Conference & Meetings World Supplements Seoul Supplement - Page 5

Seoul The Changing seasons of Seoul S eoul’s lively character comes to life in a variety of different ways throughout the year. While the city’s impressive range of unique event venues can make for ideal settings in any season, some are especially recommended when the weather brings out a certain aspect of Seoul’s distinctive style. Below are just some of the many available. Summer: Seoul Marina Club & Yacht Situated on the southern shores of the Hangang River in central Seoul, Seoul Marina Club & Yacht is the city’s first inshore marina. Its striking four-storey clubhouse is frequently the site of a whole range of business events, including promotions, festivals and meetings, while its marina provides power yachts for river-based activities. Its clubhouse facilities include the Italian restaurant Café Breeze and three convention halls. Although open all year round, Seoul Marina is the place to enjoy the balmy Hangang to the fullest during the summer. Autumn: Samcheonggak A traditional Korean mountain retreat in the heart of Seoul, Samcheonggak is a public cultural space offering a wide range of programmes using the four seasons as its backdrop. During the autumn, however, the unique venue is surrounded by an eye-catching display of multicoloured leaves, cool forest breezes, and a serene mountain atmosphere. Event planners will find no better place to discover Korean culture than at Samcheonggak`s serene traditional Korean hanok-style buildings and classically elegant outdoor gardens, ideal for holding luxurious events. Winter: Coex When the winter breezes arrive in Seoul, Coex offers everything the visitor desires all in one warm, inviting space. Located in the famous Gangnam district, Coex is a massive multicomplex containing an enormous shopping mall, five-star business hotels, Seoul’s World Trade Centre, a theatre, aq Յɥմ