“Turkey & More: Izmir as the new ICT Hub”

British Chamber of Commerce Turkey (BCCT) and Izmir Development Agency (IZKA) are partnering in a conference in International Festival for Business in Liverpool on 30 June 2016.

International Festival for Business, IFB2016, takes place on 13 June- 01 July in Liverpool, hosting 3 weeks of networking, business meetings, conferences and workshops on almost all sectors. The 3rd week of the Festival’s theme will be Creative & Digital, therefore BCCT & IZKA have partnered to organise this exciting conference on the potential of Turkey and Izmir’s importance in ICT sector.

IFBThe Conference will be a platform to discuss the potential in Turkish market in general, also focusing on specifically ICT sector to the attendees with moderation, presentation and Q&A sessions. The moderator of the “Turkey & More: Izmir as the new ICT Hub” conference will be TayfunUğur, BCCT Board Member who will portray the picture of ICT sector in Turkey. Ahmetİplikçi will be giving a presentation on Turkish market in general and talking about leading industries, sector opportunities, how to do business and how to expand using Turkey as a hub. Sedef Ozer from IZKA will give a presentation on Izmir as the new investment hub for ICT in Turkey.

With a population of 78 million and a labour force of 29 million people, Turkey is currently one of the fastest growing markets in Europe. “Turkey & More: Izmir as the new ICT Hub” conference will provide a great platform to discuss the vibrant potential in various sectors and opportunities in Turkey; focusing on especially ICT sector in Izmir, Turkey’s 3rd biggest and youngest city. .

BCCT has always been a significant source of business services for both Turkish and British companies. IZKA, Izmir Development Agency, has also been working to improve cooperation, stimulating the local potential in Izmir, fostering the regional development and ensuring its sustainability.

Both BCCT and IZKA offers great opportunities with the services they provide. They are now breaking a new ground and creating an opportunity in Liverpool to promote the Turkish market and the country’s ICT & Digital sectors; as well as Izmir’s strength in particular.

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