Conference & Meetings World Supplements Seoul Supplement - Page 19

Seoul Supporting your event S eoul’s rapidly expanding meetings industry is the perfect partner for every event planner, whether they are looking to hold successful corporate meetings or host global events as large as the G20 summit. In addition, Seoul is actively working to tailor its services for the European market through ongoing interaction with buyers, media and industry professionals at various industry events. Financial Support for International Conferences and Meetings It is easier than ever to quality for financial support in Seoul, which is available for events that meet certain criteria in terms of size and duration, and can also include the services outlined below. Please visit the Seoul Convention Bureau (SCB) homepage or contact SCB for more information on eligibility and the types of support packages offered. Site Inspections The SCB offers accommodation and transportation services to board members or executives visiting Seoul for event feasibility studies. This includes venue recommendations, city tours, and site inspections of business events infrastructure and local attractions. In addition, the SCB can provide a letter and video message of support for proposed events from the mayor of Seoul and the CEO of the Seoul Tourism Organization. Promotional Support For events hosted in Seoul, the SCB provides a range of promotional materials, including a Meeting Planners Guide, a leaflet outlining 10 Reasons to Choose Seoul, and a USB of digital promotional content. International event attendees can also receive the Seoul Welcome Kit, comprising a Business Travelers Guide, postcards and a coupon book. Operational Support For logistic support at business events, organisers can apply for the assistance of the Seoul Convention Supporters. These are a highly-trained and dedicated pool of multilingual personnel able to provide operational assistance for international congresses or other events upon request. Learn more about SCB services and support by visiting Contact Us Address: (110-460) 8, 9Fl. 49, Daehak-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Korea Tel: +82-2-3788-0821 Fax: +82-2-3788-0899 Email: CONFERENCE & MEETINGS WORLD 19