Global civil society activity in Seoul, Korea Rep
Seoul, officially the Seoul Special City, is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area. Ranked as an alpha world city, Seoul was the world's 4th largest metropolitan economy with a GDP of US$635 billion in 2014 after Tokyo, New York City and Los Angeles. International visitors generally reach Seoul via AREX from the Incheon International Airport, notable for having been rated the best airport for nine consecutive years (2005–2013) by the Airports Council International. In 2015, it was rated Asia's most livable city with the second highest quality of life globally by Arcadis, with the GDP per capita (PPP) in Seoul being around $40,000. In 2017, the cost of living in Seoul was ranked 6th globally. In 2018, Seoul's real estate market was ranked 5th in the world for the price of apartments in the downtown center.
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From UIA's International Meetings Statistics Report
Top 10 over 20 years
Seoul is ranked #5 over a 20 year period,
with 4291 meetings since 1998.
Top 10 in 2018Seoul is ranked #3 in 2018, with 431 meetings.
Local UIA Partner
Seoul Tourism Organizationwebsite: http://www.miceseoul.com
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 SeoulAsia-Pacific Performing Arts Network Est. 1999
Federation of Asian Societies for Molecular Imaging Est. 2006
Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul Est. 1987
Asian Sports Press Union
Korea International Cooperation Agency
Asian Institute of Corporate Governance
International Weed Science Society Est. 1975
Asia-Pacific International Molecular Biology Network Est. 1997
Church Growth International Est. 1976
Asian and Pacific Shipbuilding Experts Meeting
Union of Asian Alpine Associations Est. 1932
Asian Rowing Federation Est. 1982
Asian Underwater Federation
Asian Associated Wrestling Committee Est. 1973
Institute of East Asian Regional Studies, Seoul Est. 2003
Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Est. 1991
East Asian Union of Human Genetics Societies Est. 2001
Ilmin International Relations Institute Est. 1995
International Cooperative Fisheries Organization Est. 1966
Latin American Studies Association of Korea Est. 1986
International Ginseng Symposium
Global Cooperation Society Est. 1979
US Consortium of APEC Study Centers Est. 1996
Asian Regional Cooperative Council for Nuclear Medicine Est. 2001
Future Events in SeoulGender Summit Asia Pacific – Gender Summit
Past Events in Seoul
2019 SBE19 SEOUL : Sustainable Built Environment Seoul Conference – International Initiative for a Sustainable Built Environment
2019 Conference on Engineering Sustainable Development – Association of Pacific Rim Universities
2019 Workshop on the Peaceful Development and Use of Chemistry for Member States of the OPCW in the Asian Region – Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
2019 IREC : International Renewable Energy Conference – Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century
2019 Conference – Green Growth Knowledge Platform
2019 Annual Symposium – International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision
2019 International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses
2019 GlobalNet 21 Forum – East Asia Institute, Seoul
2019 Conference – Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics
2019 International Youth Forum – World Assembly of Youth
2019 Joint Conference – International Studies Association
2019 Session – Asia-Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies
2019 Spring Conference – World Association for Triple Helix and Future Strategy Studies
2019 Convention – Global Peace Foundation
2018 Seminar on the Pricing og Illiquidity Factor's Systematic Risk – Asian Institute of Corporate Governance
2018 General Assembly – International Child Rights Center
2018 Seminar on Mutual Fund Flows and Fluctuations in Credit and Business Cycles – Asian Institute of Corporate Governance
2018 Corporate Anti-Corruption Management Cooperation Forum – United Nations Global Compact
2018 Seminar on the Outlook and Response Strategy for the Global Trade Environment – Korea International Trade Association
2018 International Forum on Transforming Cities for Decent Work – International Labour Organization
2018 Officers Meeting – International Information and Networking Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO
2018 Congress – Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society
2018 Seminar on What is Driving the Dispersion Anomaly – Asian Institute of Corporate Governance
2018 International Workshop on Theoretical Perspectives in Network Science – Asia-Pacific Centre for Theoretical Physics
2018 Workshop on International Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict Societies – Korea NGO Council for Overseas Development Cooperation
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