Perth to host APAC education conference in 2024


Perth will host the Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE) Conference and Exhibition in 2024 with more than 2,000 delegates expected to attend.

It will be eight years since the event was last held in Australia, with Melbourne hosting in 2016. StudyPerth, Business Events Perth and the Western Australian Government were committed to bringing APAIE 2024 to Perth for the first time, with the bid presented in partnership with the state’s five universities.

The McGowan Government has committed $75.4 million over four years to the State’s international education sector, including a $13.1 million package in the 2023-24 State Budget.

“APAIE 2024 will be an opportunity to showcase our higher education sector and share our expertise and experiences with the rest of the Asia-Pacific region,” said International Education Minister David Templeman.