NAFSA (Association for International Educators) 2020 Conference & Exhibition
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
In efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, upcoming events may be cancelled, modified, or postponed. Consult the official event organizer or event website for up-to-date information.
Date: May 24-29, 2020
Venue: America’s Center Convention Complex
Location: St. Louis, Mo, United States of America
Target Audience: Higher education institutions involved in international education
NAFSA aims to encourage greater cooperation between institutions, to enrich and support international programs, activities and exchanges, and to promote the value of international education across the region and beyond. For NAFSA 2020, we are offering the following activities, which can be booked online when the program becomes available.
Canada Day in May
Don’t miss this opportunity to make the most of your time at NAFSA – this day will be your opportunity to network with colleagues from across Canada, Canada’s Trade Commissioners and government representatives. Expect to get some first-hand updates on Canada’s International Education strategy, gain intelligence on key markets plus much, much more.
May 25, 2020, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm – Location TBC
Meet the Trade Commissioners one-on-one (appointments required)
Meet Canada’s Trade Commissioners from the region. Explore how they can assist you in identifying opportunities in their respective markets. Let them facilitate introductions.
May 26 - 28, 2020, various time slots available – EduCanada Pavilion
Looking for new partners? Our Trade Commissioners can assist with B2Bs
In advance of NAFSA, Canada’s Trade Commissioners from around the world will facilitate meetings with their local contacts attending NAFSA. Appointments required – please use our online B2B tool and they will do the matchmaking! Let them facilitate introductions.
May 26 - 29, 2020, various times available – EduCanada Pavilion
Canada Reception at NAFSA
Everyone is looking forward to the popular Canada reception at NAFSA, which is organized by a volunteer working group of representatives from institutions and organizations across Canada. Co-Chairing the event are Canada-MIG and guard.me International Insurance; with sponsorships by guard.me and Global Affairs Canada / EduCanada
May 29, 2020, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm — Missouri Athletic Club, 405 Washington Ave., St. Louis, MO
Why your organization should participate:
- Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
- Gain insights and market intelligence
- Increase visibility of your product or service
- Meet academic or research entities
- Meet key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
- Participate in networking events
- Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
- Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:
Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service
- Business-to-business meetings
- Export Café (individual meetings with Trade Commissioners from different international markets)
- Networking event
The Trade Commissioners active in the education markets will be present at the event, and can inform you on business opportunities in their markets. Please make an appointment using our online registration when the program becomes available.
Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.
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