Dong-ki Lee was appointed as the new president and CEO of Coex on March 8, 2022. Lee was the former chief of Korea International Trade Association's Innovation Growth Division.
Lee's experience in planning, trade development, international cooperation, exhibitions and conventions is expected to contribute significantly to the revitalisation of the Korean MICE industry and be instrumental in overcoming the many challenges being presented in an increasingly more competitive international market.
„Lee is expected to contribute to the revitalisation of the MICE industry.“
Lee will also take leadership of the Association of Korean Exhibition Industry (AKEI). The association was established in 2002 under the aim of promoting Korea's exhibition industry, and works closely with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy to support organisers, evaluate and audit, as well as operate key education programs.