We are delighted to launch the MEI Workshop 2023.

The MEI Workshop is a gathering of colleagues, peers, partners, and friends from across the global education industry. Attend this year to take advantage of intensive in-person meetings and social events in Ireland. Language schools attending MEI Workshop 2023 will meet with quality, reference-checked agents from Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.


The view from the Powerscourt Hotel, a pathway leading up to mountains and tall trees. We will be returning to the beautiful Powerscourt Hotel in Co.Wicklow. The Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa is located near the village of Enniskerry, only 30min from Dublin City centre, and 35min from Dublin airport.

Situated on 1,000 acres and surrounded by the breath-taking Wicklow Mountains, Powerscourt Hotel Resort & Spa offers an unrivalled 5 star experience from the moment you enter the grounds.

Offering Palladian-style architecture with 198 generously sized bedrooms, luxurious amenities with the majority of rooms enjoying a clear vista of one of Ireland’s most celebrated valleys with the Sugar Loaf Mountain taking centre stage; making the guest stay experience incredibly special.
Event Schedule

Workshop Schedule:

Wednesday 27th September

MEI shuttle bus from Dublin Airport

Pick up at 12pm, 3pm and 6pm from Terminal 1

2pm – 3pm – MEI AGM (Members Only)

3.30pm – 4.30pm – Furkan Karayel – How to be a Role Model for Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

4.45pm – 6pm – Niall Breslin – Mindfulness for Business Leaders

5.30pm – 7pm – Meeting for Agents – Contribute to Ireland’s new Agent Training Platform

7pm – 10pm – Welcome to Ireland Reception

Thursday 28th September

8am- Meeting Room Opens

9am – 1pm – Workshop Meetings

1pm – 2pm – Lunch

2pm – 5pm – Workshop Meetings

7pm – Late – Conference Dinner

Friday 29th September

MEI Golf Day at Powerscourt Golf Club – TBC

11am – Hotel Checkout

Shuttle Bus to Dublin Airport

Leaving from Hotel at 9am and 12pm.

Past Events

MEI Workshop 2022

  • 84 education agents from 27 different countries, 41 MEI member schools, 7 industry service providers Attendees at the last MEI Workshop. 6 colleagues standing smiling at the camera in a conference room.
  • 85% of attendees rated their experience ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’
  • 90% of attendees rated the planning, schedule and location ‘very good or excellent’
  • 91% of attendees said they would like to attend future events

Delegate Feedback

“Many Thanks great experience and lots of good information, inspiration to work more and work with new English schools”.

“The event was very efficiently organised and on a very good scale”.Attendees at the 2022 MEI Workshop. 4 women standing in the garden of the Powerscourt Hotel.

“First time in Ireland met very interesting potential partners wonderful venue very well organised thank you for inviting me it is an honour”

“I really enjoyed the event, the location was fantastic, the accommodation was superb, it was a pleasure to attend the event for the first time. It has been a really positive experience for me and my business. I am already in the process of making a lot of new collaborations”.

“The hotel was stunning and I think the planning in regards of time was very good as well. We were able to attend a lot of meetings within one day and had good chances to connect to others in the evenings”.