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All FEZs | Invest Korea Week 2017 – FEZ Night Event successfully wraps up after three-day run
“Invest Korea Week 2017”, hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) and organized by Invest KOREA (IK), held at
Grand InterContinental Seoul PARNAS on November 7–9 under the theme of “FDI's Impact on Job Creation and the Growth of Industry 4.0.”
This year marks the 13th celebration of the Invest Korea Week, a national IR event that aims to inform foreign investors about the benefits
of investing in South Korea as well as offer investment strategies and lucrative investment opportunities. The event includes a number of
programs including information sessions and forums to attract global investors, round-table discussions with major investors, one-on-one
investment consultations, guidance on finding jobs at foreign companies, and information sessions about startups.
This year's event was bigger than ever before this year with up to 2,500 people involved, including 233 investors representing
203 visiting companies, 165 representatives from 134 Korea-based foreign-invested companies, 20 foreign media outlets, 328 representatives
from 229 local Korean firms, 138 foreign firms seeking job applicants, and approximately 1,500 job-seekers.
To promote foreign investment in Free Economic Zones, tours were arranged to inspect available sites in the Chungbuk, Busan-Jinhae and
Incheon Free Economic Zones as well as visit companies that have already moved into these zones. Special booths in promotion hall were
also set up to attract investment. Also, 'KFEZ NIGHT' hosted for business networking purpose of the 7 FEZ authorities, local government officials,
foreign investors, and the officials from relevant organizations on November 7th.