WHY GOYANG

WHY GOYANG

Reason to Choose Goyang

Easy Accessibility

Goyang is a city in the northern part of Gyeonggi-do. Being situated between Seoul, the capital of Korea, and Incheon Airport, the largest international airport in Korea, the city has an easy accessibility from the airport just within the range of 30~40 mins by car. In fact, public transportation such as subways, buses and trains make it truly convenient to travel from Goyang to anywhere in Korea and even to the world.

Fun Fact:

· 45 minutes from Incheon Airport to Goyang

· 30 minutes from Gimpo Airport to Goyang

· 30 minutes from Goyang to Seoul

· 35 minutes from Goyang to DMZ

Largest Convention Center in Korea

KINTEX has a 100,000㎡ Exhibition Area, the largest in Korea, and has secured a total Exhibition Area of 178,000㎡ as the 3rd Exhibition Hall is to be completed in 2024. It is expecting to take a leap forward as the world's top 20 scale exhibition hall. KINTEX is an international exhibition hall funded by Gyeonggi-do, Goyang city, and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, contributing to economic revitalization, job creation, and local social contribution. It also practices responsible decision-making(Governance) in consideration of non-financial factors in the entire business process such as social and environment, taking the lead in ‘ESG management’ in Korea.

Fun Fact:

· 1st Convention Center(53,541㎡)

· 2nd Convention Center(54,470㎡)

· 3rd Convention Center(70,000㎡) - opening in 2024

Goyang Lake Park

Goyang Lake Park is a place loved by Goyang citizens. It’s an ecological park with the size of over 3 million ft², where nature and culture co-exist. The Lake Park also features a large variety of wild flowers, plants, and botanical gardens; in fact, it acts as the venue for the annual Goyang International Flower Festival. It is beautiful to visit when the cherry blossom and magnolia trees are in full bloom.

Fun Fact: Goyang Lake Park holds the largest man-made lake in Asia.

Only 5-star Hotel in Gyeonggi-do

SONO Calm Goyang is a luxurious hotel in Goyang city where visitors can enjoy a cozy stay. With both East and West Towers, the hotel offers a total of 826 rooms including various types from Standard to Suite. SONO Calm Goyang is equipped with banquet and convention halls, being suitable to hold exclusive MICE meetings and events. The modern classic design, which reflects the traditional Korean culture is also worth noting.

Fun Fact: SONO Calm Goyang is the only 5-star hotel in Gyeonggi-do. Be our guest!

Sustainable MICE Capital of Korea

Goyang is a green city surrounded by Mt. Bukhan and the Han River. The city boasts its natural view with Goyang Nuri Trail, a series of trekking courses, Janghang Wetland, registered as a Ramsar site in 2021, and many more. Goyang city strives to become the ‘Sustainable MICE Capital of Korea’ by continuously making positive impact in the fields of environment, society, MICE infrastructure, and DMO.

Fun Fact: GoyangCVB is the first to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index(GDS-I) in South Korea.

Breath of History & Culture

With all the modern development, Goyang city still maintains its cultural legacy at heart. Haengjusanseong Fortress and Heunggeuksa Temple are all proof how the city honors its history and traditions. Seooreung and Seosamneung, tombs for Kings of Joseon Dynasty, are also recognized for their value based on Confucian and geomantic traditions and thus registered as UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage.

Fun Fact: Goyang City Tour runs every week from Tuesday to Sunday.

Shopping Metropolis

Goyang city is filled with attractions such as Hyundai Department Store KINTEX, Onemount, LAKINS Mall, La Festa, Western Dom, and Starfield Goyang, just to name a few. The shopping metropolis provides a variety of experiences ranging from shopping, food, entertainment, to culture and lifestyle. Goyang is an ideal place to immerse in the latest trends as well as enjoy high-quality leisure activities.

Fun Fact: Pungdong Anygol is a food complex in Goyang with 38 different types of cuisine clustered all in one area.

Ambiance of Urban & Rural

Goyang was picked world’s 10 most dynamic cities by Newsweek. Newsweek states "With its man-made lake and vast flower beds amid woods preserved by the cold-war development freeze-all just 30 minutes by subway from downtown Seoul-Goyang has proved wildly popular" as the reasons to choose. The ambiance of urban and rural characteristics in Goyang city provides a dynamic atmosphere for its visitors.

Fun Fact: In 2021, the Korean government designated Goyang as a Special City.

Unique Venues

Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang, Onemount, Latin American Cultural Center Museum, Hanhwa Aqua Planet, Goyang Cultural Center... the list of Goyang’s unique venues goes on. With their unique charm, regional characteristics, and professional services, MICE organizers are able to choose from a wide range of choices wherein their visitors are bound to have unforgettable experiences and lasting memories.

Fun Fact:

2021 Gyeonggi Unique Venue

 · Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang

 · Onemount

Comprehensive MICE Services

Goyang Convention & Visitors Bureau assists MICE organizers and visitors from around the world. From site inspection for event decision-makers to subsidy for prospective event planners, take advantage of GoyangCVB's in-depth knowledge of Goyang’s MICE industry and its wide network of contacts. From making the initial contact right up to the final decision, GoyangCVB will be along every step of the way.

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