• 2017
  • 1-3 November

Turkish Export Week About

“Turkish Export Week” will be organized by Turkish Exporters Assembly in Istanbul for the first time this year between November 1st – 3rd 2017 with the participation of Turkish Prime Minister Mr. Binali Yıldırım and other related Turkish ministers. World-class Experts, honorable Public and Private Sector Representatives and valuable Turkish Exporters will be present in the event taking active part in panels, presentations alongside a buying mission form different countries.

The event, which is planned to be organized annually, will be comprised of panels on export financing, logistics and customs procedures, services exports, failure experiences, Turkish Trade Centers and Export Arena with Ali Kırca. There will also be Q&A Sessions in which exporters will be able to direct their questions to high-level representatives from various ministries and exchange views about current problems of exporters.

An extensive Buying Mission Program, bringing together exporters from many different countries will be held during the week to provide exporters with an opportunity to directly contact and network with business people from different corners of the world. Moreover, Export Compass Route events for Morocco, Indonesia and Singapore will be held to examine prominent points about market entry strategies.

“Turkish Export Week” that will be organized by TIM with the support of Turkish Ministry of Economy provides an excellent opportunity to exporters to reach extensive knowledge about the export, find solutions to their problems and broaden their business networks.

 

Turkish Export Week Program

10.00 - 11.30 Opening Ceremony and Announcement of October Export Figures
  Mr. Mehmet Büyükekşi - Chairman, TIM
  Mr. Nihat Zeybekci - Minister of Economy
  Mr. Binali Yıldırım - Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey
11.30 - 12.00 Award Ceremony of Essay Contest (Primary Schools - Secondary Schools - High Schools)
12.00 - 13.30 Break
13.30 - 14.15 Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Prof. Dr. Recep Akdağ’s Speech
14.15 - 14.30 Award Ceremony of the Idea Competition between Universities
15.00 - ... Export Arena with Ali Kırca
  (Themes: Exchange Rate, Sustainability of Export, R & D / Innovation, International Politics)
  Tarık Sönmez – Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Economy
  Mehmet Büyükekşi – Chairman, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Prof Dr Ahmet Kırman – Director General / Vice President of Executive Board, Şişecam
  Ali Kibar - President of Executive Board, Kibar Holding
  Elif Çoban – CEO, Şölen
  Ercan Varlıbaş, Ph.D. – CEO, VSY Biotechnology
  Hakan Güldağ – Chief Editor, Dünya
  Himmet Karadağ – Chairman, BİST
  Hüseyin Durmaz - President of Executive Board, Durmazlar Holding
  Kerim Türe - President of Executive Board, Modanisa
  Metehan Demir - Journalist
  Şeref Oğuz – Journalist
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil – Director General, TAI
  Turan Erdoğan – Chairman of the Executive Board, Vestel
  Ümit Leblebici – General Director, TEB
  Vahap Munyar – Journalist
  Vahap Küçük - President of Executive Board, Tema Holding/LC Waikiki and Küçükler Holding
14.00 - 17.00 B2B Meetings
13.00 - 15.00 Export Compass, Route: Morocco
  13.00 - 13.30 Opening Speeches
  H. Bader Arslan, Ph.D., Secretary General, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  Mhamed Ifriquine, Consul General, Kingdom of Morocco
  Osman Kocaman, Chairman of Turkey-Morocco Business Council, DEİK
  Nevsal ALHAS, Turkish Exporters Assembly R&D Director
  13.30 - 15.00 Panel: Moroccan Market Analysis
  Moderator: Erkan KAPLAN, Turkish Exporters Assembly Foreign Trade Coordinator
  Gökhan ADANALI, Directorate of Country Desks, Republic of Turkey Ministry of   Economy of Exports
  Hibat Allah FAOUZI, Commercial Attaché, Kingdom of Morocco
  Emre ÖZER, General Manager and Board Member, Coface
  Exporters’ Success Stories
  Q&A
15.00 - 16.30 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Economy
  Moderator: Murat Akyüz – Executive Board Member, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Kadir Bal – Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of Economy
  Özgür Volkan Ağar – Director General of Exports
  Ahmet Erkan Çetinkayış – Director General of Imports
  İbrahim Uslu – Director General of Incentive Implementation and Foreign Investment
  Uğur Öztürk – Director General of Free Zones, Overseas Investments and Servıces
  Zafer Soylu – Director General of Product Safety and Inspection
  European Turkish Brands Association
14:30 - 15:00 Opening Speeches
  Cafer Mahiroğlu - Chairman, European Turkish Brands Association
  Mehmet Büyükekşi - Chairman, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Nihat Zeybekci - Minister of Economy
15:00 - 16:00 Panel: Creating Brand in Europe
  Mustafa Baklan - Germany - Food
  Zeynep Turudioğlu - Great Britain - Food
  İsmet Koyun - Germany - IT
  Mustafa Özkan - France - Construction
16:00 - 16:30 Break
16:30 - 17:30 Panel: New Opportunities For Export To Europe
  Moderatör: DR. H. Hakan Yıldırım - Brand Consultant
  Vehbi Keleş - Great Britain - Food
  Hikmet Gürcüoğlu - Netherlands - Food
  Mustafa Aslan - Netherlands - Furniture
  İlhan Kaya - Sweden
17:40 - 18:30 Award Ceremony
13.00 - 14.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - Balkans
14.00 - 15.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - Eurasia
15.00 - 15.15 Presentation: Alibaba.com
15.15 - 15.30 Presentation: Turkishexporter.net
15.30 - 15.45 Presentation: Kompass.com


09.55 - 10.00 Opening Speech: Mehmet Büyükekşi - Chairman, TİM
10.00 - 11.00 Minister of Customs and Trade Mr. Bülent Tüfenkci’s Speech on Customs and Logistic Practices
11.00 - 12.00 Panel: The Role of Foreign Direct Investment in Exports
  Moderator: Ahmet Erdem - Chairman, Shell Turkey Company
  Harm Pieter Goossens - CEO, Unilever
  Altan Demirdere - Head of Turkey Group, Novartis
  Azmi Gümüşlüoğlu - Director General, Ferrero
  Hiroshi Kato - CEO, Toyata Turkey
12.00 - 13.00 Break
13.00 - 14.00 Minister of Finance Mr Naci Ağbal’s Speech
14.00 - 15.00 Minister of Labour and Social Security Mrs Jülide Sarıeroğlu’s Speech on Current and Planned Government Supports to Increase Employment*
15.00 - 16.00 Panel: Financing of Export
  Moderator: Sabri Ünlütürk - Member of Board of Supervisors
  Adnan Yıldırım - Director General, Eximbank
  Osman Arslan - Director General, Halkbank
  İsmet Gergerli - Director General, KGF
  Çağatay Baydar - Vice Chairman of Executive Board, Association of Financial Institutions
  Emre Özer - Director General, Coface
16.00 - 17.00 Panel: Eximbank Meets Turkish Exporters
  (With the participation of Mr Adnan Yıldırım and officials from Eximbank)
11.00 - 12.00 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Customs and Trade
  Moderator: Tahsin Öztiryaki - Vice Chairman, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Cenap Aşçı - Undersecretary, Ministry of Customs and Trade
  Mustafa Gümüş - Director General of Customs
  Hacı Hasan Murat Özsoy - Director General of  Risk Management and Control
  Abdullah Soylu - Director General for Customs Enforcement
13.00 - 14.00 Panel: Logistic and Customs Procedures
  Moderator: Bülent Aymen - Chairman of Logistic Council, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Halil İbrahim Bozkuş - İstanbul Customs and Trade District Manager
  Fatih Şener - Chairman of the Executive Board, UND
  Ahmet Musul - Chairman of the Executive Board, Ekol Logistic
  Murat Palaoğlu - KPMG, Partner
  Hakan Çınar, Ph.D. - CEO, ÜNSPED
  Emre Eldener - Chairman, UTİKAD
14.00 - 15.00 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Finance
  Moderator: Süleyman Kocasert - Vice Chairman, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  H. Abdullah Kaya - Undersecretary, Ministry of Finance
  Adnan Ertürk- Chairman, Revenue Administration
  Hüseyin Karakum - Chairman, Turkish Tax Inspection Board
  Burcu Aydın Özüdoğru - General Director of Revenue Policies
  Mustafa Çolak - Advisor to the Minister
  Bekir Bayrakdar - Chairman, İstanbul Tax Administration
15.00 - 16.00 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Labor and Social Security
  Moderator: Rıza Seyyar - Executive Board Member, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Kürşad Arat - Undersecretary, Ministry of Labour and Social Security
  Mehmet Selim Bağlı, Phd - Chairman, Social Security Institution
  Nurcan Önder - Director General of Labour
  Orhan Koç - Director General of Occupational Health and Safety
  Kadri Kabak - Deputy Director General of Turkish Employment Agency
11.00 - 17.00 B2B Meetings
10.30 - 12.30 Export Compass, Route: Indonesia
  10.30 - 10.50 Opening Speeches
  H. Bader Arslan, Ph.D., Secretary General, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in İstanbul
  Emin Hitay, Member of Executive Committee, DEİK Turkey-Indonesia Executive Committee
  10.50 - 11.00 Informative Presentation on Indonesian Market
  Çağrı Köksal, Foreign Trade Expert, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  11.00 - 12.30 Panel: Indonesian Market Analysis
  Moderator: Erkan Kaplan, Foreign Trade Coordinator, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  Okan Öztürk, Former Trade Counselor to Indonesia, Republic of Turkey Ministry of EconomyEmre ÖZER, General Manager and Board Member, Coface
  Emre Özer, Coface Board Member and General Manager
  Demirhan Ekinci, Ekinciler Iron and Steel Inc.
  Exporter Success Stories
  Question answer
15.00 - 15.45 Panel: Turkish Trade Centres
  Opening Speeches: Mustafa Çıkrıkçıoğlu - Vice Chairman, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Moderator: Bahadır Öztanyel- CEO, TİM A.Ş.
  Mehmet Can Özdemir - Director General, HRD Antwerp Turkey
  Bülent Peker - REM People, Co-Founder - CEO
  Çağatay Yılmaz - Legal Advisor TİM A.Ş.
13.00 - 14.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - Latin America
14.00 - 15.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - North Africa and Middle East
15.00 - 16.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - Far East
16.00 - 16.15 Presentation: Alibaba.com
16.15 - 16.30 Presentation: Turkishexporter.net
16.30 - 16.45 Presentation: Kompass.com
09.55 - 10.00 Opening Speech: Mehmet Büyükekşi - Chairman, TİM
10.00 - 11.00 Deputy Prime Minister Mr Mehmet Şimşek’s Speech
11.00 - 11.45 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology
  Moderator: Bahadır Kayan - Executive Board Member, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Dr. Veysel Yayan - Undersecretary, Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology
  Zübeyde Çağlayan - Director General of Industry
  Cemil Başpınar - Vice President of Executive Board, Turkish  Patent and Trademark Office 
  Sebahittin Korkmaz - Chairman, Turkish Standard Institution
11.45 - 12.30 Panel: Export of Services
  Moderator: Hakan Çelik - Gazeteci
  Selahattin Esim - Executive Board Member, Electrical Electronics and Services Exporters’ Association
  Mustafa Aydın - DEİK Higher Education Business Council
  Birol Güven - Chairman, TESİYAP / Founder, MinT Production
  Kerem Çatay - CEO, Ay Yapım
12.30 - 14:00 Break
14.00 - 15.00 Q&A Session with Bureaucrats from Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock
  Moderator: Mustafa Satıcı - Executive Board Member, Turkish Exporters Assembly
  Mehmet Daniş -  Deputy Minister, from Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock
  Muharrem Selçuk - General Director of Food and Control
  Ahmet Yavuz Karaca - İstanbul Director General of Provincial Food Agriculture And Livestock
11:00 - 17:00
11.00 - 17.00 B2B Meetings
14.00 - 16.00 Export Compass, Route: Singapore
  14.00 - 14.30 Opening speeches
  H. Bader Arslan, Ph.D., Secretary General, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore in Ankara
  Süha Güçsav, Chairman of Turkey-Singapore Business Council, DEİK
  Rabia BAKAÇHAN, Turkish Exporters Assembly Expert
  14.30 - 16.00 Panel: Singapore Market Analysis
  Moderator: Erkan Kaplan, Foreign Trade Coordinator, Turkish Exporters’ Assembly
  Sinan Yüzal, Directorate of Country Desks, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy
  Emre Özer, General Manager and Board Member, Coface
  Özgün Kundak, Foreign Trade Representative, İÇDAŞ Steel & Energy
  Exporter Success Stories
  Question answer
10.30 - 12.00 Panel: Regional Investment and Trade - Sub Saharan Africa
12.15 - 12.30  Presentation: Alibaba.com
12.30 - 12.45  Presentation: Turkishexporter.net
12.45 - 13.00  Presentation: Kompass.com

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