A survey of 1,000 people by the South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism conducted in May resulted in 63 percent of respondents saying they believed the first Winter Olympics in South Korea would succeed.
Asked by reporters whether the North has an intention to field a unified women's ice hockey team with the South for the Pyeongchang Games, Chang said he is not in the position to speak for the North Korean government, noting he has visited the South as an International Olympic Committee representative from the North.
Such a collaboration could help the neighbors resume dialogue after a period of official silence.
Last week, South Korean president Moon Jae-in, who only recently formed a government after a corruption scandal engulfed predecessor Park Geun-hye, proposed that the two Koreas bid jointly for the 2030 football World Cup.
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What Pyongyang thinks of the proposals is not yet clear.
Jang Woong, the North's delegate to the International Olympic Committee, will meet IOC president Mr Bach in South Korea next week.
The South Korean minister cited North Korea's "top-class" Masikryong ski resort as a potential venue.
The Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, will take place from 9-25 February.
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South Korea considered sharing some events at the Seoul 1988 Olympics with the North.
No North Korean athletes have qualified for the 2018 games.
North Korea has made a decision to send its demonstration team to the World Taekwondo Championships, which will be held for three days from Saturday in Muju, North Jeolla Province.
However, Mr Do does plan to raise the idea of inviting North Korean players to join South Korea's women's ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, the spokesman said. The matter concerning the National Hockey League players' participation in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games is closed, NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told TASS.
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The suggestion that North Korea could play a part in the organisation of such a global event has created a buzz in the media, with tensions around the democratic state running high following the recent death of an American student after being released from a North Korean prison.