PROGRAM

Arrivals

  • 19:30 - 23:55

Welcome Reception

Registration

Opening Session

  • 10:00 - 10:05

Video: Turkey Discover the Potential

  • 10:05 - 10:20

Jacques Pasche

Chairman of The Board of Global Connection

  • 10:20 - 10:30

Mehmet Büyükekşi

Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly

  • 10:30 - 11:00

Nabi Avcı

Minister of Culture and Tourism

1st Session-Q&A with Media Members

  • 11:00 - 12:30

Nabi Avcı

Minister of Culture and Tourism

  • 11:00 - 12:30

Mehmet Büyükekşi

Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly

  • 11:00 - 12:30

İrfan Önal

Ministry of Culture & Tourism General Director of Promotion

  • 11:00 - 12:30

Kudret Arslan

Ministry of Culture & Tourism General Director of Investments & Enterprise

Lunch hosted by BORSA ISTANBUL

2nd Session - Foreign Investments in Turkey - Perceptions vs Realities

  • 13:30 - 16:30

Dr. H. Bader Arslan

Secretary General of Turkish Exporters Assembly

  • 13:30 - 16:30

İlker Aycı

Chairman of The Board & Chairman of Executive Commity of Turkish Airlines

  • 13:30 - 16:30

Arda Ermut

President of Investment and Support Promotion Agency of Turkey

  • 13:30 - 16:30

Serkan Karabacak

Chairman of the Audit & Supervisory Board of Borsa Istanbul

Breakfast hosted by IHKIB

  • 09:00 - 10:00

Hikmet Tanrıverdi

President of İstanbul Apparel Exporters’ Association (IHKIB)

Keynote Speeches

  • 10:00 - 10:30

Mehmet Şimşek

Deputy Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey

  • 10:30 - 11:00

Tim Bright

Board Member of Turkish – British Chamber of Commerce

3rd Session - Universal Values of Anatolia

  • 10:30 - 10:35

Video: An Expat in İstanbul

  • 10:35 - 12:30

Heide Brandes

President of Brandes Publishing

  • 10:35 - 12:30

Burhan Özkan

Strategic Communication and Planning Advisor

  • 10:35 - 12:30

Nastassia Coşkunseven

Food Stylist / Chef / Blogger

  • 10:35 - 12:30

Cristina Littin

Executive Producer of Forma Comunicaciones

Lunch hosted by Turkish Airlines

Keynote Speech

  • 14:00 - 14:30

Glen Gilmore

Strategic Advisor in Digital Marketing

4th Session - International Media & International Communications

  • 14:30 - 16:30

M. Onur Tayşu

General Coordinator of Global Connection

  • 14:30 - 16:30

Marina Mishunkina

Deputy General Manager of Argumenti i Facti

  • 14:30 - 16:30

Kristi Eaton

Associated Press, NBC, LA Times Contributor

  • 14:30 - 16:30

Jiankung Tang

China International Radio

  • 14:30 - 16:30

Metehan Demir

Strategic Advisor & Journalist

City Tour & Free Time

  • 09:30 - 13:30

Perge & Aspendos Tour

Departures



SPEAKERS

Arda Ermut

Arda Ermut

President of Investment and Support Promotion Agency of Turkey
Burhan Özkan

Burhan Özkan

Strategic Planning and Communication Consultant
Cristina Littin Menz

Cristina Littin Menz

Dint Company, Executive Producer
Dr. H. Bader Arslan

Dr. H. Bader Arslan

Turkish Exporters Assembly, Secretary General
Glen Gilmore

Glen Gilmore

Heide Brandes

Heide Brandes

President of Brandes Publishing
Hikmet Tanrıverdi

Hikmet Tanrıverdi

President of İstanbul Apparel Exporters’ Association (IHKIB)
İlker Aycı

İlker Aycı

Chairman of The Board & Chairman of Executive Commity of Turkish Airlines
İrfan Önal

İrfan Önal

Ministry of Culture&Tourism's Director of General Promotion
Jacques Pasche

Jacques Pasche

Global Connection, Chairman of the Board
Jiankung Tang

Jiankung Tang

China International Radio
Kristi Eaton

Kristi Eaton

Associated Press, NBC, LA Times Contributor
Kudret Aslan

Kudret Aslan

Ministry of Culture & Tourism General Director of Investments & Enterprise
M. Onur Tayşu

M. Onur Tayşu

Global Connection, General Director
Marina Mishunkina

Marina Mishunkina

Deputy General Manager of Argumenti i Facti
Mehmet Büyükekşi

Mehmet Büyükekşi

President of Turkish Exporters' Assembly
Mehmet Şimşek

Mehmet Şimşek

Deputy Prime Minister of Republic of Turkey
Metehan Demir

Metehan Demir

Strategic Advisor & Journalist
Nabi Avcı

Nabi Avcı

Minister of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey
Nastassia Coşkunseven

Nastassia Coşkunseven

Food Stylist / Chef / Blogger
Serkan Karabacak

Serkan Karabacak

Borsa İstanbul
Tim Bright

Tim Bright

Board Member of Turkish – British Chamber of Commerce


Participant Countries


With its new generation communication model, Global Connection is linking countries and cultures. It is actively supporting many countries with regard to their international trade, as well as their influence and power in the business world, forming partnerships with the most influential media organizations. It is publishing newspapers and magazines in Germany, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, France and Russia, featuring in the most visited web portals, broadcasting advertisements on television channels in accordance with its new generation communications model. Global Connection provides assistance to countries and companies with regard to international trade, tourism and publicity, strengthening their perception in the markets where they operate. It is publishing newspapers with Germany's most important media organ Die Welt and Welt Kompakt; with The Daily Telegraph, which has been published since 1855 and represents one of the most prestigious newspapers in the world; with Kommersant and Komsomolskaya Pravda which are two of the most widely read newspapers in Russia; with Gulf News, Al Ittihad and The National which are the top newspapers of not just the United Arab Emirates, but the whole gulf region; and with Le Figaro and Le Monde, which are among the most eminent newspapers in France and Europe.Continuing its endeavors in publishing, Global Connection is also working on making new deals in Europe, the Far East and America.


Supported by

Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Ekonomi Bakanlığı
TIM
TC Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı

ISPAT

Sponsored by

Turkish Airlines
Maxx Royal
IHKIB
Borsa Istanbul