Seoul MICE Alliance Awarded the President of Korea National Tourism Organization’s Prize at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Awards’
Dec29

Seoul MICE Alliance Awarded the President of Korea National Tourism Organization’s Prize at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Awards’

The Seoul MICE Alliance of the Seoul Tourism Organization Convention Bureau was awarded the president’s prize of the Korea National Tourism Organization of ‘the 2016 Korea MICE Awards Excellent MICE Alliance Section’ at the ‘2016 Korea MICE Alliance Conference & Awards’ held at Gyeong-ju Hwabaek Center last Dec. In particular, the alliance was recognized for their ability to attract international meetings by expending member...

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New Programs to Be Added for Team Building Seoul for 2017
Nov30

New Programs to Be Added for Team Building Seoul for 2017

Seoul Metropolitan Government, together with the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO), has been running its Team Building program(Teambuilding with Seoul) as one of the city’s many support services for qualifying business event participants. Currently the program features 19 activities from mission-based games to culturally-immersive programs, aimed at developing cooperation among participants. The STO collaborated with members of the...

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Introducing Seoul’s New Unique Venues
Nov30

Introducing Seoul’s New Unique Venues

The Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) designates and supports unique venues in Seoul to help MICE event organizers choose the right place for their events (see article). The STO has recently accepted more sites as unique venues to make events exceptional. Riverside Facility If you want something besides a traditional conference hall, try the venues alongside Han River, one of Seoul’s notable geographical features. ▹E-land...

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Seoul Media FAM Tour to Welcome Media From Abroad
Oct27

Seoul Media FAM Tour to Welcome Media From Abroad

-Seven reporters from tourism and MICE media outlets in America and Europe invited -Tour to be held as part of the Seoul MICE Week From November 21 through the 26, the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) will be hosting journalists and reporters from some of the leading tourism and MICE media outlets of the Americas and Europe for the city’s second MICE Media FAM tour of 2016. A total of seven journalists and reporters will be...

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Enjoy both Coffee and Seoul with the Energizing Seoul Coffee Tour Bus
Oct27

Enjoy both Coffee and Seoul with the Energizing Seoul Coffee Tour Bus

  One of Korea’s signature fairs on coffee and cafes, the 15th Seoul International Cafe Show, will be held from November 10 to 13 at COEX. The annual event has successfully been hosted for many years now with the previous year attracting 555 exhibitors from 35 countries and over 140,000 visitors from 76 countries. This year’s Cafe Show is expected to host 600 exhibitors from 40 countries with the number of...

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Seoul Promotes Its MICE Infrastructure in Beijing
Sep27

Seoul Promotes Its MICE Infrastructure in Beijing

The Seoul Metropolitan Government and the Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) visited Beijing, China, early last month attending Incentive Business Travel & Meetings China (CIBTM) 2016, China’s largest MICE show. From start to finish, Seoul actively made use of their time at MICE show including holding a briefing session on Seoul MICE with 120 overseas MICE professionals and promoting Seoul’s infrastructure and supports...

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Seoul Convention Bureau’s Promotional Video Wins Gold in the International Business Awards
Sep27

Seoul Convention Bureau’s Promotional Video Wins Gold in the International Business Awards

Seoul Tourism Organization (STO)’s Convention Bureau has won a Gold Stevie Award in the 2016 International Business Awards (IBA) with its ‘Seoul MICE Promotional Video.’ Seoul Mice Promotional Video(Eng ver. 2016) from Seoul Convention Bureau on Vimeo. The awards are divided into categories including management, marketing, public relations, customer service, human resources, new product, IT, and website. This year,...

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A Convenient and Unique Service ‘Seoul MICE Briefing Session at Your Location’
Aug26

A Convenient and Unique Service ‘Seoul MICE Briefing Session at Your Location’

Seoul has been committed to providing support to a variety of programs for the MICE industry. Despite the positive fact that once organizations experience the benefits of the programs, they are likely to apply again in the future, there are still many organizations and events that have never before had the opportunity to experience these programs. The Seoul Tourism Organization (STO) has continuously promoted Seoul’s support for...

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Overseas Korean Adoptees Search for their Roots in Seoul
Jul25

Overseas Korean Adoptees Search for their Roots in Seoul

Korean adoptees from all over the world will gather together in Seoul with the purpose of experiencing traditional Korean culture, facilitating communication with one another, to better discover their roots. The International Korean Adoptee Associations (IKAA) is holding its IKAA Gathering 2016 from August 2 to August 7 at Lotte Hotel, Sogong-dong. A total of 600 people, including Korean adoptees from 20 countries and their family...

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‘Students Converse with Diversity’ in UnivExpo
Jun24

‘Students Converse with Diversity’ in UnivExpo

‘Seoul MICE Supporters’ ran a PR booth ‘2016 UnivExpo Seoul’ was held at Yeonse-ro, Sinchon, from June 4 to 5, with the theme of ‘Students Converse with Diversity.’ The UnivExpo has met its 7th year in 2016, and marked itself as the festival for university students in the form of expo, solely planned, organized, and hosted by its organizing committee and supporters consisted of more than 100 students. This year’s UnivExpo held variety...

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Seoul Roadshow at Singapore, ‘No. 1 City of MICE’
May30

Seoul Roadshow at Singapore, ‘No. 1 City of MICE’

Seoul Tourism Organization held ‘2016 Singapore Seoul Roadshow’ on May 16, in Singapore. The Roadshow aimed to discover and attract new demands for MICE and tourism industries in Singapore, in where markets for corporate meetings and incentive tours are in continuous growth, along with the growing popularity of the K-Wave, and the Seoul Tourism Organization discovered more than 5 cases in demand out of its 21 consulting sessions....

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Introducing Seoul to Guangzhou
May30

Introducing Seoul to Guangzhou

Seoul Tourism Organization participated in the ‘Korea MICE Expo’ hosted by Korea Tourism Organization on May 20 at Grand Hotel in Guangzhou, China. The Expo was organized to expand MICE market in Huanan area by providing business consultations and exhibition & experience events for local companies, organizations, and travel agencies in Guangzhou, and attracted more than 1,500 visitors. Local buyers and visitors showed deep...

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Cheonggyecheon Stream~Seoul Plaza, ‘Peace walk’ by International Rotary conventioneers
May03

Cheonggyecheon Stream~Seoul Plaza, ‘Peace walk’ by International Rotary conventioneers

Rotary members participating in the 2016 Rotary International Convention sponsors events at diverse venues in Seoul city. Regarding this occasion, Seoul city announced that a Support Group will be organized for the successful progress of this Convention where 50,000 domestic and foreign participants arrive, and for the convenience of foreign tourists. Rotary International Club is the world’s largest non-profit civil organization,...

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C-Festival, supported as the MICE event representing Seoul
May03

C-Festival, supported as the MICE event representing Seoul

-Publicity boothㆍcultural performances etc. Seoul City announced that the city will plan and act on the support plan for C-Festival to develop as the representative MICE event of Seoul. C-Festival is the global culture festival held in the coex vicinity, Samseong-dong from May 4 to 8. This is the second occasion since the inception last year. Various Korean Wave culture experiment spaces were launched as part of the grandest global...

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Busy Year Ahead for Seoul Meetings Industry
Dec07

Busy Year Ahead for Seoul Meetings Industry

2016 is already promising to be another active year for Seoul’s business events sector, with a packed calendar of international gatherings across multiple industries. Three major events are expected to bring over 10,000 international delegates to the city. ASME Turbo Expo 2016 The ASME Turbo Expo is the leading international gathering for experts in the field of turbomachinery, an area of mechanical engineering related to the science...

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