The 11th MIK 2019 Season 1, “Made in Korea 2019 Conference & Networking’” was held today (July 18) at EL Tower Grand Ballroom in Yangjae-dong.

The 11th MIK 2019 Season 1 is hosted by “AVING NEWS”, the media partner of 100 exhibitions a year including MWC and IFA and active in building global news network with major news companies in 54 countries. This time, Ubergizmo (USA), Geekazine (USA), YESKY (China), Lecafedegeek (France), Monsieur GRrr (France), Vietnamplus (Vietnam), IT Donga, Smart PC Love, Early Adopter and Venture Square are participating as the global media partners. In addition, Broken Brain, Smith S3, SKONOKOREA, C·APHARM, Leverpresso, and Enteral have sponsored, adding passion to the event.

This on/offline advertised event is an exhibition convention for promising start-ups and SMEs in Korea. It successfully caught the interest of various organizations and companies and made them participate in this event. The following organizations have supported this event. △Gwangju Information and Culture Industry Promotion Agency △Kyungpook National University Technopark △Jeonnam Information & Culture Industry Promotion Agency △Next Generation Convergency Contents Industry Association (NCIA) △Seoul Creative Economy Innovation Center △ENSL Partners △Korea Health Industry Development Institute △SBA

At the 11th MIK 2019 Season 1 site, consulting by a major crowd funding company and PR by global media companies will be available. In addition, the introduction of “Owned Media” operating strategy by SMEs and how to use brand channel will be given by AVING.


The conference is specially prepared with a variety of sessions tailored to the industry trends to attract attention from many participating companies. The experts in each field will be hosting the sessions, and the details are as follows. (△Session 1: How to enter the US Market through Amazon △Session 2: Distribution strategy by looking at Xiaomi △Session 3: Understanding investment attraction △ Session 4: Presentation on the social commerce ecosystem by using famous influencers and celebrities in Korea and success stories)

In addition to this, various programs are prepared for the event. Here is the list of the major programs. △ Press pitching △ Crowdfunding consulting and retailer conference △ IR consulting and investment consultation △ Making promotional video contents for the participants △ Live promotion through famous 1-person media (YouTuber and creators) △ Photo time with models △ Conference sessions △ Networking party △ Global Media Awards

At the end of the event, the Global Media Awards “The Best of Made in Korea” will be held. The selected company will be offered the chance to participate in the CES 2020 start-up booth or a prize money of $2000.