The Alphe Conferences
The Alphe Conference involves face-to-face meetings of an half an hour each between agents (who recruit and advise students) and educators (who want international students to attend their institution). If you want to meet with educators and/or agents, then Alphe should be a part of your marketing strategy.
What are agents?
Agents is a generic term for businesses that find, help and advise students about studying overseas. They may charge the education institution a marketing fee or commission, or the student may pay the agent for their services.
Why do agents come to Alphe?
- they want to be at a conference that is attended by all types of educational institution from most of the countries that they want to send students to;
- it is a Conference that is run by the world's leading education and travel business publishers, Hothouse Media;
- they get to meet representatives from the world's leading education associations
- their accommodation is free.
Which institutions attend Alphe?
Any institution that wants a diverse international student population will consider attending Alphe.
Alphe Conferences are open to every type of educational and language providing institution, in all countries; eg. language schools, high schools, colleges and universities from the UK, Canada, USA, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Malta, Spain, France, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Belgium, and Central and South America.
Alphe UK - 30 August -1 September 2013, London, UK
Meet with European, Asian and Latin American advisors at our flagship conference. Catch up with new and old colleagues and attend the Study Travel Magazine Star Awards - the industry night of the year. This truly international event also brings together most of the agent and educator associations from around the world to attend the annual Felca and Gaela meetings.
Alphe Secondary Focus - 4-6 October 2013, Vancouver, Canada
Agents from Latin America, Europe and Asia will be invited to attend this targeted conference. Agents will be reference checked to confirm that they actively work with and or are looking to work with high schools and higher educators from all over the world.
Alphe Russia - 25-27 October 2013, St Petersburg, Russia
Meet agents from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova and Uzbekistan. This conference is held in St Petersburg at the prestigious Astoria Hotel. An excellent mix of agents for those wishing to improve student enrolment from Russia and surrounding countries.
Alphe Korea - 8-10 December 2013, Seoul, Korea
Meet agents mainly from Korea. Also supported by KOSA, the Korean agent association responsible for approximately 80% of outbound students from Korea.
Alphe Japan - 11-13 December 2013, Tokyo, Japan
Meet agents mainly from Japan. Also supported by JAOS, the Japanese agent association responsible for approximately 80% of the outbound market.
Alphe Brazil - 16-18 January 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Meet agents from Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, and other south and central American countries. This conference is supported by BELTA , the agent association from Brazil.
Alphe Asia - 19-21 February 2014, Bangkok, Thailand
Meet agents from Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia, China and other Asian countries. This conference is supported by the regions' agent associations; TIECA, TOSA and VIECA.
Alphe Istanbul - 4-6 April 2014, Istanbul, Turkey
Meet agents from the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Turkey. This conference is supported by UED and TEAG, Turkey's national agent associations.