Global civil society activity in Korea Rep

Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Korea Rep is ranked #6 over a 20 year period,
with 9667 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Korea Rep is ranked #2 in 2021, with 463 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau


Jeju Convention & Visitors Bureau is a Destination Marketing Organization to provide support for international meetings held in Jeju Island, South Korea.

With the stunning view of the Mt. Halla and Blue Ocean in Jeju Island, the state-of-art convention facility, ICC Jeju and other numerous five-star hotels, we will satisfy every need for events, lodging, sightseeing and leisure activity in one place.

Local UIA Partner

Korea National Tourism Organization


The Korea MICE Bureau (KMB), under the Korea Tourism Organization, aims to establish Korea as a top destination for international conventions, corporate meetings, and incentive travel.

With nearly 40 years of experience in hosting, organizing, and supporting international meetings and events such as the 2010 G20 Summit, Amway Incentive Tours, 2016 Rotary International Convention, and many more – we help organizers plan and host a successful event and promise every attending delegate a memorable experience in Korea.

Local UIA Partner

Seoul Tourism Organization


The Seoul Convention Bureau is a division of the Seoul Tourism Organization, dedicated to the business of Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions (MICE). We are in charge of international marketing and public relations for Seoul as a convention city. For business events, we provide services at every level, from support for bids to the promotion and final staging of the event.

The Seoul Convention Bureau has also developed specialized programs to educate convention experts, expand MICE offerings and reinvigorate the meetings industry. Committed to the advancement of Seoul as a convention destination, the Seoul Convention Bureau has joined forces with the Seoul Metropolitan Government to strengthen the industry's competitive power and provide you, our valued customers, with outstanding value and service.


  • Assistance in Bid Preparation
  • Venue Search and Site Inspections
  • Bid Support Declarations
  • Seoul Promotional Materials & Seoul Welcome Kit
  • Seoul Convention Supporters
  • Airport Multi-Cube Welcome Message

Local UIA Partner

Busan Tourism Organization



Local UIA Partner

Gyeonggi Tourism Organization


The Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO) is a governmental organization funded by the Gyeonggi-do provincial government that aims to establish Gyeonggi-do as a dynamic business events destination where people, technology and ideas converge to create great value and a memorable experience for customers.

As the lead quasi-government organization in the tourism and business events sector in Gyeonggi-do, the Gyeonggi Tourism Organization assists business event organizers, corporations and associations by providing comprehensive and impartial information on Gyeonggi-do’s meeting and exhibition facilities, incentive venues and industry partners.

GTO helps with set-up and facilities arrangements with industry partners, organizers and other government agencies to ensure the successful staging of business events. As added benefits, GTO offers the following:

  • Individualized financial subsidies to business event organizers, corporations and associations
  • Complimentary site inspections tours (including accommodation, hosted tour, interpreter (if required), dinner, etc.)
  • Promotional and orientation materials like brochures, visitor guides, maps, audio-visual materials, etc.
  • New marketing channel development for business events
  • Liaison support with relevant government bodies and third parties

Local UIA Partner

Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau


The Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau provides comprehensive and detailed convention-related assistance to potential customers based upon their specific needs.

Daegu's rich cultural heritage, state-of-the-art science and technology industries, and fashion scene are popular with visitors from around the world. In this way, Daegu is positioned to lead the surrounding area in tourism. With unique sites such as Gyeongju and Andong nearby, Daegu acts as a gateway to Korea's exciting traditional culture.

Citizens of Daegu are proud of their hometown's traditional culture and commitment to eco-friendly life and they extend their kindness and warmth to all participants of Daegu conventions and exhibitions.

Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau aims to provide useful information through their website for conventions in Daegu.

Local UIA Partner

Incheon Tourism Organization


Local UIA Partner

Suwon Convention Center


Organizations based in Korea Rep

Asian Underwater Federation - Seoul
Asian Associated Wrestling Committee - Seoul
East Asian Union of Human Genetics Societies - Seoul
Asian Equestrian Federation - Seoul
Asian Carombole Sports Confederation - Seoul
Asian Triathlon Confederation - Seoul
Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging - Seongnam
International Alliance of Marine-Related Institutions - Busan
Federation of Asian Professional Textile Associations - Seoul
World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations - Goyang
Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science - Seoul
Asian Hospital Federation - Seoul
International Society for Solid State Ionics - Seoul
Asian Federation of Computer Vision Societies - Seoul
Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation - Yangsan
Pan Asian Boxing Association - Seoul
Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Seoul
International Hydrologic Environment Society - Gyeongsan
East Asian Squash Federation - Seoul
World Committee of Maritime Culture Institutes - Busan
International Association for Cognitive Science - Yongin
Asian Association for World Historians - Seoul
Asian Pacific Prostate Society - Seoul
Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons - Seoul
Asian Crystallization Technology Society - Yongin

View More profiles (363) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Korea Rep

2028 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Daegu

2028 MeetingAsia Pacific Federation of Pharmacologists - Daegu

2027 IIR International Congress of RefrigerationInternational Institute of Refrigeration - Seoul

2027 World Statistics CongressInternational Statistical Institute - Busan

2027 General AssemblyInternational Union of Geodesy and Geophysics - Incheon

2026 World Conference on Photovoltaic Energy ConversionWorld Conference on Photovoltaic Energy Conversion - Daejeon

2026 World Congress for NeuroRehabilitation (WCNR)World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation - Daegu

2026 World CongressInternational Federation of Automatic Control - Busan

2026 World Congress of AudiologyInternational Society of Audiology - Seoul

2026 ICoMST : International Congress of Meat Science and TechnologyInternational Congress of Meat Science and Technology - Seoul

2026 ConferenceInternational Society of Exposure Science - Daegu

2026 Asian Pacific Conference on Medical and Biological EngineeringInternational Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering - Daegu

2026 CongressAsian and Oceanic Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine - Seoul

2026 Annual CongressAsia Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy - Seoul

2025 World Conference on Doping in SportWorld Anti-Doping Agency - Busan

View More Future Events (64) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Korea Rep

2024 Global Summit on Student Affairs and Services – International Association of Student Affairs and Services - Daegu
2024 CIGR International Conference – International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering - Jeju
2024 Biennial Congress and General Assembly – Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Busan
2024 Congress – Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology - Seoul
2024 World Tourism Industry Conference (WTIC) – The International Tourism Forum - Seoul
2024 Session – World Medical Association - Seoul
2024 Global Kidney Cancer Summit – International Kidney Cancer Coalition - Incheon
2024 Annual Meeting – International Cooperative Group on Environmentally-Assisted Cracking - Busan
2024 ICASSP : International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Seoul
2024 ISAAR : International Symposium on Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance – Asia Pacific Foundation for Infectious Diseases - Seoul
2024 Global Conference – International Baccalaureate - Daegu
2024 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC) – Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference - Incheon
2024 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research – Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research - Seoul
2024 International Symposium on Flame Retardants – International Workshop on Brominated Flame Retardants - Seoul
2024 WASBE Conference – World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles - Gwangju

View More Past Events (15232) in The International Congress Calendar

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