Recruitment Fair Akademia&VAPAC Bratislava

Date: October 09-11, 2018
Venue: AEGON arena NTC
Location: Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Target Audience: Secondary students, ESL/FSL, education agents, professionals in international education.
Sector: Education

The fair is an ideal platform for presenting your institution, bachelor’s and master’s programmes, exchange programmes, language courses, further education courses, counselling on job offers and other services.

In 2017, the fair was attended by 9,500 visitors. Fair is predominantly attended by secondary school students, most of them in their last year of study. About 10% of visitors were university students. The majority of participants came from the Slovak Republic; a small number came from the border areas of the Czech Republic and Hungary. (

Why your organization should participate:

  • Attract foreign students, inform parents and school counsellors
  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • 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 key commercial entities, industry players, and potential buyers, investors and/or partners
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Pavilion/exhibit

The Trade Commissioner, Milan Harustiak, is specializing in the education sector for the Slovak 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.