Refurbished Coex Mall Boosts Shopping & Culture in Seoul’s Booming Convention District
Jan16

Refurbished Coex Mall Boosts Shopping & Culture in Seoul’s Booming Convention District

Coex has re-launched its popular mall complex – billed as Asia’s largest underground shopping center – after two years of extensive renovations in the Samseong-dong district of Gangnam in Seoul. The refurbished Coex Mall offers a wide range of shopping, cultural, and entertainment facilities for international business visitors, now fully upgraded at a time when the area is experiencing a major overhaul of its meetings infrastructure....

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Top Medical Science Conferences Unite in Seoul for First-Ever World Forensic Festival
Dec01

Top Medical Science Conferences Unite in Seoul for First-Ever World Forensic Festival

Seoul recently welcomed some of the world’s top experts in forensics for information-gathering and knowledge-sharing during World Forensic Festival 2014, held from October 12-18. The week-long event, which brought together 1,511 professionals from 78 countries, was the first time in which four established international events on forensic science were held simultaneously, with the organizers of each all agreeing upon Seoul as the...

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COEX Aquarium
Dec01

COEX Aquarium

An Underground Ocean: COEX Aquarium The Samsung COEX Mall shouldn’t be anything new to those familiar with Seoul: the giant underground shopping complex is a futuristic plaza of shops, restaurants, a movie theater and much more—not to mention it connects directly with Hyundai Department Store next door. But have you visited the aquarium on its premises? It has a collection of 40,000 sea creatures comprising over 650 different species...

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Seoul Provides Full Spectrum of Support for ICM 2014
Sep01

Seoul Provides Full Spectrum of Support for ICM 2014

Seoul recently had the opportunity to welcome a large assembly of the world’s top mathematicians in town for the 27th International Congress of Mathematics (ICM 2014), held at the Coex convention center from August 13-21. Over 5,000 people from more than 125 countries attended the successful nine-day event which featured a series of addresses from some two hundred invited speakers on recent developments in mathematics and its...

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Seoul Welcomes Arrival of New Accommodation Aloft Seoul Gangnam
Sep01

Seoul Welcomes Arrival of New Accommodation Aloft Seoul Gangnam

Seoul will soon welcome a new addition to its ever-expanding accommodation profile when the Aloft Seoul Gangnam opens its doors on October 1st. The hotel will be located in Gangnam near the Coex convention center, a region that is set to develop into a meetings industry multicomplex by 2020 under the Seoul Metropolitan Government’s meetings “Master Plan”.  Aloft is one of several new hotels being built in regions of Seoul expected to...

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World Timber Engineering Conference the Latest of Many Bid Wins for Seoul
Sep01

World Timber Engineering Conference the Latest of Many Bid Wins for Seoul

Seoul has won the bid to host the 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE), a major biannual gathering of the world’s foremost forestry experts from multiple fields. Scheduled to take place from September 9-13, 2018 at Coex, the conference will be attended by 700 persons from 40 countries and represents one of several winning event bids for Seoul this year. In preparation for the bid, local organizers from the Korea Forest...

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World’s Best Airports Honored in Seoul
Jul07

World’s Best Airports Honored in Seoul

Seoul recently had the opportunity to show its capabilities beyond Incheon International Airport to attendees of last month’s Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, held from May 26-28. Taking place at Coex and Lotte World, 965 professionals representing 150 airports in 69 countries attended the event, discussing the latest issues faced by the aviation industry and...

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