Meeting Planning in Seoul, South Korea
The premier convention facility in South Korea, COEX Convention & Exhibition Center consistently makes the list of the world's top 10 convention centers and is among the largest in South Korea. Located in the 605,221-square-meter World Trade Center Seoul in the heart of the city, this astonishing center is a city within itself. The WTC complex features the largest shopping mall in South Korea, a 17-theater Megabox Cinema, the COEX Aquarium, over 200 restaurants and more. Two InterContinental Hotels, the Grand Intercontinental Seoul and the COEX Intercontinental Seoul, are also located adjacent to the facility.
Built in 2000, the COEX Annex Building houses its grand ballroom, auditorium, and much of its convention and meeting space. The state-of-the-art facility features over 36,000 square meters of exhibition space spread across various specialty exhibition halls, the largest of which can accommodate up to 7,000 people. For conventions and other meetings, the conference center at COEX has 30 meeting rooms, including six large conference rooms. Overall, planners can find 18,400 square meters of convention space throughout the center, the largest space being the 1,820-square-meter grand ballroom.
When it comes to amenities, COEX has everything covered. Exclusive on-site caterer Westin Chosun Hotel prepares five-star dining experiences, from coffee breaks to banquets, for large groups numbering in the thousands. Wired and wireless Internet is available, as is a variety of audio-visual equipment. Parking is available on-site at COEX, which can also be reached via public transportation or via shuttle buses departing from the arrivals section at Incheon Airport.