2019 International Conference on Business and Economics (ICBE2019) and
16th International Conference of KODISA

Yeosu City, South Korea, July 8- 10, 2019


Host City: Yeosu City, South Korea


Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea (2012 麗水世界博覽會) was an International Exposition recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held in Yeosu, a southern coastal city of South Korea, which opened May 12, 2012 and ran until August 12, 2012. The theme of the Expo was “The Living Ocean and Coast” with subthemes of “Preservation and Sustainable Development of the Ocean and Coast,” “New Resources Technology,” and “Creative Marine Activities.” There were 105 participating countries, international organizations, and 8,203,956 visitors. The expo site for 80 exhibition halls stretched out alongside the sea with promenades and exhibit spaces extending to the island of Odongdo and the seawalls. The Yeosu Expo also received positive reaction for addressing global issues like climate change and the protection of the ocean through story-telling events.

For more information about Yeosu Expo City visit: http://eng.expo2012.kr


Conference Venue: Yeosu Expo Convention Center

The conference venue is Yeosu Expo Convention Center located within Yeosu Expo Ocean Park.


Conference Hotel:  Yeosu Venezia Hotel
This hotel is located in Yeosu (Chongp'o), close to Yeosu Expo Railway Station, Aqua Planet Yeosu, Jasan Park, and Yeosu International Pavilion. Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant, and in-room kitchens and free WiFi. You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 343 rooms feature free wired Internet, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Kitchens come with refrigerators and microwaves, making in-room dining convenient. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café.


The conference venue and hotel and accommodations for ICBE2019 will be taking place in the two facilities. The ICBE2019 Organizing Committee and KODISA has blocked 200 rooms for ICBE2019 international delegates and participants at a flat rate of USD100.00 (including tax and service charges, subject to change) per night per room for the conference period of July 7 – 11, 2019. For more information about:

Yeosu Venezia Hotel: http://www.yeosuvenezia.com/eng/



For non-residents of South Korea, called “international visitors” from developing countries, the registration fee shall be included accommodation expenses if only based on their application for the service, and subject to their winning of approval of the Grant of Accommodation Expenses from the ICBE2019 Organizing Committee.

            The Grant awarded international visitors will be provided board and lodging at  Yeosu Venezia Hotel by the expense of the conference organizer for up to two nights lodging (July 8 and 9, 2019) and five meals during their stay. To have booked your room in advance, those international visitors who want to get awarded the Grant must submit:

            1) a letter of application with the conference registration form,

            2) an extended abstract of paper/presentation or research proposals,

            3) evidence of the registration fee paid in advance and

            4) a brief CV, including the contact detail of work affiliations,

to the conference chair Dr. Jung Wan Lee  jwlee119@bu.edu no later than March 15, 2019.

Any application afterwards shall not be honored.


** SPECIAL OFFERS FOR NON-RESIDENTS OF SOUTH KOREA (effective registration only on May 2019, the rooms are subject to availability)  

For non-residents of South Korea, called “international visitors”, you shall be awarded the Grant of Accommodation Expenses, providing with board and lodging at  Yeosu Venezia Hotel for up to two nights lodging (July 8 and 9) and five meals during your stay on the conference organizing committee’s expenses. Due to your flight schedule, you could arrive July 7 and depart July 10 or 11. If this is your plan, for July 7 and/or July 10, we will reserve your room at Yeosu Venezia Hotel on your expenses, but at the conference group flat rate. To have booked your room in advance, please submit a signed conference registration form with your itinerary directly to the conference chair  jwlee119@bu.edu.