28 – 29 november 2017 | locatie: Seoul, Zuid-Korea

Free-of-charge 1:1 business matching services according to your specific business needs

We are excited to invite you to the WTC Network 1:1 Business Meeting for all the business members of local WTCs seeking to build a global network and explore promising business opportunities.

Held in conjunction with the Grand Sourcing Fair 2017, which is one of the largest events for business meetings in COEX attended by more than 1,000 companies every year, the WTC Network 1:1 Business Meeting will provide free-of-charge 1:1 business matching services according to your specific business needs in different market segments, ranging from consumer & industrial goods to healthcare to ICT products and etc. Be it one or two companies, any business member of the WTC network, both buyers and sellers alike, are more than welcome to be part of this event.

Fact sheet :

  • Korea
    Top 10 trading nation in the world, with approximately USD 1 trillion in annual trade volume.
  • KITA (Korea International Trade Association), founded in 1946
    Serving as the largest economic organization in Korea with more than 73,000 member companies and with years of experience in organizing trade mission groups through their research institute, trade academy as well as other B2B/C business platforms and facilities.
  • WTC Seoul
    Fully equipped with conventions and exhibition center (COEX), conference rooms, office buildings, hotels, business centers, shopping, entertainment malls, city airport and etc.
  • Grand Sourcing Fair
    An annual event that has been held since 2008, matching more than 1,000 domestic / international companies every year.
  • WTC Network Business 1:1 Business Meeting
    Innovative way of facilitating mutual business growth for WTC members, getting the most out of minimum investment through complimentary pre-matching business services.

Benefits and support for WTC participants :

1. Business Meeting
– Free booths for business meetings (3 x 2 m²)
– Free pre-matching services with qualified Korean buyers / sellers
– Free follow-up matching services (through our B2B platform, www.tradekorea.com)

2. Accommodation & Hospitality
– KITA’s partnership discount (special rate, generally 15 – 50% off at nearby hotels)
– WTC & Seoul city tour (optional)
– Directory publication

Program :

Date Time Venue  Program
27th November
TBA Welcoming Reception
28th November
14:00 – 17:00 TBA Seminar/ Conference*
Global Market & Sourcing Strategies Presented by Big Buyers
28th & 29th November
(Tuesday & Wednesday)
10:00 – 18:00 COEX D Hall WTC Network 1:1 Business Meeting
30th November (Thursday) 10:00 – 15:00 Seoul City Tour*

*  optional

Moreover, various market seminars are all free to attend. An exclusive welcoming reception for WTC members will also make you truly feel that you are part of a privileged network of trade professionals. KITA, being the owner and operator of WTC Seoul, has been hosting the Grand Sourcing Fair since 2009, and would like to use the extensive knowledge and experience to once again successfully host the WTC Network 1:1 Business Meeting.

Events hosted by WTC Seoul (KITA) – the largest business organization in South Korea

Download the 2017 WTC Network Business Meeting Application Form here. Please complete the application form and send to f.faber@wtctwente.eu at your earliest convenience.


For more information, please contact Freerk Faber.

Freerk Faber
074 2915 604

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