We didn’t become experts overnight.

In 2018 BMI will organise 65 student recruitment fairs and agent workshops in 15 different countries, while our Latin American platform Viva-Mundo.com, connects institutions with over 500,000 Latin American students a month.

Founded in 1987, BMI are the experts in international student recruitment. Our clear purpose is to help institutions from around the world increase their international students from Asia, Brazil, Spanish-speaking Latin America and the Middle East. We do this via our market-leading international student recruitment fairs, agent workshops, high school visits, university networking events and online digital marketing services.

Well known as the organiser of the largest and most important recruitment fairs in Latin America, BMI’s clients include universities, language schools, government associations, higher education colleges, boarding schools and educational agencies from over 36 countries.

BMI are regularly invited to speak about Latin America, Working with agents and International Student recruitment strategy at international education conferences such as NAFSA and are proud to have been commissioned to organise the official EU focused EuroPosgrados (Colombia and Chile) and EuroPos (Brazil) events on behalf of DAAD, Campus France and NUFFIC.

BMI by the numbers

  • Since 1987, over 1.9 million students have attend a BMI fair
  • We have organised over 900 fairs on 5 continents
  • Over 2,400 institutions, organisation and agents from 36 countries have exhibited with us
  • The BMI Agent Workshop in Brazil is the longest running event of its kind in Latin America
  • 42 international education fairs in Latin America annually
  • Our Online Latin American student audience exceeds 500,000 per month

Watch our clients recruiting students in the BMI fairs


How we can help you

BMI provides a range of market leading recruitment solutions that help institutions from around the world grow their international student numbers, including:

  • Over 60 international student recruitment fairs in Brazil, Asia, Latin America and The Middle East
  • Agent and Higher Education Workshops in Asia and Brazil and the UAE
  • International High School Counsellors Workshop in the UAE
  • Connect with over 400,000 Latin American students via the Viva Mundo online platform
  • Use our database of over 7000 agencies to grow your agent network

BMI can also help you with printing your brochures in-country as well as delivery to your agents or partners on request. We provide options for storage of material, printing stand graphics, translation and accommodation ensuring you will enjoy a stress-free and successful international recruitment campaign.

Most importantly, we are passionate about international student recruitment! We love the people, the cultures and enjoy sharing our knowledge on this dynamic sector at major industry events such as NAFSA and other regional conferences.