9th EduCanada Fairs in Vietnam

Date: October 11-16, 2017
Venue: Danang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City
Location: Danang, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Target Audience: Canadian education institutions at all levels
Sector: Education

Event Overview:

Built on the success of previous EduCanada Fairs, the Consulate General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City will hold the 9th EduCanada Fairs in October 2017. 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)
  • Briefing with the Development Program
  • Briefing for agents and school counsellors by TCS and IRCC
  • Networking opportunities with school counsellors and agents

Last year, a hundred and three (103) Canadian institutions participated in the 8th EduCanada Fairs 2016 in Vietnam, showing the continued interest of Canadian clients in the Vietnamese market. The recruitment fairs attracted over 7,030 interested visitors in three days. A total of 1,038 one-on-one meetings between 85 institutions and 109 education agents took place over the course of the two agent workshops.

Event schedule:

Danang – Wednesday, October 11, 2017

  • 14:00 – 15:30: Briefing for agents and school counsellors (Canadian visa and education)
  • 15:30 – 16:30: Pre-fair agent meetings
  • 16:30 – 20:00: Recruitment fair and information seminars

Hanoi – Friday, October 13, 2017

  • 08:30 – 10:30: Welcome briefing for Canadian institutions (TCS, Development, IRCC)
  • 10:30 – 11:30: Briefing for agents
  • 11:30 – 13:00: Networking lunch with agents and school counsellors
  • 13:30 – 18:00: Agent workshop (one-on-one meetings with agents and school counsellors)

Hanoi – Saturday, October 14, 2017

  • 09:00 – 15:00: Recruitment fair and information seminars

Ho Chi Minh City – Sunday, October 15, 2017

  • 09:00 – 16:00: Recruitment fair and information seminars

Ho Chi Minh City – Monday, October 16, 2017

  • 08:30 – 09:45: Briefing for agents and school counsellors (Canadian visa and education)
  • 10:00 – 12:00: Agent workshop (one-on-one meetings with agents and school counsellors)
  • 12:00 – 13:30: Networking lunch with agents and school counsellors
  • 13:30 – 18:00: Agent workshop (continued)

Contact information:

Ms. Tu Nguyen - Trade Commissioner
Consulate General of Canada
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
E-mail: education-vietnam@international.gc.ca
Tel: (84-8) 3827-9913
Fax: (84-8) 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
  • 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, 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.