EduCanada ASEAN Tour – Fairs in Vietnam

Date: October 16-21, 2019
Venue: Danang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Location: Vietnam
Target Audience: Canadian education institutions at all levels
Sector: Education

Built on the success of previous EduCanada Fairs, the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City will hold the 11th EduCanada Faira in October 2019. The event will include the following activities:

  • Public Fairs and Information Seminars
  • Agent Workshops (meetings with agents)
  • Briefing with the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)
  • Briefing with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
  • Networking opportunities with school counsellors and agents

Last year, 117 Canadian institutions and three provinces/national associations participated in the 10th EduCanada Fairs in Vietnam. The recruitment fairs attracted over 6,000 interested visitors in three days. A total of 1,645 one-on-one meetings between 87 institutions and 168 education agents and school counsellors took place over the course of the two agent workshops in HCMC and Hanoi (not including walk-in meetings in Danang).

Event schedule:

Danang

  • Wednesday, October 16
    2:45 p.m. – 4:00  p.m. Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors B2B meetings
     4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Public fair

Hanoi

  • Thursday, October 17
     
    6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Welcome reception for Canadian institutions only
     
  • Friday, October 18
    09:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Briefing by TCS and IRCC
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking lunch for Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors
    1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors B2B meetings
     
  • Saturday, October 19
    09:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Public Fair

HCMC

  • Sunday, October 20
    09:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Public Fair
     
  • Monday, October 21
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors B2B meetings
    12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Networking lunch for Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors
    1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Canadian institutions and agents/local school counsellors B2B meetings (continued)

Contact information

For more information about this event:

Ms. Tu Nguyen - Trade Commissioner
Consulate General of Canada
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
E-mail: education-vietnam@international.gc.ca
Tel: (84-28) 3827-9913
Fax: (84-28) 3827-9935


Why your organization should participate:

  • Attract foreign students, inform parents and school counsellors
  • 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 foreign education institutions and/or organizations
  • 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
  • Pavilion/exhibit
  • Seminar

The Trade Commissioner, Ms. Tu Nguyen, education-vietnam@international.gc.ca, is specializing in the education sector for the Vietnam market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.