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Conference: 5 - 6 November 2018 | Workshops: 7 November 2018 | Le Méridien Dubai Hotel, Dubai, UAE

GENERATE RETURNS IN SPECIALISED EDUCATION MARKETS IN MENA

Facilitating business opportunities between investors, education-related business owners and regulators across the Middle East, Africa & Emerging Markets.

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Meet leaders involved in expanding, financing & regulating private education in emerging markets.

Connect with the global education business community


Established in 2012 and now attracting over 200 senior participants, it is the only event that brings together Regulators, Ministries, Educators, Investors, Financiers, Entrepreneurs and Solution Providers to seek out new investment, development and expansion partners from across the region and around the world. 

Focussing on the entire education spectrum from schools to technologies, direct delivery to support solutions, Early Years through to Vocational Education and everything in between. Each year, dozens of partnerships and deals are instigated at the event, uniting both international and domestic capital with innovative business providers.  It is the essential platform for anyone looking to expand their education business in the Middle East.

THE LEADING INVESTMENT EVENT FOCUSED ON THE BUSINESS OF EDUCATION IN MENA

Learn from the best

We bring together the individuals and businesses who not only know, but also shape the private education investment markets in MENA – from mega-networks, to fast-growing chains; from global influencers to home-grown innovators.

Develop new networks

We host the entire market in one place - including analysts, LPs, GPs, VCs, direct and online education delivery providers, edupreneurs, financiers, Ministries and regulators.

Chase alternative returns

Our sessions this year focus on alternative segments – including SEN, STEM Academies, Boarding Schools, EdTech, After Schools Clubs, Language Schools, Skills-Based Schools, Low Fee Offerings and more

Explore Opportunities in EdTech

Join our pitching competition showcasing early stage edtech companies battling it out in front of our audience of local and global LPs

Meet the Ministries

Get insight from representatives of Morocco, Egypt and Saudi Arabia to explore business opportunities

Take the conversation beyond the conference

Join our infamous EdInvest Cocktail Party, Pre-event Mixer, Hosted Networking, Interactive Sessions and Debates that enable you to engage with your peers away from the busy conference floors.

THE NUMBERS THAT MATTER

200+
Attendees
80%
Investors & Operators
2
Insight-packed Days

WHO YOU WILL MEET

Ministries

Education, Labour, Skills, Central Government, Local Authorities

Investors

Private Equity, Venture Capital, Impact Investors, Family Businesses, Investment Authorities

Private Educators

Kindergarten, K-12, Higher Education, Vocational, Technical Training

Financiers

Development Banks, Retail Banks, Investment Banks

EdTech Companies

Start Ups, Manufacturers, Software Providers, Edupreneurs

Professional Service Providers

Legal, Financial, Staff Development, Management

SEE WHAT'S IN STORE


Get a glimpse at the insightful conferences, seminars and countless networking opportunities as they unfolded at EdEx MENA 2017. 

Watch our video to get a taste of what captivated our audience last year and what you can expect this year.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & RESOURCE LIBRARY

Access informative education investment content including white papers, infographics, articles and more.

Venue

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Airport Road, PO Box 10001, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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