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Why Attend?

  1. Meet your peers
The AIRC Conference brings together over 400 international student recruiters around the U.S. and the world. It is the only conference focused solely on student recruitment and best practices.
 
  1. Network with existing and potential partners
If you are considering partnering with another university, community college, secondary school or other, the AIRC conference is the place to meet them. The conference is large enough to have a wide array of diverse professionals, but also small enough to bump into the saw people you saw yesterday at lunch allowing you to continue the conversation you started.
 
  1. Get to know AIRC Certified Agents
AIRC’s Certified Agents go through a rigorous vetting process that assesses how well they meet AIRC’s Ethical Standards. Learn more about Certification through those that go through it.
 
  1. Professional Development
AIRC’s annual conference hosts a variety of different sessions and workshops to help those new and seasoned with their recruitment strategy.
 
  1. Learn the Recruitment Tools
Learn about short-term programs, 1-1 exchanges, working with agents, using pathways, and building alumni networks and many other recruitment tools.
 
 
  1. Gain new market knowledge
Build your understanding of current market trends and knowledge.
 
  1. Meet top vendors catering to international students
Meet industry providers such as credential translation servicers, international student insurance providers, international student software management systems and more.
 
  1. Get the most value for your money
The AIRC is one of the most affordable conferences in international education. Your registration includes all regular sessions, receptions, breakfast and lunch. AIRC members receive a discount on both early bird and regular registration.
 
  1. Get your name out there
Submit a session proposal and get in front of the room. Presenting is a great way to add visibility to your school or business while also sharing valuable information with your peers.
 
  1. Make your case
The AIRC Conference is plentiful in useful tools for successful recruitment and enrollment. Arm yourself with knowledge to take back to your university’s leadership.