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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Organizations based in Seoul

International Weed Science Society Est. 1975

International Association for Ecology Est. 1967

International Council of Women Est. 1888

World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments

World Organization for Early Childhood Education Est. 1948

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

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 Triathlon Confederation Est. 1991

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 ConferenceInternational Society for Quality in Health Care

2023 Biennial CongressWorld Gastroenterology Organisation

2023 Triennial Scientific MeetingInternational Federation of Foot and Ankle Societies

2023 CongressInternational Society for Medical Shockwave Therapy

2023 ConferenceInternational Society for Quality in Health Care

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 Congress of Paediatric Laboratory MedicineInternational Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory MedicineEuropean Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2022 International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC WorldLab)International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

2022 International ConferenceIEOM Society International

2022 World Congress of EndourologyEndourological Society

2022 CongressGlobal Young Greens

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 Triennial ConferenceInternational Federation of Operational Research Societies

2021 ConferenceInternational Association of Buddhist Studies

2021 Social Psychology of Intergroup Conflict - Towards Peace and Reconciliation in AsiaAsian Association of Social Psychology

2021 Transforming Pharmacists’ Roles - Improving Quality of Life through Healthcare innovationInternational Pharmaceutical Students' Federation

2021 Quadrennial World CongressBernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability

2021 Annual General MeetingInstitute of Mathematical Statistics

2021 ConferenceInternational Institute for Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis

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

View More Future Events (31 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Seoul

2021 Congress – International Radiation Protection Association
2021 International Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC WorldLab) – International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
2021 World Congress – World Catholic Association for Communication
2021 Triennial Therapeutic Riding Congress – Federation of Horses in Education and Therapy International
2021 Walk21 Conference – Walk21 Foundation
2021 Conference – Presidents of Law Associations in Asia
2020 Asia Pacific Stroke Conference – Asia Pacific Stroke Organization
2020 Asian Congress of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery – Asia Pacific Association of Robotic Surgeons
2020 Congress – Asian Political and International Studies Association
2020 Symposium – Asia Pacific Tele-Ophthalmology Society
2020 Global Marketing Conference – Global Alliance of Marketing and Management Associations
2020 Biennial Congress – Asian Society of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
2020 Spectrum of esthetics and diverse approaches (seda) – Asian Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry
2020 Family therapy in dynamic Asia – Asian Academy of Family Therapy
2020 Quadrennial World Conference – International Committee on Non-Destructive Testing
2020 International Congress on Ceramics – International Ceramic Federation
2020 Conference – Asian Federation of Middle East Studies AssociationsKorean Association of Middle East Studies
2020 Walk21 Conference – Walk21 Foundation
2020 Associations Round Table - Asia Pacific – Union of International Associations
2020 Half-Yearly Meeting – World Franchise Council
2020 Summit – Global Trade and Innovation Policy Alliance
2020 Biennial General Conference – East Asian Insurance Congress
2020 International Congress on Noise Control Engineering – International Institute of Noise Control Engineering
2020 Annual General Meeting – Institute of Mathematical Statistics
2020 Quadrennial World Congress – Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability

View More Past Events (7242 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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