BMI connects you to…
Brazil & Latin America

Welcome to the world's most lively and energetic students!

The education market in Central and South America is well known for having a strong appetite for overseas study and various government-backed initiatives to encourage outbound mobility. From kingpin markets like Brazil to small yet healthy markets like Chile, which can help you diversify your student body, BMI offers a range of recruitment solutions so you can achieve your internationalisation goals in Brazil and Latin America.

BMI has been running student fairs in Central and South America since 1987 and has garnered a reputation for organising the most successful fairs in the region. And with satellite offices in Bogotá, Colombia as well as Salvador, Brazil, our finger remains firmly on the pulse of a Latin rhythm, with warmth in our heart and a fire in our belly.

 

BMI connects you to Brazil and Latin America through the following solutions…

 

Fairs to connect you with students from the K-12 to postgraduate level

If you’re looking to recruit students for language or undergraduate courses, then be sure to join our bustling education fairs in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Peru.

For those of you recruiting for postgraduate education and certificates, we also organise speciality fairs for niche higher education audiences in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil.

In addition, to help you get your brand in front of students sooner, BMI also runs fairs in prestigious secondary schools that directly connect you with senior students, parents and high school counsellors. These K-12 fairs are conveniently timed either just before or after our main fairs in order to help you make the most of your overseas visit.

Workshops to help you forge relationships with high schools counsellors

With students going abroad at younger and younger ages, having firm links at the secondary school level in your target recruitment countries is vitally important. Our International Schools Forum & Workshops are designed to help you achieve just that.

Held in Brazil each March and in Colombia in 2020, this event gives you structured, pre-scheduled meetings plus ample networking time with principals and counsellors from the top secondary schools in each country. You’ll have the chance to form relationships with this critical audience who regularly advise students and parents on which countries and institutions abroad are the best fit for them.

Connect with Brazilian Agents & International Office Directors

The higher education sector in Brazil is rife with public and private universities that are keen to meet international institutions to explore strategic partnerships for student and staff mobility, international research collaborations and curriculum internationalisation.

Join our Brazilian Agent and Higher Education Workshop in March in Sao Paulo and you’ll network with university representatives from across Brazil over 2 days packed with meetings and social functions.

At the same event, higher education institutions will also be able to sit down with thoroughly vetted agents who can recruit on their behalf. Utilising such partners gives overseas universities “boots on the ground” presence which is a strong strategy in a country such as Brazil where personal contacts have much sway over the decision making process. BMI brings in student recruitment agencies from across 11 states in Brazil, offering you full countrywide coverage.

Digital marketing strategies to recruit students

Your content marketing strategy in Brazil and Latin America will no doubt include channels aimed directly at aspiring international students, and here’s where our platform Viva-Mundo comes in.

Our team can create and manage content for you in English, Spanish or Portuguese and produce a rich mix of marketing outreach including editorial articles about your institution or study destination, webinars, email campaigns and social media engagement.

Receive funded Brazilian & Latin American students via scholarship programmes

The most prestigious event on BMI’s calendar is the BMI Global Scholarship Summit, held every spring in London. With a truly global feel, the Summit attracts all the major scholarship programme providers from over 40 countries, giving you an unprecedented opportunity to form alliances with not only scholarship organisations from Brazil and Latin America, but from all over the globe.

Due to the popularity of the Global Summit, BMI is proud to announce the launch of its Americas Scholarship Summit in 2019. This new event is similar to the global one but has a targeted regional focus, connecting you with the heads of scholarship and training programmes from across North, Central, South America, and the Caribbean.

Both events are extraordinarily unique in the international education industry given their ability to attract such high level audiences – reserve your space now before it’s too late!

Brazil and Latin America recruitment events in 2020

BMI events help you strengthen your recruitment strategy at every point of the student journey.

Early bird rates end on Dec 06, 2019

Bogota, Cali, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Lima, Medellin, Mexico, Mexico City, Monterrey, Peru, Puebla, Quito, Santiago
International Students

Recruit Mexican students for Higher Education programmes.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Mexico City

Date

Feb 29 - Mar 01

Early Bird Price
USD 3,200

USD 3,600

Event Location

Puebla

Date

Mar 03

Early Bird Price
USD 1,710

USD 1,900

Event Location

Monterrey

Date

Mar 05

Early Bird Price
USD 1,710

USD 1,900

Event Location

Santiago

Date

Mar 21 - Mar 22

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Cali

Date

Mar 24

Early Bird Price
USD 1,710

USD 1,900

Event Location

Medellin

Date

Mar 26

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Bogota

Date

Mar 28 - Mar 29

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Quito

Date

Apr 01 - Apr 02

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Lima

Date

Apr 04 - Apr 05

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
International Students

Firmly established as the most renowned international education fair series in the Americas, ExpoEstudiante gives you on-the-ground presence in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru. One smoothly organised trip will bring you to four Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, where energetic students with both the academic and financial ability to study abroad are keen to meet you.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Santiago

Date

Mar 21 - Mar 22

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Cali

Date

Mar 24

Early Bird Price
USD 1,710

USD 1,900

Event Location

Medellín

Date

Mar 26

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Bogotá

Date

Mar 28 - Mar 29

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Quito

Date

Apr 01 - Apr 02

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Lima

Date

Apr 04 - Apr 05

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Brazil, Sao Paulo
Education Agents, University International Office Directors

BMI brings two types of recruitment partners together for one event. Join us in Sao Paulo to discuss your programmes with pre-screened agents who can recruit on your behalf, and meet with Brazil’s best universities to explore strategic partnerships for student and staff mobility, international research collaborations and curriculum internationalisation.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Sao Paulo
Meeting table (for 1 representative)

Date

Mar 04 - Mar 05

Price
USD 5,000
Brazil, Sao Paulo
High School Counselors

Dedicated to the K-12 sector, you’ll establish and reinforce your relationships with principals and school counsellors from top-notch private, bilingual and international schools in Brazil. Connect with influential leaders at Brazil's secondary school level via pre-scheduled meetings and plenty of networking opportunities.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

São Paulo
Meeting table (for 1 representative)

Date

Mar 06

Price
USD 1,500
Brasilia, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Barra, Sao Paulo
International Students

Dedicated to the higher education sector, this event brings you face to face with aspiring tertiary students and working professionals who are targeted according to their academic history, language proficiency, financial ability and desire to study overseas for an extended period of time. ExpoPos is a stand-alone event in Sao Paulo and combined with Salao do Estudante in both Rio locations.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

São Paulo

Date

Mar 07 - Mar 08

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Rio de Janeiro

Date

Mar 10

Early Bird Price
USD 2,700

USD 3,300

Event Location

Rio de Janeiro Barra

Date

Mar 11

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Brasilia

Date

Mar 13

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Brazil, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Barra, Salvador, Sao Paulo
International Students

Held across 7 major cities twice a year, Salão do Estudante has been Brazil’s best-known international student recruitment fair since 1994, attracting 90,000+ students, professionals and parents annually.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

São Paulo

Date

Mar 07 - Mar 08

Early Bird Price
USD 3,800

USD 4,200

Event Location

Rio de Janeiro

Date

Mar 10

Early Bird Price
USD 2,700

USD 3,300

Event Location

Rio de Janeiro Barra

Date

Mar 11

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Brasília

Date

Mar 13

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Salvador

Date

Mar 15

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Belo Horizonte

Date

Mar 17

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Event Location

Curitiba

Date

Mar 19

Early Bird Price
USD 2,430

USD 2,700

Get a customised package

BMI hosts over 80 events in 12 countries each year. You can mix and match event types, dates and cities, plus ramp up brand exposure for audiences where you need it most. We’re happy to build a bespoke plan just for you.

Learn how BMI helps you recruit in various regions

Through a variety of high quality events held in 23 cities around the world, BMI offers you a chance to reach students online and face to face at fairs, as well as cement relationships with stakeholders across the student journey via our premium networking events and workshops.