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Korea gets busy with large-scale international conferences this Q4 2018

Author: Tatiana Rokou / Date: Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:26
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Confirmed events will be enjoying customized support from Korea MICE Bureau such as assistance/concierge desk at major international airports, on-site Korea Tourism and Culture Booth, and production of a mobile app to enhance delegates’ meeting experience in the country.

Korea will be hosting large-scale international conferences across the country this final quarter. The Korea MICE Bureau will be supporting forty-five international conferences to be held in Korea from October until the end of this year, acquiring a total of 46,000 participants (including 18,000 overseas delegates).

Some of the largest business events include the 22nd World Conference of Family Doctors (WONCA), Congress of the Society International Urology (SIU), 82nd International Electrotechnical Commission General Meeting, and the 6th OECD World Forum.

Event Name

Year, Month

Venues

No. of Participants

22nd World Conference of Family Doctors (WONCA)

Oct. 17 - 21

Seoul

3,000 pax (including 1,600overseas delegates)

Congress of the SocietyInternational Urology (SIU)

Oct. 22 - 30

Seoul

2,000 pax (including 1,900 overseas delegates)

The 82nd International

Electrotechnical Commission General Meeting

Oct. 22 - 30

Busan

3,000 pax (including 2,000 overseas delegates)

The 6th OECD World Forum

Nov. 27 - 29

Incheon

1,500 pax (including 500 overseas delegates)

Confirmed events will be enjoying customized support from Korea MICE Bureau such as assistance/concierge desk at major international airports, on-site Korea Tourism and Culture Booth, and production of a mobile app to enhance delegates’ meeting experience in the country.

"These conferences not only highlight Korea's capacity to host large-scale conferences but it also magnify our excellence and pursuit for knowledge, particularly in the science field", In Sook Lee, Korea Tourism Organization – Convention Team Director said. She added that it is also a good opportunity to promote Korea as tourist destination to overseas delegates and encourage them to visit the country again for leisure purposes.

In the meantime, Korea is continuing its efforts to promote the country as a top meeting destination. Those who are interested in Korea MICE Bureau's support for international conferences may approach any of our staff at the following major tradeshows: IMEX America (October 16-18, Booth D4542), IBTM World (November 27-29, Booth G60).

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Tatiana Rokou

NEWS EDITOR

Tatiana is the news co-ordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes to monitor the hundrends of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skim the most important according to our strategy. She holds a Bachelor degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.