COEX receives Outstanding Venue Award at AFECA Awards 2017
Sep 20, 2017

Coex’s President and CEO, Mr. Bo-Kyung Byun, was beaming after receiving the news that the venue won the ‘Outstanding Venue Award’ at the 2017 AFECA (Asian Federation of Exhibition & Convention Associations) Awards in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

“We are honored to be selected as an outstanding venue by the AFECA judges,”said Mr. Byun. “This is our first AFECA award and it represents the collective effort of all our staff at Coex to make our venue the gold standard of professionalism as we upgrade and improve our offerings.”

In the last year Coex has upgraded many of its facilities including reupholstering its 1,080 seat auditorium and renovating its 4th floor theatre and adjacent meeting rooms. Continuing through 2020, Coex will be upgrading all of its facilities including a complete overhaul of its second floor meeting rooms.

“As leaders of the MICE industry in Asia, Coex is committed to developing our professionalism, environmental sustainability, and innovation in the meeting space,”said Mr. Byun. “This acknowledgement from our industry peers is confirmation that we are on the right path and will continue to push forward with mutually beneficial partnerships that benefit both our clients and industry professionals.”

Celebrating the organizations 12th year, now with over 131 members covering 17 nations, AFECA is currently the leading MICE association in Asia. The AFECA Awards is an annual regional event to celebrate and acknowledge excellence in the exhibition and convention industry, and recognizes the contributions of AFECA members in the global market place.

For questions regarding the AFECA awards contact Coex’s International Marketing Manager at

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