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With our motto being “the introduction of Korean consumer goods into the daily life of citizens all around the world”, Consumer Goods Showcase Korea has experienced major annual growth since its commencement in 2015.

Using its global network, KOTRA provides a variety of attractive business opportunities to global buyers/distributors so as they can get first-hand insight on promising korean consumer goods.

2018(The fourth edition)

Lead the Retail Trends,
Fostering Global Hit Brands

Date/Venue Jun 4(Mon)-5(Tue) 2018 / COEX HALL C
Participants 530 Foreign Companies and 1,077 Korean companies
Main Events Consumer goods 1:1 business meetings and showcase, consulting activities and related seminars, The job fair for multi-cultural traders and consumer goods specialists
Hosts
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
Organizers
  • KOTRA
  • Small & Medium Industry Promotion Corporation
  • KITA
  • Korea Design Promotion Agency
  • aT
  • Korea Fashion Association
  • Korea Cosmetic Industry Research Institute

OKF Corporation (www.okf.kr)

Participating in the Consumer Goods Showcase Korea 2018 helped us a lot in meeting with buyers from Asia, CIS, Middle Asia and Africa. We were able to provide buyers to test our products.
We are exporting our products to the countries of the buyers met in this event. It made Since most of the buyer countries in meeting already have been selling the products of OKF, we were able To make direct export contract through this consultation.
We displayed our products at the sample exhibition zone, showing the products to the buyers during the business meetings. We were able to get the immediate feedback of our new products. We still keep in touch with the buyers participating in CGSK. Through this event, we acquired great results and we are expecting further exports by having continuous contact with the buyers.

2017(The third edition)

Lead the trend with ICT convergence and premium consumer goods for the 4th Industrial Generation

Date/Venue June 15(Thu)-June 16(Fri) 2017 / COEX Hall D
Participants 331 Foreign Companies and 1,285 Korean companies
Main Events Consumer goods 1:1 business meetings and showcase, consulting activities and related seminars, ICT convergence consumer products contests, art collaboration competition
Hosts
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries
  • Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
  • Mnistry of SMEs and Startups
Organizers
  • KOTRA
  • Small & Medium Industry Promotion Corporation
  • KITA
  • Korea Design Promotion Agency
  • aT
  • Korea Fashion Association
  • Korea Cosmetic Industry Research Institute
  • Korean Cosmetics Association

Kosbon (www.cosbon.com)

Participating in the Korean Consumer Goods Export Showcase helped us a lot in meeting with buyers as well as in closing business agreements. We were able to get great results by participating in exhibitions and business meetings at the same time. We were able to display our products at the exhibition zone, showing the products to the buyers during the business meetings, and the buyers’ response was very positive. Through this event, we acquired new buyers and exported about $45,000 last year. In addition, we are expecting further exports by having continuous contact with the buyer. I believe that Korean Consumer Goods Showcase, which can lead to the actual contracts as well as helping to promote the company’s brand, is a very meaningful event for the Korean consumer goods companies.

2016(The second edition)

Introduction of new trends through the collaboration between consumer goods and Korean Cultural Wave related artistic content

Date/Venue June 29(Wed)-June 30(Thu) 2016 / COEX Hall A
Participants 517 Foreign Companies and 1,625 Korean companies
Main Events Consumer goods 1:1 business meetings and showcase, consulting activities and related seminars
Hosts
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Mnistry of SMEs and Startups
Organizers
  • KOTRA
  • Small & Medium Industry Promotion Corporation
  • KITA
  • Korea Design Promotion Agency
  • aT
  • Korea Biomedicine Industry Association

JINJUHAM (www.jinju.co.kr)

We participated in Consumer Goods Showcase Korea 2016. We were able to contact many new buyers by participating in food exhibition booth and have business meetings at the same time. In particular, buyers were able to taste products directly in the exhibition hall, and their responses were very positive I hope CGSK grows continuously.

2015(The first edition)

O2O Purchase Experience Zone through QR code and beacon

Date/Venue November 3(Tue)- November 4(Wed) 2015 / COEX Hall B1
Participants 204 Foreign Companies and 479 Korean companies
Main Events Consumer goods 1:1 business meetings and showcase, Global Consumer Market Forum
Hosts
  • Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
Organizers
  • KOTRA
  • Small & Medium Industry Promotion Corporation
  • The Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology
  • Korea Design Promotion Agency
  • Korea Fashion Association

BORYUNG MEDIANCE (www.medience.co.kr)

With KOTRA's support, we were able to meet with new buyers by participating in Consumer Goods Showcase Korea, and it was a meaningful time. Previously, baby products were not attracting much attention as an export item, however since it was classified as one of the leading consumer goods in 2015, it was the ideal time to participate in Consumer Goods Showcase. We hope to meet with more potential buyers by continuously participating in further events.