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September 2006's Rates, Dates and Deadlines

For the first time since 2003, will increase its advertising rates by approximately ten percent across the board, as of 1 January 2007. Current advertisers may lock in 2006 rates by renewing in advance; contact for a customized agreement. New advertisers may reserve your promotional space now -- before the rate increase -- by completing the 2006 Space Reservation Form: Participation in NAFSA Regionals: C.E.O. Cheryl Darrup-Boychuck is co-presenting an all-new session, eRecruitment: A Dynamic S.W.O.T. Analysis at four NAFSA Regional Conferences this November:

Contact if you would like to schedule an appointment during any of those conferences.

Cheryl will be focusing on a few weaknesses of eRecruitment -- namely, that electronic communication is not universal. Only about 17 percent (or about one billion people) of the world's current population has regular online connectivity. The second billion users (expected to come online by 2015) will be less affluent than the first billion early adopters. is working on some pretty innovative responses to this phenomena... but we're also quite interested in learning how others plan to deal with all the forthcoming requests for financial aid. Contact to work through any ideas.

Cross Promotions: Like-minded Sites and Events
  • The ICEF Asia Workshop: Contact Harald Kreiner, tel +49 (0) 228 201 1946, or
    • 14 - 16 Oct 2006, Pudong Shangri La Hotel, Shanghai (China)
    • More than 150 Asian education agents from 20 Asian countries (50 percent from China)

  • The ICEF Berlin Workshop: Contact Harald Kreiner, tel +49 (0) 228 201 1946, or
    • 5 - 7 Nov 2006, Hotel InterContinental, Berlin (Germany)
    • More than 700 education agents from 80 countries worldwide (1,200 event participants)

  • The ICEF Americas Workshop: Contact Harald Kreiner, tel +49 (0) 228 201 1946, or
    • 3 - 5 Dec 2006, Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami (USA)
    • More than 200 education agents from around the world (special focus on Latin America)

  • 5th Washington International Education Conference: International admissions specialists have the opportunity to network with Education Attachés from Washington-based Embassies. The conference also features practical sessions on marketing and global student mobility, as well as a dialogue with key representatives of the United States Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security. For details:
    • 22 - 23 Jan 2007: Washington, D.C.
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