About this event
ICEF Virtual Berlin was a resounding success, marking the largest and most diverse virtual networking event ever held for the international education industry.
ICEF Virtual Berlin cemented ICEF’s reputation as the leading provider of networking events for the international education industry anywhere in the world. Successfully hosting over 1,550 professionals during 3 days and with participants in 123 countries, ICEF Virtual Berlin facilitated over 16,500 meetings, demonstrating that ICEF networking events are crucial even in times of crisis. Now more than ever, student recruitment professionals from right across the globe are drawn to our events to come together and discuss critical solutions for the future of our industry.
ICEF Berlin 2021 will take place between October 31 and November 2, 2021 in Berlin. For more information and to book your place, please click here.
As ICEF’s fifth virtual event this year, ICEF Virtual Berlin went further by integrating immersive new experiences, including digital reconstructions of the landmarks of our physical Berlin venue. Participants were able to virtually visit parts of the InterContinental Hotel and network in a virtual rendition of the iconic Marlene Bar. Bringing some of the magic of our in-person events into the digital world, these innovations were warmly received, with 80% of our delegates rating their experience at ICEF Berlin as exceptional and 90% indicating that they would attend another virtual ICEF event.
Despite the challenges currently facing the international education sector, and the difficulties inherent in travelling during a period of global restrictions, our event attendees overwhelmingly found this virtual event to be a valuable experience, with over 90% rating the quality of new contacts made as excellent or good.
Programme & Seminars
Alongside our core meeting schedule, ICEF Virtual Berlin delivered a seminar programme of 60 live and on-demand sessions. These sessions included advice from around the international education industry on the Covid-19 pandemic and looked to provide guidance on how to respond.
As well as this, ICEF Virtual Berlin also explored longer-term themes for change, investigating the opportunities for forward looking international education professionals. In addition to this strategic overview, the event provided a broad breadth market updates and presentations from selected providers around the world.
As testament to the quality and insightfulness of the topics covered, 86% of delegates who attended a webinar were happy, or very happy, with their experience.