Upcoming events


To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our community and delegates, we do not intend to deliver any face-to-face events before May 2020. We are looking into alternatives including online delivery and postponement. We continue to plan for events from September onwards and are working closely with all our venues and event partners and will assess each event individually. read our full statement +

Upcoming UK ELT events

September 2020

StudyWorld 2020

Monday 7 – Wednesday 9 September
QEII Centre, London

StudyWorld is the major trade event for UK international education providers and suppliers. We host over 750 delegates at StudyWorld for one-to-one meetings, industry seminars and networking receptions over two and a half days in the heart of London.

Find out more about StudyWorld 2020


Annual Conference & AGM

Date TBC

The English UK Annual Conference is one of the highlights of the English UK calendar, giving our members the chance meet, help shape the association and receive key updates on strategy, statistics and wider trends in UK ELT.

Find out more about the English UK Annual Conference & AGM

October 2020

Student Experience Conference

Friday 9 October 2020
thestudio... Manchester

Ensuring students have a good experience at your English language centre, even before they arrive, is vital to the success of your business. This one-day event is ideal for staff working in student services or welfare and their managers.

Find out more about the Student Experience Conference


November 2020

China Roadshow

Monday 16 - Friday 21 November
Beijing • Shanghai • Third city to be confirmed

The Roadshow is the only specialist UK-focussed ELT B2B networking event in China. It provides a doorway for English UK member centres to access a large number of quality Chinese education consultancies, travel agents and local educational institutions who are actively engaged in the UK summer and winter school sector. The event is organised in collaboration with British Council China.

Find out more about the China Roadshow

Monday 23 - Tuesday 24 November
Hanoi, Vietnam

Business-to-business event in Hanoi to help Virtnamese agents and student recruitment specialists understand UK ELT and build strategic partnerships with accredited UK providers. The event welcomes English UK members, agents and service providers.

Find out more about English UK in Vietnam


English UK in Thailand
Wednesday 25 -Thursday 26 November


Business-to-business event in Bangkok bringing agents and English UK members together to build valuable partnerships. The event welcomes English UK members, agents and service providers.

Find out more about English UK in Thailand


December 2020

Centre Management Conference

Friday 4 December 2020
11 Cavendish Square, London

An event for school owners, directors, senior managers and principals who are responsibile for the business success, team managment and leadership of ELT centres in the UK. Join strategic-level sessions covering topics including managing your managers, developing strategies, HR and performance, recruitment and leadership.

Find out more about the Centre Management Conference


January 2021

English Language Teaching Conference

Friday 15 - Saturday 16 January
Prospero House, London

The ELT Conference is a one-stop event for ELT practitioners and their managers. The event includes inspiring expert speakers, materials providers, and the chance catch up with old contacts and make new ones over great food throughout the day and an evening drinks reception.

Find out more about the ELT Conference