In a bid to promote investment and
spread awareness of Korea’s future vehicles,
a key driver of the upcoming Fourth
Industrial Revolution, KOTRA will hold
the Pinpoint Investment Meeting-Future
Vehicle on June 8 at the InterContinental
Seoul COEX in South Korea. Participants
will include 100 representatives from
Korea’s automobile, auto part 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.
Astana Expo 2017
From June 10 to September 10,
KOTRA and MOTIE will jointly operate
the Korea Pavilion at Astana Expo in
Astana, Kazakhstan. Under the theme
‘Future Energy, Smart Life’, the pavilion
seeks to promote Korea as an innovative
country with technological prowess in the
field of future energy. It will also showcase
some of Korea’s most advanced
technologies in the areas of wind power,
solar panels and energy storage systems.
Astana Expo 2017 is an international
exposition which aims to create global
debate on future energy among countries,
nongovernmental organizations, companies
and the general public. The expo will
share knowledge on solutions tackling
social, economic and environmental challenges.
Approximately 5 million people
from over 100 countries are expected to
Korea Brand & Entertainment
On June 22 to 24, Korea Brand &
Entertainment Expo (KBEE) 2017 will be
held in Taipei’s World Trade Center. The
event seeks to foster cooperation between
Chinese-speaking countries and Korea in
the fields of cosmetics, fashion, household
goods and other highquality products
related to the Korean Wave. Now in
its 8th year, KBEE will provide the perfect
opportunity for interested companies
to see the hottest trends in Korean cultural
sector. This year’s event in particular will
look at the convergence of new media
and marketing through product placement.
Over 400 Chinese companies and
80 Korean companies will participate.
Global Mobile Vision 2017
Organized by KOTRA and hosted by
MOTIE and the Ministry of Science, ICT
and Future Planning (MSIP), Global
Mobile Vision 2017 (GMV) will kick off
from September 13 to 15 in the South
Korean city of Goyang.
As South Korea’s leading ICT industry
exhibition and business meeting event,
this year’s GMV will focus on cuttingedge
technologies and businesses that
will lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Since its launch in 2008, GMV has
played a vital role in the global ICT
industry as an international marketplace
for both foreign and domestic companies.
Along with large-scale exhibition and
conferences showcasing mobile and IoT
technology, one-on-one business meetings
and startup events like GMV
Creative Startup Korea will take place
throughout the three-day program.