PyeongChang 2014 Promotes Legacy and Rationale of Olympic Games Bid to International Women’s Conference
The International Federation of Business and Professional Women was established in the 1930s and has become one of the most influential women’s groups, aimed at promoting the role of women in business around the world.
Han Seung-soo, Chairman of the PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to discuss our bid with members of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women during their important meetings. Offering a combination of modern facilities and fine hospitality, South Korea is an increasingly popular destination for major conferences. Our international guests are always very welcome.”
Overseas Koreans Support 2014 PyeongChang
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Bid
Meanwhile, Koreans living overseas are actively showing their support for the bid.
In Guatemala, where the IOC Session will take place in July, Korean residents held an athletics meeting early this month. Kim Sang-don, President of the Korean union in Guatemala, said: “1,500 Korean residents including the Korean Ambassador in Guatemala attended and affirmed their support for PyeongChang’s bid.”
An increasing number of Koreans now living overseas are traveling to visit PyeongChang to look around the proposed main venues for the 2014 Winter Games. Recent visitors included a group from Canada and Germany.
Kim Si-kun, 77, who lives in Germany and visited PyeongChang with his four family members said: “I am impressed by the preparations for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. When I go back to Germany I will promote PyeongChang’s bid.”
Kim Jin-sun, Governor of Gangwon Province and Executive President of PyeongChang 2014 Bid Committee said: “There is very strong support for PyeongChang among Korean people both in Korea and overseas. When we hear about the enthusiasm around the world for the bid we see ever more clearly how the Games in PyeongChang could have a positive impact on so many people’s lives. ”
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