Daegu is the best city to host international conferences in Korea. Following the establishment of the Daegu Convention & Vistors Bureau, Daegu became the first city with a dedicated convention bureau registered by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
Since then, Daegu has become a huge success story under the global spotlight.
Daegu has now become an expert at hosting international conferences owing to its extraordinary enthusiasm and hard work,
and is breaking new ground in the convention industry.
Working together with Daegu will make hosting your next international event a breeze.
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Daegu is a city of opportunity. Korea’s major corporations, including Samsung, Hyundai, LG, and POSCO all have offices in or around Daegu,
and conventions for new growth industries, including water, future vehicles, medical care, robotics, energy, and IoT are held all throughout the year.
Hosting an international conference in Daegu is the starting point of opening up the possibilities of building a global company with companies in Daegu that are working to lead the future of humankind.
For more information, contact the Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau today.
Daegu is a globally recognized convention city. It was recognized by the UIA as one of the top 10 cities for the hosting of international conferences in Asia, and has successfully held mega events, including the 2013 World Energy Conference (7,500 attendees), the 2015 World Water Forum (16,000 attendees), and the 2019 World Congress of Neuroscience (4,000 attendees).
Daegu continues to be chosen as the host city for future mega conferences as well,
including SIGGRAPH ASIA 2022 (6,000 attendees) and the 2024 World Biomaterials Conference (5,000 attendees).
Daegu is a great city for visiting sites and attractions officially recognized by UNESCO. The Archives of the National Debt Redemption Movement, a documentary heritage site included in the Memory of the World Register, and Dodongseowon, a world heritage site, are both located in Daegu. Confucian, Buddhist, and Gayan world heritage sites, and a global geopark are also located within an hour from Daegu.
The city is loved by international conference participants as a city getting a full experience of Korean culture.
These days it has become even easier to visit Daegu. The Daegu International Airport (16 direct flights to 8 countries), Incheon International Airport and Gimhae International Airport makes traveling from major cities around the world to Daegu quick and easy for international participants, while the KTX and extensive highway system makes it easy for domestic participants to get to Daegu.
The city is just 1 hour away by plane from Incheon or by limousine bus from Gimhae.
Daegu’s convenient transportation system is sure to satisfy all participants visiting Daegu.
Daegu is preparing for the future of conventions. The city has developed online and hybrid systems for untact meetings to accommodated the ever-changing industry, and it was the first city to have a convention organization receive ISO certification for sustainable event management. For an international convention city like Daegu, providing global convention facilities, hotels, and unique venues is a must. Enjoy attending the best conventions in Daegu, the city that is always preparing for the next step.
Daegu is the city that excels and bringing together industries, government agencies and research institutes.
Daegu is different from other regions because it develops strong organic relationships
and boasts the most success in developing specialized regional conventions by expanding international conference sponsorships
and co-hosting specialized regional conventions.
If you would like to witness first-hand the development of R&D and industries,
or want to see the development of leading global products, come visit Daegu.
Working with industries, government agencies, and research institutes will take your next event in Daegu to another level.
Daegu is a leading city in implementing COVID-19 quarantine measures.
Despite being affected by COVID in the early days of the pandemic,
Daegu wisely dealt with the virus owing to its medical care administration,
the voluntary support of medical organizations, and the strong sense of civic duty of its residents.
Daegu has a stable climate with low risk of natural disasters,
and has built a thoroughly safe quarantine system to match the city’s reputation as Korea’s medical city,
making Daegu the safest city to hold conventions in.