About IKW 2019

IKW is a promotional IR event that informs foreign investors about Korea's attractive investment environment
and introduces success strategies for investing in Korea
along with promising investment opportunities.
Every year since 2006, IKW has stood as the largest investment attraction event in Korea.

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  • 1,135
    Participants in 2018 1,135 people
  • 336
    Foreign Investors & Foreign-Invested Companies 336 people
  • 561
    Domestic companies & local government 561 people
  • 24
    Foreign Journalists 24 mediums
  • 2,221
    Job fair Participants 2,221 people

Day1 - Nov.5(Tue)

01. Opening Ceremony & Global Investment Forum:

Connect Korea Connect Global

Connect to Korea and learn about its Innovative Growth Engines and Government Policies to make Korea an even better investment destination

02. Industry Forum 1:

Advanced Materials Investment Forum

Explore the industry to find new business opportunities

03. Industry Forum 2:

Electric & Autonomous Vehicles

Explore the industry to find new business opportunities

04. Industry Forum 3:

Aviation Industry Investment Forum

Explore the industry to find new business opportunities

05. FEZ Forum:

Voices of FEZ and Foreign Companies

Get insight into the advantages of FEZ locations and the major factors in making investment decisions.

06. Welcoming Reception (Networking Night)

Come to see, hear and taste Korea's charm while networking freely with a variety of participants, including officials from central and local governments of Korea


Day2 - Nov.6(Wed)

07. Business Partnering (1:1 Pre-arranged Meetings)

Pre-scheduled 1:1 business meetings between interested overseas companies and Korean businesses, startups and local governments

* To be conducted according to the individual matching timetable on Nov. 7(Wed.).

08. Startup Korea 2019

Explore selected Korean startups looking for global investments!

* About 10 outstanding Korean startups that have been selected in advance will be presenting in pitch session.


Day3 - Nov.7(Thu)

09. Job Fair (1:1 Job Interviews)

1:1 interview opportunities will be provided for foreign companies and Korean job seekers (pre-arranged job interviews)

10. Site Visits (Potential Investment Locations)

Site visits program will be provided to potential investors who are interested in locating their businesses to Korea.

* Venue : To be determined based upon choice of participating foreign company

Journalist Program
11. Journalist Program

Various programs including foreign investment press forum, familiarization tour, one-on-one interviews(upon requests made in advance) will be provided for foreign journalists.

Tim Yeo

The IKW provided the best possible networking platform for overseas companies interested in exploring business opportunities in Korea.

A wide range of expertise and advice was available and the event was superbly organized.

Bernd Stenger

The IKW is a must go event for all who are doing business in Korea.

Be part of extensive exchange of technology trends, watch out for promising start-up activities and get excited from the positive spirit in shaping our future!

Jonathan Choi Koon-shum

Invest Korea Week was so well organized and very informative.
It is not only the perfect bridge for Korean companies and foreign investors to find the right business partner, but also an excellent platform to forge closer ties with all the major decision-makers in Korea.

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