Official Events

Opening Ceremony for Korea Character Licensing Fair 2017 (Opening Conference)

Date July 12 (Wed.), 2017 11:00~13:30
– 1st rehearsal: July 11 (Tue.), 2017 19:00~21:00
– 2nd rehearsal: July 12 (Wed.), 2017 9:00~10:30
Place Coex Grand Ballroom Rm.101~102, Hall A & B
Outline A global conference marking the successful opening of the fair starting with the keynote speech, tour of the exhibition venue, welcome luncheon and congratulatory performance.
Program details – Part 1: Opening conference: Opening speech, welcome address, keynote speech, sand art video, congratulatory performance
– Part 2: Tour of the exhibition venue (visits to the booths of key participating companies)
– Part 3: Welcome luncheon (Oriox on the 2nd fl. of COEX)
Participants Around 200 persons including leading figures invited to the fair, executives from participating companies and general visitors
Seats CL type

Main events

Classification Part 1 < Opening conference> Part 2 <Tour of exhibition venue> Part 3 <Welcome luncheon>
Time 11:00 ∼ 12:00 (60’) 12:00 ~ 12:15 (15‘) 12:30 ~
Details Showing of promotional video, opening speech, welcome address, keynote speech, Interview video, Kpop performance Visits to the booths of key participating companies Move to the restaurant and luncheon for key participants
Place COEX Grand Ballroom Rm.101~102 COEX Hall A & B Oriox (2nd fl., COEX)

Schedule for official events

Classification Time Event outline Note
VIP reception 10:50~11:00 (10’) VIP reception and conversation VIP room at the business lounge (Grand Ballroom Rm.103)
Opening conference 11:00 ~ 11:08 (8‘) Opening and introduction of VIPs MC (Kang Ji Young, JTBC announcer)
11:08 ~ 11:10 (2‘) Opening speech Kang Man Seok, KOCCA
11:10 ~ 11:12 (2‘) Welcome address Na Jong Min, Vice Minister (Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism)
11:12 ~ 11:42 (30‘) Keynote speech May Liang (President of China Toy & Juvenile Products Association)

Choi Shin-gyu (President of Sonokong)

11:42 ~ 11:45 (3‘) Interview video People working in Character Industry
11:45 ~ 11:55 (10‘) Congratulatory performance Oh My Girl (K-pop girl group)
11:55 ~ 12:00 (5‘) Closing remarks MC (Kang Ji Young, JTBC announcer)
Tour of exhibition venue 12:00 ~ 12:15 (15‘) Tour of exhibition venue Visits to the Special Zone and booths of key participating companies
Luncheon 12:30 ~ Luncheon Oriox (2nd fl., COEX)
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