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Korea, Beyond Meetings

Korea is one of the most spirited and colorful countries in the world. In the short time following its dramatic and impressive development, it has managed to maintain the delicate balance between preserving its impressive history and tradition while embracing all the conveniences and technology of the modern world.

Korea is a destination designed to meet your business needs and leisure experiences. As a top convention destination,
it offers world-class MICE infrastructure, a safe and sustainable meeting location, a variety of unique sights and experiences provided by Korea’s meetings cities, and much more.

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE KOREA

1. TOP CONVENTION DESTINATION

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Ranking 1st in the UIA Global Meetings Statistics in 2017, Korea is the top preferred destination for international events. Korea's record involves successful hosting of large-scale conventions, corporate meetings, high-level meetings and incentive travel.

2. WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COUNTRY

Korea has a great pool of industry experts and innovators. It obtained the highest score—89.9 percent—in the latest Bloomberg innovative index.

3. EASY AND CONVENIENT ACCESS

Korea is easily accessible from most major international cities, providing convenience and a strategic advantage to meeting planners in search of a location compatible with their business. More so, delegates arriving at Incheon International Airport will enjoy the comfort and luxury of the World’s Best Airport. 

4. OUTSTANDING INFRASTRUCTURE

Korea’s convention complexes are able to meet event planners' demands with its wide range of venue choices. Also, attendees enjoy Korea’s super-fast internet connection and seamless IT infrastructure that take business events to the next level.

5. SAFETY

Korea has an excellent record in public safety and security. Business travelers can walk around freely and enjoy the vibrant nightlife in Korea without worrying about their safety. 

6. ATTRACTIVE & SPECIALIZED MEETINGS CITIES

Korea cityscape


Regional attractions add to the colorful spectrum of Korea as meetings destination with their unique charm. Each locale has a specialized industry, making regional events even more appealing when combined with their beautiful convention centers equipped with modern amenities. Organizers can choose the destination that best suits their needs and preferences. 

7. TRADITIONAL CHARMS AND TRENDSETTING CULTURE

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With over 5,000 years of history, Korea is a country full of vibrant colors and positive energy. Following its miraculous development over the last 50 years, Korea is now a modernized nation that maintains its traditional culture. Korea offers meeting planners and delegates a spectacle of world heritage sites, picturesque nature and urban landscapes. 

8. FLAVORFUL KOREAN CUISINE

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Korean cuisine, Hansik, is gaining much attention in the global culinary trend thanks to its delicious flavor, health benefits, and even aesthetic value.

9. CUSTOMIZABLE SUPPORT PROGRAMS

The Korea MICE Bureau, part of the Korea Tourism Organization, offers associations and corporate groups generous and highly customizable support to host international meetings in Korea such as complimentary banquets, cultural programs and tours, performances and more. 

10. DEDICATED AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PROFESSIONALS

The Korea MICE Bureau serves as liaison with local convention bureaus, venues, PCOs, and DMCs to ensure organized planning and the successful execution of events. 

For more information on planning an event in Korea, visit the Korea Tourism Organization website or call the New York Office at 201-585-0909.