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Seoul’s well-equipped convention facilities combined with the support and services of the Seoul Convention Bureau are contributing factors to placing Seoul in the ranks of leading convention cities.

Seoul’s Convention Hosting Rankings

  • UIA rankings in 2017 : 3rd in the world, 2nd in Asia
  • ICCA rankings in 2017 : 10th in the world, 2nd in Asia

Convention Facilities

  • Convention Centers
    Coex and SETEC, located in the heart of the city, are Seoul’s representative convention centers. The two are part of a convention complex which houses twelve 5-star and 4-star hotels all within a 10-minute distance from the convention centers. A casino, airport terminal, shopping mall, the World Trade Center, and a movie theater are also conveniently nearby to entertain participants during their free time.

  • Convention Hotels
    36 of Seoul’s 5-star, 4-star, and 3-star hotels serve as convention hotels, acting as venues for international conferences and corporate meetings, and are fully equipped with the required services and facilities.

  • Unique Venues
    A waterfront banquet facility on the Hangang; a banquet hall placed in the exoticness of a traditional Korean house; galleries and various cultural spaces embracing modernity; a museum boasting in exhibition, scale and facility; and other exciting outdoor facilities and events add to the uniqueness of Seoul as a convention city.

Accommodation Statistics (Seoul)

Type of Hotel No. of Hotels No. of Rooms
5 Star Hotel 25 11,218
4 Star Hotel 45 11,663
3 Star Hotel 74 11,162
2 Star~Others 171 14,751
Family Hotels 17 2,909
Hostels 67 1,751
Total 399 53,454

MICE Linked Tour Programs

An introduction to a variety of tour programs to offer convention participants an adventure aside from their business travel.


Business travelers...
  • Don’t have enough time for site seeing.
    A variety of tour courses are introduced: single site courses (requiring 2~3 hours), half day courses, and 1/2 day courses.

  • Prefer sites near their accommodation.
    Tourist sites are recommended and listed for four zones of Seoul that have been divided for the convenience of travelers.

  • Want to experience various aspects of a city.
    Each course has a special theme so that tourists can enjoy the most popular sites in the limited time they have.