Are you interested in going abroad?

Are you interested in volunteering, studying, working or living overseas?  Or learning more about the possibilities? This is your chance to connect with organizations that can help you make it happen! Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the Go Global Expo.

The Go Global Expo happens twice per year, in February and September.  It is a unique chance to connect in person with a wide range of organizations that can help you get overseas, and make the most of your time abroad.

Find out how you can:

• Choose the best overseas opportunity for you
Cut through the online clutter and talk to the very people who run these programs, and alumni who can share their experiences.

• Get answers to questions that matter
Will my overseas degree be recognized when I return home? How do I know if a volunteer organization is genuine? Can I work legally while I am studying abroad? What is the best country to teach English in? How can I make the most of a gap year?

• Fund your journey
Scholarships, jobs, work abroad, visas or fundraising - get real information and concrete tips that will help you realize your dreams.

• Build your resume
Go prepared, make the most of your time abroad and use your experience to get ahead. Hear from experts who have followed their passions and turned their overseas experiences into satisfying careers - and how you can too.

The Go Global Expo is brought to you by the magazine resource for meaningful travel, Verge Magazine. Since 2002, Verge has provided readers with the information they need to help them work, volunteer, or study abroad.


Join us for inspiring speakers, panels and workshops


  • Keynotes and prominent personalities:
    Previous speakers at our event include a range of inspiring activists and global citizens, such as founder of MSF Canada Richard Heinzl, MTV's 4Real Sol Guy, activist Rob Dyer, educator Geoff Green, humanitarian worker Richard Zereik, author Dev Aujla, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Josh Thome, and MSF nurse Sharon Janzen.

  • Panel discussions and networking events:
    We also hold various panel discussions and networking events, including our popular "Careers for Globetrotters" series, seminars on degrees abroad, best practices for volunteering abroad, international development careers, teaching English overseas, and many others.

    Get specific information on a broad range of topics – all geared towards helping you get overseas and make the most of your time abroad.

Seminars and workshops take place throughout the day: plan your visit around those that interest you! Schedules will be posted in late January.

Peruse the Exhibit Hall

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The Go Global Expo is the most respected and comprehensive fair of its kind in North America.  Our exhibitors offer opportunities to work, study and volunteer in more than 100 countries!

Stop by the booths of Go Global Expo exhibitors and have your questions answered by experts representing overseas universities, international volunteer organizations, NGOs, government departments, recruiters, embassies and more.

Organizations that exhibit include:


Volunteer and Work Abroad Organizations

  • Teach English overseas
  • Student and youth work abroad programs
  • Work and internship abroad providers
  • Overseas volunteer programs
  • Non-profit and humanitarian organizations
  • Placements for professionals
  • Options for families, including volunteer projects

Study Abroad Organizations

  • Universities offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs
  • Exchange programs, summer and semester abroad providers
  • International colleges and technical institutes, which offer diploma programs and professional certificates
  • International education and cultural organizations offering credit for study abroad
  • Educational and language travel

Adventure Travel and Travel Services

  • Travel agencies and organizations
  • Adventure travel companies

Verge Magazine's Travel with Purpose Photo Exhibit

Verge Magazine Photo Contest

Get inspired by the stories of others who have turned their travel dreams into reality. The exhibit showcases the 50 very best entries to Verge Magazine’s annual photo contest.


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