Global civil society activity in Busan, Korea Rep

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Busan, formerly romanized as Pusan and now officially Busan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants. It is the economic, cultural and educational center of southeastern South Korea, with its port—Korea's busiest and the fifth-busiest in the world —only about 190 kilometers (120 mi) from the Japanese islands of Kyushu and Honshu. The surrounding "Southeast Economic Zone" is South Korea's largest industrial area.

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Meetings Statistics

From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report

20 years

Busan is ranked #34 over a 20 year period,
with 1165 meetings since 1998.

Top 25 in 2018

Busan is ranked #16 in 2018, with 124 meetings.

Local UIA Partner

Busan Tourism Organization



Organizations based in Busan

Asia Pacific Tourism Association Est. 1995

Action Plan for Protection, Development and Management of the Marine Environment of the Northwest Pacific Region Est. 1991

Busan University of Foreign Studies

Asian Film Commissions Network

International Alliance of Marine-Related Institutions

Asian Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine Est. 2003

World Committee of Maritime Culture Institutes Est. 2010

Institute of International Maritime Affairs Est. 2000

Institute for Southeast Asian Studies Est. 1996

Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Cities Est. 2000

International e-Sports Federation Est. 2008

Institute for Mediterranean Studies Est. 1997

International Association for Convergence Science and Technology

Asian Federation of Mediterranean Studies Institutes Est. 2016

APEC Climate Center Est. 2005

Korea International Cooperation for Infectious Diseases

Global Core Research Center for Ships and Offshore Plants Est. 2011

View More profiles (17 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

Future Events in Busan

2021 AssemblyInternational Association of Cryospheric Sciences

2020 Annual ConferenceInternational Deep Drawing Research Group

View More Future Events (2 total) in The International Congress Calendar

Past Events in Busan

2019 Busan Democracy Forum – Asia Development Alliance
2019 Global Executive Summit – International e-Sports Federation
2018 ASEAN Plus Three Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting – Association of South East Asian Nations
2018 Asia International Food Safety Authorities Network Conference – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
2018 Session – Codex Alimentarius Commission
2018 Korea-EU Joint Seminar for Emission Trading Market – European External Action Service
2018 Plenary Meeting – International Electrotechnical Commission
2018 Conference – East Asian Conference on Phonosurgery
2018 International Symposium on New Era of Peace in Korean Peninsula – Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
2018 Global Executive Summit – International e-Sports Federation
2018 Asian Transplantation Meeting
2018 Seminar – International Network for Autonomous Ships
2018 Conference – Asian Society for Mitochondrial Research and Medicine
2018 Annual Meeting – International Society of Addiction Medicine
2018 Annual Conference – Federation for Asian Cultural Promotion
2018 Global Humanities Seminar – Busan University of Foreign Studies
2018 Busan International Port Conference
2018 World Humanities Forum – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
2018 Asian Pulp and Paper Industry Conference – Federation of ASEAN Pulp and Paper Industries
2018 Global Business Convention – Busan University of Foreign Studies
2018 Seminar on Climate Change Response and Resilience – Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
2018 Annual Session – Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia
2018 Annual Session – Coordinating Committee for Geoscience Programmes in East and Southeast Asia
2018 Asia Pacific International Congress of Anatomists – Asia Pacific International Congress of Anatomists
2018 International Workshop on Compettence for Standards Professionals in Companies and in Standards-Specialty Organizatons – International Organization for Standardization

View More Past Events (1729 total) in The International Congress Calendar

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