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StudyWorld Manchester

Monday 27 - Wednesday 29 January 2025

We look forward to seeing you in Manchester!

Our first in person event outside of London in almost 20 years, we are excited to take you to Manchester and show you what the north of England has to offer.

Please read the delegate information below carefully. If you have any questions about your attendance, please contact Siobhán or Eleanor at English UK.

Getting to StudyWorld

Venue address:

Hilton Manchester Deansgate
303 Deansgate
Manchester
M3 4LQ

The hotel is walking distance from Deansgate National Rail station and only a 30 minute drive from Manchester Airport.

Hotel facilities include an onsite bar, restaurant, business centre, fitness centre and indoor pool.

> Visit the hotel website

Accommodation

Agents/partners

Agents and partners who selected an accommodation option when they registered, will stay at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate. The standard booking is for two nights (Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 January).

Some agents and partners have booked additional nights, and should refer to their email confirmation. To check a reservation, or to book additional nights at the hotel, please email info@studyworldfair.com.

UK educators and service providers

Accommodation is not included in the package for educators and service providers. A number of hotels are located within walking distance of Hilton Manchester Deansgate.

Programme

27 January 2025

16:00 - 18:00Seminars
18:00 - 21:00Welcome reception

28 January 2025

08:00 - 10:00Set up and registration
10:00 - 18:00Meetings
18:30 - 22:00Networking at National Football Museum

29 January 2025

09:00 - 18:00Meetings
18:00 - 20:00Breakdown

Receptions, seminars and fam trips

Welcome reception

Join us from 18:00 on Monday evening to kick-start the event. It is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends or start a conversation with new contacts informally.

Football fun at the National Football Museum

The English UK North and English UK teams look forward to hosting you for a night of relaxed, informal networking at the National Football Museum from 18:30 – 22:00.

Only a 20-minute walk from Hilton Manchester Deansgate, enjoy the interactive Play Gallery, where you can test your footballing skills from penalty kicks to clever tricks. Learn more about the game’s history in the Match Gallery, which showcases fascinating objects showing how football became England’s national game.

Come along wearing your favourite team’s football shirt (or any other sports shirt if football isn’t your thing).

Seminars

Our seminars, open to everyone, will run from 16:00 – 18:00 in Meeting Room 2/3/4 on Monday.

Full information on the seminars will be shared on Marcom eSchedule PRO. We encourage all our delegates to attend.

Fam trips

StudyWorld fam trips are a great way to continue the conversation and build on the momentum of StudyWorld’s drive to showcase the best of UK education.

Visit English language centres and boarding schools, meet staff and speak to students to find new courses to promote to your students.

More information coming soon.

Before you arrive

Personal and medical insurance

All participants are advised to obtain adequate insurance cover against personal liability, fire and theft, as well as adequate travel insurance to cover your stay in the UK.

English UK will not be held liable for any loss of or damage to exhibits or equipment.

Your health and safety

We want everyone attending the conference to feel relaxed and enjoy being in the company of other people again. Please do not attend the event if you think you may have Covid-19 or are currently testing positive for Covid-19. You can buy Covid tests in local pharmacies.

Wearing a face covering at the event is optional.

Visas

To check if you need a visa to enter the UK visit:

> UK visas and immigration website

Setting up

Delivery of materials

Promotional material can be delivered to the venue on Thursday 23, Friday 24 and Monday 27 January.

All packages must be clearly labelled using the address label template found in the event information section of Marcom eSchedule PRO.

Please note that both English UK and the Hilton do not accept liability in the event of items being undelivered, returned to sender, lost, misplaced or damaged in these circumstances.

Exhibition space/ table set-up

Set up and breakdown times in the Deansgate ballroom:
Tuesday 28 January 08:00 – 10:00
Wednesday 29 January 18:00 – 20:00

After the event: collection of materials

Participants requiring event materials to be collected after StudyWorld, please arrange for your courier to collect from the Hilton on Thursday 30 January. All items must have the Hilton’s collection note completed and affixed.

Leave all items at the English UK information desk or with the Hilton concierge between 18:00 – 19:00 on Wednesday 30 January.

Registration

The StudyWorld registration desk will be situated in the Deansgate lobby and will open:

Monday 15:30 – 20:30
Tuesday 08:00 – 18:00
Wednesday 08:30 – 18:00

Participants with outstanding payments will be required to speak with the English UK Finance Manager before receiving their welcome pack and name badge.

Name badges

For ease of identification, name badge lanyards are colour coded as follows: agents/ partners are red, educators are blue, service providers, press and guests are white.

The Hilton requires all visitors to have an official event name badge and the Hilton reserves the right to refuse entry to any unregistered visitors.

StudyWorld meetings

Scheduling meetings before StudyWorld

Use Marcom eSchedule PRO as your exclusive tool for meeting scheduling.

Use the advanced filters to help you find the partners you want to meet and send them a meeting request. You can also make notes on your meetings and export the delegate lists.

Top tips

  • Complete your Marcom eSchedule PRO profile with your company information, photos and videos.
  • Research who you would like to meet.
  • Don’t rush to fill your schedule: new delegates register each week and you may want appointments with them.
  • Start arranging meetings as soon as possible after Marcom eSchedule PRO goes live.
  • Respond quickly to meeting requests, you can accept or decline a meeting request.
  • Save some time for yourself: block out meetings slots for lunch, seminars and comfort breaks. We suggest you book three to four slots to allow for lunch and comfort breaks.
  • We recommend you book 25 to 30 meetings over the two days.

No meeting schedule?
Your welcome pack will contain a copy of the StudyWorld Event Guide listing all participants.

Scheduling meetings during StudyWorld

Need to make last-minute changes to your schedule? Want to squeeze in 20 minutes with a new contact? No problem. Our scheduling system allows you to be flexible and adaptable. Opt-in to Marcom Onsite prior to your arrival.

How to use Marcom Onsite

Marcom Onsite allows delegates to schedule last-minute meetings during StudyWorld, take private meeting notes and send messages to other delegates.

If you want to schedule last-minute meetings, remember to opt-in to Marcom Onsite.

  • To use Marcom Onsite, look for the tab in the menu bar of Marcom eSchedule PRO.
  • You will need to opt in to last-minute meeting scheduling, and can set your preferences from early January, including whether to allow messaging at StudyWorld.
  • You can log in to Marcom Onsite either directly or from your Marcom eSchedule PRO account.
  • New meetings will automatically be accepted, so keep an eye on your scheduling during the event.
  • You can ONLY reschedule or cancel meetings made through Marcom Onsite using Marcom Onsite.
  • Full instructions for using Marcom Onsite are available on the tab on Marcom eSchedule PRO.

Running late?

Please keep to your schedule. If you can no longer attend a meeting, inform your contact in advance, either in person or by using Marcom eSchedule PRO.

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