The fifth COBIS Conference for Marketing, Development and Admissions Staff will be hosted by British School of Bucharest, Romania, 15-16 March 2018.

Standing Out From The Crowd

This two-day training and networking event is open to delegates from COBIS Member and non-Member schools and will be of interest to:

  • Marketing and Development Staff
  • Admissions Staff
  • External Relations Staff
  • Bursars/Business Managers with responsibility for Marketing, Development or Admissions
  • Heads or Deputy Heads with responsibility for Marketing, Development or Admissions

Location: British School of Bucharest, 42 Erou Iancu Nicolae Street, 077190 Voluntari, Bucharest, Romania

Dates: 15-16 March 2018 (the conference will finish c.14:30 on 16 March)

Delegate fees: 350 Euro for COBIS Member Schools; 425 Euro for non-Members

The programme will include a mixture of plenary sessions, break-out workshops, and delegate presentations, as well as opportunities for networking and sharing best practice. Sessions will include:

  • Planning from a Market Perspective: Building Differentiation in International Schools
  • Parental engagement - from initial admissions enquiry to enrolment to graduation
  • Alumni engagement
  • Video strategy for schools
  • Integrating development and fundraising into your school's marketing strategy
  • School admissions data management
  • Building a world class reputation
  • Website and social media best practice
  • And more

Click here to view the provisional programme

Booking for this conference has now closed. For any enquiries, please contact Hannah Porritt at


This conference is sponsored by Double First

The conference dinner is sponsored by OpenApply