• IPSEF Middle East, Dubai, 3-5 October 2017

    IPSEF Middle East, Dubai, 3-5 October 2017

  • IPSEF Higher Education Forum, 4-5 October 2017

    IPSEF Higher Education Forum, 4-5 October 2017

  • High profile speakers

    High profile speakers

  • Meet quality suppliers

    Meet quality suppliers

  • Unique networking opportunities

    Unique networking opportunities

  • Case studies

    Case studies

  • High profile speakers

    High profile speakers

  • Meet quality suppliers

    Meet quality suppliers

  • Unique networking opportunities

    Unique networking opportunities

  • Case studies

    Case studies

IPSEF Middle East Forum homepage

3-5 October 2017

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai

Conferences: 3-4 October
School visits: 5 October

4-5 October 2017

Jumeirah Creekside Hotel, Dubai

University Campus Visits: 4 October
Conference: 5 October

IPSEF’s unrivalled blend of speakers, exhibitors and delegates creates a unique and powerful platform for anyone needing to identify best practice in planning and delivering a new school, and those wanting to make connections with potential investors, suppliers and regulators.

With events taking place in Asia and the Middle East, IPSEF addresses the markets of highest growth and potential with regional expertise.

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Join us at our next Forum and return home inspired, informed and better connected than ever before!

Global conferences

IPSEF provides a unique platform for schools and investors interested in establishing a new operation, either in their home territory or overseas.

Importantly, IPSEF helps participants make connections with professional advisors, government regulators and key suppliers such as architects, recruiters and law firms.

IPSEF Forums are well established and effective high level global business conferences that combine

  • Keynote presentations
  • Panel discussion
  • Table top exhibits
  • School visits
  • Networking receptions

Regional expertise

We provide valuable insights into what is happening in the market, and connect you with the right people to make your new campus a reality.

  • Market data, analysis, trends and projections
  • Legal issues concerned with opening schools abroad / franchising
  • Working with regulators: licensing, inspection, initiatives to attract schools, fee monitoring
  • Case histories of new schools: what worked and what did not
  • Education as an investment - private equity and non-educator owners
  • Teacher and senior staff recruitment, and CPD
  • School design, construction and project management
  • Curriculum choices
  • Buying, merging, selling or repositioning your school
  • ICT and school resources
  • How to manage challenges, whether political, natural, or financial.

Knowledge Partners

Clyde and Co.
GL Education
Parthenon EY

Strategic Partners

Dubai Knowledge
Education Intelligence Group
rakez

Supported By

BSME
COBIS
ECIS
Department for International Trade
GESS
ISC
Mint Communications
Winters School Finder