The Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) and the Greater Busan Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) hosted ADFIAP, represented by its Secretary General, Octavio B. Peralta, for an inspection visit to conference venues and sites in Busan, Korea as part of promoting the international port city as a meetings, incentives, convention and expo destination. The visit afforded ADFIAP to know more about Busan, its culture and people as well as to see firsthand the convention facilities that the city has to offer for the Association’s future events.
AtBEXCO, Mr. Peralta met with Mr. Soo-Ik Kim, President & CEO and Mr. Soo-In Lee, Director of the Convention Team. He also met the members of the Convention Team namely, Ms. Gavy Ahn, Ms. Eva Lee, Ms. Kayley Heo and Mr. Yong-Tae Mun. BEXCO is the premier convention and exhibition center with world-class conference and expo facilities. Among the big events that BEXCO successfully holdsare the Busan International Motor Show, the Korean Railways and Logistics Fair, the Maritime Week and the Busan International Machinery Fair. BEXCO also manages the Nurimaru APEC House, the 2005 site of the Leaders Meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) held in Busan.
At the GBCVB, Mr. Peralta met with Ms. Demi Kang, Senior Manager, Convention Marketing and her colleagues, Ms. Sunny Lee, Ms. Suin Kim and Ms. Elly Chae.The GBCVB is the destination promotion and service support arm of the Busan Metropolitan City Government that provides convention planning services, hotel and meeting arrangements, attendance promotion, liaison with local organizations, press releases and varied promotional materials and displays.