To be admitted to and maintain membership in AmCham Turkey/ABFT, candidates for membership and members must have a good standing in the community and the ability to fully satisfy the below conditions for one of the membership categories.
To apply for membership, a candidate must submit a filled membership application form which can be downloaded from the website. AmCham evaluates the submitted application in its next Board of Directors meeting.
* To be eligible for Platinum or Gold Membership category, a candidate must (i) be a legal entity, partnership, foundation or a branch or representative office of a legal entity, registered in Turkey, (ii) have a good reputation in the community as determined by the Board of Directors, and (iii) be:
1.1 founded or incorporated in the U.S. or have its shares traded on a US stock exchange (a “U.S. Company”);
1.2 a parent, subsidiary or affiliate of a U.S. Company;
1.3 operating a franchise of a U.S. Company in Turkey;
1.4 organized as a Turkey-U.S. joint venture; or
1.5 organized as a partnership, including an attorney partnership, affiliated with a partnership founded or based in the U.S.
* To be eligible for membership to Silver Member category, a candidate must (i) have a good reputation in the community as determined by the Board of Directors, and (ii) be:
2.1 eligible for membership as a Member according the conditions outlined in Platinum or Gold Membership category;
2.2 a U.S. citizen; or
2.3 a U.S.-based non-governmental organization registered and operating in Turkey.
To apply for membership, you may send an e-mail to AmCham Turkey/ABFT office.