The International Ski Federation will host its next Congress in South Korea at a resort close to Pyeongchang, which is bidding to host the 2018 Winter Olympics.
FIS says it has chosen the High 1 resort in Gangwon province to stage its biennial gathering from May 27-June 2, 2012.
The province includes Pyeongchang. which is one of three candidates to host the Winter Games in 2018. The others are Munich and Annecy, France.
The International Olympic Committee will select the host city in a vote in Durban, South Africa, next July.