EduCanada Fair

Date: September 24, 2018
Venue: Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks
Location: Portland, Maine, United States of America
Target Audience: Canadian education institutions at the postsecondary level
Sector: Education

Global Affairs Canada, through the Consulate General of Canada in Boston, is organizing its annual EduCanada Fairs this fall. The Consulate has identified and secured venues in Portland, ME and will promote the event through its counselor contacts at local high schools and local Canadian university and college alumni contacts.  Participating institutions are requested to reach out to their contacts in the area to maximize attendance. Past fairs in Portland have attracted from 100-150 visitors. 

The cost of this event will be shared jointly. Each institution is requested to contribute $250CDN to help cover the cost of room rentals and hospitality.  Individual institutions will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation.   Each institution will have a table and space for a representative(s) and promotional materials. 

Why your organization should participate:

  • Attract foreign students, inform parents and school counsellors
  • Participate in networking events

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Networking event

The Trade Commissioner, Marc A. Jacques, is specializing in the education sector for the New England 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.