About IKW 2018

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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  • 2,145
    Participants in 2017 2,145 people
  • 402
    Foreign Investors & Foreign-Invested Companies 402 people
  • 636
    Domestic companies & local government 636 people
  • 23
    Foreign Journalists 23 mediums
  • 1,084
    Job fair Participants 1,084 people

Day1 - Nov.6(Tue)

01. Opening Ceremony & Global Investment Forum:

Collaborate & Innovate with Korea!

You can see Korea's enormous growth potential and how it is an attractive investment destination particularly in fields related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

02. Panel Discussion:

Sharing Investment Experiences in Korea (Voices of Foreign Companies)

The panel discussion allows investors to learn about the factors in making investment decisions and the advantages of each of the regions with their respective key industries.

03. Welcoming Reception (KFEZ Networking Night)

During the Welcoming Reception, investors can see, hear, and taste Korea’s charm while networking freely with a variety of participants, including officials from the FEZs of Korea.


Day2 - Nov.7(Wed)

04. 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.).

05. Startup Korea 2018

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.8(Thu)

06. Job Fair (1:1 Job Interviews)

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

07. 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
08. 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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