Korea-Consult was originally founded by Anton Scholz, a German national who has been living in Korea since the mid 1990’s. Starting with simple interpretation and consulting services, to assist international projects and businesses in Korea it soon became clear that there was a demand for more complete support. So Korea-Consult was established in 2001 to fulfil this need.
Over the past years Korea-Consult has grown into one of the most respected and sought-after companies in Korea, when it comes to supporting international media, events and projects all over the peninsula. We have been fortunate to work with many global companies, serving both high-profile clients and those with smaller needs.
However, Korea-Consult has never grown out of proportion, and that is by design. Because we strongly believe that quality is more important than quantity! Thus, with our small professional team we remain extremely flexible and as such are able to adjust to the unique demands of each client, all while remaining very efficient and keeping prices at a reasonable level.
Our network of trusted suppliers and professionals allows us to handle both large-scale and/or long-term projects. So from a simple helping hand in tricky situations to complete one-stop project management solutions, the Korea-Consult team will ensure that the job gets done!
Korea-Consult provides custom tailored solutions for both western companies doing business in Korea, as well as Korean companies doing business with overseas companies. We help you overcome language and culture barriers and can also give advice on how to establish or improve your business and how to best complete your projects here.
Finding the right partners and suppliers in Korea can be tough, especially when you do not know where to start and whom to trust. Let us help you turn whatever business or project you might have in Korea into a more joyful and successful experience.
Because despite the ongoing trends in globalization and networking, gaps between East and West on various levels remain much wider than most people would anticipate. These days, everybody seems to speak some English and communication always works out “somehow”. But we at Korea-Consult believe that “somehow” is just not good enough and will in the end only waste your precious time and money. Don’t let it come to that. Ask us first.
Conclusion of 4 years of project management (2012-2015) from first dealership application to grand opening.
Project Management for successful application for Jaguar/Land Rover Showroom Opening in Gyeonggi Province.
Project Management as well as handling accommodation, transport and VIP programs for FISU after more than 2 years of working on the preparations of this event.
Supporting Host Broadcaster NBC and their various sub-contractors during preparations and on sight with all transport related matter, staff and other issues like the set-up of a fully operational high-end kitchen catering for up to 250 people.
Event partner for the Korean German Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the KGCCI Innovation Award Gala held at the prestigious Floating Islands in Seoul.
Becoming Official Representative Officer for Leipzig City in Korea.
Supporting ARD German TV and Radio during visit of Pope Francis to Korea
Becoming Official Producer for ARD German TV in Korea
Working at 2 different locations for the Canoe and Rowing Productions for Host Broadcaster during the Incheon Asian Games.
Organizing a large-scale business meeting for the cities of Leipzig and Dresden in Seoul.
Working for the 2013 Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix supporting by now 5 of the F1 Racing Teams and a steadily growing number of other companies and clients.
Supporting FISA during the preparations and handling of the World Rowing Championships in Chungju.
Selected as agent to support hosting the main VIP gala dinner for Siemens with 300+ VIPs at the World Energy Congress in Daegu (October 2013) and give additional support at the WEC booth.
Supporting ESPN during the Armed Forces Classic Basketball Game in Korea.
Asian Le Mans Series in Inje – Handling logistics & hospitality for participating racing teams at the new Speedium race track in Gangwon-Do
Supporting the German Pavilion and handling of the German nation day Gala event at 2012 Yeosu Expo.
Working during the 2012 Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix supporting more than 30 companies and totally more than 500 clients with hospitality, logistics and staff.
Shipping of 2000+ Ton Steel Manufacturing plant to Germany Almost 2 years of negotiations and logistic work did it take to disassemble and ship a complete Korean used steel manufacturing plant to Germany.
Working for FOX Sports during large scale NFL broadcasting event in Seoul. Support with staff, coordination and equipment.
Coordinate logistics, staff, transport and accommodation during the 2011 IAAF Track and Field World Championship in Daegu for many major media companies (ARD/ZDF, NBC, Channel 4, IMG, Visions and several others.)
Working during the 2011 Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix supporting more than 30 companies (among them several F1 Racing Teams) and totally more than 500 clients with hospitality, logistics and staff.
Supporting various companies during preparations and set-up of the German pavilion at the Yeosu Expo 2012.
Working during the first Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix supporting more than 30 companies (among them several F1 Racing Teams) and totally more than 500 clients with hospitality, logistics and staff.
Honored with the prestigious Ministerial Award by the Ministry of Culture Sport and Tourism for supporting the "Cultural Hub City of Gwangju" Project.
Special Advisor and Press Speaker for the "Kunsthalle Gwangju" Project. (Multi-space art and event location in Gwangju.)
Selected as official advisor for the "World Photonics Expo 2010" in Korea.
All-round coordination for ARD German TV & NRK Norwegian TV during the Biathlon World Championship in Pyeongchang. Support with local staff, broadcasting equipment, transport and overall project management.
Working coordinator and advisor and liaison with German TV at the IAAF Track and Field World Championships in Berlin for KBS and the 2011 Daegu IAAF World Championship Organizing Committee.
Continue to work as advisor for the Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix organizing committee and also becoming advisor for the province of Jeollanam-Do for matters regarding international Tourism.
Selected as official Advisor to the Korean Formula 1 Grand Prix Organizing Committee during the preparations of the F1 Grand Prix to start in Korea from 2010.
Hired by the German Embassy in Seoul to create new Image Video clips to promote Germany in Korea as well as to celebrate 125 years of German-Korean relations.
Hired by the German Embassy in Seoul to create a complete new web portal to promote all aspects of Germany like Industry, Tourism and Culture in Korea.
Working for ARD/ZDF German TV during the Biathlon World Cup in Pyeongchang. Set up of local staff and most of the broadcasting equipment including a complete HD OB-Van.
Working as coordinator as well as MC/Translator during the Gwangju Peace Summit of Nobel Peace laureates.
Start to work with Gwangju City to find a suitable partner city in Germany.
Working for ARD German Television during the IAAF Track and field World Championship in Osaka as coordinator and translator.
Starting to work with ARD German TV for the preparation of the Biathlon World Cup in Pyeongchang.
Start work as official advisors for Gwangju City and Jeollanam-Do province in various international matters.
Working for BMW Korea as advisor and project coordinator in helping to set up a new BMW Dealer in Gwangju
Work for ARD during Germany-Korea National Football team friendly match in Busan as local manager.
Work for ARD German TV during preparations of the 2002 Korea-Japan FIFA World Cup.
Operating as advisor & coordinator/translator for the media main team from ARD German TV during preparations and event time in Korea as well as in Japan.
If you have an ongoing or upcoming project in Korea, there is a good chance you might need help at some point. And this is what we do! From limited support to full-scale project management, we provide the support you need.
Projects in Korea remain challenging for foreign companies, especially with the constant problems in communication and the inherent differences in business mentality. Projects that might look quite rosy in the beginning seldom continue like this until the end.
Where to find the right partners and/or suppliers that can be trusted? How to communicate with them and make sure things proceed as planned?even when you are not around? As a part of our service, we can follow up on things for you and offer a one-stop solution. No need for trial and error and trying to handle multiple suppliers at once. Just talk with us!
Importantly, we do not just take your business and outsource it to someone else. We are a hands-on project management company, and with our multi-lingual team and our use of trusted suppliers who have proven their skill and reliability, we will do what is needed to ensure the success of your project.
Media work is how we got started at Korea-Consult and it remains our core business until this day. Over the last decade, we have been involved in almost every major international sporting event that has taken place in Korea. We have also supported countless smaller productions, for news, documentaries, TV shows and corporate communications.
We can provide simple fixer work, ENG teams or set you up with HD OB vans and SNG trucks. No project is too small or too big. And of course we can also provide services such as location scouting, footage production, helping you obtain shooting permits and anything else you might need, including logistics and hospitality.
Contact us to find out why major broadcasting companies such as ARD/ZDF, FOX, ESPN, NBC, NRK, IMG, RTL and countless others choose to work with us when conducting business in Korea.
Got an upcoming event in Korea and not sure where to start? Well, start with us! We support and manage all kinds of events in Korea and can set you up with all you need.
Our team can help you with the services that you need to make your business successful. And we also offer attractive package deals, so you can be sure that all projects stay within your budget, as you will know ahead of time what costs you will be facing. Contact us to find out more.
Sometimes you just might need someone in the meeting room who is really on your side. A translator who not only understands what is being said but also lets you know what is being communicated. Quite often that is not the same in Korea!
Relying on interpreters from the other side or hoping that the other side speaks English well enough to really express what they mean is often not the safest choice for your business. If you want to make sure your message really comes across as intended and that you fully understand what is being communicated to you, you should make sure you have someone with you that you can fully trust.
So, if it is important to you that both sides truly understand each other, ask us for help. We can also help with communication strategies, as well as preparations for meetings and negotiations, and in this way help you to achieve your business targets.
And if you cannot attend a meeting for some reason, we can even act as your proxy and continue negotiations for you by following along with your set guidelines. This can save you both time and money and shorten the time needed to achieve real results.