Travel Highlights Korea MICE

10 REASONS TO CHOOSE KOREA

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 whilst 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 MICE cities, and much more.

  • Outstanding Infrastructure
  • Unique Experiences
  • Professional Expertise

1. TOP CONVENTION DESTINATION

Ranking 1st in the UIA Global Meetings Statistics in 2016, Korea is the top preferred destination for international events.
Our record involves successful hosting of large-scale conventions, corporate meetings, high-level meetings and incentive travel.

Experience

2010 G20 Seoul Summit (≈10,000 delegates)
2011 Baojian Incentive (10,860 delegates)
2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit(≈10,000 delegates)
2013 World Energy Congress (6,176 delegates)
2014 Amway International (17,556 delegates)
2016 Rotary International Convention (44,607 delegates)
2016 Union of International Association

 

2016
Ranks No.1
Union of International Association

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2. WORLD’S MOST INNOVATIVE COUNTRY

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

Korea incorporates new technology and ideas to improve meeting productivity, knowledge, and experience.

Bloomberg 2018 Innovation Index

2018 Rank 2017 Rank YoY Change Economy Total Score R&D
Intensity
Manufacturing value-added Productivity High-tech Density Tertiary Efficiency Researcher Concentration Patent Activity
1 1 0 S.Korea 89.28 2 2 21 4 3 4 1
2 2 0 Sweden 84.70 4 11 5 7 18 5 8
3 6 +3 Singapore 83.05 15 5 12 21 1 7 12
4 3 -1 Germany 82.53 9 4 17 3 28 19 7
5 4 -1 Switzerland 82.34 7 7 8 9 11 17 17

*Source: Bloomberg


3. EASY AND CONVENIENT ACCESS

Korea is easily accessible from most major international cities providing convenience and a strategic advantage to MICE 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.*

Korea is the ideal place to experience different attractions in a short span of time.

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90+
Airlines

Flying to
186+
cities
worldwide

12
Time Winner
of the Airport Service Quality

150
Visa-Free
Countries

 

How to get to the city

PLANE
9 international airports, 7 domestic airports
TRAIN
High-speed train (KTX) connected to Incheon Int'l Airport and major cities
BUS
Round the clock express and intercity buses

 

How to get around the city

SUBWAY
6 metropolitan cities, foreigner-friendly, average fare of 1 USD
BUS
Extensive routes, average fare of 1 USD
TAXI
Readily available, reasonably priced

 

* Airport Service Quality Award, 12th consecutive year


4. OUTSTANDING MICE INFRASTRUCTURE

Korea’s convention complexes are able to meet your demand with its wide-range of venue choices.

Also, enjoy Korea’s super-fast internet connection and seamless IT infrastructure to take your business events to the next level.

Fastest average internet connection in the world
Free Wi-Fi in public areas including airports, subways, etc
No. 1 country in UN ICT Development Index

 

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5. SAFE AND SUSTAINABLE

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

Korea fortifies the quality of life with high standards in public health & environment. The country’s energy efficient working environment makes sustainable meetings possible.

24/7 Worry-free Travel
Low Crime Rates
COEX, first in Asia to be Gold certified by EarthCheck
Songdo Convensia, first LEED Certified convention center in Asia
Paperless system at venues, walkable cities, pleasant neighborhoods

6. ATTRACTIVE & SPECIALIZED MICE CITIES

Regional attractions add to the colorful spectrum of Korea’s MICE Destination with their unique charm.

Each locale has a specialized industry, making it even more appealing together with its beautiful convention centers equipped with modern facilities.

Organizers can choose the destination that best suits their needs and preferences.


7. TRADITIONAL CHARMS AND TRENDSETTING CULTURE

With over 5000 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. A handful of unique experiences, ranging from shopping to team building activities, awaits business travelers too.

 


8. FLAVORFUL AND NOURISHING KOREAN CUISINE

Taste the true flavor of Korea as you explore and enjoy various attractions.

Korean cuisine, Hansik, is gaining much attention in the global culinary trend thanks to its delicious flavor, health benefits, and even aesthetic value. From the traditional Kimchi & Bibimbap, to the pop-culture inspired Chimaek (chicken & beer) & Korean BBQ - make sure not to miss this delicious journey in Korea!


9. HIGHLY CUSTOMIZABLE SUPPORT PROGRAMS

The Korea MICE Bureau offers associations and corporate groups generous and highly customizable support to successfully host international meetings and business events in Korea.

Enjoy tons of benefits such as complimentary banquet for delegates, cultural programs and tours, performances, high quality Korean souvenirs, and more.

 


10. MAKE AN IMPACT WITH UNIQUE VENUES

The Korea MICE Bureau offers associations and corporate groups generous and highly customizable support to successfully host international meetings and business events in Korea.

Enjoy tons of benefits such as complimentary banquet for delegates, cultural programs and tours, performances, high quality Korean souvenirs, and more.

Find out more high quality unique venues >


For more information

Browse our up-to-date meeting planners’ essentials and travel guides Download MICE Brochures >

Moulden Marketing (Korea’s MICE representative in UK and Scandinavia): Koreamice@moulden-marketing.co.uk / +44 1628 526184

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