Meet our 2014 Nominees & Winners

The Premiere Agency Business Awards were conceived to highlight and celebrate the overall efforts of key players in the international education industry. The awards recognize outstanding agencies and celebrate their achievements in leadership, strategic planning, service delivery and innovation. Through their commitment to excellence, our Premiere Agency Business Awards nominees represent the best international education has to offer.

2014 CPIEA Winners

A multidisciplinary judging panel made up of experts from the marketing, finance and business development industries, select award recipients for each of the three awards described below:

Agency of the Year

The Agency of the Year award is the Premiere Agency Business Awards honour for agencies exceeding 10 educational consultants. It is awarded to agencies whose continued leadership, dedication and innovative practices have inspired students and colleagues alike.

Recipients’ achievements in excellent customer service demonstrate an experienced understanding of their clients needs and a dedication to both the personal and professional aspects of the industry. The quality of their efforts, the impact of their work on their students and their ongoing efforts to improve their services have greatly improved international education and positively influenced the cultural and social lives of their students’ host countries.

Please see the nominees and winners below:

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Xplorer Ecuador – 2014 Gold winner
Ecuador
www.xplorer.com.ec
Owners: Gloria Paz, Angy Vinueza & Fernanda Vinueza
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2BE Study Group – 2014 Silver winner
Brazil
www.2bestudy.com.br
Owners: Alessandra Brandao & Gilberto Brandao
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ICEA Agency – 2014 Bronze winner
Ukraine
www.iceainternational.com
Owner: Iryna Kobets
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Information Planet
Canada
www.informationplanet.ca
Owners: Mauricio Pucci & Josef Kysilka
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Master Plus
Armenia
www.masterplusarmenia.com
Owner: Liana Achikyan
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Woori Education
South Korea
www.woorieducation.com
Owner: Sean Yi

Small Agency of the Year

The Small Agency of the Year award is the Premiere Agency Business Awards honour for agencies who maintain nine or fewer educational consultants. It is awarded to agencies whose dedication, strategic vision and innovative practices inspire their students to excel. The “personal touch” is a hallmark of these agencies.

Recipients’ achievements in exceeding customer expectations demonstrate an understanding of student needs and an underlying dedication to both their industry and community. Their work and effort improves the day-to-day lives of their students and ensures that any educational experience is one to remember.

Please see the nominees and winners below:

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English Experience Intercambios – 2014 Gold winner
Brazil
http://www.eeintercambios.com/
Owner: Ivan Eduardo Tagliaferro
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Education Business Links – 2014 Silver winner
Albania
www.blink-al.com
Owner: Petrit Cela
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Alas-Tour – 2014 Bronze winner
Kazakhstan
www.alas-tour.kz
Owner: Akmaral Kussimova
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CERA Travel International 
Serbia
www.ceratravel.com
Owners: Ljiljana & Ljubomir Cerovic
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Cultura Global
Brazil
www.culturaglobal.com.br
Owner: Derci Goncalves Soares Jardin
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East-West Education Services
Japan
www.eastwestcanada.jp
Owner: James H.S. Kim
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Progreso en Canada
Canada
www.progresoencanada.com
Owner: Luis Araque

New Agency of the Year

The New Agency of the Year award is the Premiere Agency Business Awards honour for agencies who have been involved the international education industry between two to five years, but who are already distinguishing themselves with regards to their services, vision, leadership and innovation.

Through hard work, a commitment to the students they service and a desire to grow professionally, these agencies epitomize the energy and enthusiasm needed to inspire students to achieve their potential. Such agencies serve as catalysts within the industry to push the boundaries of current practices and break new ground with regards to customer service.

Please see the nominees and winners below:

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Yes Atlas – 2014 Gold winner
Jordan
www.yesatlas.com
Owners: Haitam Giat & Wessam Qareeen
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Educan International – 2014 Silver winner
Venezuela
http://educaninternational.ca
Owner: Betsi Estevez
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Canada Point – 2014 Bronze winner
Russia
www.canadapoint.com
Owner: Anna Ryzhova
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Beijing Promising International Consulting Company
China
www.promisingedu.com/
Owner: Vincent Jingyi Zhang
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Global Admissions for Educational Services
Saudi Arabia
www.globaladmissions-ksa.com
Owner: Riyadh Khalid Alshihri
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UKUD International Education Consultancy
United Kingdom
www.ukud.co.uk
Owners: Dr Nagwa Radwan & Naeem Radwan
Click here to see the 2013 CPIEA winners!