EduCanada Fairs in the Philippines

Date: Jan 24, 2018 — Jan 30, 2018
Location: Manila and Cebu, the Philippines


Ranked the 12th most populous country worldwide with a population of at least 100 million, the Philippines has become one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia. Its sustained economic growth, increasing income levels, high level of English proficiency, increasing number of education agencies, significant presence of foreign students, young population and the K-12 transition have positioned the Philippines as a priority emerging market in Education under Canada’s Global Markets Action Plan (GMAP). The Philippines is the second largest source of international students in ASEAN, next to Vietnam.

Why your organization should participate:

  • Attract foreign students, inform parents and school counsellors
  • Compare your product/service with international competitors
  • Develop a first-hand understanding of the opportunities and challenges of doing business in foreign markets
  • Gain insights and market intelligence
  • Increase visibility of your product or service
  • Meet foreign education institutions and/or organizations
  • Participate in networking events
  • Participate in pre-organized business to business meetings
  • Pitch your product /service to selected audiences
  • Receive on-the-ground assistance from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

Trade Commissioner(s) involvement:

Activities organized by the Trade Commissioner Service

  • Business-to-business meetings
  • Networking event
  • Product pitch to select audiences
  • Site visits

The Trade Commissioner, Angel Cachuela, is specializing in the Education sector for the Philippine market and can provide information on this and other local events that you are considering, as well as advice on business development in the region. Services from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service are offered free of charge to Canadian companies and organizations.

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