A Global Leader of the MICE Industry

Since opening in March of 1979 Coex has provided a global exchange platform where people and businesses come together through exhibitions and conferences. We’re proud to say that Coex has become a pillar of the Asian MICE market as Korea’s greatest exhibition & convention venue, event organizer, and a tourist attraction with infrastructure to service all your business needs.

Coex is comprised of four stories above ground with 36,007 of exhibition space and a floor area of 460,000. Our four exhibition halls can be partitioned into 9 separate spaces and 100 meeting room spaces can accommodate larger meetings or banquets, or can be divided into smaller rooms for any type of functions up to 7,000 people. With over 30 years of accumulated building management system and the state-of-the-art equipment, our award-winning facility, Coex, is your preferred venue delivering extraordinary experiences for all types of events.

With its expertise in venue management and active promotion of the exhibition industry, Coex has been trusted to foster multiple local and international exhibition centers over the years. Currently, Coex manages the Changwon Exhibition and Convention Centre (CECO) in Gyeongnam province, and the World Trade Centre Binh Duong New City Expo in Vietnam with Becamex IDC. 

Moreover, Coex was the first Korean organization to obtain UFI certificate from the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry in 2020 after demonstrating its ability to host world-class exhibitions. As the Korea’s leading exhibition organizer, Coex annually organizes more than 25 exhibitions in Korea and abroad, including China, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Gangnam MICE Special Tourist Zone

Shifting focus from purely exhibitions and conferences to becoming a center for industry, trade, and culture, Coex formed the Coex MICE Cluster. The Coex MICE Cluster is a co-operation between 13 businesses located at the World Trade Center Site Seoul that work together to keep a competitive edge as a pillar of the Asian MICE market. The Coex MICE Cluster includes hotels, tourist attractions, transportation, entertainment, and shopping facilities. Together we provide everything a business traveler or event planner could possibly need.

A Leader of the MICE Industry in Korea

Hosting more than 200 exhibitions and 2,500 international meetings and events every year, Coex is the most renowned convention center in Korea. Our portfolio includes major international events such as the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in 2000, World Cup Media Center in 2002, G20 Summit in 2010, the Nuclear Security Summit in 2012, and the UFI Congress in 2013.

Built on Expertise

Coex knows that every business is built on the shoulders of its people. That’s why we have Korea’s most knowledgeable MICE experts on our team. Our combined experience has made us the biggest exhibition and convention promoter in Korea that is certified by The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy.

COEX - At the Center of Korea

At Coex we aim to provide our clients with the best in service, while also ensuring we have a positive impact on the local culture and economy. As Korea’s premier events center and organizer, we contribute to national competitiveness while serving as a progressive platform for business and information exchange.

Situated next to Bongeun Temple and connected directly to the Coex Starfield Mall, Coex offers our guests the chance to connect to both ancient history and modern pop culture. Propelled by the opening of Shinhan- Card@Coex Artium,  and the designation of Gangnam as a Special Tourist Zone dedicated to the MICE industry, Coex, as a a gateway to Korean culture, has evolved into a center for business and culture alike.

Coex – Connect with business and explore culture in a world class event venue.

Join us for an unforgettable experience!