CPHI & Hi Korea 2023 with Bleisure tour

Informa Markets, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), and Hanatour ITC have prepared diverse and special bleisure tour programs for all CPHI Korea participants.

Bleisure is a new travel trend that combines business with leisure. We hope you have an unforgettable time while you are here in Korea, and we wish you a pleasant experience via the tour programs we have to offer.

From August 30th (Wednesday) to September 2nd (Saturday), 2023, tours will be available each day of the exhibit (after 5pm) and a full day package on Saturday. You will be given the opportunity to experience new adventures, cuisines, and sights through a variety of tour packages.

Special pre-booking benefits are available for everyone who reserves a tour via the website from August 8th – 29th!

To express our gratitude to those who choose to participate in a tour, tour participants who preregister will be able to purchase their tour packages with an early bird discount of up to 10% and receive an admission ticket to Seoul Namsan Tower or a souvenir. Participants of the free tour will receive a surprise souvenir which will be provided after the tour is over.

Tour Program

We look forward to seeing you in Seoul!

If you're traveling to Seoul for CPHI Korea, you may want to know how to best spend your time outside of the venue.
We've summarised a few of the best resources for experiencing Seoul below.

Be sure to also check out the all-digital Official Visitors Guide, packed with tips on now to get around itineraries and more information on your destination!

Notice regarding the suspension of COVID-19 testing prior to entering Korea for overseas entrants
Beginning September 3, 2022, 0:00 AM (Saturday), the requirement for inbound travelers to submit pre-entry inspections (PCRs, RATs) and negative confirmations will be suspended, so please refer to this information if you are entering Korea.

However, pre-entry system(Q-Code) registration and K-ETA approval are still required for all travelers entering Korea.



  • 1. Nationals of countries/regions eligible for visa-free entry are required to get K-ETA approval to board the flight or ship bound for the Republic of Korea.
  • 2. 10,000 KRW/per person (around 9~10 USD) of K-ETA application fee will be charged.
  • 3. It is mandatory to apply this form before boarding the flight or ship bound for the Republic of Korea.
  • 4. The assessment can take more than 72 hours depanding on the situation.
  • 5. For more information, please refer to the below website.
<Korea Electronic Travel Authorization website < K-ETA >

*K-ETA will be temporarily exempted to the 22 countries/regions listed below starting from April 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024.
- List of 22 countres/regions eligible for temporary exemption of K-ETA:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Macao, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, UK, US (including Guam)
For Visa Invitation Letter Inquiry, please contact to
- Ha Young Choi
- Phone: +82 - 2 - 6715 - 5426
- Email: hayoung.choi@informa.com

*For visa invitation letter, pre-registration is required. Please contact after pre-registration is done.
Link : https://cphik.imasia-passport.com/en/user/register

COEX, Hall A513, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06164 Republic of Korea

COEX is the best exhibition and convention center in Korea.
Since opening in March of 1979 COEX has provided a global exchange platform where people and businesses come together through exhibitions.
Also, Its being developed into a cultural-business platform.

Hotel List near Venue

CPHI Korea 2023_Hotel List

CPHI Korea 2023_Hotel List
No. Name Distance Time Homepage
1 Oakwood Premier COEX Center ★★★★★ 58m 1min https://www.oakwoodpremier.co.kr/front2/en/opcc
2 Intercontinental Seoul COEX ★★★★★ 288m 4min https://seoul.intercontinental.com/iccoex/m/eng/
3 Grand Intercontinental Seoul Parnas ★★★★★ 408m 6min https://seoul.intercontinental.com/grandicparnas/m/eng/
4 Park Hyatt Seoul ★★★★★ 524m 10min https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/south-korea/park-hyatt-seoul/selph
5 L7 Gangnam by Lotte ★★★★☆ 1,000m 18min https://www.lottehotel.com/gangnam-l7/en.html
6 Hotel Peyto Samsung ★★★☆☆ 246m 4min https://www.lottehotel.com/gangnam-l7/en.html
7 ShillaStay Samsung ★★★☆☆ 283m 5min https://www.shillastay.com/samsung/index_en.html
8 Glad Gangnam COEX Center ★★★☆☆ 483m 9min https://www.glad-hotels.com/gangnamcoex/index.do?locale=en
9 Ibis Style Ambassador Seoul Gangnam ★★★☆☆ 843m 14min https://all.accor.com/hotel/3730/index.en.shtml

* Distance and Time = from COEX Hall A