South Korea Trade Mission Costs

Mission Costs Paid to Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers

Mission Participant Fee: $1,800 USD ($800 USD for each additional participant)

Includes group ground transport, networking events, briefing and logistical assistance. Travel, individual transportation to meetings, interpreters, hotel and meals are not included.

Brief Market Research and Appointment Setting Fee*

Seoul $4,600*

*Grant funding is available in many States to cover a portion of the mission participation fee and travel costs. Please contact your State recruiter for more information. In some States the appointment setting fees are complimentary.

Cancellation Policy: If for any reason a mission participant cancels their participation, the mission participation fee is non-refundable. If the participant decides to travel at a future date, appointment setting services will be provided by the GSGP Trade Offices at no extra charge assuming the trip takes place within three months of the original mission date.

Costs Paid Directly by Participants

All costs below are estimated and will depend on the exchange rate at the time of the mission

International Airline Ticket


$2,500 USD 

Each participant will make their own flight arrangements to travel both to/from Seoul. Due to logistical complications, GSGP cannot obtain a discounted rate. Recommendations for the “Group” internal flight will be provided.


Federal per diem rates for hotels:

$245 USD (As of 5/24)

GSGP will reserve a block of discounted rooms at hotels in both countries. More information will be available soon.

Transportation and Interpretation

Participants are responsible for paying for their own transportation to and from meetings.

Transportation: $TBD per 8-hour day

Interpretation services: $380 USD/ day

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