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StudyWorld China Roadshow 2024: Chengdu, Beijing & Shanghai

Thursday 14 to Friday 22 November 2024

Friendly, focused networking for UK educators, service providers and Chinese agents.

StudyWorld China Roadshow connects UK education and service providers with quality education agents in different cities across China.

In 2024 the roadshow will visit Chengdu, Beijing and Shanghai.

Organised by English UK, the national association of English language centres. Supported by the British Council and the Department for Business & Trade.

This event combines one-to-one business meetings with networking lunches and market briefings. Meetings are scheduled online ahead of the event using Marcom eSchedule PRO, an easy-to-use meeting scheduling tool.

UK educators who are new to doing business in China can rely on support from English UK and our event delivery partner, BONARD, throughout the event.

Attendance is free for agents.

 over 100 agents

from China

30 education institutions

from the UK

Meetings in 3 cities

Chengdu, Beijing, Shanghai

Reasons to attend StudyWorld China Roadshow

Affordable In-country Events

Affordable in-country events

An affordable way for UK educators and service providers to meet agents in-country. Organised by English UK, the association dedicated to supporting the UK ELT sector.

Friendly Size. Focussed Agents.

Friendly size. Focussed agents.

Our in-person events are friendly and focussed. With limited places for UK-based education providers and agents who want to send students to study in the UK.

Informal Networking Opportunities

Informal networking opportunities

Our hotel-based events include lots of informal networking opportunities, helping you make more connections and start more partnerships

Prices and registration

English UK members

Beijing and Shanghai only

£4,650 for table, meeting schedule and one representative
£2,595 for networking pass (no meeting schedule)

Chengdu add-on (limited to 20 tables)
(can only be booked if attending Beijing and Shanghai)

£1,595 for table and meeting schedule
£1,095 for networking pass (no meeting schedule)

Other UK providers

Beijing and Shanghai only

£5,475 for table, meeting schedule and one representative
£2,595 for networking pass (no meeting schedule)

Chengdu add-on (limited to 20 tables)
(can only be booked if attending Beijing and Shanghai)

£1,595 for table and meeting schedule
£1,095 for networking pass (no meeting schedule)

Agents & partners in China

Attendance is free for agents and partners who send students from China to study in the UK.

Professional references will be requested when you register.

Registration will open Summer 2024.

The educator/ service provider package includes:

  • Eight or five nights’ hotel accommodation including breakfast
  • Attendance at agent workshops
  • Refreshments and lunch during the agent workshops
  • Marcom eSchedule PRO account to schedule one-to-one meetings
  • Optional meeting with Chinese industry partners in Beijing
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner

Educator/ service provider package does not include:

  • International and domestic flights
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Meals and refreshments on non-workshop days

Programme

Subject to change

Thursday 14 November – Chengdu

from 15:00UK providers check in to Shangri-La Chengdu

Friday 15 November – Chengdu

08:15 - 09:00Set up for UK providers
09:00 - 09:30Marketing briefing for UK providers
09:40 - 10:00Welcome for Chengdu agents
10:00 - 12:50One-to-one meetings between UK providers and agents
12:50 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 17:20One-to-one meetings between UK providers and agents
17:30 - 18:15Visa briefing for agents

Saturday 16 November – Chengdu

Free timeOptional excursion - details to follow

Sunday 17 November – travel day

By 12:00Check out of Shangri-La Chengdu
MorningUK providers travel to Beijing
from 15:00UK providers check in to China World Hotel
18:00 - 19:00Market briefing for UK providers
19:00 - 21:00Welcome dinner for UK providers

Monday 18 November – Beijing

08:30 - 09:30Set up for UK providers
09:00 - 09:30Welcome for Beijing agents
09:30 - 12:50One-to-one meetings between UK providers and agents
12:50 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 17:20One-to-one meetings between UK providers and agents
17:30 - 18:15Visa briefing for agents

Tuesday 19 November – Beijing

10:00 - 12:00Optional meeting organised by the Department for Business and Trade

Wednesday 20 November – travel day

By 12:00Hotel check-out for UK providers
AfternoonUK providers travel to Shanghai
After 15:00UK providers check-in to Conrad Shanghai

Thursday 21 November – Shanghai

08:30 - 09:30Set up for UK providers
09:00 - 09:30Welcome for Shanghai agents
09:30 - 12:50One-to-one meetings between UK providers and agents
12:50 - 14:00Lunch
14:00 - 17:20One-to-one meetings for UK providers and agents
17:30 - 18:15Visa briefing for agents
19:30Farewell dinner for UK providers

Friday 22 November – Shanghai

by 12:00Hotel check-out for UK providers

StudyWorld meetings

The majority of your meetings will be pre-scheduled ahead of the event, using industry-leading meeting technology, Marcom eSchedule PRO. There will also be additional opportunities to schedule meetings during the event.

Complete your event profile to explain your organisation’s services and objectives, then search the event database to decide who you want to meet.

It’s easy to find the right people and send out meeting requests. You can accept or decline incoming meeting requests, and send messages within the system.

Meeting scheduling and attendance at StudyWorld China Roadshow is more flexible than at other events. You will fully benefit from the event by making yourself available for last-minute meetings and adopting an agile attitude towards your schedule and who you will meet.

During the event, the StudyWorld team will be on hand to help you manage your schedule.

Destinations

Chengdu

Chengdu is the fourth most populous city in China and one of the most important economic, financial, commercial, cultural, transportation, research and communication centres in the country.

Venue

Shangri-La Chengdu
9 Binjiang E Rd, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610047
Tel: +86 28 88889999

shangri-la.com/en/chengdu/shangrila

Beijing

Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has history stretching back 3 millennia. Famous for its modern architecture as well as its ancient sites, such as the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China.

Venue

China World Hotel, Beijing
No.1 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing, China 100004
Tel: +86 10 6505 2299

shangri-la.com/beijing/chinaworld

Shanghai

Shanghai is the country’s biggest city and a global financial hub. Originally a fishing village and market town, Shanghai grew in importance in the 19th century due to both domestic and foreign trade and its port location.

Venue

Conrad Shanghai
789 East Nanjing Road, Shanghai, 200001, China
Tel: +86 21 3318 9999

hilton.com/en/hotels/shawsci-conrad-shanghai

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