Meet The Trade - Rodez / France (Educational Sector)

This is our first dedicated opportunity to engage with hand-picked buyers from the Educational Sector in France

What do I get?

  • Access to up to 20 hand-picked buyers (educational/youth sector)
  • One-on-one appointments on free flow format
  • Exposure as UK supplier relevant to the educational market

What is it?

Meet The Trade - Rodez (France) is the ideal platform to connect or reconnect with French travel trade based in Rodez, as a number of the largest French education operators are based in Rodez.

Working closely with BETA we will ensure that this event will provide the best selection of UK providers that represent UK Educational sector offer to the French market.

Register as a supplier. The event has very limited capacity and all applications will be reviewed by our local team.


The event will consist of free-flow meetings allowing everyone the opportunity to meet with operators and present their own products or themes for 2023 and beyond.

Recommended requirements to attend this event

  • Preferrably French market trade ready
  • Be relevant to the audience attending the event (Educational sector)
  • Preferrably currently engaged with Educational sector 

The event is aimed to the following categories:

  • Transport
  • Language schools
  • Hotels/Small hotels open to Student sector
  • Destinations (DMOs)

What’s included?
•    One-to-one meetings with up to 20 French Buyers from educational sector
•    Networking opportunities throughout the event
•    Access to a comprehensive list of event attendees to follow up with post-event

What's not included?

  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Airport transfers
  • Personal expenses


Agenda (subject to change)

From 5.00pm:        UK Suppliers arrival to the venue

5.00pm-6pm          UK Suppliers to set up their tables

From 5.30pm         VisitBritain Presentation - French market insights

6.00pm:                 Welcome - French buyers arrive and beginning of the workshop. Free flow meetings.

8.30-9.00pm:         Networking reception with drinks and canapes

10pm:                    Closing and goodbyes


Supplier Registration

Register as a supplier via our online form.

All registrations are subject to approval. To ensure a variety of regions and product types are represented at the event, all applications are subject to approval taking into consideration market relevance, trade readiness and a capped number per product sector. **The event will only be delivered upon reaching minimum registration numbers**

This event is supported by BETA (British Educational Travel Association)

The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) represents some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the youth, student and educational travel industry. Our members in the UK cover the whole spectrum of inbound, outbound and domestic youth, student and educational travel including study abroad and internships, language schools and summer camps, volunteering, school visits and immersions, cultural and special interest tours, hostels, homestays and student residences, tickets, travel and more! BETA's mission is to bring buyers and suppliers together to create high-quality, safe and fun experiences for young people choosing the UK to study or tour.

BETA Flagship event, Youth Travel Workshop is an online B2B trading event for UK suppliers to meet with international buyers of youth, student and educational products/programmes. The event will take place on 30-31 March and 11-12 October 2023 and all suppliers that might or might not secure a space at this event can book directly on BETA's website to attend.

Registration open
  • Date:
    14 Mar 2023 17:00 to 22:00
  • Price:
  • Location:
    Rodez, France
  • Booking deadline:
    Thursday, 2 February, 2023

Contact details

Contact name

Cecile Laburthe

Contact telephone

+33 6 82 41 13 56