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The 15th International Exhibition “EDUCATION & CAREER 2013” best enables you to reach out to the largest foreign student market in Europe.
International Exhibition “EDUCATION & CAREER” in Greece, now in its 15th consecutive year, provides a quality exhibition environment and on-site features that are valuable and informative for both exhibitors and visitors. Around 12,000 visitors and 150 exhibitors from 10 countries come to the show every year.
A very high percentage of Greek students opt to study at foreign universities. Greece has more students studying abroad than any other nation, proportionate to its population. It is estimated that approximately 45,000-50,000 Greek students study abroad on undergraduate and graduate level, making Greece the top European market for student recruitment.
The international studies trend shows no sign of a slowdown even under the current tough economic situation. Education remains a number one priority for every Greek family and especially today, more people are interested to study and gain experience abroad.
In today’s complex and demanding job market, education is the most valuable asset for succeeding in the workplace. Under the present difficult economic conditions, the International Exhibition “EDUCATION & CAREER” takes on more importance as it offers the opportunity to visitors to explore all the possibilities available for studying and working in Greece or abroad and to exhibitors the possibility to inform a wide audience, network, exchange information and ideas, recruit students and look for collaborations and alliances.
Running under the aegis of the Greek Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning & Religious Affairs, the Hellenic General Secretariat for Youth of the Ministry of Labour, the Municipality of Athens and the Municipality of Piraeus, the “EDUCATION & CAREER” fair is the biggest and only complete exhibition on education and career in Greece and one of the key fairs in Europe.
14 Represented countries in 2012 (alphabetically): Australia, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, People!s Republic of China, Switzerland, The Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States of America.
The purpose of the exhibition is to provide in a direct and effective way a comprehensive overview of educational programmes offered in Greece and abroad, by public and private institutes, on undergraduate and postgraduate level. It also aims at supporting the efforts of graduates and job seekers to kickstart a career, change their job or enhance their skills through lifelong learning.
“EDUCATION & CAREER” is the premier education and employment exhibition in Greece with:
The exhibition is also promoted through an aggressive, yet targeted marketing campaign encompassing a variety of effective marketing tools to reach all visitor segments.
More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by selecting the tabs below.
To reserve your place at this international education fair, please select the ‘Prices’ tab and choose the buttons that meet your requirements. Place your purchase in your shopping cart by selecting the ‘Click To Proceed’ button, select ‘checkout’, and fill in your registration details.
Opening hours for visitors
|11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Access times for exhibitors
|09:00 - 11:00
20:00 - 21:00
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This section identifies the levels and subject areas that are reflected at this fair and for which visitors will have an interest in. This section will help to clarify the types of participants who should attend.
Use the information provided below to learn more about visitors expected to attend the fair and the proportion of those visitors that are relevant to your offering. Additional information about how the educational exhibition is promoted and visiting agents can be found in the grey box.
The exhibition is supported by a great number of communication sponsors and media partners including numerous websites addressed to yound audiences, magazines (targeted to young audiences as well as professionals and job hunters), TV and radio stations.
The exhibition is promoted through an aggressive, yet targeted marketing campaign encompassing a variety of effective marketing tools to reach all visitor segments.
Special emphasis is placed on the use of social media (more than 80% of the exhibition target group are active users of Facebook) and onlineadvertising.
Other media used are those “touching” young audiences, such as promotions, email and sms campaigns, outdoor, radio, targeted print advertisements.
The exhibition is also communicated through key collaborations such as those with the Ministry of Education and teachers’ and students’ associations.
It is worth stressing that the budget allocated to the promotion of the fair and the total value of promotional activities, including communication and media sponsorships, is very substantial for the Greek exhibition standards.
Use the information provided below to learn more about fair exhibitors both past and current. The statistics are based on the last edition of the education fair and aims to give you a demographic of the international exhibitors based on their type and focus. To display a list of past and current exhibitors select the “Click to Display” button below. You can then sort the list based on the criteria most important to you. Additional information about who the education fair is aimed at can be found in the grey box.
With a circulation of 10,000 copies, the glossy, full-colour catalogue will be distributed free of charge among visitors at the International Exhibition EDUCATION & CAREER in Athens. The catalogue will have a listing of each participant at the event with short description and other useful information relating to study opportunities available. To target an active audience of Greek students a full-colour display advert can be ordered in full page size : 17cm width X 24cm height. Look for "Advertising" when you go to order.
EU passport holders will not require a visa to enter Greece, although you will need a passport. If you do not have an EU passport please check with your local Consulate or Embassy. You might need to apply for a tourist or business visa, although the latter may take much more time to arrange. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.
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Working with the University Fairs / Studycentral team is easy, pleasant and fun. They do what we all should: offer sufficient and relevant information, they do it quickly and are very efficient.Ivana BelamaricIE Business School
It was a very successful exhibition with interested visitors.Maria KelveriUniversity of Cyprus
This was quite an experience! 7 cities, good times, nice laughs, great food, lots of stories, beautiful landscape -and pictures- and truly AMAZING people. I'm gonna miss you all. But I promise I'll be back! Të dua Shqipëri!ElsaEuropean University
Very well organised with good attendance.Nikolaos TouridesFulbright Foundation, USA