The 11th MIK 2019 Season 1, Made in Korea 2019 Conference & Networking was held on July 18 at EL Tower Grand Ballroom in Yangjae-dong and ended in success.
The 11th MIK 2019 Season 1 was 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. In addition, Broken Brain, Smith S3, SKONOKOREA, C·APHARM, Leverpresso, and Enteral have sponsored, adding passion to the event.
This on/offline advertised event was 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 Convergence Contents Industry Association (NCIA) △Seoul Creative Economy Innovation Center △ENSL Partners △Korea Health Industry Development Institute △SBA
In addition to this, various programs were held for the event: △ 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
Helping outstanding Korean companies to enter the global market, press pitching and crowdfunding consultation
Ubergizmo (USA), Geekazine (USA), YESKY (China), Lecafedegeek (France), Monsieur GRrr (France), Vietnamplus (Vietnam), IT Donga, Smart PC Love, Early Adopter and Venture Square have participated as the global media partners to have press pitching. The media went on with in-depth communication with Korea’s outstanding companies, and is expecting to promote these companies in the global market.
Major crowdfunding companies like Crowdy, WinnersLab, Kseed and Intween also offered consulting services, and this raised the satisfaction rate of the participants. Through this program, companies were evaluated on the possibility of success in entering the global market and offered the chance for brand marketing.
Tailoring to the industry trend, conference session with experts!
The conference was specially prepared with a variety of sessions tailored to the industry trends, and this attracted attention from many participating companies. The experts in each field hosted 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
Live promotion by 1-person media and photo time with models
In addition to global media and crowdfunding companies, YouTubers and 1-person media that are acting as creators have attended to make live broadcasting and contents at the conference site. Here is the list of the YouTubers and 1-person media △Drawing with Moonlight △Junwoo △HELLO UKY △NOJAMKING △Daily Pop △SangShow △HUHY COREANO △Review Unnie △ConCorea TV △COLA TV △Channel Chajae1 △Cobiga Korea Visual Guide
On top of this, the companies and products were taken photos with MIK models to add power to promoting the brands.
Selected by global media, BEST of Made In Korea TOP 2 & ‘To be Top Start Up’ Competition Awards
Here are the BEST of Made In Korea TOP 2 companies selected by the global media:
- AVING Russia: MO Green, Humatech
- IT Donga: Himall, Infotron
- VietnamPlus (Vietnam): Better Life, AtoZ Soft
- Venture Square: Ten People, Pepe
- Ubergizmo (US): Barun, BCD ENC
- Geekazine (US): Artoy, Koryo Life Science
- Smart PC Love: i-works, Coffee Cube
- Monsier GRrr (France): Power Silicon, Victoria Production
- Money Today: Suhyun Tech, G2cell
- Early Adaptor: Innopresso, FAVE (Healthy Friend)
- Lecafedugeek (France): Mirint, Mecurator
- YESKY (China): LaMeditech, Foxtron
The company selected in ‘To be Top Start Up’ Competition Awards & The best of Made in Korea is LaMeditech. This company will have the chance to attend CES 2020, the largest electronics trade show in the US or receive prize money of 2000 dollars.