2016 Rotary International Convention opens with 50,000 registrants from 160 nations
Rotary International is a worldwide organization of business and professional persons who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
GCP International is an official partner of Rotary International assisting with its 107th annual International convention in Korea, which was held at KINTEX from May 26 ~ June 1, 2016.
Ban Ki-moon, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General addressed nearly 50,000 Rotary members from more than 160 countries at the open of the humanitarian service organization’s 107th annual international convention at KINTEX.
Ban Ki-moon, UN Secretary-General said, “Rotarians do remarkable work around the world. Our two organizations have a long productive history. Rotarians even helped with the founding of the United Nations.” He also thanked Rotary members for their contributions to eradicating polio – Rotary’s top humanitarian goal, and said, “The United Nations is proud to be a partner in ending this debilitating disease.”
Organized by Rotary International in conjunction with the Seoul Host Organization Committee comprised of local Rotary members, and with significant support from the Central Government as well as local governments, the convention provided registrants with ample opportunities to savor Korea’s myriad attractions, including an expansive number of parks, museums, shopping centers, restaurants, and the now-famous Gangnam district. Most popular tourist attractions to be visited by the Rotary convention participants include DMZ, World Heritage Palace, and Gangnam Fashion Street. (source: www.rotary.org)
About GCPI: GCP International (also known as “The Palm”) is a comprehensive events and communications company serving the needs of private businesses, governments, and nonprofit organizations in the areas of event exhibit management, strategic communication, and temporary staffing services. The Palm’s temporary staffing services based in Seoul, Korea help clients reach set objectives by helping to provide with suitable staff members for their needs. The Palm strengths lie in its ability to work with international clients in particular, due to its English language capabilities.