An expert in tourism and convention related marketing, strategic planning and operation.

CEO Kim Yong-chul
earned a master's degree in business administration from Yonsei University Graduate School of Business and a doctorate in tourism from Kyunghee University Graduate School. He has vast experience in tourism and convention-related marketing, strategy planning, and operation from his work at Kia Motors, Korea MICE Association, Jeju Tourism Organization, and EZPMP Co., Ltd.

Key Professional Experience

- Current Professional Positions

Aug 2021 ~ CEO, GTN Co., Ltd
Aug 2021 ~ Vice-President, Korea Tourism Consulting Co., Ltd
March 2017 ~ Adjunct Professor, Global MICE Related Major, Konkuk University
May 2021 ~ Director, 2022 Boryeong Sea Mud Exhibition Organizing Committee

- Past Professional Experience

May 2017 ~ Dec 2021 Secretary-General, Healing Industry Association
Feb 2015 ~ Dec 2016 Chairman, Incheon MICE Alliance
Jan 2014 ~ Dec 2020 Managing Director, EZPMP Co., Ltd
Nov 2011 ~ Dec 2014 Executive Director, Premium Pass International Co., Ltd
Dec 2009 ~ Oct 2011 Secretary-General, Korea MICE Association
July 2008 ~ Nov 2009 General Manager, Jeju Tourism Organization
Aug 2000 ~ July 2008 Director of Seoul Office & Marketing Director, Jeju International Convention Center
Aug 1987 ~ July 2000 Kia Motors' Training Department, Export Department, German Subsidiary
April 1984 ~ July 1987 Marine Corps Bachelor Officer

Skills & Qualifications

Category Type Registration Number
Qualification CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) USARun by Convention Industry Council 0000898971