International Direct flights to Korea land at Incheon International Airport, and you can immerse your groups and host meetings within a few minutes of landing, literally. Choose from resort hotels at the airport, and neighbouring Yeongjong Island (accessed by Maglev, or road, in a matter of minutes) or in Songdo, accessed via Incheon Bridge in 20 minutes.
The overall area, referred to as IFEZ (Incheon Free Economic Zone) comprises Songdo, Yeongjong, and Cheongna International Cities including Incheon International Airport/ Ports as a hub for Northeast Asia. Incheon is where the country’s west coast originates, serving as the gateway to Seoul, just 30 miles away.
Meet at the Airport
Grand Hyatt Incheon, one of the largest Grand Hyatt’s outside North America, this venue does not disappoint with 2 ballrooms and over 1000 bedrooms, and outdoor terrace and regular airport shuttles.
Paradise City Incheon delivers an art gallery, performances, luxury meeting facilities and accommodation in a full resort location.
Nest hotel – a Design Hotel, located on Yeongjong Island, is an exemplary piece of Brutalist architecture, interiors, are as to be expected, befitting a Design Hotel
Songdo International Business District is a smart city., home to UN and international businesses offers a cosmopolitan vibe. With smart bus stops, energy from refuse, and more, it is a truly modern city, and a blueprint for next-generation “smart” city solutions.
With widespread implementation of the Green Building Council’s LEED™ standard, 40% of the city has equally been set aside as green public space. Songdo offers visitors, and businesses a sustainable location.
Incheon also boasts Korea’s only China Town, opened in 1883 when the port first opened, nowadays it is a fabulous place to find the best Chinese restaurants, in the unlikely event you have exhausted the wealth of Korean and Western cuisine on offer.
The port is being developed as a deep sea port with excellent connections across the Yellow Sea and beyond.
Where to stay and meet
Songdo Convensia A recently expanded high spec convention centre, offers conferencing and exhibition space stylishly packaged in a nod to The Sydney Opera House
There is a Sheraton Grand and Oakwood Premier 2 mins from the front door and a Holiday Inn within a 10 minute stroll, ensuring delegates can stay on site.
It is not all 21st century styling, in a nod to traditional Korean structures, the city boasts the stunning Gyeongwonjae Ambassador Incheon hotel (in association with Accor) built in the traditional Hanok style, complete with a classical Pavilion with significant meeting and event space.
Unique venues, and unusual spaces
Tri Bowl – an arts and performance space, suitable for events of any type.
And towering over the city is NEATT - Northeast Asia Trade Tower- at 312m in height it includes business facilities and hotels.
If that is not enough alternative options include Songdo International City cultural complex, or even a Cruise, off the coast, and firework displays can be arranged.
For further information about the support on offer from KoreaMICE Bureau, where to meet and what to do, please contact us.