Fairs and Events

EducationUSA coordinates and participates in a variety of fairs, conferences, and events throughout the year.

Check our events page for details on how to participate or register for EducationUSA events for U.S. higher education professionals including the EducationUSA Forum, regional forums, international student fairs, and conferences. Information is also posted in the monthly HEI eNews (automatically emailed to U.S. higher education users with a login to this website) and our Facebook page
 
EducationUSA Forum
The annual EducationUSA Forum, held in Washington, D.C. in June, gives higher education professionals an opportunity to engage with EducationUSA advisers from around the world. Take advantage of the Forum to network with approximately 50 advisers, all 14 Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REACs), and U.S. Department of State and IIE EducationUSA staff as they present the latest regional and country-specific trends and tips for strategic international recruitment planning. Please join us for the 2017 Forum and 2018 Forum. Read the President's welcome statement and see photos from the 2016 Forum here.
 
EducationUSA Regional Forums
EducationUSA holds regional forums internationally that bring together advisers from one world region and U.S. higher education institutions to share best practices. U.S. higher education professionals are invited to present specialized training sessions and to network with advisers and REACs during these events. 
 
EducationUSA International Student Fairs
EducationUSA runs international student fairs both in-person and online throughout the year. Over 40 fairs with potential for U.S. higher education participation take place each year. Many of these are part of larger multi-city fair circuits that decrease travel costs and maximize recruitment potential. 
 
International Conferences
EducationUSA representatives attend a variety of international higher education association conferences, such as APAIE, EAIE, CAIE, and CIS, to promote U.S. higher education. 
 
U.S. Conferences
EducationUSA advisers, Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REACs), D.C.-based State Department and IIE EducationUSA staff attend a variety of U.S. higher education association annual meetings, such as AACRAO, AIEA, NACAC, NAFSA, NAGAP, OACAC, and others, to promote the EducationUSA network and to engage with the U.S. higher education community.