EW investigates how South Korea’s southern port powerhouse is layering the country’s leading technology, sectoral strengths and new venue capacity to strengthen its place as a key Asian trade and exhibition hub. Vogue, vogue… South Korea’s second city, Busan, centre of the country’s film industry and key port, is increasingly leveraging its sectoral strengths to power its exhibition and events destination credentials. A vibrant...
A consortium led by Korea’s largest tradeshow/convention venue, KINTEX (www.kintex.com) has won a bid to operate the India International Convention and Exhibition Center (IICC) in New Delhi for 20 years, paving the way for Korean CC operators into overseas markets. The company said on 23 July that its consortium with E-Sang networks – one of Korea’s leading exhibition organisers – was picked as a final winner in a bid for operation...
Busan’s BEXCO centre has been staging this week (June 7-17 ) one of its largest annual events, the Busan International Motor Show (BIMOS). Top brands were on display in South Korea’s second city.
South Korea’s international business events calendar has been largely unaffected by the recent MERS outbreak, the Korea Tourism Organisation claims, in a release that says the threat posed by the disease is subsiding.