the program

A unique opportunity to make a marketing and recruitment impact to the audience that really matters with internationally-acclaimed Knowledge Sessions.

Join iDream Lab’s team of Indonesian and American education experts to redefine your student recruitment in one of the fastest growing economies in the world!

After 12+ years in Indonesian student market, we have created the most boutique and comprehensive educational program and recruitment tours in Southeast Asia.

Series 1


“Tale of Three Islands” Boutique Recruitment Tour: JAVA, SUMATRA and BALI

September   7 - 13,  2018





September   7 - 9,  2018

September 10 - 11, 2018

September 12 - 13, 2018




REDEFINE: “Student Recruitment Forum for Institutions"

Bali - September 8, 2018


the tour

Our signature “Tale of Three Islands” tour includes:

• 7 days of boutique recruitment in Indonesia
• 3 islands - Java, Sumatra, Bali
• explore new student markets with excellent ROI
• priceless relationships and connections
• luxury hotel accommodations (6 nights)
• flights within Indonesia*
• luxury ground transportation for school programs, networking events
• personalized service by local Indonesian team
• airport transfers (for country tour participants)

Features that make our programs one-of-a-kind:

Denpasar, Bali:

• Knowledge Sessions and university fairs in 2-3 schools
• “Island of Gods” cultural journey
• “Taste of Bali” evening with a welcome dinner

Yogyakarta, Central Java:

• Knowledge Sessions and university fairs in 2 schools minimum
• Yogyakarta and Borobudur cultural journey

Medan, North Sumatra:

• Knowledge Sessions and university fairs in 3-4 schools
• Medan Market Business Development: unique opportunity to get introduced to student market trends and to develop business relationships with reputable and carefully screened educational partners in Medan.

the forum

REDEFINE: Recruiting and Marketing in Southeast Asia Forum for Institutions
September 8, 2018 in Bali, Indonesia

Why do recruitment the old-school way?

REDEFINE your institution’s brand
REDEFINE your international marketing approach
REDEFINE your international student recruitment

Get energized to redefine and put a creative spin on your international marketing and student recruitment strategy.

Gain new insights from a panel of experienced education professionals - high school counselors, university recruiters, agents and iDream Lab experts.

What you will learn:
  • how to competitively position your institutional brand in international markets
  • engage in discussions about meaningful and progressive education
  • participate in creative problem-solving and design thinking exercises, based on d.School’s (Design School at Stanford University) curriculum tailored to international recruitment context
  • Southeast Asia spotlight: what matters most to students in Indonesia and Southeast Asia and student market trends

why indonesia

Did you know that Indonesia…

  • is one of the fastest growing economies in the world

  • is the fourth most populous country

  • one of the top five global users of social media

  • generates 15% of the world’s Tweets

  • has a government scholarship program for postgraduate study

  • 2013/14 saw the highest number of Indonesian students studying in the U.S. in 10 years (Open Doors)

  • has the fastest growth in its millionaire population in Asia

With a massive young and technology-savvy population increasing at a fast rate, the country has a real demand for international education options to achieve its economic objectives and capitalize on the lucrative business growth opportunities.

why recruit in Indonesia with iDream Lab

While iDream Lab comes from Silicon Valley, California, our Asian operations are based in Indonesia – both in Jakarta, the capital city and the sixth largest metropolis in the world, and in Bali with a fantastic mix of culture and, yes, amazing schools.

One of our Singapore and US-educated Founders is originally from Jakarta. Indonesia is our homeland, our inspiration and a place of deep family and business relations. Whether developing a customized recruitment program or joining one of the boutique tours, you are working with a highly experienced local Indonesian team.

You are guaranteed to experience a new level of recruitment – from introduction to great schools you wouldn’t discover on your own, to intuitive personalized service and memorable cultural journeys.

Some accolades:

• the first-ever higher education program “College Success EduCon” with U.S. Embassy in South Sumatra;

• created “Meaningful Education” module for students, faculty and deans at Universitas Udayana, one of the leading public universities in Indonesia

• the first-ever university fairs in world-famous Green School, the greenest school on Earth.

• featured by Jakarta Post, Kompas, Indonesian media and TV.

why jakarta

  • The surrounding metropolitan area of the province of Jakarta has over 28 million people and is the sixth largest in the world.

  • Jakarta has the largest number of malls in the world – over 170!

  • With Jakarta being the world’s number one city on Twitter, the country is experiencing a boom in entrepreneurship and start-up funding this year, including hundreds of new ventures and business incubators (with both Facebook and Google recently opening offices), which iDream Lab is connected to through our partnership in the tech sector, making such majors as engineering, business, entrepreneurship, software development and design very much in demand.

why bali

Bali, Indonesia is an excellent recruitment market due to the growing number of international schools, a high number of expatriate families from Australia, the U.S., Canada, Russia, Japan, Korea, Italy, Germany and other countries; high or native English proficiency and a strong desire for high school students to move away for university education overseas.

"Best format to approach counselors and students. Very well organized, good atmosphere with other participants."

- Esther Diaz - IE University, Spain

our participants

Chosen by some of the finest institutions in the world

North America

  • Berkeley College (New York, USA)
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (Vancouver, Canada)
  • California State University East Bay (California, USA)
  • California State University Monterey Bay (California, USA)
  • Capilano University (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Foothill and De Anza Colleges – part of University of California system (California, USA)
  • Idyllwild Arts (California, USA)
  • Johnson and Wales University (Rhode Island, USA)
  • Missoula College (Montana, USA)
  • New School of Architecture and Design (California, USA)
  • North Seattle College (Washington, USA)
  • The Northwest School (Seattle, USA)
  • San Joaquin Memorial School (California, USA)
  • Santa Fe University of Art and Design (New Mexico, USA)
  • SUNY Oswego
  • Syracuse University (New York, USA)
  • University of Montana (Montana, USA)
  • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse (Wisconsin, USA)
  • Vancouver Island University (Vancouver Island, Canada)


  • University of Johannesburg (South Africa)


  • American University of Rome
  • IE University (Spain)
  • IHTTI School of Hotel and Design Management (Switzerland)
  • Cesar Ritz Colleges (Switzerland)
  • Swiss Hotel Management School (Switzerland)
  • Hotel Institute Montreux (Switzerland)
  • Culinary Art Academy (Switzerland)
  • Nuova Academia di Belle Art (Milan, Italy)
  • Domus Academy (Milan, Italy)


  • International College of Management (Sydney, Australia)
  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (Sydney, Australia and China)

New Zealand

  • Media Design School (New Zealand)


  • EducationUSA
  • Echelon Prep

the reviews

about iDream Lab

“I have worked with the Director of College Success EduCon for over 10 years, who has been a wonderful resource for me in my role as University Placement Counselor. I have great admiration for her hard work, level of energy, her professionalism and total dedication to students finding their path to university. The team is always a pleasure to work with, and my students and parents have gained great value from their outstanding knowledge and expertise”

Janet Russell, University Placement Coordinator,
Bandung Alliance School (IB School) and ACG School Jakarta, Indonesia.

Who We Are

iDream Lab is the only organization in Indonesia with both Indonesian and American educational expertise headed by an international team who are real university experts with over 25 years of experience. It has inspired and mentored international students, schools and organizations all around the world, from United States to Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
  • A team of educators and real university experts: international education, student services and recruitment at colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • over 25 years of experience in international education, student services and recruitment at colleges and universities in the U.S.
  • connected students in 43 countries to undergraduate and graduate programs, scholarships, transfer pathways to top universities
  • conducted 120+ educational workshop programs around the world in 2015-2016
  • business and entrepreneurship acumen (MBA, MS in Information Management, MS in Engineering, Innovation Management Award)
  • empowering Ideas. Passions. Dreams
  • Collaborate with key organizations, such as EdcationUSA, U.S. Embassies, New Zealand Education.

We understand academic interests and application behavior of the students as well as international recruitment goals and objectives of overseas institutions.

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+62 821 1399 5110

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