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Even if the August heat can slow everything down, a few organizations are still scheduling events to help expats to get connected in South Korea!

Here at 10 Magazine, we’ve compiled a list of 10 networking events happening in Seoul this August.

Some of the events mentioned in this article can be a little outside of Seoul.

1. Wednesday After-work Social Meetup | Playground Rooftop Cafe & Bar

10 Networking Business Events August Wednesday After-work Social Meetup Playground Rooftop Cafe & Bar

Friends in Korea is one of the oldest and largest international clubs in Korea. It was created back in 2004 and organizes several events every month. One event is the After-work Social Meetup that takes place almost every Wednesday. This is a chance to unwind with a cocktail, network and meet new friends. For more information about the event, check out Wednesday After-work Social Meetup’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the Playground Rooftop Cafe & Bar on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 1 – 22 – 29 (19h – 23h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: Wednesday After-work social meetup’s website

Address: Playground Rooftop Cafe & Bar (14 Wausan-ro 21-gil, Seogyo-dong, Mapo-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 10,000KRW

2. AMCHAM Networking Night at NAMSAN | Banyan Tree Club & Spa Seoul

10 Networking Business Events August AMCHAM Networking event Banyan Tree Club & Spa

The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) is holding this months Networking Night in Namsan! You can enjoy a beautiful night at the Banyan Tree Club and Spa while making connections with new people. The American Chamber of Commerce will provide a light buffet with unlimited wine, beer, and soft drinks. For more information about the event, check out AMCHAM’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the Banyan Tree Club & Spa on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 8 (18h30 – 21h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: AMCHAM’s official website / [email protected] / 02-6201-2229

Address: Banyan Tree Club & Spa (산14-75 Jangchungdong 2(i)-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 65,000KRW (members) / 55,000KRW (new members 2018) / 75,000KRW (non-members)

3. K-Hospital Fair 2018 | COEX

10 Networking Business Events August K-Hospital Fair COEX

K-Hospital Fair is an annual exhibition organized by the Korean Hospital Association representing 3,500 hospitals nationwide. This event is the largest networking event for healthcare professionals and representatives of the medical industry in Korea. Numerous conferences, seminars, open lectures, training workshops, annual board meetings and a major forum is organized for industry experts. The fair also provides a business matchmaking service for those planning to relocate, remodel and purchase needed products. For more information about the event, check out K-Hospital Fair’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the COEX on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 8 – 10 (10h – 18h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: K-Hospital Website / [email protected] / 02-3397-0942

Address: COEX Hall D, E (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 10,000 KRW

4. Soft Wave 2018 | COEX

10 Networking Business Events August Soft-wave 2018 COEX

Soft Wave 2018 is an annual exhibition welcoming any and all software companies. The exhibition holds conferences, biz-matching meetings, awards and various other events. You can also explore exhibits about big data, Cloud, SI, AI, IoT, VR, self-driving cars, software education, FinTech, Apps, e-Government, public market solutions, info-security, Telecom, SNS and healthcare. For more information about the event, check out Soft Wave2018’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the COEX on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 8 – 10 (10h – 17h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: Soft Wave 2018 website

Address: COEX Hall A (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 5,000 KRW

5. KGCCI Sundowner | KGCCI Veranda

10 Networking Business Events August KGCCI Sundowner

The Korean German Chamber of Commerce (KGCCI) will be hosting their Sundowner meetup at KGCCI Veranda on August 14. The event will be a relaxing get-together where participants can enjoy German beer and snacks in the company of other individuals associated with KGCCI. Everyone is welcome to participate, but be sure to register by email or telephone in advance until August 10. For more information about the event, check out KGCCI’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the Korean German Chamber Of Commerce (KGCCI) on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 14 (18:30)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: KGCCI’s official website / [email protected] / 02-37804-659

Address: KGCCI Veranda (28-2 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 20,000KRW (members) / 50,000KRW (non-members)

6. HALAL TRADE EXPO KOREA 2018 | COEX

10 Networking Business Events August Halal Trade Expo Korea 2018 COEX

As part of a worldwide exhibition, the Halal Trade Expo Korea is an exhibition showcasing the development of the Halal Industry. As the very first Halal specialized exhibition in Korea, this exhibition is a good opportunity to analyze domestic and overseas halal market trends. For more information about the event, check out Halal Trade Expo Korea 2018’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the COEX on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 16 – 18 (10h – 17h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: Halal Trade Expo Korea website / [email protected] / 02-6929-1005

Address: COEX Hall A (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)

Cost: 5,000 KRW / Free (Pre-register)

7. Seoul Int’l Imagination Industry Forum 2018 | Dongdaemun Design Plaza

10 Networking Business Events August Seoul Int'l Imagination Industry Forum Dongdaemun Design Plaza

The Seoul International Imagination Industry Forum 2018 is an annual forum held by the Seoul Metropolitan Government. This forum is the opportunity to meet with the most influential scholars and experts in the imagination industry, such as animators, game designers, cartoonists and more! This event offers professionals and students a great platform to network and share insights about art, technology, and business. The Seoul International Imagination Industry forum also shows the present and future trends in the imagination industries that are expanding at a tremendous pace. For more information about the event, check out the Seoul Int’l Imagination Industry Forum 2018’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the Dongdaemun Design Plaza on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 24 – 25

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: Seoul Int’l Imagination Industry Forum 2018’s website

Address: Dongdaemun Design Plaza (153-17 Eulji-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul)

Cost:

8. The Bledisloe Cup 2018 Watch Party | ANZA

10 Business Networking Events August The Bledisloe Cup 2018 ANZA

Rugby fans, don’t watch the Bledisloe Cup alone this year! The Australian and New Zealand Association (ANZA) in Korea is organizing an event to enjoy the Bledisloe Cup 2018. The Bledisloe Cup is a rugby competition between the Australian and New Zealand rugby teams that has been held since 1932. Since space is limited, be sure to book your ticket by August 23. For more information about the event, check out ANZA’s official website.

Date: August 25 (15h30 – 19h30)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: ANZA’s official website

Address: TBA

Cost: TBA

9. KGCCI Half-Year Economic Outlook 2018 | Conrad Seoul

10 Business Networking events August KGCCI Half-Year Economic Outlook 2018

The Korean German Chamber of Commerce and Industry presents its Half-Year Economic Outlook at the Conrad Seoul! This event is an opportunity to gain an exclusive insight into economic development in Korea. The event is in two parts, the first being presentations about the current developments in the German-Korean bilateral relations and the macroeconomic outlook of Korea. The second part will be a discussion with various experts. Of course, during the event food will be served in order to fully enjoy the presentations. For more information about the event, check out KGCCI’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the Conrad Seoul on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 28 (18h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: KGCCI’s official website / [email protected] / 02-37804-659

Address: Park Ballroom (5F), Conrad Seoul (23-1 Yeoeuido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul)

Cost:  90,000KRW (members) / 130,000KRW (non-members)

10. K-SHOP 2018 | KINTEX

10 Business Networking Event August K-shop 2018 KINTEX

Located a little outside Seoul in the city of Goyang, the K-Shop 2018 is an event that showcases retail innovation and cross-border retail. During this exhibition, innovative technologies and winning strategies in retail will be explored. This event is also the occasion to bring together various platforms, channels, logistics, and payment partners to help Korean brands successfully expand their businesses into overseas markets. The exhibition includes conferences, a retailer’s talk,  a retail seminar, business matching, a global seller seminar and a networking lunch! For more information about the event, check out K-Shop 2018’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of the KINTEX on our 10 Directory.

Date: August 29 – 31 (10h – 18h)

For more Information / To purchase Ticket: K-SHOP 2018 official website

Address: KINTEX, Exhibition Hall 5 (217-60 Kintex-ro, Ilsanseo-gu, Goyang)

Cost:  5,000KRW / Free (Pre-registered)

 

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