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  • SPOEX, Korea’s Largest Sports & Leisure Industry Exhibition Begins on 28th
    2019-03-04


    SPOEX, Koreas Largest Sports & Leisure Industry Exhibition Begins on 28th


     


    - At COEX in Samseong-dong, the largest ever will reflect the trends of the 4th industrial revolution -


     


    '2019 Seoul International Sport and Leisure Industry Exhibition (SPOEX 2019)', Korea's largest sports and leisure industry exhibition, will be held at COEX in Samseong-dong, Seoul for four days starting from February 28th (Thursday), making the 19th anniversary this year.    


     


     


    SPOEX 2019 is jointly hosted by the Korea International Trade Association (Chairman, Kim Young-joo) and the Korea Sports Promotion Foundation. The event is a combination of the cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality (VR) and the participants will be able to see the trends of smarter, lighter and more premiumized Korean and foreign sports and leisure goods at one view.


     


    The exhibition has set up 2,100 booths in the entire COEX A-D halls, recording the largest ever. At the VR Special Pavilion, you can get a glimpse of the future of the sports and leisure industry converged with IT technology. In the newly created Venture Business Special Pavilion, 22 start-ups will show their unique innovative technologies.  


     


     


    The Korea International Trade Association will hold one-on-one export consultation meetings between 40 global buyers from all over the world and participating companies for two days starting from 28th. The participating buyers include big buyers in the sports and leisure sectors such as Amazon, Toread Holding, and Pinewood.


      


    Kim Hyun-chul, head of the Global Marketing Group of the Korea International Trade Association (KITA), said, "This conference, in which global big buyers such as Amazon participate, will be a very good opportunity for Korean companies to develop overseas sales channels." He confidently stated, We look forward to positive results as over 10 more big buyers participate in the event this year, compared to the last years 28 buyers,


     


    General visitors will be able to view this exhibition free of charge by pre-registering on the SPOEX website (www.spoex.com) February 24th.


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