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Every month, different organizations around Korea hold events to build community and networking opportunities amongst the expat community in the country. Though these events happen regularly, they can often be hard to find for those not associated with a particular association or industry.

That’s why here at 10 Magazine, we’ve compiled a list of 10 networking events happening in Seoul this June, in chronological order!

1. Ki Kim’s “Blockchain & Cryptocurrency 101” | Fast Five Seolleung

gba For those interested in cryptocurrency and blockchain innovation, the Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is hosting a seminar that will cover the importance of blockchain, outline and future prospects of blockchain, ICO, cryptocurrencies, and other vital topics related to the blockchain industry on June 3 at Fast Five Seolleung. The event will be centered around “Blockchain & Cryptocurrency,” a new book published by Ki Kim, the GBA-Seoul Chapter President, and will be both a time to learn about the industry from GBA’s Chapter President as well as share valuable information regarding blockchain with other professionals and experts. For more information about the event, check out GBA’s event here. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of Fast Five on our 10 Directory.

Dates: June 3 (11:45 – 13:30)
For more information / To purchase ticket: GBA Meetup Page / [email protected]
Address: Fast Five Seolleung (15th FL, 142-43 Samseong 2(i)-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
Cost: None


2. State of Origin: Game 1 | The Workshop

State of Origin Game 1 Networking Events Seoul June 2018

For the rugby-lovers out there, the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AustCham) is organizing an event at The Workshop on June 6 in celebration of the start of the 2018 State of Origin series. Established in 1980, the State of Origin series consists of three rugby matches held in June and July of every year between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons. Enjoy great food and drinks with fellow rugby-lovers while watching the first game. For more information about the event, check out AustChamKorea’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of The Workshop on our 10 Directory.

Date: June 6 (18:30-21:30)
For more information: AustChamKorea’s official website / [email protected]
Address: The Workshop (11 Sinheung ro, Yongsan-gu Seoul 141-843)
Cost: None (food and drinks sold separately)


3. SIWA Spring Luncheon | Conrad Seoul

SIWA Spring Luncheon Zest Buffet Networking Events Seoul June 2018Seoul International Women’s Association (SIWA) will host its annual Spring Luncheon at the Zest Buffet at Conrad Seoul on June 6. SIWA is the largest and longest-running international women’s organization in Korea, and has since 1962 been an place for women around the world to meet, forge friendships, and learn about Korea and other cultures. Everyone is welcome to the event, so don’t hesitate to sign up! Seating is limited, so advanced registration and prepayment are required. For more information about the event, check out SIWA’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of Conrad Seoul on our 10 Directory.

Date: June 6 (11:30-14:30)
For more information / To purchase ticket:  SIWA’s official website
Address: Zest Buffet, Conrad Seoul (23-1 Yeoeuido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul)
Cost: 65,000KRW (prepaid member) / 85,000KRW (prepaid non-member) / 125,000KRW (newcomer bundle)


4. Tea World Festival | COEX

Tea World Festival Networking Events Seoul June 2018

The Tea World Festival is a four-day event that promotes tea culture, products, and organizations in Korea. Hosted at Coex this year, the festival will showcase the four core sectors of green tea, beverage, tea wares & instruments, and facilities. Various international and domestic tea-related organizations will be at the events, and entry will be free for pre-registered individuals. For more information about the event, check out Tea World Festival’s official website. For more information on the venue, check out the listing of COEX Hall A on our 10 Directory.

Dates: June 7 (11:00-18:00) / June 8-10 (10:00-18:00)
For more information / To purchase ticket: Tea World Festival 2018’s official website
Address: COEX Hall A (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
Cost: Free (pre-registered individuals) / 7,000 KRW (at the door)


5. Korea Int’l Noodle Expo 2018 | COEX

2018 Korea International Ramen Fair Networking Events Seoul June 2018

The 2018 Korea International Ramen Fair is an exhibition that showcases a variety of instant ramens from all over the globe. The fair will include a tasting zone, experience zone, world noodle museum, and more! For more information about the event, check out Korea International Ramen Fair’s official website. For more information on the venue, check out the listing of COEX on our 10 Directory.

Dates: June 8-10 (10:00-18:00)
For more information / To purchase ticket: Korea International Ramen Fair’s official website / [email protected]
Address: COEX Hall C (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
Cost: 3,000KRW (general) / 6,000KRW (general + additional merchandise goods)


6. In-Cosmetics Korea | COEX

in cosmetics koreaIn-Cosmetics Korea is an exhibition dedicated to showcasing personal care ingredients and the latest raw materials in Korean cosmetics. This event brings over 7,000 cosmetic manufacturers from Korea and overseas in order to promote innovation in ingredients and technologies. In-Cosmetics will provide 100% free quality education and consumer insights for formulators, R&D, and regulatory professionals as well as provide business and networking opportunities within the personal care ingredients community in Korea. Fore more information about the event, check out In-Cosmetics’ official website. For more information on the venue, check out the listing of COEX on our 10 Directory.

Dates: June 13-15 (8:00-15:00)
For more information / To purchase ticket: In-Cosmetics’ official website
Address: COEX Hall C (513 Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul)
Cost: 10,000KRW (individual)


7. KGCCI Sundowner | KGCCI Veranda

KGCCI Sundowner Networking Events June Seoul

The Korean German Chamber of Commerce (KGCCI) will be hosting a Sundowner at KGCCI Veranda on June 21. 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. The entrance fee will be taken at the door, in cash only. 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: June 21 (18:30)
For more information / To purchase ticket: KGCCI’s official website / [email protected]
Address: KGCCI Veranda (28-2 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul)
Cost: 20,000KRW (members) / 50,000KRW (non-members)


8. AMCHAM Outdoor Networking Night | Grand Hyatt Seoul

AMCHAM Outdoor Networking Events Seoul June 2018

The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) will host an outdoor Networking Night at Grand Hyatt Seoul’s Waterfall Garden on June 21. The event will include a light buffet, unlimited wine, beer or soft drinks, and lots of opportunities to meet and network with fellow expats in Korea. For more information about the event, check out AMCHAM’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of Grand Hyatt Seoul on our 10 Directory.

Date: June 21 (18:30-21:00)
For more information / To purchase ticket: AMCHAM Outdoor Networking Night / [email protected]
Address: Grand Hyatt Seoul (747-7 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea)
Cost: 75,000KRW (members) / 65,000KRW (new members in 2018) / 85,000KRW (non-members)


9. BCCK Rooftop Party | Conrad Seoul

BCCK Rooftop Party Networking Events Seoul June 2018

The British Chamber of Commerce in Korea (BCCK) is holding its first ever Rooftop Party on June 21 at Conrad Seoul’s VVertigo. Enjoy wine from Dongwon Wineplus and beer from Adnams alongside Italian food while networking with different people at this event. Pre-registration is available until June 15 (12 pm) and the BCCK is accepting only pre-payment for this event. For more information about the event, check out BCCK’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of Conrad Seoul on our 10 Directory.

Date: June 21 (18:30-21:30)
For more information / To purchase ticket:  BCCK’s official website
Address:  VVertigo (9F) Conrad Seoul (10 Gukjegeumyung-ro, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul)
Cost: 65,000KRW (members) / 75,000KRW (non-members)


10. Future Energy Forum 2018 | Plaza Hotel

Chosunbiz Future Energy Forum 2018 Networking Events Seoul June 2018

Organized By Chosunbiz, the 2018 Future Energy Forum will be held on June 21 in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel. With special guest speakers Paolo Tasca (executive director UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies), Omar Rahim (Energi Mine CEO), and Robert Johnston (Eurasia Group CEO) among others, the event will focus on the issues surrounding Future Energy. Those interested in the forum can pre-register until June 19 or purchase a ticket on-site. For more information about the event, check out Future Energy Forum’s official website. For more information about the venue, check out the listing of Plaza Hotel on our 10 Directory.

Date: June 21 (9:00-16:10)
For more information / To purchase ticket: FEF’s official website / [email protected]
Address: Grand Ballroom, Plaza Hotel (119 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul)
Cost:  110,000KRW (pre-registered individual) / 88,000 (pre-registered students and groups of 10+ people) / 165,000KRW (on-site registration)

 

 

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