Vapouround magazine VAPOUROUND MAGAZINE OCTOBER ISSUE19 - Page 151

VAPE KOREA EXPO, KOREA. SEPTEMBER 7-9 The first VAPE KOREA EXPO took place in September at the KINTEX Exhibition Hall, Korea. Some of the most famous vape brands in the world, such as VGOD, PHIX, Nasty Juice, I VG Eliquids, Vampire Vape, MOX, Asmodus, Smoant, Drip More, Kardinal, and more exhibited and were beloved so much by Korean vapers. Most exhibitors found Korea to be a new emerging vape market and have already decided to participate in next year’s show with high satisfaction. Next year Vape Korea Expo 2019 will be held on a bigger scale with even more exhibitors from all over the world. The total number of exhibitors amounted to 90 companies from 11 countries, and 9,000 people visited this show. It wasn’t just about exhibiting products, but various events also accompanied with this show. The first vape tricks competition and cloud chasing competitions were held with the trick show of VGOD, and there was a conference for the latest trends in the Korean vaping market, KC Certification, laws and regulations, shipment and customs were also discussed during the show. Still the laws and regulations of vaping in Korea are strict, but VAPE KOREA EXPO took a role of connection between Korean government and vapers, which stepped to the better acknowledges of vaping culture in Korea. VM19 | 151