Dear global pop culture fans,
we are delighted to announce the launch of Seoul POPCON, a new pop culture show in Korea.
Taking place so far as Seoul Comic Con, the show will be reborn as Seoul POPCON to present new models in the pop culture content industry in the context of the upcoming Post-COVID era, and establish itself as a global content hub based in Korea’s unique content market.
Seoul POPCON (Seoul Pop Culture Convention) will take place from August 25 (Thu) – August 28 (Sun), 2022 and for the occasion, expand its exhibition areas to pop culture contents, including new fields such as games, metaverses and NFTs based on comics, broadcasting and movies.
The exhibition will extend its content and size, so that the excellence of Korean content can be promoted nationally and internationally. As main characters of the show, all participants, including participating companies, visitors and fans, will be able to have even more fun. This opportunity will allow the show to promote exchange between more diverse media, contents and open universes without restriction of country and genre, from Korean to international content that is in the spotlight all around the world.
Although COVID-19 separated us for the last two years, you will soon be able to see your favorite contents, cheer for your heroes, and meet new friends to create your own fantasy. In the upcoming 2022 edition, we will do our best to offer you a more solid and diverse program, so continue to show us your interest and support!
For more information, please visit our website and social media.
Hello, this is Seoul Comic Con.
Considering the risk of infection among participating companies and visitors, it has been decided to temporarily postpone the Seoul Comic Con 2021 (originally scheduled for August, 19 (Thursday) – 22 (Sunday), following the "New Implementation Notice of Level 4 Social Distancing Scheme in Seoul Metropolitan Area" due to the fourth spread of Coronavirus.
We have been waiting for a long time to meet Seoul Comic Con fans, but the decision had to be taken for the health and safety of everyone’s family and friends, and our own security. Although we will not be able to have a good time together in August, the spirit of Seoul Comic Con will continue.
To all our Fans,
We are excited to announce the return of Seoul Comic Con in 2021. The show will be held at COEX, from 19th – 22nd August 2021. While we are sad we cannot come together as a community in 2020, we will connect again soon with our favorite artists and creators, cheer for our heroes and meet new friends.
We have some other big news to share about Seoul Comic Con. Following 3 years of pop culture celebration, and fun, we are announcing that the event will now be curated and organized by EXPORUM. EXPORUM are event industry experts who are well positioned to take over Seoul Comic Con and share your pop culture passion with. It is time for another team to take the reins and we know EXPORUM can take Seoul Comic Con to the next level.
We’ve always said that everyone who helped us build this incredible event are what makes Seoul Comic Con the one and only pop culture show in Korea. We would like to thank you for all of your support and for sharing so many exciting experiences and happy memories with us.
Please keep following Seoul Comic Con Social media channels to stay connected with all the awesome content for the 2021 show as it is announced.
The Seoul Comic Con Team.