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

World Technopolis Association - Daejeon
Global Green Growth Institute - Seoul
International Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Association - Seoul
World Ssireum Federation - Seoul
World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association - Seoul
World Council of Isotopes - Seoul
International Esports Federation - Busan
Asian Sports Press Union - Seoul
Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry - Seoul
Union of Asian Alpine Associations - Seoul
Asian Rowing Federation - Seoul
Asian Underwater Federation - Seoul
Asian Associated Wrestling Committee - Seoul
Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology - Seoul
East Asian Union of Human Genetics Societies - Seoul
Asian Taekwondo Union - Seongnam
Asian Equestrian Federation - Seoul
Asian Carombole Sports Confederation - Seoul
Asian Triathlon Confederation - Seoul
Asian Society of Transplantation - Seoul
World Archery Asia - Seoul
Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging - Seongnam
International Alliance of Marine-Related Institutions - Busan
Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology - Seoul
Society for Gastrointestinal Intervention - Seoul

View More profiles (366) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Korea Rep

2028 IRC : International Rubber ConferenceInternational Rubber Conference Organisation - Daegu

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 World CongressInternational Federation of Automatic Control - Busan

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

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

2025 Joint AssemblyInternational Association of Cryospheric SciencesInternational Association of Meteorology and Atmospheric SciencesInternational Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans

2025 International Congress of ProtistologyInternational Society of ProtistologistsInternational Society for Evolutionary Protistology

2025 Annual CongressAsian Pacific Society of Cardiology - Busan

2025 CongressInternational Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology - Seoul

2025 Asia-Pacific Microwave ConferenceInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Jeju

2025 Annual ConferenceComputer Coupling of Phase Diagrams and Thermochemistry - Jeju

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons - Seoul

2024 Quadrennial International Geological CongressInternational Union of Geological Sciences - Busan

2024 World Congress of GI EndoscopyWorld Endoscopy Organization - Seoul

View More Future Events (44) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Korea Rep

2022 SRA Asia Congress – Society for Risk Analysis - Asia - Seoul
2022 Congress – Asian Pacific Society of Respirology - Seoul
2022 Assembly – International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use - Incheon
2022 World Conference of Historical Cities – The League of Historical Cities - Andong
2022 Quadrennial Asian Australasian Congress – World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists - Seoul
2022 ASPA Annual Conference – Asian Science Park Association - Jeju
2022 Conference – Asian Crystallographic Association - Jeju
2022 Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development – International Association of Schools of Social Work - Seoul
2022 Asia-Pacific Group Meeting – International Search and Rescue Advisory Group - Seoul
2022 Biennial Congress – Asian Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases - Seoul
2022 International Congress of Educating Cities – International Association of Educating Cities - Andong
2022 International Ginseng Symposium – International Ginseng Symposium - Seoul
2022 Aseptic Processing of Biopharmaceuticals Conference – Parenteral Drug Association - Incheon
2022 Triennial Congress – International Commission for Acoustics - Gyeongju
2022 World Conference of Gerontechnology – International Society for Gerontechnology - Daegu

View More Past Events (14525) in The International Congress Calendar

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