Chairman of Koconex, Mr. Hyun Mo CHUNG receives the “Silver Tower Order of Industrial Service Merit” from Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism at COEX on Sep 26th, anniversary of the 41st Tourism Day.
Since he founded the first PCO company in Korea in 1976, Mr. CHUNG has been planning and coordinating innumerable international conventions for nearly 40 years. He has contributed to organize various international conventions successfully as follows:
● Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) in 2000: Summits of 26 countries participated.
● Pacific Area Travel Association (PATA) in 2004
● Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in 2005: Summits of 21 countries participated.
As chairman of MICE and chairman of Convention Association in Korea Tourism Association, he made an effort to cultivate protégé. In addition, he played an important role in establishing the job, so called, “Professional Convention Organizer.”
Seoul Economic Journal 2014.09.26