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.

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

International Association for Ecology Est. 1967

World Organization for Early Childhood Education Est. 1948

World Communication Association Est. 1983

International Committee on Composite Materials

International Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Association

World Ssireum Federation Est. 2008

World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association Est. 2008

Federation of Asian Societies for Molecular Imaging Est. 2006

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 Society of Transplantation Est. 1981

World Archery Asia

Asian Society of Cardiovascular Imaging Est. 2006

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 (256 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Seoul

2024 International Symposium on Dental HygieneInternational Federation of Dental Hygienists

2023 Biennial CongressWorld Gastroenterology Organisation

2023 Triennial Scientific MeetingInternational Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies

2022 Quadrennial Asian Australasian CongressWorld Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

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

2022 International ConferenceIEOM Society International

2022 World Congress of EndourologyEndourological Society

2021 CongressAsian Pacific Society of Respirology

2021 ConferenceInternational Corporate Governance Network

2021 World CongressInternational Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021 Annual CongressInternational Union of Marine Insurance

2021 ConferenceInternational Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

2021 MeetingAsian Pan-Pacific Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

2021 MeetingAsian Society for Neuro-Oncology

2021 Quadrennial MeetingWorld Federation of Neuro-Oncology Societies

2021 Annual ConferenceInternational Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes

2021 CongressInternational Radiation Protection Association

2021 International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC WorldLab)International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2021 World CongressWorld Catholic Association for Communication

2021 Triennial Therapeutic Riding CongressFederation of Horses in Education and Therapy International

2020 Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic SurgeryAsia Pacific Association of Robotic Surgeons

2020 SymposiumAsia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society

2020 Global Marketing ConferenceGlobal Alliance of Marketing and Management Associations

2020 Biennial CongressAsian Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

2020 Spectrum of esthetics and diverse approaches (seda)Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry

View More Future Events (41 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Seoul

2020 Asia-Pacific Meeting – Cervical Spine Research Society
2020 Indoor Air : International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate – International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
2020 Biennial International Biometric Conference – International Biometric Society
2020 Conference – Presidents of Law Associations in Asia
2020 Borderland futures - technologies, zones, co-existences – Asian Borderlands Research NetworkInternational Institute for Asian Studies, LeidenReconciliation and Coexistence in Contact Zones Research Center
2020 Gender Summit Asia Pacific – Gender Summit
2020 Triennial Conference – International Federation of Operational Research Societies
2020 New roles and tasks of nonprofits, social economy organizations, and voluntary action in 21st century Asian welfare states – Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action
2020 IDEAS : International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium – International Database Engineering and Applications Symposium
2020 Cities Against COVID-19 Global Summit – Seoul Metropolitan Government
2020 Triennial Congress – International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
2020 Fostering leadership and talents for sustainable smart tourism hospitality – World Association for Hospitality and Tourism Education and Training
2020 Congress – International Radiation Protection Association
2020 International Non-Ionizing Radiation Workshop – International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection
2020 Wireless power – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2020 WPTC : Wireless Power Transfer Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2020 Georg Rajka International Symposium on Atopic Dermatitis – International Society of Atopic Dermatitis
2020 Wireless Communications and Networking Conference – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2020 Annual General Meeting – International Table Tennis Federation
2020 Conference – Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Association
2020 Congress – Federation of International Dance Festivals
2019 Council of ASEAN Professors in Korea Meeting – ASEAN-Korea Centre
2019 International Conference on Bioinformatics Research And Applications – Association for Computing Machinery
2019 Rapport Group Meeting – International Telecommunication Union
2019 Nationalism, geopolitics and contested international Order – Korean Association of International Studies, Seoul

View More Past Events (7222 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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