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 5109 meetings since 1999.

Top 10 in 2019

Seoul is ranked #3 in 2019, with 579 meetings.

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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.


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  • Seoul Promotional Materials & Seoul Welcome Kit
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Organizations based in Seoul

World Taekwondo Est. 1973

International Association for Ecology Est. 1967

International Council of Women Est. 1888

World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments

World Communication Association Est. 1983

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

Global Alliance of Marketing and Management Associations Est. 2012

Asian Sports Press Union

Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry Est. 1990

Union of Asian Alpine Associations Est. 1932

Asian Rowing Federation Est. 1982

Asian Underwater Federation

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

View More profiles (260 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Seoul

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 Biennial CongressWorld Gastroenterology Organisation

2023 Triennial Scientific MeetingInternational Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies

2023 International Conference on Machine LearningInternational Machine Learning Society

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

2023 CongressGlobal Greens

2023 CongressInternational Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy

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

2023 ConferenceInternational Society for Quality in Health Care

2022 CongressAsian Pacific Society of Respirology

2022 Quadrennial Asian Australasian CongressWorld Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

2022 Seoul ConferenceInternational Corporate Governance Network

2022 ConferenceInternational Association of Buddhist Studies

2022 Together in motionSoroptimist International of the Americas

2022 International ConferenceAsian Oncology Society

2022 International Conference on Biomedical Applications of Electrical Impedance TomographyInternational Society for Electrical Bio-Impedance

2022 Triennial CongressAsian-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 ABRN ConferenceAsian Borderlands Research NetworkInternational Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden

2022 World Congress of Cognitive and Behavioral TherapiesWorld Confederation of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies

2022 World Forestry CongressFood and Agriculture Organization of the United NationsKorea Forest Service, Republic of Korea

View More Future Events (27 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Seoul

2022 Leadership Summit – International Council for Open and Distance EducationOpen Education Consortium
2022 Congress – Global Young Greens
2022 Biennial General Conference – East Asian Insurance Congress
2022 World Congress of Endourology – Endourology Society
2021 World Cooperative Congress – International Co-operative Alliance
2021 International Forum on Cooperative Law – International Co-operative Alliance
2021 Cooperative Research Conference on the Cooperative Identity – International Co-operative Alliance
2021 Congress – Asian Political and International Studies Association
2021 Annual Congress – International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property
2021 Asia Pacific ADR Conference – United Nations Commission on International Trade LawInternational Chamber of CommerceKorean Commercial Administration Board
2021 Annual General Assembly – Association of National Olympic Committees
2021 Annual Conference – Asian Academy of Family Therapy
2021 Asian Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology – International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
2021 Convention – World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations
2021 Quadrennial Ozone Symposium – International Ozone Commission
2021 Traditional Medicine evolving into Integrative Medicine – International Society of Oriental Medicine
2021 Annual Congress – International Union of Marine Insurance
2021 Meeting – Asia-Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Association
2021 Triennial Conference – International Federation of Operational Research Societies
2021 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering – International Association of Structural Engineering and Mechanics
2021 World Congress on Advances in Nano, Bio, Robotics and Energy – International Association of Structural Engineering and Mechanics
2021 Conference – Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics
2021 Congress – Asian Association of Environmental and Resource Economics
2021 Conference – International Association of Buddhist Studies
2021 Biennial Conference – Asian Association of Social Psychology

View More Past Events (7463 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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