ECO-EXPO KOREA 2016

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Q. What is the difference between assembled booth and independent booth?
Assembled booths refers to the type of booth that is chosen by companies that usually participates in a scale of 1~3 booths, and is basically provided with display areas, booth, 3 spotlights(50W), 1 fluorescent lamp(40W), company name signboard, 1 set of information desk & stool, and floor carpet. The installation of the assembled booth is to be finished by the sponsor, and all the participating company can display the exhibition item in its own booth after 10 pm on 17th of October.

Independent booth is the type of booth chosen by companies usually participating in the scale of over 4 booths to make their corporate image stand out from other companies. The exhibitor provides just the exhibition floor space, and the participating company must choose 1 company among installation companies registered on the list of COEX(according to COEX regulations).
Q. In the case of independent booths, they say they only provide the basic floor space, and the design or installation of the booth is the separate responsibility of the participant, then what does the participating company have to prepare?
The companies that applied for independent booths must entrust installation to the installation company designated by COEX, and must submit the installation company report and the blueprint of the exhibition installation.

In the case of K-ECO 2016, all you have to do is submit the documents to the exhibition secretariat and COEX safety management team by the 30 of September, and if you request the agency, they will carry it out.
Q. How do we pay the participating fee after applying for participation?
The official application is complete when you pay 50% of the participating fee(booth fee) as the contract fee when you apply for participation and sign a contract(29, July. 2016), and the remaining balance(50%) must be paid until 12th of August, 2016.

If the company applies after the due date of the application, they must pay the total amount within one week after application.

paid bank : WooriBank 052-286662-13-001
account owner : The Korea Economic Daily (verify transfer with company name)
Q. When is the tax statement issued?
Tax statement is normally distributed in bulk during the exhibition period by being issued with the end date of the exhibition but when tax statement is needed for depositing the participation fee before this, if you contact the agent of the relevant exhibition, it will be issued right away. Also, in case changes occur on the business registration certificate, please notify the agent.
Q. Can we indicate logos or trademarks other than the company name on the signboard?
In the assembled booth, Korean and English is indicated separately, and use the same font with gothic, and in case it is English you must indicate it with only capital letters. If you wish to attach separate trademarks or logos, contact the basic assembled booth manufacturers and check if the construction or attachment is possible. Please note this since additional cost occurs in addition to the participation fee.
Q. When is electric power supplied?
In the assembled booth, Korean and English is indicated separately, and use the same font with gothic, and in case it is English you must indicate it with only capital letters. If you wish to attach separate trademarks or logos, contact the basic assembled booth manufacturers and check if the construction or attachment is possible. Please note this since additional cost occurs in addition to the participation fee.
Q. When is electric power supplied?
Normally, it is useable after 7 pm on the last day of the installation(Oct, 17). Because independent booth companies enable the supply of electric power at the point of finishing the internal electricity work and exhibition item setting. Due to safety issues, if even 1 company is not done with electricity related work, the electric power cannot be supplied.
Q. When can we start accessing the internet?
Internet is only provided to companies that has applied for LAN, and all you have to do is installed the computer on the planned location and use it by registering the IP Address provided by the service company. Normally, Internet access is possible after 7 pm of the last day of installation(Oct, 17.).
Q. What should we prepare in preparation for possible loss and theft of displayed items?
ECO-EXPO KOREA 2016 secretariat is ready to provide absolute safety of the displayed items with the security guards positioned at the exhibition during installation, operation, and removal of the exhibition items. Displayed items or private goods might be lost when there is no residing staff at the company's own booth, or when a person leaves with a coat or jacket left on the chair or the table or when the booth is crowded for installation or removal. Considering this matter, the participating company needs to place residing staff to secure the safety of the booth. As the responsibility of the theft and the loss of an exhibition item lies on the participant, please insure expensive products.
Q. After the exhibition is finished, how can I export the displayed items and what is the procedure for withdrawing equipments?
In order to prevent the theft or loss of the displayed items, the participating company must declare the export of the displayed item. The take out process is in the order of receiving export application → writing export application → verification by organizer → submittance to guards and items inspection → export of exhibit items.

The withdrawal of equipment starts after all the spectators leave the exhibition center after 16:30 21(Oct.), October which is the last day of the exhibition. People normally withdraw important exhibition items on the first day of withdrawal, and withdraw the booth and other exhibition items on the second day.
Q. How much is the parking fee at the COEX(Exhibition Center)?
The parking fee for the COEX Exhibition Center is as follows.
*For the first 30 mins. 2,400 KRW, 1,200 KRW for every additional 15 mins.
(1 hour: 4,800 KRW, 2 hours: 9,600 KRW, Over 10 hours is counted as 1 day.
The parking fee for a day is 48,000 KRW. as of June. 2016)

If the parking fee of the COEX is burdensome, you can use the nearby Tancheon parking lot or use public transportation if possible.