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 #6 over a 20 year period,
with 9667 meetings since 2001.

Top 10 in 2021

Seoul is ranked #2 in 2021, with 463 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

Asian Underwater Federation

Asian Associated Wrestling Committee Est. 1973

East Asian Union of Human Genetics Societies

Asian Equestrian Federation

Asian Carombole Sports Confederation Est. 1999

Asian Triathlon Confederation Est. 1991

Federation of Asian Professional Textile Associations Est. 1991

Asian Council of Exercise and Sports Science Est. 2001

Asian Hospital Federation Est. 1971

International Society for Solid State Ionics Est. 1987

Asian Federation of Computer Vision Societies

Pan Asian Boxing Association Est. 1995

Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools Est. 2004

East Asian Squash Federation

Asian Association for World Historians

Asian Pacific Prostate Society Est. 2011

Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons Est. 2010

Asia Development Alliance Est. 2013

Asian Society of Kinesiology Est. 2016

International Cooperative Fisheries Organization Est. 1966

International Cyber University for Health Est. 2004

World Implant Orthodontic Association

International Spinal Pain Society

International Conference of Asian Political Parties Est. 2000

International Cooperation on Education About Standardization Est. 2006

View More profiles (258 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Seoul

2027 IIR International Congress of RefrigerationInternational Institute of Refrigeration

2026 World Congress of AudiologyInternational Society of Audiology

2026 CongressAsian and Oceanic Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine

2025 International SymposiumCIPA Heritage Documentation

2025 International CongressInternational Comparative Literature Association

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

2025 CongressInternational Society of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2024 Annual ConferenceAsian Law & Society Association

2024 Annual Scientific ConferenceAssociation for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine

2024 SNOMED CT ConferenceSNOMED International

2024 International Congress on Lipid & Atherosclerosis (ICoLA)International Congress on Lipid & Atherosclerosis

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Association for Disability and Oral Health

2024 Biennial CongressInternational Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons

2024 International ConferencePan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics

2024 International Conference on Magnetic Resonance in Biological SystemsInternational Council on Magnetic Resonance in Biological Systems

2024 International Youth ForumWorld Assembly of Youth

2024 CongressFédération internationale de philatélie

2024 Subcommittee on Coding of Audio, Picture, Multimedia and Hypermedia Information MeetingInternational Electrotechnical CommissionInternational Organization for Standardization

2024 CongressEast Asian Society of Pulmonary Hypertension

2024 International Symposium on Dental HygieneInternational Federation of Dental Hygienists

2024 World CongressInternationale Vereinigung für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie

2024 International SymposiumAsia Pacific Retinal Imaging Society

2024 World Congress of GI EndoscopyWorld Endoscopy Organization

2024 Annual ConferenceAcademy of International Business

2024 Conference on Laboratory PhonologyAssociation for Laboratory Phonology

View More Future Events (33 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Seoul

2024 World Tourism Industry Conference (WTIC) – The International Tourism Forum
2024 Congress – Asian Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology
2024 Session – World Medical Association
2024 ICASSP : International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing – Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
2024 ISAAR : International Symposium on Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance – Asia Pacific Foundation for Infectious Diseases
2024 Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research – Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research
2023 Winter Conference – Busan University of Foreign StudiesAsociación Coreana de Estudios Latinoamericanos, Seoul
2023 Conference – Asia Plasma and Fusion Association
2023 Asian Pneumococcal Symposium (APS) – Asian Pneumococcal Symposium
2023 Annual Meeting – Cybersecurity Alliance for Mutual Progress
2023 Korea-Japan-China Forum for Communicable Disease Control and Prevention & Joint Symposium – Japan-China-Korea Forum on Communicable Disease Control and Prevention
2023 Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC) – Asia-Pacific Software Engineering Conference
2023 Asia Pacific Conference – Travel and Tourism Research Association
2023 Winter Meeting & International Symposium – Global Carbon Capture Utilization and Sequestration Society
2023 Global Symposium on Low Fertility and Population Ageing – United Nations Population Fund
2023 Global Conference – Association of Pacific Rim UniversitiesInternational Environment, Social and Governance Association
2023 Congress – Asian Canoe Confederation
2023 Senior Officials Meeting – North East Asian Centre for Environmental Data and Training
2023 Forum – Association of Pacific Rim Universities
2023 Annual Scientific Meeting – International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
2023 World Bio Summit – World Health Organization
2023 World Congress of Gastroenterology – World Gastroenterology Organisation
2023 Digital Summit – Asian-Oceanian Computing Industry Organisation
2023 International Conference – Busan University of Foreign Studies
2023 International Humanitarian Law Conference in Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Region – International Committee of the Red Cross

View More Past Events (8113 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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