Naviance by Hobsons will be attending the COBIS Annual Conference this year for the first time. The 36th COBIS Annual Conference will be held from 6 – 8 May 2017 at the InterContinental London O2 in Greenwich. Naviance is the headline sponsor as well as a presenting a seminar on 7 May 2017, Sunday.

COBIS (The Council of British International Schools) was founded 30 years ago to represent and support British International Schools in Britain and overseas. It is a membership association that consists of over 400 member organisations, including nearly 300 schools in 80 countries, across 5 continents.

Every year the COBIS Annual Conference gathers together delegates from schools around the world, including heads, governors, proprietors and senior leaders. This year, it would be to discuss the theme of "Transformations" with the 300 plus delegates that will be in attendance, including both COBIS member and non-member schools.

Andy Nicol, our Regional Managing Director and Shellie Gazdik, the Associate Director of Client Success, Advising and Admissions, will be available for a chat or even a sales demo at the Naviance by Hobsons booth at Stand 7. Naviance co-founder and President of Hobsons' Advising and Admissions Solutions, Steve Smith, will also be giving a seminar on preparing international school students for university and career success at 2.25pm on 7 May, Sunday.

Naviance by Hobsons has already helped transform and improve 12,000 schools in over 100 countries by bridging the gap between their students' aspirations and achievements. Naviance remains one of Hobsons' most popular and affordable Solutions that schools use to help their students make educated plans and goals for their future beyond secondary school. And so, we are excited to meet both COBIS member and non-member schools at the conference to discuss how we can further improve the British international student experience and expectation.

We will be participating in the COBIS 'Exhibitor Trail', a mix between a quiz and a scavenger hunt which will be a fun and engaging activity for all delegates. We have also contributed a gift from Royal Selangor, the world's foremost name in quality pewter, to the pool of prizes the delegates can hope to win.

The 36th COBIS Annual Conference promises to be a rewarding and thought-provoking conference, with keynote speakers poised to address the transformation of the education profession from a global prospective. We are excited to be sponsoring, attending, and speaking at such a momentous event.

Drop by our Naviance by Hobsons booth (Stand 7, just outside the main hall) or set up a meeting with us at COBIS by dropping an email at We look forward to seeing you in London.


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