Diego 2022, we presented a full programme of 25 seminars, presentations and on-demand webinars, covering a range of topics including: ‘Promoting the USA as a study destination: How agencies make the difference’, ‘Climate change and international student mobility’, ‘Smart data: Improve enrollment and visa approval for studies in Canada’, and ‘Tailor your digital marketing strategy and track performance results to boost recruitment and student conversion’.
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Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, UAE, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe