Why Daegu?

Daegu CVB's Professional Support

Established in 2003, the Daegu Convention & Visitors Bureau is Korea’s top organization
for hosting international conferences. Every employee is a veteran of international events,
and they have the longest average years of experience in the industry
Total online and offline support system with differentiated services

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.
Experience luxury services with the best covention & vistors bureau in Korea.

A Pioneering, Future Industry Hub

Home to many companies in the 5+1 New Growth Industries.
A wealth of opportunities for attracting sponsors and participants.
A win-win opportunity for international conferences and companies in
Daegu that have inherited Samsung’s spirit of success!

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.

Top 10 Convention City in Asia

Recognized by 2018 by the Union of International Associations (UIA)
as one of the top 10 cities for international conferences in Asia.
Host city to mega events with record-setting attendance such as
the World Energy Conference and the World Water Forum

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).

Gateway to UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Gyeongju, Andong, and Hapcheon all located near Daegu
Enjoy a tour of 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Seeing and experiencing the traditions of Korea boosts
the event satisfaction of participants.

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.

A Connected City

Just 15 minutes from Daegu International Airport to the convention center!
Just 1 hour away to get from Gimhae International Airport or
Incheon International Airport to Daegu International Airport!
The best transportation network in the country,
owing to Dongdaegu Bus Transfer Center and the Bukdaegu IC.

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.

Smart Convention Infrastructure

Online and hybrid conference studios available
Introduction of new platforms to prepare for the post-COVID era
First Korean organization in the MICE industry to receive ISO20121 certification

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.

Public-Private-Academic Partnerships

Home to the National Information Society Agency, the Daegu Digital Industry Promotion Agency,
and the Daegu Design Center. A number of public institutions based in Daegu supporting various fields.
Strong network for developing specialized regional conventions

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.

A Post-COVID Safe City

A medical city that was the first to implement drive-thru testing
Globally recognized for its quarantine system and excellent civic spirit
A stable four season climate, and calm environment without natural disasters

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.

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