International Conventions :



  • A conference hosted by an international organization or affiliate with a total of 100 delegates and over 50 foreign delegates, lasting 2 days or longer
  • A conference that meet the UIA or ICCA international conference standards.(only applies to bidding and promotion support)


  • Foreign attendance must represent a minimum of three different countries.
  • UIA conference standard: A conference organized or sponsored by an international organization with a minimum of 50 participants .
  • ICCA conference standard: A conference organized by an association, held regularly, attracting more than 50 participants, and circulating in more than 3 countries.

2Content of Support

    • Bidding Support
    • Bidding Preparation Proposal, presentation materials, agent fees
    • Preliminary Visit HQ VIPs (up to 3 visitors), accommodations, online visit to Korea
    • Overseas Bidding Activities
    • Promotion SupportProduction of online/offline PR materials, online bidding activities and on-site bidding activities at overseas locations
  • PREMIUM ADDITIONAL SUPPORT(For events with ≥ 1000 overseas attendees)
    • International PR
    • General International PR Brand development, promotional video
    • PR Activities PR booth rental, official banquet fees (i.e. Korea Night), souvenirs
    • Hosting Support
    • Hybrid

      Use of meeting technology

      Online/offline tour programs and cultural performances

      Conference hall rental fees, official banquets

      Online/offline PR materials and productions

    • Offline

      Inviting speakers from overseas

      VIP registration booth and digital welcome signage at Incheon Int'l Airport

The amount of subvention varies according to the size of the event

3Application Process

Korean Local Organizing Committee
  • A Korean local organizing committee, related Korean organization, local PCO or DMC is allowed to apply for support.
  • Application for a financial support must be made via the KTO'€™s official website,
International Association without Local Organizing Committee
  • An International Association holding an event independently may contact the MICE Marketing Team and consult for the amount and the subvention program


  • Financial support recipients must agree to credit KTO for sponsorship, and also adhere to guidelines regarding publicity of the KTO'€™s logo.
  • Once the application has been approved, the organizer must pay for expenses first, and will receive financial reimbursement upon conclusion of the event and submission of the required post-event documents.