Hong Kong International Education Expo - Summer 2018

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07 July 2018 - 08 July 2018

Hong Kong International Student Fair has become the most popular and informative education event in Hong Kong since its debut in 2004. The large-scale and well-found study resources exchange platform favor HKIEE to be the most popular summer Expo of its kind in the city.

Reasons to Attend

In its 24th edition in 2018, the fair is well-positioned to continue delivering rich information exposures and timely preparation for candidates* and parents in tandem with the release of 1st HKDSE and HKAL results.

In 2017, over 20,000 visitors and 400 education providers from 20 countries and regions (Hong Kong, China, the U.K., the U.S.A., Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Switzerland and Japan), gathered to provide students with latest career-oriented programs and academic courses. A wide spectrum of learning programs in diplomas, higher diplomas, associate degrees, bachelor degrees, master degrees and vocational trainings will be available.

Market Overview

Hong Kong is a Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and has a population of 7 million people. It is a dynamic market environment, now being influenced positively by major education reforms and changes to the academic structure being phased in between 2009 and 2012.

There is a well-established tradition among Hong Kong families of sending their children to study overseas. According to a Thematic Household Survey Report on 'Hong Kong students studying outside Hong Kong', by the Census and Statistics Department in December 2010, there were 66,700 people aged 25 and below who intended to study outside Hong Kong in the next five years.

Fair Outline

The 23rd edition is widely supported by various youth organizations and associations, educational professions and media parties. To cope with challenges in highly competitive knowledge-based community, we aspire to stride across the transitional period of the 3.3.4. education system with students, encourage them to pursue promising future with global vision through whole person education.

Event Highlights:

  • Over 200 local and overseas educational institutions enroll students on-site
  • Various associate degrees and diplomas open for application
  • Over 30 seminars cover details of various studies information and trainings
  • Career-oriented curriculum
  • Prizes for daily lucky draw winners

*Keen Competition in 2012 Public Examinations:

  • 1st HKDSE - 77,000 candidates strive for merely 15,000 4-year curriculum vacancies among local universities
  • HK A-Level - 36,000 candidates strive for merely 15,000 3-year curriculum vacancies among local universities
Further Exhibition Information

More information about this leading student recruitment exhibition can be found by contacting us directly.

What's included as standard

A standard equipped stand at this fair includes: fascia board, carpet, 1 info counter, 2 folding chairs and 2 long arm spotlights.

Configure your participation
Hong Kong International Education Expo (Hong Kong) - 7-8/07/2018


7 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018

Venue address:

Hall 3G Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Expo Drive
Wan Chai
Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Education Expo - Floor Plan Summer
Floor plan


Opening hours for visitors
Date Time
Day 1:
Day 2:
13:00 - 18:00
13:00 - 18:00
Access times for exhibitors
Date Time
Set up:
10:00 - 13:00
18:00 - 19:00
Additional activities
Date Time
To be announced: - -


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.

  • Postgraduate (Masters, MBA, LLM, Dip, PhD)
  • Undergraduate (Bachelors)
  • Foundation (Preparatory)
  • Further education & vocational
  • Secondary education
  • Language learning
  • Professional training
  • Accountancy, finance & insurance
  • Architecture, construction, building & surveying
  • Business, MBA & management
  • Computer science & IT
  • Economics
  • Education & teaching
  • Engineering
  • Health & medicine
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Law & LLM
  • Mathematics
  • Retailing & marketing
  • Science
  • Social science
  • Tourism, leisure & hospitality
  • Visual & creative arts

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.

Visitors are targeted by:

  • Billboards / Posters / Flyers
  • Cooperation with Educational Institutions
  • Internet
  • Invitations
  • Local / National Press
  • PR Campaigns
  • Promotion at other events
  • Television / Radio

Visiting Agents

Agents are expected to visit the fair, although no formal activities have been planned for participants to meet them.

Visitors expected to attend:

  • 20000 in Hong Kong

These visitors are expected to look for:

Hong Kong
*All figures are estimates provided by the fair organiser. Individual exhibitors may experience different results as the data is based on the event as a whole.

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.

Who should attend:
  • Boarding schools
  • Business schools
  • Colleges
  • Education agencies
  • Equipment suppliers
  • Funding & scholarship providers
  • Gap year organisations
  • Government bodies
  • Hotel management schools
  • Language schools
  • Primary schools
  • Professional bodies
  • Publishers
  • Student service providers
  • Summer schools
  • Universities

Past exhibitor statistics:

Hong Kong

Now you have decided to join the fair you might want to know some basic information to get you started with your travel plans. Information on hotels is listed below and you can find further country specific details in the grey box.

Applying For Visas

Non-Chinese passport holders will need to apply for a visa to enter China. Please note you should arrange your business visa with plenty of time in advance. Tourist visas are also available and can take less time. Passport holders should contact their local consulate or embassy for advice. EU passport holders will not require a visa to enter Hong Kong, although you will need a passport. If you do not have an EU passport please check with your local Consulate or Embassy.

Detailed information on visas and application forms can be found on Chinese embassy websites. Visa support is strictly limited to our exhibiting clients. Visa support is NOT provided to visitors.

National Language


National Currency

Yuan (CNY)

Hong Kong

HarbourView Renaissance Hotel ****
1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel (852) 280 28888 Connected to the Exhibition Centre

Metropark Wanchai Hotel****
41-49 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel (852) 2861 1166 5 minutes away

Gloucester Luk Kwok Hotel****
72 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2866 2166 5 minutes away

Empire Hotel****
33 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 3692 2111 10 minutes away


Anshan Wuhuan Grand Hotel****
43 South Shengli Road, South Tiedong District, Anshan


Howard Johnson Parkland Hotel Dalian*****
9 Xinghai Road, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023

Xinghai Golf Hotel Dalian****
No. 29 Xinghe Road, Shahekou District, Dalian


Sheraton Lido Shenyang Hotel*****
386 Qingnian Street, Heping District, Shenyang


Liuhua Hotel

*The hotels listed above are only suggestions and we advise you to carryout additional research to ensure you select the hotels that match your requirements. We cannot take responsibility for the accommodation and service provided by 3rd parties.

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 Belamaric
IE Business School