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Corporate Meeting Incentives
SUPPORT & SERVICE​ PLUS SEOUL Corporate Meeting Incentives
International conference

Corporate Meetings ‧ Incentives

Exhibition
Seoul actively supports and provides incentives for business events held in Seoul.

Required

  • 100 nights
    Stayed in total

  • 2 consecutive
    Nights in Seoul

  • Use two or more MICE Alliance member companies

Download MICE Support Brochure

Please submit your application not later than one month from the start date of the event.

  • Only the Korean local organizing committee, related Korean organization, local PCO or DMC is allowed to apply via SCB website
  • After results reports and expense documents are submitted, grants will be paid directly to the vendors (e.g.: restaurants or car rental companies)
  • Support program may end when the budget runs out

Support Details

  • Bidding Services
    • Bidding consultations
    • Site inspection support when corporate executives visit Seoul
    • Arrangement of meeting with Seoul mayor and relevant organizations in the bidding process
    • Joint bidding activities (support provided after consultation)
  • Core Benefits
    • Details
    • Accommodation, meeting facility rentals, transportation, charges for tourist facilities and services
    • * Additional support may be available for groups over 1,000
      (Please contact us)
    • Conditions
    • For groups that stay at least 2 nights in Seoul
      and 100 nights in total
    • Must use at least two Seoul MICE Alliance companies
      (including one paid company)
  • Customized Experiences
    • Details
    • Custom corporate events/programs
    • * Events that use a unique venue or are returning within five years can get an additional program
    • Conditions
    • More than 50 international participants
    • Groups using Seoul’s “unique venues” or revisiting Seoul within five years can receive support for one additional program
    • Please refer to MICE Support Brochure for more details

How to Apply

  •  Application for a financial support must be made via the SCB’s official website. As all forms must be completed in Korean, only the Korean local organizing committee, related Korean organization, local PCO or DMC is allowed to apply for theprocess.PleasecontacttheSCB at least 1 months prior to the event begins.

Application and support process

  • 01

    Apply

    (At least one month
    prior to the start date)

    Automated
    on-line application

  • 02

    Approval

    Approval notified based
    on the SMG support standards

  • 03

    Notification of the
    approval status

    (Within four weeks from
    application)

    E-mail notification on the
    approval status and support
    details

  • 04

    Event execution

    Event execution and
    preparation of supporting
    document

  • 05

    Online submission
    of results reports

    Within three weeks
    after event completion
    (activity)

  • 06

    Final decision issued
    on support and
    grant amounts after review
    of results reports

    Final decision to be
    notified through email

  • 07

    In-kind support

    (paid directly to the vendor)

    Payments within
    one month after notification

Withdrawal of support decision and reduction/return of grants (reasons)

  • Grants were determined or paid based on false information such as overstated attendance (withdrawal, reduction or return)
  • Application documents or results reports are incomplete (withdrawal, reduction or return)
  • Certain conditions for grants (indication of SMG sponsorship and exposure of its English logo) are not met (withdrawal or reduction)
  • Unauthorized indication of SMG sponsorship or use of logo for events other than ones approved (withdrawal, reduction or return)
  • Grants were determined or paid for general tours not for corporate conferences or corporate incentive tours (withdrawal or return)
  • Events that have caused public outcry after support decision was notified or grants were paid (withdrawal or return)

Conditions

  • Financial support recipients agree to credit Seoul City for sponsorship, and also adhere to guidelines regarding publicity of the Seoul City logo.
    Organizer must pay for expenses first, and will receive financial support upon conclusion of the event and submission of the required post-event documents.

Contact Information

    • Corporate Meetings ‧ Incentives
    • TEL : 02-3788-0849(General), 8143(Bidding), 8110(Hosting)
    • E-Mail : plusseoul@sto.or.kr
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Customized MICE support program
that can only be experienced in Seoul

Seoul Convention Bureau offers various benefits to make your MICE event more valuable and
sustainable through PLUS SEOUL. Experience Seoul's special MICE support program right now.
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Hospitality Services

  • Promotional MaterialsSeoul welcome kit contains souvenirs
    and Seoul guide map
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  • Seoul MICE SupportersHalf of labor cost covered with each supporter
    working 8 hours daily
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  • Airport Greeting MessageWelcome message at baggage claim areas of
    Incheon Int’l Airport Terminals 1&2
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Seoul Promotional Materials

  • Seoul Welcome Kit
    SCB support Seoul Welcome Kit including souvenir and Seoul guide map for groups with at least 50 international participants.
  • How to Apply
    Local agency can apply via our One-stop Service athttp://miceseoul.com/Korean
  • * Please complete your application at least 1 month before

Seoul MICE Supporters

  • Seoul MICE Supporters
    A highly trained and dedicated pool of multilingual personnel chosen from convention-related departments of universities able to provide support for a wide variety of operations for your international conferences or corporate meetings in Seoul.
  • How to Apply
    Local agency can apply via our One-stop Service athttp://miceseoul.com/Korean
  • * Please complete your application at least 1 month before

Airport Greeting Message

  • Seoul MICE Supporters
    A highly trained and dedicated pool of multilingual personnel chosen from convention-related departments of universities able to provide support for a wide variety of operations for your international conferences or corporate meetings in Seoul.
  • How to Apply
    Local agency can apply via our One-stop Service athttp://miceseoul.com/Korean
  • * Please complete your application at least 1 month before