World Korean Community Leaders Convention

World Korean Community Leaders Convention for Exchange among Korean Communities The World Korean Community Leaders Convention is held every year to promote exchange among overseas Korean communities around the world. The convention holds discussion about mutual interests and works to expand and strengthen the Korean network that will serve as the ground for future work that will promote Korean culture.
Event Overview
Event Overview
Event Title 2017 World Korean Community Leaders Convention
Dates September 26th (Tue) – 29th (Fri), 2017 (4 days)
Location Lotte Hotel(Seoul)
Hosted by OVERSEAS KOREANS FOUNDATION
Sponsored by Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Status of the Conference (yearly performance)
Status of the Conference (yearly performance)
Category Time held Participants
Year Dates Location Number of countries Number of people
1회 2000 07.03 ~ 07.07 Seoul 47 278
2회 2001 07.09 ~ 07.12 Seoul 48 213
3회 2002 07.09 ~ 07.12 Seoul 48 225
4회 2003 08.19 ~ 08.21 Seoul 46 294
5회 2004 05.31 ~ 06.02 Seoul 48 263
6회 2005 07.12 ~ 07.14 Seoul 43 216
7회 2006 06.06 ~ 06.09 Seoul·KangWon 51 238
8회 2007 06.19 ~ 06.22 Seoul·Chungnam 54 337
9회 2008 10.01 ~ 10.04 Seoul 62 433
10회 2009 06.23 ~ 06.26 Seoul·ChungBuk 66 471
11회 2010 06.15 ~ 06.18 Seoul·KangWon 77 487
12회 2011 06.14 ~ 06.17 Seoul·GyeongGi 81 506
13회 2012 06.26 ~ 06.29 Seoul 74 490
14회 2013 06.18 ~ 06.21 Seoul 78 513
15회 2014 10.06 ~ 10.09 Seoul 84 367
16회 2015 10.05 ~ 10.08 Seoul 84 367
* Held together with the “Celebration of International Overseas Korean Day” in 2014.