The History of EXCO, Since 1995

Since its establishment in 1995, EXCO has been working hard to revitalize the local economy and develop the MICE industry.

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Second exhibition hall opened
  • 2021 04.28 Second exhibition hall opened
Jang Eun Seo inaugurated CEO & President
Korea International Water Week
  • 2019 10.01 Jang Eun Seo inaugurated CEO & President
    09.04 Korea International Water Week
    07.02 Construction begins on the 2nd exhibition center site
    06.27 Hosted K-Fire & Safety Expo Bangkok 2019, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2018 08.19EXCO hosts the 14th International Congress of Parasitology
35TH INSEA World Congress(World Congress of the Int'l Society for Education Through Art)
  • 2017 08.0735TH INSEA World Congress(World Congress of the Int'l Society for Education Through Art)
  • 2016 09.30Sang-Wook Kim is inaugurated CEO & President
EXCO hosts the 7th World Water Forum
  • 2015 04.12EXCO hosts the 7th World Water Forum
    02.01EXCO hosts the 18th TCI Global Conference
  • 2014 06.25WCPA is held at EXCO
22nd World Energy Congress
국제 그린에너지 엑스포 개최
  • 2013 10.1322nd World Energy Congress
  • 2012 08.19Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Awardees Meeting is held at EXCO
    07.01Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Awardees Meeting
International Association of Athletics Federations held
  • 2011 08.24International Association of Athletics Federations held
    05.19 Phase 2 expansion of EXCO opened
    03.23Chong-Man Park is inaugurated CEO & President
EXCO hosts the International Fire Chiefs’ Association of Asia (IFCCA) General Conference & Exhibition
  • 2010 08.21EXCO hosts the International Fire Chiefs’ Association of Asia (IFCCA) General Conference & Exhibition
The Green Energy EXPO is certified by UFI
  • 2009 01.02 The Green Energy EXPO is certified by UFI
  • 2008 12.09Groundbreaking ceremony for the Phase 2 expansion held
    03.19 Jae-Hyo Kim is inaugurated CEO & President
International Congress of Insect Biotechnology & Industry
  • 2007 09.20Phase 2 expansion approved by the Ministry of Planning and Budget
    08.14International Congress of Insect Biotechnology & Industry
  • 2006 03.24Feasibility study execution for the exhibition hall expansion
APEC SME Business Forum 2005
  • 2005 08.28APEC SME Business Forum 2005
    06.21 The Korean name “엑스코 (EXCO)” is registered as a trademark
First International Solar Cities Congress held
  • 2004 11.15First International Solar Cities Congress held
    04.29 “EXCO” is registered as a trademark
  • 2003 08.21 Daegu Summer Universiade is partly held at EXCO

  • 2002 03.25Sang-Wook Kim inaugurated as CEO and President
    03.22 “Daegu Exhibition and Convention Center” renamed
11,616 m2 of exhibition space for the opening ceremony and exhibition opened by EXCO Construction of the Daegu Exhibition and Convention Center completed
  • 2001 04.19 EXCO opens with 11,616sqm of exhibition spaces and holds the opening ceremony and exhibition
  • 2000 12.30The construction of the Daegu Exhibition and Convention Center
  • 1997 05.16The construction of the Daegu Exhibition Center begins
  • 1996 11.20 The construction work for the Daegu Exhibition Center begins
    03.15 Ho-Taek Park is inaugurated CEO & President
  • 1995 07.24 The Daegu World Trade Center Ltd is incorporated
    01.25 The Committee for the building of the Daegu World Trade Center is held