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Korean International Beer Expo (KIBEX) to proceed in May


The only beer-specialized exhibition in Korea, Korea International Beer Expo (KIBEX) 2021 will be held for three days from May 17th to 19th, at Coex Hall C, Seoul, Korea.

KIBEX is where attendees can see and experience all the businesses of the beer industry value chain from beer production to distribution, packaging, and consumption in one place.

KIBEX 2021 will be held in May, at the new venue in Seoul, Korea. KIBEX decided to move their location for a better atmosphere to Coex Center, Korea. As it is in the point of business in Korea, Gangnam, the more professionals, and attendees are easy to visit the exhibition.

To keep engaged with international beer professionals, it will be held as a hybrid event to encourage the participation of international professionals and attendees who can’t visit in person. Exhibition, Seminar, and even 1:1 business matchmaking program will be operated both online and offline at the same time, and interactive promotion activities will be available on its special online platform as well.

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KIBEX 2021 sets the theme of this year as ‘Design meets Beer’, focusing on the packaging and design area, which is increasing in importance in the beer market due to COVID-19, and is preparing special contents accordingly such as KIBEX Design and Packaging Forum and KIBEX Design Award.

Still, international exhibitors’ direct participation may not be easy, but the US craft beer pavilion organized by USATO and Brewers Association has already confirmed their participation and major key players in the industry are applying with their local partners.

For more information about KIBEX 2021, please visit the official website ( To apply for an exhibitor, please sign up at the website or contact to KIBEX Secretariat (+82-2-565-0501). To pre-register for a buyer, please visit the website and make a buyer pre-registration which will be only valid until May 16th.

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