We are delighted to launch the MEI Workshop 2024.

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 2024 will meet with quality, reference-checked agents from Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Middle East.

Dates: 25th-27th September 2024

Location: Fota Island Resort

  • Arial view of Fota Island. A scenic green island off the coast of Cork, Ireland.
  • A room full of meetings between agents and top schools in the ELE industry at the MEI Workshop 2023.
  • Fota Island Resort, location of the MEI Workshop 2023
  • Agents at the MEI Workshop 2023.
  • Fota Island Resort at Night

Fota Island Resort is a luxurious 5 Star Hotel on a peaceful private island in County Cork. 

Fota island resort, a view of a lake, bright green grass and trees.

Meet in-person with top English Language Education Providers in Ireland. 

Reference-checked agents and top quality schools meeting at the MEI Workshop 2023

Exciting schedule of networking and social activities for attendees to be announced.

Wednesday 25th September 

Delegates Arrive

Welcome Reception

Thursday 26th September 

All-day Meetings

Gala Dinner

Friday 27th September 

Delegates Depart

More details will be announced soon.

International delegates can travel to the MEI Workshop via Cork Airport or Dublin Airport. If possible, it is recommended that you fly into Cork Airport as it is a 30 minute drive from Fota Island Resort.

Alternatively, buses from Dublin Airport to Fota Island Resort will be available.

There are a number of other travel options from Dublin or Cork. 

MEI Workshop 2022

  • 84 education agents from 27 different countries, 41 MEI member schools, 7 industry service providersAttendees 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”.