BMI connects you to…
International
Students

Putting international students first

Savvy students and parents have more options than ever when researching institutions. Your brand will move on and off a student’s radar during a period of time, lasting anywhere from a few weeks to several years.

Nothing can compare to a face to face conversation with prospective students to reinforce your brand and your unique educational offering, bringing them one step closer to enrolment. That’s why thousands of institutions around the world have relied on our student fairs for over 30 years and continue to embrace the opportunity to connect in-person with aspirational foreign students and their families.

And for your online recruitment needs, our groundbreaking virtual event platform Talk Global Study and BMI Digital’s marketing services allow you to reach qualified students in key markets worldwide 24/7.

Student recruitment fairs for K-12 students up to postgraduates

As an essential element in your recruitment portfolio, BMI’s international student recruitment fairs consistently draw in thousands of students and families year on year in dozens of cities around the world.

With so many choices in international education today, being able to introduce your institution, sell your strengths and explain your requirements during a face to face conversation can make an impression that can last for years to come.

As students are firming up their ideas of where to study and parents have questions that need answering, an engaging discussion has the power to usher them through the decision making process along their journey towards enrolment.

Whether it’s at one of our international student recruitment fairs dedicated to young learners, language courses, undergraduate degree programmes or postgraduate studies, BMI fairs will connect you at that crucial point when a student is selecting their course abroad. And thanks to BMI’s SmartScan App, you’ll be able to collect student data on the spot which feeds directly into your CRM, so you can nurture each lead and track your event ROI.

Getting results from international student recruitment fairs

One of BMI’s biggest fans, Donald Back, Director of the Language and Culture Institute at Virginia Tech University in the USA shares his experiences participating at a variety of BMI’s recruitment events over the years.

From elite scholarship summits to buzzing student fairs in big cities around the world, Don and his colleagues have seen great results for their international student enrolment numbers at his university. He describes BMI’s events as a one of a kind opportunity and explains why his top ranked American university returns to BMI events to recruit students year after year.

High school visits and on-campus fairs

To bolster your recruitment efforts and get your brand in front of academically gifted teenagers, BMI also takes a limited number of accredited institutions to visit private high schools in select cities around the world. These international high schools have been carefully selected for their quality curriculum and their enthusiasm to proactively prepare their students for studying abroad.

At each school, you will participate in an on-campus fair that will directly connect you with senior students, parents and high school counsellors.

Take your face-to-face recruitment campaign online with Talk Global Study

Despite the pace of innovation today, some things in international student recruitment don’t change. In fact, some things are now more important than ever, like connecting in real-time to have meaningful conversations. The ability to ask questions and receive live, personal assistance from institutions can turn into a stand-out moment for a student before making the decision of a lifetime.

Our unique approach to recruitment events brings those conversations into a new, online space called Talk Global Study, where you can connect and talk directly with students who are actively in the process of researching and planning their future international studies. We run our own events as well as co-branded virtual fairs with popular rankings company THE, and a number of associations and institutions run their own branded events on our platform via our white label solution. Learn more about Talk Global Study…

Recruit students online via BMI’s digital marketing services

Keep the momentum going throughout the recruitment journey by connecting with students across both the digital and physical world.

BMI Digital provides you with an intelligent mix of marketing channels that allow you to engage with students online 24/7. From content-based advertising to social media, emails, video and webinars, BMI can help you generate a steady stream of leads to boost brand recognition and traffic to your website from key student markets.

Our team can produce content and run global campaigns that are customised according to your enrolment strategies. You can concentrate on one marketing channel or we can prepare a rich mix of content across multiple platforms to help you engage with students in specific origin markets.

Join BMI's IN-PERSON international student recruitment in-country fairs in 2022

Early bird rates end on Jul 22, 2022

Bogota, Cali, Chile, Colombia, Guadalajara, Medellin, Mexico, Mexico City, Monterrey, Santiago
International Students

As one of the hottest growth markets for higher education recruitment, you can't miss our fairs in Colombia, Mexico & Chile! Specifically dedicated to the needs of both Undergraduate and Postgraduate recruitment, this event attracts high-calibre students and working professionals who are eyeing up study abroad opportunities. This tour includes High School Visits in Mexico City, High School Counsellors Workshop and a regional America Scholarship Summit in Bogota, Colombia.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Monterrey

Date

Sep 20

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Mexico City - High Schools Visits

Date

Sep 22

Price
USD 800
Event Location

Mexico City

Date

Sep 24 - Sep 25

Early Bird Price
USD 3,950

USD 4,400

Event Location

Guadalajara

Date

Sep 27

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Bogotá

Date

Oct 01 - Oct 02

Early Bird Price
USD 3,960

USD 4,400

Event Location

Medellín

Date

Oct 05

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Cali

Date

Oct 06

Early Bird Price
USD 1,795

USD 1,995

Event Location

Santiago

Date

Oct 08 - Oct 09

Early Bird Price
USD 3,960

USD 4,400

Event Location

Brazil, LATAM & Mexico
TalkGlobalStudy VIRTUAL FAIR

Date

Dec 07

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Brazil
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

Rio Copacabana

Date

Oct 11

Early Bird Price
USD 2,995

USD 3,350

Event Location

Rio Barra

Date

Oct 13

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

São Paulo

Date

Oct 15 - Oct 16

Early Bird Price
USD 3,950

USD 4,400

Event Location

São Paulo - High School Visits

Date

Oct 17

Price
USD 800
Event Location

Brasilia

Date

Oct 18

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Brasilia - High School Visits (morning)

Date

Oct 18

Price
USD 550
Event Location

Curitiba

Date

Oct 20

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Belo Horizonte

Date

Oct 22

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Salvador

Date

Oct 24

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Salvador - High School Visits

Date

Oct 25

Price
USD 800
Event Location

Brazil, LATAM & Mexico
TalkGlobalStudy VIRTUAL FAIR

Date

Dec 07

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

UAE
International Students

Meet thousands of affluent local and expat students as well as those funded via national scholarship programmes during your two-city trip, which includes our main fairs plus escorted visits to top private and international schools.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Sharjah - High School Visits (SOLD OUT)

Date

Oct 10

Price
USD 800
Event Location

Dubai - High School Visits (SOLD OUT)

Date

Oct 12 - Oct 13

Price
USD 1,500
Event Location

Dubai In-person Fair (SOLD OUT)

Date

Oct 15 - Oct 16

Early Bird Price
USD 3,960

USD 4,400

Event Location

Abu Dhabi In-person Fair (SOLD OUT)

Date

Oct 17

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Abu Dhabi - High School Visits (SOLD OUT)

Date

Oct 18

Price
USD 800
Event Location

ALL Middle East & Turkey
TalkGlobalStudy VIRTUAL FAIR

Date

Nov 16

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam
International Students

BMI's biannual student recruitment fairs in Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam draw in thousands of academically-oriented students and their parents to bring them in direct contact with institutions from around the world. BMI also takes a limited number of accredited institutions on chauffeured visits to top-rated private high schools in Hanoi and HCMC and meet top high school counsellors at the Vietnam Internation School Workshop & Forum

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Jakarta

Date

Oct 22 - Oct 23

Early Bird Price
USD 3,960

USD 4,400

Event Location

Ho Chi Minh City - High School Visits

Date

Oct 27

Price
USD 800
Event Location

Ho Chi Minh City

Date

Oct 28 - Oct 29

Early Bird Price
USD 3,960

USD 4,400

Event Location

Hanoi - High School Visits

Date

Nov 01 - Nov 02

Price
USD 1,500
Event Location

Hanoi

Date

Nov 03

Early Bird Price
USD 2,520

USD 2,800

Event Location

Bangkok - High School Visits

Date

Nov 07 - Nov 08

Price
USD 1,500
Event Location

ALL Asia
TalkGlobalStudy VIRTUAL FAIR

Date

Nov 17

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Exhibit at BMI's Virtual Recruitment Fairs

Early bird rates end on Jul 22, 2022

Asia, Brazil & Latin America, India, Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa
International Students

Our unique approach to recruitment events brings you a brand new virtual platform to help you meet students face-to-face online via video calls, chats, live broadcasts and seminars.

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

Africa
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Sep 22

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Event Location

India
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Sep 29

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Event Location

Europe
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Oct 06

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Event Location

Middle East
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Nov 16

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Event Location

Asia
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Nov 17

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Event Location

Brazil & LATAM
TalkGlobalStudy

Date

Dec 07

Early Bird Price
USD 2,000

USD 2,200

Colombia

COLFUTURO Connect Live is a 4-hour online event that will be hosted on a state-of-the-art platform that puts video conferencing at the heart of the experience.  Exclusively official COLFUTURO partners, this event puts you in front of Colombia's best and brightest Postgraduate students who using the COLFUTURO programme to enable their international studies,

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Event Location
Date
Early Bird Price
Event Location

COLFUTURO Connect Live

Date

Oct 27

Price
USD 2,500

Get a customised package

Each year, BMI hosts 85+ events in over 30 cities around the world. 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 connects you to various audiences

BMI connects you to people from across the recruitment spectrum – from the parents and students who are planning their study abroad experience to senior level government representatives, scholarship providers, school principals, counsellors, university staff and agents.