ASEAN Tour - EduCanada Fairs in Vietnam – 10th edition

Date: October 11-16, 2018
Venue: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, Danang
Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and Danang, 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 10th EduCanada Fairs in October 2018. 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, a hundred and thirty one (131) Canadian institutions and 4 provinces/national associations participated in the 9th EduCanada Fairs 2017 in Vietnam, showing the continued interest of Canadian clients in the Vietnamese market. The recruitment fairs attracted close to 8,000 interested visitors in three days. A total of 1,720 one-on-one meetings between 99 institutions and 175 education agents took place over the course of the three agent workshops.

Event schedule:


Thursday, Oct. 11

18:00 – 19:30  Welcome reception for Canadian institutions only (replacing dinner)

Friday, Oct. 12

08:30 - 10:00  Briefing by TCS and IRCC
10:30 – 18:00  Agents and institutions B2B meetings

Saturday, Oct. 13

09:00 – 16:00  Public fair and seminars


Sunday, Oct. 14

09:00 – 16:00  Public fair and seminars

Monday, Oct. 15

10:30 – 17:00  Agents and institutions B2B meetings


Tuesday, Oct. 16

14:30 – 16:00  Agents and institutions B2B meetings
16:00 – 20:00  Public fair and seminars

Contact information:

Ms. Tu Nguyen - Trade Commissioner
Consulate General of Canada
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (84-28) 3827-9913
Fax: (84-28) 3827-9935

Please note that this event is part of the EduCanada ASEAN Tour taking place in the following countries:

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, is specializing in the education sector for the Vietnameese 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.