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When: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 12.00 – 18.45

Where: Hilton Bosphorus Istanbul

Why attend?

The TBCCI Istanbul Forum, the 9th this year in the series, is an annual event where business opportunities and methods are discussed in the bilateral Turkey-UK country-pair context. The Forum is an expert information exchange and business networking occasion about key business opportunities and methods in and between the two countries.


Welcome Addresses

Keynote Speakers

Panel Discussions

1. Future Technologies Panel

Current and future trends particularly in Smart Technologies, Smart Cities, Cyber Security, Fintech, Clouds & computing, Disruptive Technologies, Technology in Industry and The Role of Turkey.


Emma Edhem CC Moderator, Chairman TBCCI
Dr Martin Bennett Chief Executive – Turkey, BAE Systems
Patrick Regis Regional Director – Turkey & Central Asia, Rolls-Royce
Cem Öçal International Sales, Group Manager, KoçSistem
Doug Clark WW Lead – Watson & Cloud Platfom IBM Telco, Media & Entertainment

2. Energy Panel

Key projects of the panellist’s company, Energy Types, Trends in energy, Reforms to attract foreign investment, Priority issues of and challenges in the Energy Sector in Turkey and the UK.


Aytuğ Göksu Community Lead, Europe, The World Economic Forum
Ahmet Erdem Turkey Country Chairman, Shell
Yunus Özler Partner, Ernst Young

3. Branding & Marketing in the UK Panel

Key Branding and Marketing issues Turkish entrepreneurs must take into account when setting up a business or expanding in the UK. Major Turkish Brands in the UK. Branding and Marketing models.


Deniz Güngen  Associate Partner, APCO Worldwide
Martı Balamir  CEO, EMYA Global

Last year’s Forum on 29 September 2017, please visit here.