Seoul: World Class Convention City

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Yangwon (Agustin) Lee


Seoul Korea, Convention Industry, Knowledge Economy, Conventions held in Korea


In 21st century, countries have a great interest to move forward based on the knowledge economy. The knowledge economy is described as production and services based on knowledge-intensive activities that contribute to an accelerated pace of technological and scientific advance as well as equally rapid obsolescence (Snellman, 2004). Korean government also has its great passion to develop the knowledge industry in Korea. In other words, Korea has become one of the leading countries that balance national competitive industry and Knowledge industry. This article is focused on convention infrastructures and the strong Meetings, Incentive Travels, Conventions and Exhibitions Alliances (MICE), mainly focusing on Seoul.


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