PRESENT
2017

September
Received "Outstanding Venue Award" from AFECA (Asian Federation of Exhibition and Convention Associations)

2015

April
First ‘C-Festival’ at Coex and launch of MICE Cluster.

2014

December
Designation of ‘Gangnam Special Tourist Zone’

October
Coex acts as PCO for COP 12 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon-do

February
Consigned management of Gunsan Saqemangeum Convention Center (GSCO)

2013

November
Introduction of new personnel system by Coex’s Labor and Management Union

September
Inauguration of Trade Center MICE Cluster (CMC) Committee

2012

June

  • Coex organization of Presentation Tech 2012, first in-house organized conference
  • Awarded Korea Green Management Grand Prize

March
Planning and managing meeting site for 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit

2011

November
Awarded Grand Prize for Customer Satisfaction at Korea’s Management Awards.

June
Presidential citation for contribution to the G20 Seoul Summit.

March
Grand opening of online exhibition CyberCoex.

2010

November
Planned and managed meeting site for G20 Seoul Summit.

October
Awarded ‘Service Innovation Leader Award’ at Korea’s Managament Awards.

June
South Africa World Cup street cheering event along Yeongdong-daero, next to Coex.

2009

May

  • Installation of photovoltaic generation equipment as part of environmentally friendly managament policy
  • Announcement of new Corporate Identity and Vision

April
Opening of Coex Artium

2006

November
Hosted Korea, China and Japan VIP Forum.

May
Formed cooperation agreement with MunchenMesse Exhibition Centre.

January
Consigned management of Changwon Convention Center.

2005

October
Hosted Korea, China and Japan VIP Forum.

March
Business agreement with MünchenMesse Exhibition Centre.

January
Consigned management of Changwon Convention Center.

2004

March

  • Certification of Exhibition Management
  • Opening of Coex Art Hall
  • ISO 9001 Certification
2003

September
Hosted Korea International Instrumentation & Control System Exhibition, Shanghai, China

May
Hosted International Anti-Corruption Conference, Seoul

2002

June

  • Coex shows are first shows in Korea to receive UFI certification – KOFA, SIEMSTA, P&I
  • Supported management of World Cup International Media Center at Coex
2001

September
36th International Vocational Training Competition held at Coex

May
Hosted EXPO COMM KOREA

2000

October
Planned and managed meeting site for 3rd Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM)

August
KOEX founded as separate corporation fully invested by the Korea International Trade Association.

1998

July
Announcement of new Corporate Identity, rebranding as Coex.

1988

August
Completed construction of Korea World Trade Center (KWTC).

1986

May
KOEX founded as separate corporation fully invested by the Korea International Trade Association.

Opening of KOEX Exhibition Center
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