Special Support Program for
the Corporate Meetings & Incentive Tours
The Korea Tourism Organization offers special support for corporate meetings & incentive tours to promote the development of the Korean MICE industry.
1 Groups Eligible for Support
A. Common Conditions
(1) Events*Note1 held at domestic MICE facilities**Note2 by companies***Note3 registered in Korea, including official programs or meetings that last four or more hours.
(2) 10 or more foreigners*Note1 must attend the event.
B. Additional Conditions
2Period of Operation: October 2020 ~
* Corporate meetings are to be held during the above period, and applications that are submitted after the start of meetings will not be accepted.
A. Before (1st Special Support for Companies that Visit Korea)
|Category||Grade||Maximum Support by Grade|
|No. of persons visiting Korea||Not classified by region|
|10 ~ 49||C||Two optional support items or customized support within the support limit|
|50 ~ 499||B||Three optional support items or customized support within the support limit|
|500 ~ 999||A||Customized support within the support limit|
|1,000 ~ 2,999||S||Customized support within the support limit|
|3,000 or more|
B. After (2nd Special Support for Companies Registered in Korea)
|No. of participants*Note1||Grade||Maximum Support by Grade|
|10 - 29||C||Souvenirs, personal hygiene products|
|30 - 99||B||Souvenirs, personal hygiene products /
Customized support within the support limit
|100 - 499||A|
|500 or more||S|
*Note1 Total number of participants including both Koreans and foreigners.
※ Companies Eligible for Upgraded Support (upgrading by more than one level is not permitted, prior discussions required)
4Details of Support
A. Basic Support
|Souvenirs||One item (can be changed depending on availability)|
|Personal Hygiene Products||Masks, hand sanitizer, wet tissues, etc.|
|Customized Support||Event venue rental fee*Note1, food and beverage expenses for official luncheon and dinners**Note2, coffee break, cultural performances, rental and other fees for Wi-Fi access at the venue, rental and other fees for audio & video equipment, costs for holding meetings both on and offline (program/device rentals), tour program operating costs (vehicles, entrance fees, activity program fees), sanitization services for COVID-19 prevention, fees for fever checking system, etc.|
*Note1 Amount of venue rental fees applied not to exceed 30% of the total support fund
**Note2 General meal expenses, including costs for using ordinary restaurants or the delivery of boxed lunches, etc. will not be covered.
B. Additional Support
*Note1Following groups holding/running corporate meetings & incentive tours will receive additional support.
|Grade||Amount of Support||Maximum Support|
|C||50% of rental fee||5 million won|
|A-B||10 million won|
|S||15 million won|
|Grade||Details of Support||Maximum Support|
|B-C||Entrance fees/activity program fees||One program|
5Procedures for Receiving Support
Submit supplication form, list of tentative participants, and schedule
Review eligibility and confirm amount of support
Notify applicant of items and support amount
④ Provide support
Provide support in kind or direct support
⑤ Report results
Submit a list of confirmed participants*Note1
*Note1 Documents to be prepared: schedule, a list of participants, application form
* Method of application: submit via email (email@example.com).