2019 Event Overview

The Bett Asia Leadership Summit and Expo brings together senior decision makers, leading innovators and government officials, along with school leaders, educators and tech specialists from 40+ countries, making this a truly global event. We have different passes available to choose from so take a look below to see which experience is right for you. Whether you are looking to network, share thought leadership, learn or source new resources – Bett Asia is the perfect platform to do so.

Leadership Summit

As APAC education leaders struggle to build a change culture, they believe 21st century skills are pre-eminent for pupil success. This year, the show’s key theme is ‘Building a change culture to deliver 21st century learning’. Our cutting-edge summit will discuss the transformation of education and discover the innovation that will inspire change across the Asia Pacific 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 seminars and workshops and attend practical hands-on demonstrations which will provide opportunities to network, collaborate and share with peers.

Our Audience Profile

Previous Job Titles in Attendance

  • CEO
  • Dean of Research
  • Dean, School of Computing and IT
  • Deputy Vice Chancellor
  • Director of Digital Infrastructure
  • Director of Education
  • Head of Board
  • Head of Education
  • Head of IT
  • Head of School
  • ICT Director
  • Managing Director
  • Minister of Education
  • Minister of Higher Education
  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Vice President

Previous Institutions in Attendance

  • Ministry of Education - Malaysia
  • Ministry of Education - Brunei
  • Ministry of Education - Thailand
  • Ministry of Education – Vietnam
  • University Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) (Malaysia)
  • Women in STEMM (Australia)
  • Nord Anglia (Hong Kong)
  • Maldives National University
  • University of Hong Kong
  • Ministry of Education - Sri Lanka
  • Ministry of Research, Technology & Higher Education (Indonesia)
  • UNESCO (Thailand)




Countries Represented


International Meetings


Decision Makers


Attendees from ASEAN region


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2 Day Delegate Pass Free-to-attend Visitor Pass

Speakers / Itinerary

Leadership Summit


‘Building a change culture to deliver 21st century learning’ will set the tone for the Leadership Summit. There will be a series of plenary sessions which will feature regional and international speakers addressing key issues and trends surrounding education.

K12 Stream

This stream has been carefully curated to explore the challenges facing senior leadership teams and how they can be tackled. Focusing on the challenges, innovations and the future of education, the audience will come away with practical insight and inspiration to come up with forward-thinking solutions to improve school leadership.

Higher Education Stream

These sessions will address the significant changes facing education leaders and professionals across higher education. The audience will hear about key trends and discuss legislation updates, pedagogy and leadership strategies. Higher education peers across the region and beyond will have the opportunity to share practical insight into teaching and their learning experience at universities.


The roundtable sessions at Bett Asia allow attendees to deep-dive into the most pressing issues in the minds of education leaders in the region. From addressing the ‘change in embracing local cultures in schools’, to ‘recruitment and retaining the right staff’ to ‘Building a change culture through the development of 21st century pedagogy’, these discussion groups will leave attendees with an agenda for action.

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

Expo Features


50+ 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.


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.

Microsoft Teachers Academy

Geared towards educators who want to develop their skills and understanding of how digital technologies can extend and amplify learning in the 21st century classroom. Learn about Microsoft’s innovative tools and resources that will empower your students to achieve more.


Benefit from hours of CPD—accredited seminars and workshops.

  • K12 and Post 16 Theatre
    Practitioners and leaders will have the opportunity to see the latest innovations presented in a way that will help them understand the benefits of the solutions and to build the business case for adoption within their institution.
  • 21st Century Skills & Knowledge Theatre
    Unlocking the secret to pupil success, this dedicated area blends skills and approaches to create 21st century, globally ready students. Areas include coding, STEM, creativity, collaboration and problem solving.

How Much Does it Cost?

Educator / NGO / Government Standard Rate (USD) Early Bird Rate (USD)
International 550 330
Local (Malaysia) 459 250
Non-educator / Government Standard Rate (USD) Early Bird Rate (USD)
International 1500 1200
Local (Malaysia) 1000 800

Choose your pass for Bett Asia

  2 Day Delegate Pass  
A 2 day delegate pass gives you full access across the entire Bett Asia Leadership Summit and Expo.​
  Bett Asia You will have an exclusive opportunity to:  
  • Hear from 100+ world class speakers
  • Connect with fellow senior leaders, policy and decision makers from across the region to share thought leadership
  • Join networking sessions with international education experts and government leaders
  • Gain access to a multi-stream CPD accredited content agenda in the plenary
  • Contribute to curated content streams focused on specific challenges facing the region
  • Full access to the Expo – including all exhibitors and multiple content stages     
  Free-to-attend 2 Day Visitor Pass  
A 2 day visitor pass gives you access to the Bett Asia Expo and all associated free content.
  Bett Asia You will have an opportunity to:  
  • Visit exhibitors and interact with the organisations that are transforming learning as we know it
  • Attend multiple CPD accredited, curated, content streams across different stages in the expo
  • Connect with fellow educators, school leaders and techies
  • Source new cutting-edge technologies and resources     

*All attendees purchasing or registering for educator passes will be required to provide proof of their employment status, job title and organisation name if requested. This pass will automatically be approved if the email address used to secure the pass belongs to an educational institution or government body. ITE Group may, at its sole discretion, charge the full conference amount to anyone unable to supply proof of Education Rate employment requirements to ITE Group's satisfaction. If you do not meet Education Rate status, please select Non-Educator Rate. If you have any further questions about which pass type applies to you, please contact our team on [email protected] ITE Group reserves the right to revoke any previously granted passes if you do not qualify for the pass you have registered for.


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