KINTEX

KINTEX, the Korea International Exhibition Center, is located in Goyang's West Ilsan District. It is a three-storey building on a 224,800m² plot of land between Ilsan's central road, Chungangno, and the Han River. The building, which can hold 5 tons/m², opened on April 29, 2005. Shortly after opening, it hosted the 2005 Seoul Motor Show. With a total of 54,508m² of the first exhibition completed on September 2011, the KINTEX provides the 5th largest exhibition space in Asia.

Main Events

The center as main events had:

  • The Seoul Motor Show;
  • Seoul International Machine Tool Show;
  • Seoul Food;
  • Korea Electronics Show; and the
  • Kyunghyang Housing Fair.

As exhibitions goes, there was:

  • MBC Construction Expo;
  • Mom&Baby Expo;
  • Nano Korea;
  • Korea Pack;
  • Smart Korea; and
  • Robot World.
Vision
  • Global Standard 2013

KINTEX Promotes global standards in venue operation and exhibition management, creating new global trends in world's MICE industry

History
  • 1999 04 Confirmed for Goyang city to attract the construction of an International Exhibition Center
  • 1999 09 Signed a contract to construct the International Exhibition Center (Gyeonggi Province, Goyang city, KOTRA)
  • 2000 02 Launched an operating unit to lead the construction of Goyang International exhibition center
  • 2001 10 Completed the basic layout of Goyang International exhibition center
  • 2002 02 Goyang International Exhibition Center was officially titled KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Center)
  • 2002 05 Appointed engineering and construction companies
  • 2002 12 Korea International Exhibition Center corporation established
  • 2003 03 Launched KINTEX CI
  • 2003 05 Hosted cenremony fot the 1st exhibition center
  • 2004 03 Celebration for the completion of framework for the 1st exhibition center
  • 2005 04 Grand Opening of the 1st KINTEX Center
  • 2006 04 Celebrated the 1st anniversary
  • 2006 12 Changed the corporate name to KINTEX, conducted the feasibility study for the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2007 04 Proclaimed the corporate vision of 'Global Standard 2013'
  • 2007 07 Verified the validity to construct the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2007 09 Launched a taskforce team to lead the construction of the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2007 10 Won KMAC's top customer service award for our service renovation effort
  • 2008 04 Modified the master plan for the 2nd exhibition center and completed the verification on the 2nd construction
  • 2008 12 Appointed the Hyundai Engineering and Construction Consortium to construct the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2009 03 Hosted groundbreaking ceremony for the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2009 07 Started the Construction for the 2nd exhibition center
  • 2010 12 70% Completion rate of the 2nd center
  • 2010 12 Completed the passageway to connect the 1st and 2nd exhibition centers
Exhibition Halls
  • Total indoor exhibition area of 108,049m², largest in Korea, stands 5th in Asia.

▪ Indoor exhibition area : 1st exhibition center 53,541m², 2nd exhibition center 54,508m², Total 108,049m² ▪ Outdoor exhibition area : 1st exhibition center 2,849m², 2nd exhibition center 68,000m² ▪ A single-story, Pillar-less structure : No pillars in the exhibition halls, Multi-story booth and rigging installable ▪ Heavy equipment exhibition : Maximum floor load capacity of 5t/m² ▪ Division & Integration of halls : 1st exhibition center with 5 halls, 2nd exhibition center with 5 halls with a total of divisible 10 halls ▪ State-of-the-art IT environment : Wireless connection available across the entire venue, Eco-friendly LED signboard ▪ Parking : Capable of accommodating 2,000 vehicles in the 1st exhibition center 2,267 vehicles in the 2nd exhibition center, and 4,000 vehicles in the temporary parking lot ▪ Loading facilities : Separate lanes and convenient ramps for cargo trucks, Direct access into the exhibition halls ▪ Optimal flow visitor traffic : Minimum distance from the 2nd exhibition center basement parking lot to the exhibition halls ▪ Connection between exhibition centers : A 200m-moving walkway connects the 1st and 2nd exhibition centers ▪ Event hall : Seating capacity of 6,000 seats (Tier-seating type)

Meeting Rooms
  • 1st exhibition center

▪ 2nd floor : 10-medium-size meeting rooms (Divisible into 20 small-size meetong rooms) ▪ 3rd floor : Grand ballroom, 7 small-to-medium-size meeting rooms, 3 VIP meeting rooms

  • 2nd exhibition center

▪ 3rd floor : 8 small-to-medium-size meeting rooms (Rearranged into 2 large-size meeting rooms and 8 small-size meeting rooms) ▪ 4th floor : 8 small-to-medium-size meeting rooms (Rearranged into 2 large-size meeting rooms and 8 small-size meeting rooms)

  • Grand ballroom

Building Activity

  • OpenBuildings
    OpenBuildings added a digital reference
    about 6 years ago via OpenBuildings.com