Meeting with the President of the Republic of Turkey
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received representatives of the U.S. companies in Turkey at the Presidential Complex. Bilateral trade and economic relations were discussed at the meeting attended by the Board Members of AmCham Turkey/ABFT and YASED, as well as representatives from TAİK.
AmCham Turkey Exclusive Event with the attendance of Facebook’s Chief Creative Officer
AmCham Turkey organized an exclusive event for its members with the attendance of Marc D'arcy, Facebook’s Chief Creative Officer and Ari Keşişoğlu, Facebook’s Regional Director for Turkey, Middle East and Africa. The event, themed “Future Re-defined”, focused on the technological innovations and how can companies connect with their customers in this super-fast changing mobile world.
AmCham Turkey/ABFT held its Ordinary General Assembly at Hilton Bomonti Istanbul with the participation of 50+ member company representatives. Following the welcoming remarks of the Chairwoman Serra Akçaoğlu, US Consul General Jennifer L. Davis took the stage, highlighting the significant role of AmCham in further improving the bilateral economic relations with a strong membership base. AmCham’s 2017 activity report and budget were presented and approved at the General Assembly.
AmCham Turkey & EBRD International Women’s Day Event
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, AmCham Turkey/ABFT and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) jointly organized a panel discussion on the theme “Press for Progress: Commitment to a Gender Parity Mindset”. The conference kicked off with opening remarks from Serra Akçaoğlu, AmCham Turkey/ABFT Chairwoman and Citibank Turkey CEO and Board Member, followed by remarks from US Consul General Jennifer L. Davis.
Roundtable Meeting with the Minister of Energy & Natural Resources
AmCham Turkey/ABFT organized a roundtable meeting with the attendance of Berat Albayrak, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, Republic of Turkey, as the guest of honor. The meeting hosted 35 high-level attendees including representatives from the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, AmCham Turkey/ABFT Board Members and the CEOs of member companies. The discussions focused on Turkey’s economic potential in the energy sector and investment prospects between Turkey and the U.S.
Public Affairs Committee Meeting with Teneo Intelligence
AmCham Public Affairs Committee (PAC) Meeting was held with the attendance of Dr. Nicolo Piccoli from Teneo Intelligence as the guest speaker. The meeting focused on “State of the World: Global Affairs, International Agenda and Business: Current status, challenges ahead, and prospects for the future…”