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
OUR 2018 ADVISORY BOARD
WHO YOU WILL MEET
Education Investment MENA truly unites the region's entire private education industry.
Education, Labour, Skills, Central Government, Local Authorities
Private Equity, Venture Capital, Impact Investors, Family Businesses, Investment Authorities
Kindergarten, K-12, Higher Education, Vocational, Technical Training
Development Banks, Retail Banks, Investment Banks
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.
Well organised, good topics, knowledgeable speakers.
Sahar Al Masri
Specialist - Planning & Market Research
Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)
This is a must-attend event for every education leader in the MENA region.
Dr. Senthil Nathan
Edu Alliance, Abu Dhabi
The event provided a good opportunity to meet with stakeholders from across the region including regulators, educators, tech companies and investors.
Director of Admissions
A great opportunity to meet with peers and leaders from the education industry, plus get an insight into the latest developments.
AIM Middle East Consulting
Informative and engaging sessions coupled with good networking opportunities.
Eruditus Executive Education