2017 Event Overview

Leadership Summit

Throughout our two-day conference, our audience will hear from the individuals and organisations at the forefront of innovation. Our experts will discuss topics nominated by policy and decision makers from K-12 to TVET which address key opportunities to improve education systems and further student outcomes across the region.


Our free-to-attend exhibition will showcase the latest tools and technologies set to transform the learning environment. Educators are invited drop in to one of our CPD accredited Learn Live sessions and attend practical hands-on demonstrations which will provide opportunities to network, collaborate and share with peers.

2016 Highlights

Sample attendees

  • President
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Group Chief Learning Officer
  • Head of Education Technology
  • Director General
  • Minister/Deputy Minister of Education
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Group IT Director
  • Chancellor/Vice-Chancellor
  • Director of Learning and Innovation
  • Principal
  • Curriculum Director

Sample organisations

  • Ministry of Education, Malaysia
  • Ministry of Education, Singapore
  • Australian Government Department of Education and Training
  • Department of Education Philippines
  • Monash University
  • Federation of British International Schools in Asia
  • Matrix Global Schools
  • Sunway College
  • Australian International School
  • National Association of Private Educational Institutions
  • University of Malaya
  • Asia-Pacific University


Market leading education brands and organisations


Attendees from 40 countries


Government leaders

Speakers / Itinerary

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Features Include


Bett Asia will be hosting a series of roundtable discussions, allowing attendees to deep-dive into the most pressing issues in the minds of education leaders in the region. From ‘graduate-preparedness’ to the ‘future of assessment’, these focused discussion groups will ensure attendees leave with an agenda for action.

Welcome Reception

We know that networking is important, and with so many sessions to attend, it can be hard to find the time to make introductions. We’re therefore excited to invite you to join us at the Bett Asia Welcome Reception, the evening of Tuesday 14 November, as a chance to meet fellow attendees as well as exhibitors and sponsors in a sociable setting ahead of the event.

Study Tour

New for 2017, we’re inviting our international attendees to visit a leading Malaysian education initiative, where you can see some of the practices discussed during the event in action! Visit asia.bettshow.com for more details.


Renowned the world-over, the Bett Awards celebrate the region’s best educators, initiatives, projects and products that are truly transforming education. With categories open to solution providers and educators, this is an opportunity to be recognised in front of the region’s education community. Visit asia.bettshow.com for more details.

Who Should Attend and Why

Benefits of attending the Leadership Summit

  • Participate in CPD-accredited leadership sessions providing best practice examples for leading successful institutions in the 21st century – with useful takeaways in every session covering: coding fluency, addressing child safety online, employability, upskilling teachers, modernising learning environments, and much more
  • Be inspired by renowned international education experts and thought-leaders, and understand how their vision can manifest itself in your institution
  • Meet more than 600 education leaders at the forefront of education transformation – a unique opportunity to expand your professional network
  • Discover the ‘new and next’ in education technology, how it can support and enhance pedagogy, and how this can apply to your institution
  • Participate in CPD-accredited leadership sessions providing best practice examples for leading successful higher education institutions in the 21st century – with useful takeaways in every session covering: student centred learning and self-direction, graduate employability, design-thinking, the future of higher education, big data, and much more
  • Be inspired by renowned international education experts and thought-leaders, and understand how their vision can manifest itself in your institution
  • Network with peers from leading Higher Education and TVET ministries and institutions across more than 40 countries – an unrivalled opportunity to expand your professional network
  • Discover the ‘new and next’ in education technology, how it can apply to your institution, and support your vision
  • Network with 600+ decision-makers and buyers from 35+ countries, including more than 12 ministries of education, more than 100 international schools and 200 leading Higher Education institutions – a unique chance to meet the region’s biggest education buyers and potential high-value customers in one room
  • Hear first-hand what challenges Asia’s education leaders are facing, and understand how your product can best meet their needs – a powerful market insight and marketing strategy opportunity
  • See what other technology companies in the region are doing – what are the most innovative and successful solutions in the market today?
  • Hear from fellow ministry officials from across Asia on their education agenda and experiences – a unique opportunity to see how other governments are tackling common education challenges and to discover the potential for transnational collaboration
  • Network with education leaders from more than 35 countries and build connections across public and private spheres that could help realise your education ambitions
  • Discover the latest innovations and approaches that are set to revolutionise classrooms, institutions and whole education systems – solutions that have the potential to solve challenges and unlock opportunities
  • As an event supported by Malaysia’s Ministry of Education, this is a powerful forum to promote Malaysia’s own education agenda and Blueprint with government leaders who are keen to learn from your experiences



60+ pioneering companies are showcasing their solutions for the education sector. Education professionals from across Asia are invited to discover and experiment with the most inventive technology and resources, with the potential to revolutionise today’s classroom.

Learn Live

How can we prepare students for a rapidly changing job market? What are the ways we can draw out the skills of creativity and entrepreneurship in students? How is the digital age changing educational opportunities, and what does this mean for educators?

Learn Live is an area dedicated to answering these questions, where visitors to the exhibition can develop their skills in line with practical advice and interactive demonstrations from education specialists and technology experts.

School Leaders Academy

This highly interactive and practical workshop supports school leaders in overcoming their daily challenges, by creating an approach that is agile, adaptable and resonates with the lives of young people beyond the classroom.

The Great British Classroom

This interactive feature built within the expo will be fitted with inspiring British products. During the event, local schools will run 30 minute lessons within the classroom, utilising a range of the best of British EdTech. Delegates are invited to observe the lessons and experience live how different EdTech innovations can be integrated into the teaching environment.

Bett Asia Awards

The Bett Asia Awards celebrate and reward the creativity and innovation found throughout the region’s education sector. These awards showcase inspiration and solutions to everyday challenges, which help students to achieve educational excellence. With categories open to individuals, projects, institutions and companies, education stakeholders from across the ecosystem have the chance to be officially recognised.

How Much Does it Cost?

Sector Intl vs. Local Price
Educator Local (Malaysia) USD $450
USD $250 (Early Bird)
International USD $550
USD $350 (Early Bird)
Vendor Local (Malaysia) USD $1,000
USD $800 (Early Bird)
International USD $1,500
USD $1,300 (Early Bird)

What will your pass include?

  • Full access to the Leadership Summit, including the main plenary, 2 afternoon streams each day, and roundtable sessions
  • Exclusive networking opportunities: meet and greet government officials, education leaders and brands at the forefront of educational transformation
  • Access to 60+ pioneering edtech solution providers in the Expo where you can try and test the latest innovations
  • 20+ hours of practical, hands-on sessions in the Learn Live theatre
  • Expert panels, leadership tools, Q&As and research insights on launching innovation in your school at the Microsoft School Leaders Academy
  • Live lessons showcasing edtech being integrated into the learning environment in the Great British Classroom
  • Bett Asia Awards – be part of a celebration of the region’s most inspiring education professionals
  • Catering - Coffee on arrival, mid-morning and afternoon, and one lunch, per day
  • Event Guide - with details of the full agenda, speaker list, exhibitors and the venue guide
Register now and enjoy early bird rates!


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