Events

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U.S. Doorknock Meetings
AmCham Turkey Public & Government Affairs Committee organized a series of U.S. Virtual Doorknock meetings with the following overarching objectives: • Position the US business network in Turkey as an active solution partner in the regulatory and policy framework within US-Turkey economic relations. • Bring out US-Turkey business relations as the area for continued positive engagement in bilateral relations. • Encourage more and continuous contact, communication and engagement with US policy makers and executives towards a more enabling business environment in Turkey.
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AmCham & Korn Ferry - HR Wage Policies Briefing Webinar
16/12/2021
AmCham Turkey organized "HR Wage Policies in Light of Recent Economic Developments" Webinar featuring AmCham Turkey HR Circle Members and Seda Kahya Senior Consultant, Korn Ferry.
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I AmChamPion Awards GALA!
03/12/2021
I AmChamPion Awards Ceremony was held on December 3rd at Conrad Istanbul Bosphorus with the participation of 150+ leaders from public and private sector. Congratulations to all Winners of "I AmChamPion Awards" and all the nominees applied to the awards program!
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I AmChamPion Awards Jury Meeting
12/11/2021
I AmChamPion Awards Jury Members evaluated the top 3 nominees of each award category determined by the Technical Committee members. The Jury Members consists of following leaders from public and private sector.
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I AmChamPion Awards Jury Meeting
12/11/2021
I AmChamPion Awards Jury Members evaluated the top 3 nominees of each award category determined by the Technical Committee members. The Jury Members consists of following leaders from public and private sector.
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I AmChamPion Awards Technical Committee Meeting
10/11/2021
I AmChamPion Awards Program was initiated in 2019 to highlight and encourage companies that sustain bilateral economic development between Turkey and the U.S. In the 3rd year of the Awards Program, some of the best examples of Turkey-U.S. economic cooperation were awarded in 8 categories, after a 2-step evaluation by award program’s Technical Committee and Jury Members. The Technical Committee evaluated more than 60 applications.
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AmCham Board Meeting with Mustafa Varank, Minister of Industry & Technology
09/11/2021
AmCham Turkey Board visited Mustafa Varank, Minister of Industry and Technology in Ankara to discuss potential cooperation opportunities. The meeting was also attended by Board Members in Istanbul thanks to the hybrid meeting opportunity.
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Virtual U.S. Embassy Update Webinar
09/11/2021
AmCham Turkey organized a Virtual U.S. Embassy Update Webinar hosting • Scott OUDKIRK, Deputy Chief of Mission, • Heather BYRNES, Regional Senior Commercial Officer, Eurasia and Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, • Jayne HOWELL, Chief of Consular Affairs.
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Global Turks Webinar – 2
05/11/2021
On November 5th, Global Turks Webinar-2 was organized with Harvard Business Review Türkiye, hosting the project’s partner institutions, as well as leading Global Turks as the role models for next generations.
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AmCham TALKS with Sinan Ülgen: “Understanding and Projecting Turkey-U.S. Relations”
21/10/2021
AmCham Turkey organized a Webinar on "Understanding and Projecting Turkey-U.S. Relations in the Light of Recent Developments" featuring Sinan ÜLGEN, Managing Partner, Istanbul Economics and chairman of the think tank Center for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM).
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AmCham & Pfizer Management Mentorship Program Launch
20/10/2021
AmCham Turkey launched a new cross-company mentoring program with Pfizer, targeting high potential team members working at core business areas at member companies. The first pilot program will last for 6 months among 6 Pfizer Mentors and Mentees matching with 6 AmCham member company Mentors and Mentees. The event launched with an opening speech from AmCham Board Member and Pfizer Turkey General Manager Cem AÇIK, followed by Korn Ferry Turkey Managing Director Banu Beste BAŞOL and EMCC Global President Rıza KADILAR.
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AmChams in Europe Best Practices Conference
13/10/2021
AmCham Turkey team members attended AmChams in Europe’s annual Best Practices online conference, to strengthen partnerships and share experiences with AmChams all across Europe. Established in 1963, AmChams in Europe serves as the umbrella organization for 45 American Chambers of Commerce (AmChams) from 43 countries throughout Europe and Eurasia.
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AmCham-TAIK Press Dinner
12/10/2021
AmCham Turkey, in cooperation with its partner TAIK (Turkey-U.S. Business Council), organized a press dinner to highlight the importance of bilateral relations and decades-long partnership.
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Covid-19 Briefing Webinar with Prof. Derya Unutmaz
08/10/2021
AmCham Turkey Healthcare & Life Sciences Committee hosted Derya UNUTMAZ, Professor of Immunology at the Jackson Laboratory based in U.S. at a Webinar on "The Recent Developments Pertaining to the Covid-19 Outbreak".
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AmCham Annual Back to Business Reception at CG Residence
30/09/2021
After a year break due to Covid-19 measures, AmCham Turkey organized its annual Back-to-Business Reception thanks to Consul General Daria DARNELL who hosted AmCham members at her residence. Around 50 AmCham members and US Embassy and Consulate team members gathered at the reception in line with Covid measures.
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“Strengthening Value-based Medical Tourism in Turkey Workshop” with PwC and USHAŞ
20/09/2021
The second phase of AmCham Healthcare and Life Sciences Committee project is accomplished with this workshop. 80+ companies and public stakeholders joined the session. Three strategic priorities were underlined: quality, innovation, and coordination. Third and last phase of the project is prepared by PwC as the final report that the committee will use in its engagement with public sector in Q4 2021.
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Meeting with Scott M. Oudkirk, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy
17/09/2021
The AmCham Board has their first visit with Deputy Chief of Mission Scott OUDKIRK, hosted by US Consul General Daria DARNELL in Istanbul.
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GVC Talks Webinar Series I Panel 4: Tax Mechanisms
08/07/2021
Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and AmCham Turkey launched a new webinar series under 4 thematic topics that are deemed to play a decisive role in Turkey’s integration into GVCs. Fourth panel session focused on tax infrastructure from investor perspective, economic reform package, compliance to OECD & WTO standards, R&D Tax scheme. Click to WATCH!
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AmCham Briefing Webinar: Framework of FDI Strategy of Turkey
07/07/2021
A Briefing Webinar was held in cooperation with the Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey to update AmCham members on the Framework of FDI Strategy of Turkey (2021-2023): 11 Strategies and 72 Actions. Ahmet Burak DAĞLIOĞLU, President, Investment Office, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey made the opening speech of the webinar followed by Tankut TURNAOĞLU, Chair of AmCham Turkey. Mahmut Muhiddin KESKİN, Head of Strategy Department, Investment Office of the Presidency of Turkey informed the attendees with a detailed presentation on Turkey’s FDI strategy.
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Board Meeting with Burak Dağlıoğlu, President, Presidency Investment Office
07/07/2021
AmCham new elected Board held its first meeting with Burak Dağlıoğlu, President of the Investment Office, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey on July 7th. Discussions focused on future collaboration opportunities to further improve business and investment climate in Turkey.
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AmCham Women Executive Mentorship Program LAUNCH - 7th Term
06/07/2021
AmCham Turkey, in collaboration with its program partners Korn Ferry and EMCC (European Mentoring and Coaching Council) Turkey, launched the 7th term of its Executive Mentorship Program. The event launched with an opening speech from Korn Ferry Turkey Managing Director Banu Beste BAŞOL and EMCC’s Global President Rıza KADILAR, followed by Mentorship training by Demet UYAR, EMCC Turkey President.
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AmCham Board Members’ Meeting with Vice President Fuat Oktay
01/07/2021
AmCham Turkey Board Members had a meeting with Fuat OKTAY, Vice President, Republic of Turkey, in Ankara focused on the recent developments regarding bilateral economic relations during and after the pandemic.
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Working Breakfast with U.S. Ambassador Satterfield in Ankara
01/07/2021
AmCham Board members had their first face to face meeting with U.S. Ambassador Satterfield and his team in Ankara at a working breakfast. Both parties had the chance to catch-up and discuss recent developments on TR-US economic relations after the NATO Summit.
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Global Turks Launch Webinar with Harvard Business Review
01/07/2021
Launched in March 2021, Global Turks par Excellence Project aims to reach out to the top Turkish professionals around the globe! The Project led by Heidrick & Struggles and coordinated by AmCham Turkey, in cooperation with YASED, organizes Steering Committee Meetings every month since March 2021. On July 1st, a Launch Webinar was organized with Harvard Business Review Türkiye, hosting the project’s partner institutions, as well as leading Global Turks as the role models for next generations. Click to WATCH!
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TİM & AmCham Turkey Joint Webinar
30/06/2021
AmCham Turkey in partnership with Turkish Exporters Assembly-TİM organized a briefing webinar on “Tax and Customs Regulation for Exporters to the U.S. Market” to inform Turkish businesspeople about the latest updates on taxes and laws in the U.S. in order to reach the trade volume target between the two countries. The webinar kicked-off with opening remarks from İsmail GÜLLE, Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly and Tankut TURNAOĞLU, AmCham Turkey, Chair - P&G, Chairman of the Board, Turkey, Caucasus and Central Asia. The opening remarks was followed by a keynote speech by Hasan Murat MERCAN, Turkey's Ambassador to the U.S. and presentations from Dr. Erdal EKİNCİ, Esin Attorney Partnership, Partner and Can SÖZER, Esin Attorney Partnership, Senior Associate.
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AmCham Turkey General Assembly 2021
18/06/2021
AmCham Turkey held its 17th Ordinary General Assembly on June 18, 2021, with the attendance of US Consul General Daria Darnell. Bodies of the Association were elected at the General Assembly for the 2021 - 2023 period.
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Dünya YouTube Live
13/06/2021
AmCham Turkey Chair had a LIVE interview with Vahap Munyar on Dünya YouTube channel to evaluate Turkey-US economic relations and expectations from the NATO summit meeting between the Presidents of both countries.
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GVC Talks Webinar Series I Panel 3: Green Deal
04/06/2021
Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and AmCham Turkey launched a new webinar series under 4 thematic topics that are deemed to play a decisive role in Turkey’s integration into GVCs. Third panel session, held in cooperation with SKD (Business Council for Sustainable Development), focused on European Green Deal, major opportunities and threats of the Green Deal, Green economy transition approach, Renewable energies, Financing the green transition.
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Bloomberg HT Live
02/06/2021
AmCham Turkey and TAIK Chairs had a LIVE interview on Bloomberg HT hosted by Güzem Yılmaz. The joint interview was held following the press conference focused on potential of Turkey-US economic relations, AmCham & TAIK partnership and co-signed letter to the Presidents of both countries calling for further economic cooperation before they meet at the NATO Summit in June 2021. Click to WATCH!
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AmCham-TAIK Press Conference
02/06/2021
AmCham Turkey, in cooperation with its partner TAIK, organized a press conference to highlight the importance of bilateral relations just before the NATO summit. At the press conference, AmCham and TAIK highlighted the Letter sent to both Presidents before they meet in the NATO Summit, underlining the importance of decades-long partnership.
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Meeting with US Deputy Secretary of State, Wendy Sherman
28/05/2021
AmCham Board members had a face to face meeting with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman during her visit to Turkey. Discussions focused on further improvement of bilateral economic relations.
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ACE US Week: Washington DC Virtual Outreach
10/05/2021
As part of ACE US Week, more than 60 AmChams’ representatives from 35 AmChams and 33 countries were e-hosted by prominent governmental and private organizations and senior speakers to discuss the Transatlantic relations and collaboration. They have addressed topics, including Transatlantic ties, trade (visas and tariffs), economic recovery, and other global challenges, such as climate change. They have met with senior representatives of the government organizations, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of State, White House National Security Council, as well as private sector representatives from U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Google.
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AmCham Board Ankara Roadshow: Meeting with Minister of Treasury & Finance and Minister of Trade
05/05/2021
AmCham Board and Advisory Members did their planned Ankara Roadshow on May 5th. The delegation had meetings with Minister of Treasury and Finance Lütfi ELVAN and Minister of Trade Dr. Mehmet MUŞ. During the meeting, the key messages collected from Public, and Government Affairs Committee were delivered as well as the findings of AmCham’s Business & Investment Climate Survey. Both ministers welcomed AmCham as the business association representing U.S. Business in Turkey providing investment, employment export and innovation.
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GVC Talks Webinar Series I Panel 2: Regional Trade Relations
04/05/2021
Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and AmCham Turkey launched a new webinar series under 4 thematic topics that are deemed to play a decisive role in Turkey’s integration into GVCs. Second panel session, held in cooperation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, focused on Regional trade relations of Turkey, Partnership with EU under the Customs Union agreement and Nearshoring advantages of Turkey. Click to WATCH the panel session!
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Virtual AmCham Briefing: Meet Chamber CEO, Suzanne Clark
14/04/2021
As an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AmCham Turkey is pleased to attend the first Virtual AmCham Briefing by the new and first woman President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Suzanne Clark together with 60+ countries.
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GVC Talks Webinar Series Launch I Panel 1: Investment Perspective
05/04/2021
Investment Office of the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and AmCham Turkey are pleased to launch a new webinar series under 4 thematic topics that are deemed to play a decisive role in Turkey’s integration into GVCs. First panel session, held in cooperation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, focused on current investors and new investments. Click to WATCH the panel session!
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Meeting with İsmail Gülle, Chair of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM)
18/03/2021
AmCham Chair and Deputy Chair had a meeting with İsmail Gülle, Chair of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM) on possible projects to increase Turkey’s export to the U.S. and logistics centers that TİM will be opening in the U.S. Following AmCham Chair & Deputy Chair’s meeting with TİM Chair, AmCham Board Members attended TİM’s Board meeting to discuss possible cooperation opportunities to boost exports.
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AmCham - EBRD - H&S International Women’s Day Event
12/03/2021
At AmCham Turkey’s 6th Women's Day Event with EBRD and Heidrick & Struggles, we hosted industry leading professionals to discuss Agility in Women Leadership! Click to view our keynote speakers & panelists and WATCH the webinar!
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Latest trends in Trade between Turkey and the U.S. – U.K. – France
24/02/2021
AmCham General Secretary Asli Özelli attended Kızılkaya Customs’ webinar series as a panelist to discuss latest trends in trade between Turkey and the U.S., U.K. and France together with colleagues from French and British Chambers of Commerce.
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AmCham Board Meeting with EU Ambassador
24/02/2021
AmCham Board Members meeting with Nikolaus Meyer-Landrut, Head of the EU Delegation to Turkey focused on the modernization of the Customs Union, policy changes of EU in the Green Deal framework and EU-US relations during new US administration.
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Digital Transformation Webinar - Panel Session 4
02/02/2021
The 4th panel session of “New Normal: Digital Transformation” webinar series focused on "Optimizing Costs" hosting leading figures of the digital transformation ecosystem as panelists. The panel was held under the moderation of Murat KANSU, Strategic Consultant, VC Funds.
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Digital Transformation Webinar - Panel Session 3
05/01/2021
Covid-19 has further revealed the importance of digital transformation in the business world. Owing to their great expertise in digitalization, U.S. companies have and continue to play an important and active function in this soon to be global transformation. To stay ahead of this trend, AmCham Turkey launched a webinar series on “New Normal: Digital Transformation” with 4 panel sessions addressing the following key themes, under the moderation of Murat KANSU, Strategic Consultant, VC Funds.
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