As the capital of Korea for over 600 years, Seoul epitomizes the intersection of tradition and modernity, with ancient palaces, fortresses, temples, and tombs standing side-by-side with some of the world’s most impressive skyscrapers and city structures. There are four UNESCO World Heritage Sites within the city proper.
Seoul boasts one of the world’s most comprehensive and easy-to-use public transportation systems, including subways, high-speed rail, electric buses, and more. Wireless access is available citywide, including in moving subway cars and taxis. The city has over 30,000 hotel rooms in total, of which 7,500 are within 5 kilometers of Coex Convention Center. Many world-famous events have been hosted in Seoul, including the Olympic Games, FIFA World Cup, G20 Summit, and Nuclear Security Summit. Seoul is ranked as one of the top-five international event destination cities in the world by the Union of International Associations and was voted the Best Business Travel MICE City in 2011.
Seoul sits in a natural basin, surrounded by mountains and split down the middle by the majestic Han River. The city lies in a humid continental climate and experiences four distinct seasons. Seoul is one of the safest places in the world for foreign travelers, with low levels of crime, cutting-edge medical facilities and capable police and security authorities. And it is always bustling with colorful events, performances and reenactments of traditional activities.
The conference events will take place at the COEX Convention & Exhibition Center in Seoul. Coex is a business and cultural hub located in the heart of Gangnam, Seoul’s business district. It is a popular entertainment destination in Seoul for both domestic and foreign visitors, and welcomes an average of 150,000 people a day. Asia’s largest underground mall(The Coex Mall), three five-star hotels, two premier office towers, a department store, a subway station, an airport terminal, and more are all located at Coex.
Coex is also Korea’s top business events destination. The Coex Convention and Exhibition Center itself is a four-floor meetings venue with over 450,000㎡ of total floor space. There are over 200 exhibitions and 2,000 conferences here each year.
About Coex Mall
Directions & Map
The Laville is our event venue at which the poster session, welcome reception, mini concert and meet the editors will be held.
It only takes 5 minutes from COEX, just across the COEX.
Important Map of ICAP2016
COEX: Main Session, Technical Exhibition
The Laville: Welcome Reception, Poster Session, Mini Concert and Meet the Editors
The InterContinental COEX: Banquet