World Trade and Convention Centre
Halifax, Nova Scotia
November 19-22, 2017

Why Exhibit?

The CBIE Annual Conference is Canada’s International Education Conference and the meeting place for international educators and decision-makers from across Canada and around the world.

  • Launch new products and services.
  • Expose your brand and showcase your services to those who matter in international education.
  • Build new contacts and networks.
  • Break into a new market.
  • Get the most recent intelligence, trends and developments in international education.
  • Develop new partnerships.
  • Meet decision makers face-to-face.

This Year

  • Extended hours dedicated to exhibitors and networking. A full hour in the morning and afternoon.
  • A new exhibition lounge space and games room will help draw delegates to the exhibit hall.
  • Revamped exhibit floor layout.
  • Exhibitors and sponsors have access to all regular Conference sessions.
  • Exhibitors and sponsors are invited to join delegates for breakfasts, lunches, the opening reception, and the social evening.
Click here to see the 2017 Exhibitors

British Council – IELTS/APTIS
BC Council for International Education
Cambridge Assessment English
Canada College
Canada Homestay
Canadian Bureau for International Education
CMA Australia (Hong Kong Branch)
Cohort Go
EEC India
ESS Global PVT
Global Affairs Canada
Hotcourses Group
Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC) / Conseil de réglementation des consultants en immigration du Canada (CRCIC)
IEFT – International Education Fairs of Turkey/Turkish Student Magazine
International Experience Canada / Expérience internationale Canada
Maximo Novel
Morcare International Student Insurance
M Square Media
Net Natives
Paragon Testing Enterprises
Philippine Higher Education
PTE Academic
QS Unisolution
Rising Phoenix International
Student VIP International
Study in Germany
The PIE  News
World Education Services (WES)

Who will be there?

  • Over 800 delegates from 30+ countries.
  • Presidents, vice-presidents, directors and decision makers of international offices from schools, colleges, institutes and universities.
  • Student advisors, researchers and faculty, ESL/FSL language instructors, recruitment and marketing professionals, and other international education practitioners.
  • Canadian and foreign government officials.
  • Private sector representatives.
  • Influential and renowned Canadian and international speakers.

Exhibit Package

Network face-to-face with Conference delegates and showcase your company’s services and products by participating in this year’s exhibition.


  • One (1) standard exhibit booth space (10’W x 8’D area) – includes a table and two chairs.
  • One (1) regular Conference pass (with social evening ticket).
  • Recognition as an exhibitor on CBIE’s website and in the Conference program guide.
  • Profile on CBIE’s Conference App (includes company description, link to company website, and social media links).
  • Attendee list shared 1 week after the Conference.
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Exhibitor Services Kit

For complete information on exhibitor services including shipping and booth add-ons, click here.

Prospectus for Sponsors and Exhibitors

Click here to download the 2017 Prospectus for Sponsors and Exhibitors in PDF.

Exhibition Hours

This year, the CBIE exhibition has extended exhibit hours/networking breaks in the morning and afternoon. The exhibition is open throughout the day, with designated exhibit hours outlined in bold below. During these designated exhibit hours, all exhibitors are expected to be at their booths. Outside of the designated exhibit hours, exhibitors may remain at their booths, participate in a CBIE session or to take time away from their booths.

Exhibitors are invited to participate in the opening reception, the social evening, and all breakfasts and lunches Monday – Wednesday.

Sunday, November 19 | Set-up

13:30 – 16:30

19:00 – 20:30
Opening reception

Monday, November 20 | 07:00 - 16:15

07:00 – 08:15
Breakfast in plenary hall

08:15 – 09:45
Plenary session

09:45 – 10:45
Exhibition Hour

10:45 – 11:45

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch in plenary hall

13:15 – 14:15

14:15 – 15:15
Exhibition Hour

15:15 – 16:15

Tuesday, November 21 | 07:00 - 16:15

07:00 – 08:15
Breakfast in plenary hall

08:15 – 09:45
Plenary session

09:45 – 10:45
Exhibition Hour

10:45 – 11:45

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch in plenary hall

13:15 – 14:15

14:15 – 15:15
Exhibition Hour

15:15 – 16:15

18:30 – 23:30
Social Evening

Wednesday, November 22 | 07:30 – 13:15 & Tear down

07:30 – 08:45
Breakfast in plenary hall

08:45 – 09:45

09:45 – 10:45
Exhibition Hour

10:45 – 11:45

12:00 – 13:00
Lunch in plenary hall

13:15 – 15:00
Tear down

Exhibitor Terms and Conditions

  • A regular Conference pass (with social evening ticket) includes access to all plenary and concurrent sessions, the opening reception, the social evening, and all breakfasts and lunches. Passes are non-transferable and must be used by the individual whose name appears on the pass.
  • It is expected that all exhibit booths be staffed during the designated exhibit hours.
  • CBIE reserves the right to review exhibitor applications to ensure the products and/or services are relevant to the theme of the Conference and CBIE’s mandate.
  • Exhibitors are responsible to carry insurance on their exhibits and its content. Security will not be provided at the exhibition, therefore exhibitors are responsible for securing their own materials and equipment. CBIE is not responsible for any loss or theft of exhibitors’ materials or other property during the Conference.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for arranging their own shipment of materials and exhibit content to and from the Conference venue.

Dates to Remember

Starting July 3
Enter your company profile on the Conference app
October 20
Last day to submit your advertisement design (if applicable) for final Conference program
November 3
Last day to request delegate substitution for sponsors and exhibitors
November 17-19 (TBC)
Shipping date for exhibitor materials to Conference venue
November 19, 1:30 – 4:30 PM Exhibit set-up
November 22, 1:30 – 4:00 PM Exhibit tear-down

Become a Sponsor: Boost your visibility and brand recognition

Are you interested in other opportunities to showcase your organization at our event? There are a variety of sponsorship opportunities available that will help your company stand out amongst the rest.


Floor Decal – NEW

Your logo or approved message on a 24”x24” square floor decal.

Increase awareness of your company by displaying your message or logo on a floor decal on the main pathways of the conference venue. Help drive traffic to your booth; share your hashtag; or reinforce your logo. Attendees will be reminded of your company each time they walk past your logo.

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Take your promotion to the next level. Put an advertisement in the Conference program to help increase your visibility and drive traffic to your website or exhibit space.

Position and Size Specifications Price
Centerfold double-page spread 8.5” x 11” (x2) $3,500
Outside back cover  – SOLD 8.5” x 11” $2,500
Inside back cover 8.5” x 11” $2,000
Front of centerfold 8.5” x 11” $2,000
Back of centerfold 8.5” x 11” $2,000
Full page 8.5” x 11” $1,500
Half page (horizontal) 8” x 5.375” $1,250
Quarter page (vertical) 3.875” x 5.375” $1,050

All advertisements are in colour. Full page (trim size 8.5″ x 11″ plus 1/8″ bleed on all sides).

Ads to be submitted as high resolution pdf files to AHajjar@cbie.ca by October 20, 2017. For additional information about advertising opportunities, please contact Alissar Hajjar 613-237-4820, ext. 210.



“Great 3 days with many opportunities to meet familiar faces and make new acquaintances.”- 2015 Conference sponsor
“The conference gets better and better every year.”- 2015 Conference sponsor
“I have come to depend on CBIE to help position me within a recognized profession and to establish international education as an integral part of post-secondary education.”- 2015 Conference exhibitor


For additional information about exhibition opportunities, please contact Alissar Hajjar at AHajjar@cbie.ca or 613-237-4820, ext. 210.