2017 Events

finance-roundtable
Roundtable with the Minister of Finance, Republic of Turkey
06/07/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT organized a roundtable meeting with Naci Ağbal, Turkish Finance Minister. AmCham Turkey/ABFT Board Members and 50 member company representatives attended the meeting focusing on Turkey’s economic highlights and investment prospects between Turkey and the U.S.
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mentorship-launch
AmCham Turkey Executive Mentorship Launch
01/06/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in collaboration with WLN’s key stakeholders Korn Ferry and European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) Turkey, launched the 3rd round of AmCham’s Executive Mentorship Program with a mentorship orientation training. The launch of the program, attended by 15 Mentors and 15 Mentees, was hosted by BTS & Partners.
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dow-roundtable
Breakfast Roundtable with Dow Chemical's Fadi Matar, PA&GA Director, IMEA & Turkey
30/05/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in collaboration with its member The Dow Chemical Company, organized a breakfast roundtable meeting with Fadi Matar, Dow’s Public & Government Affairs Director for IMEA & Turkey. Being an expert on brand management, public relations, advertising, digital marketing, media and internal communications, Fadi Matar made a presentation on “Branding Your Leadership”.
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bcct
BCCT’s Mimarsiv Selection Event
12/05/2017
AmCham Turkey participated the British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey’s (BCCT) Mimarsiv Selection Event, a 2-day event dedicated to the construction, architecture, design and art sectors, together with the other international chambers in Turkey.
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atlantic-council
AmCham Turkey and Atlantic Council Roundtable: High Level US-Turkish Business Relations
28/04/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT and Atlantic Council organized a roundtable session with the attendance of H.E. Mehmet Şimşek, Deputy Prime Minister, Republic of Turkey as keynote speaker. The meeting that was held as part of Atlantic Council's Istanbul Summit, was attended by John Bass, US Ambassador to Turkey; Jennifer Davis, US Consul General Istanbul; Arda Ermut, President of ISPAT, Hakan Yurdakul, Head of Economy Monitoring and Coordination at Presidency of the Republic of Turkey and 35+ senior executives among AmCham Turkey Board Members and Atlantic Council Members.
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AmChams in Europe 2017 USA Conference at Washington DC & Boston
07/05/2017
On May 7 – 12, executives from AmChams in Europe gathered in the United States to engage with companies, organizations and key government agencies to strengthen partnerships and gain insight into the current U.S. business. The program which took place in Washington DC and Boston, was attended by 33 directors of AmChams all across Europe. The Washington program was mainly focused on political updates, policy issues, trade while the Boston program’s focus was fully on innovation and technology.
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AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’
AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’: University Panel Session in İzmir
05/05/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in cooperation with Değişim Liderleri Derneği and 9 Eylül University organized “Career Talks" session in İzmir within the scope of AmCham’s Women Leadership Network program. The panel session featured the speech of Halide Aydınlık, AmCham Member and Dupont General Manager.
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AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’
AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’: University Panel Session in Denizli
04/05/2017
HP Turkey's General Manager Filiz Akdede attended "Career Talks" session with university students in Denizli, as part of AmCham's 'Women Leadership Network' program.
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honeywell-roundtable
Breakfast Roundtable with Shane Tedjarati, Honeywell’s President of Global High Growth Regions
14/04/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in collaboration with Honeywell, hosted a roundtable meeting with Shane Tedjarati, responsible for driving Honeywell’s business expansion in High Growth Regions of the world.
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AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’
AmCham ‘Women Leadership Network’: University Panel Session in Kayseri
17/03/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in cooperation with Kayseri Abdullah Gul University (AGU), held a panel session entitled “Career Talks with Leaders of the Future” in Kayseri within the scope of AmCham’s Women Leadership Network program. The panel session featured the speech of Mine Öztürk, AmCham Board Member and Baxter General Manager.
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Deloitte Roundtable
Breakfast Roundtable with Duncan Stewart, Deloitte's Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Research
15/03/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in collaboration with its member Deloitte, organized a roundtable meeting with Duncan Stewart, Deloitte’s Director of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Research at Deloitte’s premises. Being an expert on the forecasting of consumer & enterprise technology, media and telecommunications trends, Duncan informed AmCham Turkey/ABFT member companies on the impact of new and existing technology, as well as demographic and regulatory changes.
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International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day: “Breaking Stereotypes: Paving the Way to Equal” Conference with EBRD
08/03/2017
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, AmCham Turkey/ABFT and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) jointly organized a breakfast conference entitled “Breaking Stereotypes: Paving the Way to Equal” on March 8th at Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus.
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Follow-up Briefing Session with Moroğlu Arseven Law Office
Follow-up Briefing Session with Moroğlu Arseven Law Office
02/03/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in cooperation with its member Moroğlu Arseven Law Office, organized a follow-up briefing session on “Legal Perspectives on US Sanctions” at Moroğlu Arseven’s head office.
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General Assembly
AmCham Turkey/ABFT Ordinary Election General Assembly
01/03/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT held its Ordinary Election General Assembly at Hilton Istanbul Bosphorus with the participation of member company representatives. During the General Assembly, new members of AmCham Board of Directors were elected.
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roundtable event
Roundtable Meeting with Hakan Yurdakul, ‎Head of Economy Monitoring and Coordination, Presidency of the Republic of Turkey
16/02/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT organized a roundtable meeting with the attendance of Hakan Yurdakul, ‎Head of Economy Monitoring and Coordination at the Presidency of the Republic of Turkey.
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OSAC General Membership Meeting
OSAC General Membership Meeting
08/02/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT member companies attended to OSAC’s (Overseas Security Advisory Council) general membership meeting at ABFT member Deloitte’s premises. The meeting highlighted recent security updates and measures taken by the businesses.
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“Industrial Property Rights” Seminar
Baker & McKenzie “Industrial Property Rights” Seminar
07/02/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT attended its member Baker & McKenzie’s briefing seminar on the recently announced law on the protection of industrial property rights
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Briefing Session with Moroğlu Arseven Law Office
Briefing Session with Moroğlu Arseven Law Office
23/01/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT, in cooperation with its member Moroğlu Arseven Law Office, organized a briefing session on “US Sanctions & Export Controls" and "Anti-Dumping & Countervailing Duty" at Moroğlu Arseven’s head office.
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New Year Reception
AmCham Turkey/ABFT New Year Reception
19/01/2017
AmCham Turkey/ABFT organized a New Year reception with U.S. Consul General Jennifer L. Davis at Consul General’s Residence in Istanbul with the attendance of 60 participants.
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