Events – Networking / Recruiting / Education Delegations

CIEC hosts numerous networking events, including networking & recruiting events and education delegations. CIEC members enjoy discounted or exclusive access to our events. Some of our most popular events are described below. Click here for a complete list of past events.

  • Annual ‘Synergy in Education’ Conference (2007 – 2014)
  • ‘Big-Mission / Ed-Mission’ – Senior Executive-Level Delegation visiting strategic education centers in India (2011, 2010, 2008) 

CIEC Newsletter (Disha)

CIEC’s monthly newsletter, ‘Disha News’, is distributed to over 18,000 education stakeholders, including Canadian & Indian government officials, Colleges and Universities, education insiders and education agents. It is also archived on the CIEC website. CIEC’s goal is to inform readers of key developments & member activities in the Canada-India education corridor. CIEC Members enjoy plenty of ‘marketing opportunities’ via links, logos and advertising spots in our newsletter and targeted email campaigns. In addition, members can submit up to three activities or events per month (recruiting trips/travelling delegates, new programs/start dates, job postings) for inclusion in Disha’s ‘Marketplace’ & as well as upcoming events page.

Click here to read Disha.  To submit an article / become a Disha Contributor, please email


CIEC academic members will be only those accredited academic institutions and/or members of national bodies in either country to ensure the highest level of integrity and transparency in quality. Education Consultants/Agents/Counsellors may apply to become Agent Members (iCARE).

Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Agent Membership (iCARE)

CIEC Website and Social Networking Sites

CIEC provides exposure for its members by featuring profiles of all Academic, Corporate & Agent Members and member activities/ events on our website, targeted email campaigns, and social media channels such as Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter. CIEC continuously strives to build an online community, further fostering brand awareness and remains the hub of activity in the Canada-India education sector.

Visit our Facebook page, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Visit our Youtube channel for event presentations and other videos

CIEC’s International Student Forum:

CIEC’s LinkedIn Groups: Network of Canada-India Education Leaders and Stakeholders &

iCARE – Education Agents Recruiting Students to Canadian Institutions

Visit our Media & Outreach page

Student Advisory Forum

CIEC actively engages the international student community via our ‘CIEC’s International Student Forum’ Facebook group. Designed to connect current, potential students and alumni with education insiders such as admissions officers, professors, recruiters, guidance counsellors and other students, the Discussion pages and various threads allows students to voice their concerns and make informed decisions about their education options. iCARE Agent Members are active on this forum and have established themselves as caring education counsellors to a large audience of students and education providers. All questions and answers will be archived on our Student website pages for future viewing.

Email Campaigns

CIEC regularly updates our database, currently containing over 18 000 key contacts. Our strong distribution list allows us to reach key stakeholders and thought leaders among institutions, governments and businesses. CIEC promotes its members’ activities & events are through our monthly Disha eNewsletter and targeted email campaigns.

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