05 Dec Stylish Event Spaces Added to Seoul Unique Venues Guide
The revised edition of the Seoul Unique Venues guide featuring five new venues is now available to meeting planners. The guide outlines the city’s 40 event spaces for a range of business events and meetings.
Venues are arranged in six categories – Riverside, Traditional, Modern, Performance Hall, Experience, and Museum & Art Center. One of the latest traditional venues is Arumjigi, a two-story hanok, or traditional Korean house-style facility, able to host meetings for up to 150 persons.
Also new to the guide are two Gangnam-based modern event spaces: Bamboo House, a recipient of the Seoul Architecture Prize, can host events for up to 180 persons. Elegant European banquet hall Villa de Bailey offers both “Classic” and “Oriental” dining spaces for a maximum of 600 persons.
Event planners in search of upscale cultural spaces may want to explore ARA artcenter and the Seoul Museum. Located in Insa-dong, ARA artcenter offers nine well-equipped exhibition halls that can hold 200-440 persons. The nearby Seoul Museum, which recently hosted this year’s Seoul MICE Alliance Annual Meeting, provides several modern and hanok-style event spaces, including two exhibition halls for up 1,700 persons and a rooftop garden for up to 250 persons.
Throughout the updated guide, meeting planners will also find plenty of options to choose from among the more established venues. Floating Island Convention (FIC), for example, is a popular riverside event space located directly on the Hangang River within the Some Sevit complex. The much-publicized Dongdaemun Design Plaza (ddp) has also become a highly in-demand facility, in particular for design-related shows and gatherings since its opening in 2014. Entertainment complex Lotte World, meanwhile, which houses one of the world’s largest amusement parks, has become a popular incentive destination for corporate groups and even a dining venue for international conferences.
Readers can download a free copy of the Unique Venues guide, as well as many other useful guides for meeting planners considering Seoul for their next event, from here.