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Global Gathering for Turkish Entrepreneurs: TACCS at the DTİK World Congress in Istanbul

Unifying Worldwide Turkish Business Talent: TACCS Leadership Engages in Pivotal Networking at DTİK Congress, with the participation of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Turkish ministers

The dynamic city of Istanbul played host to the esteemed World Turkish Entrepreneurs Congress (DTİK – Dünya Türk İş Konseyi) on the 15th and 16th of September, 2023. Operating under the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK), DTİK holds a prestigious position in facilitating global coordination and networking among Turkish origin and Turkish-friendly business people around the world. This year’s congress was graced by the opening presence of Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a testament to the event’s significance and the country’s support for its global entrepreneurial community.

The congress emerged as a melting pot of diverse talents, drawing business leaders, academicians, artists, athletes, and more, representing Turkey on the global stage. The event provided a unique opportunity for these international delegates to engage in bilateral meetings, fostering new business relationships and exploring collaborative opportunities with Turkish manufacturers and exporters.

The Turkish American Chamber of Commerce of the South (TACCS) marked its presence with full participation by its leadership team. TACCS President Erhan Cevikel, SVP Selen Timur, Secretary General Gokhan Yavuz, and Vice Presidents – Head of Health and Life Sciences Committee Ruhi Balci, Head of Textile Committee Esra Ozkan, Head of Arts and Culture Committee Senem Dursun, along with Honorary Advisor Oguz Aydemir, attended the summit. Their involvement underscored TACCS’s commitment to strengthening ties with the global Turkish business community and fostering economic growth both in the United States and Turkey.

The delegation from TACCS was actively involved in one-on-one meetings, engaging with Turkish and Turkish-speaking business individuals eager to expand their ventures into the United States. These interactions not only showcased the potential for international business expansion but also highlighted TACCS’s role as a crucial bridge between the Turkish business community and the U.S. market.

The DTİK World Congress serves as an influential platform for Turkish entrepreneurs globally, fostering a sense of unity and shared purpose. For TACCS, participation in such a significant event aligns perfectly with its mission to facilitate business growth and cultural exchange. By building these connections, TACCS is not only enhancing its network but also contributing to the broader narrative of global Turkish entrepreneurship.

As the world looks towards more interconnected and mutually beneficial business environments, TACCS’s involvement in the DTİK Congress is a step forward in realizing these aspirations. It highlights the chamber’s proactive approach in establishing international business relations and its dedication to representing and supporting the Turkish-American business community on a global stage.