As you may know, Seoul is an exciting city but it can also
be a hectic place to live. Time seems to move much faster
here and sometimes we forget to stop and smell the flowers.
That’s why in May, Invest KOREA (IK) held this year’s Get
to Know Korea (GTKK) program at Jinkwansa Temple.
GTKK is an annual event that helps members of Korea’s foreign
business and press community, along with their families,
get familiar with the country’s rich history and culture.
Under the theme ‘Serenity in Seoul’, GTKK participants learned about traditional Buddhist teaching and etiquettes.
They also had a chance to try a delicious temple meal and engage in conversation with monks over tea.
IK fully recognizes the contribution that foreign-invested companies make to the country on a daily basis, and
we want to make Korea a more comfortable place for investors to call home through such events.
On another note, KOTRA and IK will be holding the Pinpoint Investment Meeting-Future Vehicle on June 8
to promote cooperation and spread awareness of Korea’s future vehicles, a key driver of the upcoming Fourth
Industrial Revolution. Participants will include 100 representatives from Korea’s automobile, auto parts and
vehicle system companies and local governments, as well as 30 prospective investors in the future vehicle
industry. The event will provide participants an in-depth look at the status and trends of the domestic automobile
market. It will also host consultation sessions for participants interested in M&A or Korea’s Free
Economic Zones (FEZ). A tour of the country’s automobile clusters and its promising companies will be made
available for those interested.
I ask for your continued support and should you have any suggestions on how we can improve our programs
to better suit your needs, please let us know. Thank you.
Yong Kook Kim / Head of Invest KOREA