Coex would like to congratulate incumbent CEO Mr. Dongwon Lee for his recent appointment as Chairman of the Association of Korea Exhibition Industry (AKEI), announced by the association on Monday, August 24th. Mr. Lee, the 14th chairman to assume the role, will hold the position for the next two years.
Established in 2002, the AKEI works closely with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy to promote and enhance Korea’s exhibition industry for both domestic and international events.
In addition to Coex, the association’s current 62 members also include the Changwon Exhibition Center (CECO) and aT Center, for which Coex provides venue services, as well as many other key domestic industry partners Coex works with regularly to create world-class events.
In his role as Chairman, Mr. Lee aims to make the local exhibition industry a key driver in Korea’s economic recovery from Covid-19.
“We at AKEI will strive to help enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of the Korean exhibition industry and pave its way forward, thereby promoting its standing on the world stage” he said.