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Busan to Host 2019 ASEAN – Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit 2019-11-15 The 2019 ASEAN – Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit will take place this month from November 25 – 26 in Busan, Korea.

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Korea Secures 23rd International Federation of Automatic Control World Congress 2019-10-10 Korea has won the bid to host the 23rd International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) World Congress in Busan. The Congress will take place August 20-25, 2026.

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Korea to Develop South Jeolla Province into New MICE Destination 2019-09-10 Korea will develop South Jeolla Province, Jeollanam-do, into a new MICE destination under the concept, "Creating Business through Rest, Relaxation and Recharging of Mind".

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Korea Brings 40th World Congress of Endourology to Seoul 2019-08-05 The 40 th World Congress of Endourology (WCE) will take place in 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. Approximately 2,500 delegates from 90 countries around the world are expected to attend the congress, which will be held at COEX Convention and Exhibition Center in the Gangnam District of Seoul.

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for New EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall in Daegu 2019-07-16 Daegu City and EXCO held a groundbreaking ceremony for the ‘EXCO 2nd Exhibition Hall’ on July 2, 2019.

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Korea’s Leading Business Events’ Trade Show to Kick-off on June 12 2019-05-21 This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Korea MICE Expo (KME), the nation’s largest trade show for incentive planners and meeting professionals. The event will take place June 12-14, 2019 in Songdo ConvensiA, Incheon.

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Korea to Introduce New MICE Communication Message 2019-04-17 Korea will introduce two new MICE communication messages to boost Korea’s MICE industry

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Korea Unveils New Convention Center in Suwon 2019-03-12 Korea opens new convention center in Suwon on Friday, March 29th. Suwon Convention Center is expected to take its place as a hub for MICE Industry in the Southern Gyeonggi area and turn the city of Suwon into a competitive platform for MICE Industry.

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569 Travel Free Admission to Royal Palaces in Korea during Chuseok Holiday 2018-09-10 Hit:21
568 Press Release World Knowledge Forum to Gather Global Leaders in Korea 2018-09-05 Hit:35

World Knowledge Forum to Gather Global Leaders in Korea

 

The 19th World Knowledge Forum (WKF) is taking place at Jangchung Arena Shilla in Seoul from October 10 (Wed) - 12 (Fri) and is expected to welcome around 3,500 delegates.

 

World Knowledge Forum 2017

 Photo: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participated in the 18th World Knowledge Forum as speaker

 


            First launched in October 2000, WKF serves as a platform to educate about pressing global issues and seek ways to promote a balanced world economic growth. This prestigious event is participated by heads of state and government, business leaders, and other public figures - further building itself as WEF Davos' counterpart in Asia.


 

The central theme of this year's forum is Global Challenges: Geopolitical Conflicts and Trade War. Event delegates will gain insights on the interesting developments of the diplomatic relations in the Korean Peninsula; how the blockchain technology is disrupting the existing monetary system; and ways to improve the quality of life beyond wealth and technology. The WKF is not complete without its prominent speakers and this year welcomes around 200 of them, including former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon, founder of Crypto Exchange Miko Matsumura, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Kawasaki Akira, and the President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid.

 

Korea is rising as a top meetings’ destination with an ever-growing number of upcoming international conferences to be hosted in the country, including the 72ndCongress of the International Fiscal Association (1,600 pax), 22ndWONCA World Conference of Family Doctors (5,000 pax), and 82ndInternational Electrotechnical Commission General Meeting (3,000 pax). Meanwhile, the Korea MICE Bureau offers conference organizers specific tailor-made support, including cultural performances, tour programs, mobile app development, and more.


To learn more about the bureau's activities & support programs, visit koreaconvention.org

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567 Notice World Club Dome 2018 to be held in Incheon, Korea 2018-09-04 Hit:17
566 Industry 24 Hours in Jeonju : A Taste of Korea's Food Capital 2018-09-04 Hit:30
565 Travel Autumn Festivals in Korea 2018 2018-08-23 Hit:66
564 Industry 48 Hours in Busan : An Ocean of Possibilities 2018-08-20 Hit:65
563 Industry Business Insider: Services & Dining for Muslim Visitors to Korea 2018-08-16 Hit:65
562 Travel Enjoy Moonlight Tour at Changdeokgung Palace 2018-08-07 Hit:97
561 Travel UNESCO Designates Suncheon as a Biosphere Reserve 2018-08-06 Hit:41
560 Press Release Korea Prepares for the 14th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA) 2018-08-06 Hit:304