Why South Korea for Your Next Meeting or Event?
South Korea offers an enticing blend of rich history and modern amenities and technology. It’s no wonder that the nation and its capital city, Seoul, have continued to rank among the top world’s top MICE destinations, according to the International Congress and Convention Association. Meeting planners will find countless ways to make the most of Korea’s myriad offerings, while taking advantage of its outstanding MICE infrastructure and impressive dedication to top‐notch service.
Only in South Korea
Seoul Sky, a spectacular, sky-high venue at Lotte World Tower, the world’s fifth‐tallest building and the tallest in South Korea, offers groups an observation deck, sky bridge, gift shops, multiple cafes, exhibits and more.
Taxes: sales tax, 10 percent; total VAT tax on hotel rooms, 10 percent
• Coex Convention & Exhibition Center; exhibit space, 387,576 square feet; number of meeting rooms, 55
• Korea International Exhibition Center; exhibit space, 1,162,620 square feet; number of meeting rooms, 74
• International Convention Center Jeju; exhibit space, 25,780 square feet, number of meeting rooms, 30
Contact: Korea Tourism Organization
Local Currency: South Korean won
Power: 220 volt
Time Zone: Korean Standard Time (13 hours ahead of EDT)
Transportation: Incheon International Airport, about 30 miles from Seoul. Transfer cost by taxi, about $58‐$81, by express train, about $9, by bus, about $8.