South Korea holds its annual Korean Festival in Indonesia annually throughout the month of October where several Korean Government institutions help organizing. Among them is the K-Content Expo which this year will take the span of 4 days from 3 to 6 October 2019.
Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA) Indonesia and Korea Manhwa Contents Agency (KOMACON) will have B2B (Business to Business) and B2C (Business to Customer) events in Sheraton Grand Jakarta Gandaria City and Central Park Mall Jakarta respectively. The Business Matching in B2B event on 3 & 4 October is focusing on the interaction of Indonesian and Korean business owners and content creators, taking 44 Korean content companies and 14 broadcasting companies including MBC and JTBC. Along with them also 18 animation & character companies like Iconix and Carriesoft, 7 game & VR companies like Popjoy & Valove, and 5 comic & webtoon companies like Seoul Media Comics and Haksan Publishing. Aside of the Business Matching activity, there will also be MoU and Contract signing among Korean and Indonesian companies, along with the Networking Reception.
What public can enjoy the most is the Exhibition & Events of B2C activities that will be held in Central Park Mall Jakarta from 3 to 6 October 2019 where visitors may experience the latest creative contents from Korea along with the public drawing session from famous webtoonists of “Que Sera Sera” and “The Girl and The Geek” and the performance of Korean boy group IN2IT (read: In to it).
According to Greg NamGol Kim as the Regional Director KOCCA Indonesia, K-Content Expo is an annual event to promote Korean creative contents held by KOCCA in selected countries including Indonesia. K-Content Expo is held by the collaboration of KOCCA under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Republic of Korea and Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (BEKRAF) and supported by Korea Food Industry Association (KFIA), Korean Cultural Center (KCC), Korea Tourism Organization (KTO), and KOTRA-iLotte in hope to bring positive contribution to te development of creative contents in both countries.