Geumsan County is getting ready to host the 2017 Geumsan World Ginseng Expo in order to globalize Korean ginseng by gathering the capacities in all areas related to ginseng and create the future values of the ginseng industry.
Namgung Young, vice governor of the South Chungcheong Province municipal government, visited the Geumsan World Ginseng Expo Organizing Committee on Feb. 9 to check the preparation and sites of the event and have a discussion for the successful hosting.
Namgung said, “We are ready for all the matters including administrative procedures, workforce and budgets to successfully host the expo. Please be well prepared for exhibition display, venue operation and various events so the expo can be an international event in the future.”
The 2017 Geumsan World Ginseng Expo, which is co-hosted by South Chungcheong Province and Geumsan County and organized by the Expo Organizing Committee, will take place with a theme of “Root of Life, Ginseng” at the Ginseng Expo Square in Geumsan County, South Chungcheong Province, from Sept. 22 to Oct. 23.