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After Sochi Attention Turns To ‘Pyeongchang 2018’ In Gangwon-do Province

As the Winter Olympics in Sochi came to a close yesterday evening attention turned to the next host city ‘Pyeongchang’. The closing ceremony incorporated a video montage and performance from Korea to give the world a taste of what to expect in Pyeongchang 2018. Out of all the provinces in Korea, winter comes first to Gangwon-do. The northeastern region of Continue Reading . . .

Daejeon embarked an EXPO Science Park renewal project

Daejeon City Government announced on February 10 that it will embark on a full-scale recreation of EXPO Science Park project next month starting with demolition of some exhibition halls. Daejeon EXPO Science Park, the venue of the first EXPO held in Korea, will turn into an outpost of the creative economy and science and a complex space for citizen’s leisure Continue Reading . . .

Establishing Strategies for Chunan, Asan, Gongju – the Grand Vision

South Chungcheong Provincial Government held a briefing session; “Establishing Strategies for Chunan, Asan, Gongju – the Grand Vision” on February 14 and discussed in details of strategies which contribute to further development of MICE Industry in the province. The spokesman of the government said that since South Chungcheong Province is growing as the pivot of Korea’s national growth, the province Continue Reading . . .

Korea International Trade Association will establish a management company for COEX Mall

Korea International Trade Association will establish a management company for COEX Mall, the largest underground shopping mall in Asia. The association announced that following the board of directors’ meeting on February 13, they have decided to establish a separate company to manage the mall. The association and COEX will each have 70% and 30% stake of the new company. The Continue Reading . . .

Gangwon Provincial Government, Suwon City Government, and Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation signed a MOU

Gangwon Provincial Government, Suwon City Government, and Gyeonggi Urban Innovation Corporation signed a MOU at Gwang-gyo information center on February 11th to put Gwang-gyo Convention center construction business back on track. As the construction business of Gwang-gyo Convention Center hit the stride, Suwon city government has been trying to push ahead with the goal or being designated as an International Continue Reading . . .

Gyeonggi Tourism Organization held the first “MICE Academy”

chee@sk.com Goyang City and Gyeonggi Tourism Organization held the first “MICE Academy” to train professional manpower for the emerging MICE Industry. The Academy received interest from a wide-range of participants, from high-school students and homemakers to retirees. They were all eager to work in various fields of the MICE industry.   The academy is composed of 20 sessions, which include Continue Reading . . .

2014 Jeju Island Myth & Culture Festival for MICE starts Jan 17

Photo credit: Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Tourism Association The 2014 Jeju Island Myth & Culture Festival for MICE, a multi-faceted festival with a special focus on Jeju’s traditional culture and tourism, will kick off at ICC (International Convention Center) Jeju on January 17, 2014. The expo puts an artistic spin to Jeju’s myths and customs by staging performances with a modern reinterpretation Continue Reading . . .

Gyeongju City and 2015 MicroTAS Organizing Committee signed a MOU

chee@sk.com Gyeongju City and 2015 MicroTAS Organizing Committee signed a MOU last Thursday, January 9th to host the ‘MicroTAS 2015 International Conference’ from October 25th, 2015 to October 29th, 2015. MicroTAS is a world-wide conference, participated by related scholars, researchers and industry officials in the field of miniaturized systems for chemistry and life sciences. The number of the conference participants Continue Reading . . .

The 36th Hair World will take place at KINTEX in 2016

The 36th Hair World, hosting by Organization Mondiale Coiffure(OMC), will take place at KINTEX in 2016. Founded in France back in 1946, Organization Mondiale Coiffure is the largest organization for hair dressing and beauty care that currently exists. It has one million hair salon members in over 60 nations. Gyeonggi Province pushed through the bidding and has been selected to Continue Reading . . .

Yeosu’s incentives supporting plan

chee@sk.com Yeosu City government announced that it established incentives supporting plan and put aside 15 million dollars worth in budget to enliven the MICE Industry. Yeosu City government, which enacted an ordinance related to MICE Industry promotion for the first time as a local government, will provide financial support in airfare, meeting room rental charge, tourist places entrance fee, food Continue Reading . . .