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ISOFAR 2015 Goesan Expo Organizing Committee Starts Attracting Buyers at Home, Abroad
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ISOFAR 2015 Goesan Expo Organizing Committee Starts Attracting Buyers at Home, Abroad
  • By Jung Min-hee
  • July 28, 2015, 01:15
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The ISOFAR 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo + Industry Fair Organizing Committee (Secretary General Huh Kyeong-jae) is recruiting buyers at home and abroad that want to be part of the organic industry exhibition halls during the expo from July 20 to Sept. 17. 

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Those who want to join the expo, such as distribution companies, institutions, and organizations related to the organic industry, can submit application forms online by clicking the “buyer participation” menu on the official website of the ISOFAR 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo (www.2015organic-expo.kr), or on the “buyer participation application” menu on the official website of the Chungcheongbuk-do provincial government (www.cb21.net).

After completing the application for participation, one should bring a buyer invitation card, which is distributed by the organization committee, and a business card to confirm identity at a buyer registration booth at the main gate of the venue. Buyers will be given a pass and free admission and will be able to take part in special buyer activities.

Huh Kyeong-jae, secretary general of the expo organization committee, said, “In a bid to attract more competent buyers, we will distribute 15,000 invitation cards to firms, institutions, and organizations at home and abroad, and attract more than 620 buyers. In particular, we are also planning to recruit foreign buyers through the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements Asia, which have well-established networks, AT Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Trade Corporation, and the relevant government departments of North Chungcheong Province.”

Meanwhile, the ISOFAR 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo + Industry Fair will take place in the Organic Expo Farm in Goesan-gun, or Goesan County, for 24 days, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 11, 2015, with the theme of “Organic Life – Science Meets the Public.” The event will be co-hosted by 3 organizations: North Chungcheong Province, Goesan County, and the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR).