Virtual Education Fairs

You are cordially invited to participate in our upcoming Virtual Education Fairs (VEF) in countries from around the world. Each VEF is limited to six appropriately accredited U.S. Private High Schools, Boarding Schools, and 4-year Colleges and Universities. The most reputable and best performing agents from targeted markets will visit the U.S. Consulates or Embassies in each country listed to listen and watch the presentations of the schools participating in the fairs. Using web conferencing technology, your school will be able to conduct a 10-minute presentation via PowerPoint to an audience of no less than 10 of the top agents during the fair. Please note that the majority of educational institutions, which participated in our 2017 and 2018 virtual education fairs with Taiwan, Hong Kong, SE Europe, China, India, the Philippines, and several other countries, reported increases in student enrollments from the countries as a result of the events.

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Country

Date

Cost

Participants

Point of Contact

Vietnam

August 2019

$750

U.S. Community Colleges and Four-Year Colleges/Universities (focus on STEM fields and business)

Kristi.wiggins@trade.gov

Hong Kong

September 20, 2019

TBD

U.S. Community Colleges and Boarding Schools

Kristi.wiggins@trade.gov

Kuwait and UAE

Fall 2019

TBD

TBD

Leeanne.haworth@trade.gov

Hong Kong

December 6, 2019

TBD

U.S. Summer Programs

Kristi.wiggins@trade.gov

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Please note the following important information for each virtual education fair:

  • The participation fee varies per VEF.
  • VEFs are limited to 6 appropriately accredited schools
  • VEFs are expected to last 90 minutes
  • You can dial-in and log-in from home or office
  • Training will be provided in advance to those who have never done a webinar
  • You may send your marketing materials in advance to our offices overseas for distribution to the agents
  • Prior to the VEF, participating schools will receive a “Welcome Kit” which will include contact information and detailed profiles on each of the agents.
  • The VEFs will be recorded for future reference by the agents and each participating school

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If there is a country/region that you are interested in that is not listed above, please let us know.

For more information on any of these virtual fairs, or to be added to a list for specific events, please contact:

Ms. Gabriela Zelaya
Education Team Leader
U.S. Commercial Service – San Jose, CA
gabriela.zelaya@trade.gov


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