ICEF South Asia • February 06 - 08 2025, Goa, India
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For 2025, ICEF South Asia is heading to Goa. This popular event offers the unique opportunity to connect with top quality, ICEF-screened student recruitment agents from across India and other South Asian countries including: Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka. These agents are both valued business partners to educators and trusted advisors to the thousands of students across the region who wish to study abroad.

An incredibly important driver in the growth of student mobility, South Asia has now overtaken China as the leading source of international students. With strong growth seen across the region, India is the primary source for outbound international students, with the total number expected to reach between 1.5 and 2 million by 2025.

Taking place over the course of three days, from 6 – 8 February 2025 in Goa, India, this much-anticipated event will be held at the Grand Hyatt hotel.

Meeting schedule & Seminar programme

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

Enjoy a programme of live seminars, presentations and panel discussions, featuring experts from across the industry. Taking place on the opening day, this is a unique opportunity to gain up-to-date information and news on the latest market trends and issues currently affecting student recruitment from South Asia.

Apart from your scheduled meetings, coffee breaks and evening receptions provide ample opportunity to enjoy informal networking opportunities.

Who attends ICEF South Asia

For educators, ICEF South Asia offers a cost-effective and efficient strategy for connecting with a large pool of active student recruitment agents from across the region, in one location. All agents are pre-screened by ICEF to ensure professional quality.

Student recruitment agents representing thousands of students are attending this inaugural ICEF event from across India and other countries in South Asia in order to meet a diverse selection of international education institutions.

For a providers of products or services related to international education, ICEF South Asia is an opportunity to meet and exhibit to a focused market representing both students and institutions.

Pricing & Registration

For education representatives, service providers, cultural exchange and work & travel professionals costs start from just €4,950 per organisation.

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

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Venue

Overlooking Bambolim Bay, the award-winning, 5-star Grand Hyatt Goa hotel is spread across 28-acres of tropical gardens and lawns, all leading to the water’s edge. With first-class amenities, including 10,400 sq m of indoor and outdoor event space, multiple dining options, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre and spa, it is the perfect location for ICEF South Asia.

The hotel also offers a range of additional facilities, including sky-high dining overlooking the bay and a shopping space featuring top brands, while its central location makes it the perfect base from which to experience the very best of North and South Goa.

2024 Event Statistics

  1. Canada
  2. Usa
  3. United Kingdom
  4. Germany
  5. Australia

Additional event information

13:0019:30Registration

13:3019:00Seminars

19:0021:00Welcome reception

08:0009:00Meeting hall opens

09:0011:001:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

11:0011:30Refreshment break

11:3013:001:1 meetings (3 x 25 minutes)

13:0014:00Lunch

14:0016:001:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

16:0016:30Refreshment break

16:3018:301:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

20:0023:00Dinner reception

08:0009:00Meeting hall opens

09:0011:001:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

11:0011:30Refreshment break

11:3013:001:1 meetings (3 x 25 minutes)

13:0014:00Lunch

14:0016:001:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

16:0016:30Refreshment break

16:3018:301:1 meetings (4 x 25 minutes)

18:30Meeting hall closes

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.

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