Global civil society activity in Seoul, Korea Rep

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

Top 10 over 20 years

Seoul is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 5094 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Seoul is ranked #2 in 2021, with 263 meetings.

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

Organizations based in Seoul

World Taekwondo Est. 1973

International Council of Women Est. 1888

World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments

International Committee on Composite Materials

Global Green Growth Institute Est. 2010

International Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Association

World Ssireum Federation Est. 2008

World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association Est. 2008

World Council of Isotopes Est. 2008

Asian Sports Press Union

Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Est. 1990

Union of Asian Alpine Associations Est. 1932

Asian Rowing Federation Est. 1982

Asian Associated Wrestling Committee Est. 1973

Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Est. 1991

East Asian Union of Human Genetics Societies

Asian Equestrian Federation

Asian Carombole Sports Confederation Est. 1999

Asian Triathlon Confederation Est. 1991

Asian Society of Transplantation Est. 1981

World Archery Asia

Asian Oceanian Society of Radiology Est. 1971

Society for Gastrointestinal Intervention Est. 2007

Federation of Asian Professional Textile Associations Est. 1991

Asian-South Pacific Association of Sport Psychology Est. 1989

View More profiles (261 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Seoul

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

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

2024 ICASSP : International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal ProcessingInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

2024 International Symposium on Dental HygieneInternational Federation of Dental Hygienists

2024 Annual MeetingOrganization for Human Brain Mapping

2024 Triennial Scientific MeetingInternational Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies

2024 MeetingInternational Actuarial Association

2024 Conference on Laboratory PhonologyAssociation for Laboratory Phonology

2023 World Congress of GastroenterologyWorld Gastroenterology Organisation

2023 Asian Symposium on Plant LipidsAsian Symposium on Plant Lipids

2023 International ConferenceInternational Society for Quality in Health Care

2023 International Conference on Machine LearningInternational Machine Learning Society

2023 ConferenceAsian Association for Lexicography

2023 ConferenceInternational Academy of Practical Theology

2023 World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral TherapiesWorld Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies

2023 CongressGlobal Greens

2023 International Congress on Systemic Lupus ErythematosusInternational Congress on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

2023 CongressGlobal Young Greens

2023 CongressInternational Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy

2023 ConferenceScience Council of Asia

2022 CongressAsian Pacific Society of Respirology

2022 Quadrennial Asian Australasian CongressWorld Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

2022 Asian Conference on Tumor AblationAsian Society of Tumor Ablation

2022 Seoul ConferenceInternational Corporate Governance Network

2022 World Congress of Endourology and Uro-TechnologyEndourology Society

View More Future Events (35 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Seoul

2022 International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance Tomography – International Society for Electrical Bio-Impedance
2022 Triennial Congress – Asian-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry
2022 International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC WorldLab) – International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
2022 Asia Conference – Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
2022 ABRN Conference – Asian Borderlands Research NetworkInternational Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden
2022 SCIDATACON : International Conference on Data Sharing and Integration for Global Sustainability – ISC World Data SystemCommittee on Data for Science and Technology
2022 International Congress of Protistology – International Society of ProtistologistsInternational Society for Evolutionary Protistology
2022 Annual Meeting – Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
2022 Conference – International Conference on Manufacturing Engineering and Processes
2022 International Medical Aesthetic Conference – Global Medical and Beauty Exchange Association
2022 World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies – World Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies
2022 Asian Congress on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Asian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
2022 International Conference on Communications – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 World Forestry Congress – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsKorea Forest Service, Republic of Korea
2022 World Journalists Conference – World Journalists Conference
2022 International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm Intelligence – International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Metaheuristics & Swarm Intelligence
2022 Korea Conference – Asian Association for Investors in non-listed real estate vehicle
2022 International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2022 Conference – Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver
2022 Meeting – Asian Society for Neuro-Oncology
2022 Quadrennial Meeting – World Federation of Neuro-Oncology Societies
2022 International Conference on Electric Power Equipment - Switching Technology – International Council on Large Electric SystemsCIGRE Korean National Committee
2022 International Conference – IEOM Society International
2022 Annual Meeting – Asia-Pacific Implant Society
2022 Annual Council Meeting – ASEAN-Korea Centre

View More Past Events (7741 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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