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Building, Construction Materials and Technologies Exhibition

42nd Yapı - Turkeybuild Istanbul
18 - 22 June 2019 • Istanbul, Turkey, TUYAP Fair and Congress Center

2017 Business Development Platform Events


Within the scope of the “Guest Region Project”, the 40th Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul  hosted the North Africa region, which has started a fast recovery process and once again placed itself in the center of attention for Turkish building sector following the decrease of the effects caused by the Arab spring.

Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria Markets were evaluated in Guest Region North Africa Project ...

The Guest Region Project, organized within the scope of the 40th Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul,  hosted North Africa which has declared new projects and goals primarily in terms of infrastructure and also other construction investments and once again become a center of attention for Turkish building material sector. As a part of the project, senior officials from Turkey and North Africa were  gathered at the “North Africa – Turkey Construction Forum” which  has taken place during the exhibition. At the “B2B Meetings” which was organized after the meeting which saw the evaluation of Turkish building sector’s investment and construction material export potential in the region, sector professionals was gathered with public and senior decision makers and buyers delegation from North Africa for new business and partnership opportunities.

Buyers delegation and decision-makers from North Africa Region was hosted in the Guest Region North Africa Event , which is one of the exhibitions business development platform events that is organized by Yem Exhibitions

Within the scope of the project, we had an event titled “North Africa - Turkey Construction Forum and B2B Meetings” on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 14: 30 to 18: 00. In this activity, Consul General of Morocco and Consul General of Tunisia, officials from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria Contractors’ Union, officials from Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria Business people association, Head of the Contractors’ Association, Chairman of Türkiye İMSAD, authorities from the Eximbank Loans Department and senior officials from DEİK took place as speakers.

Opening Speeches:
Burcu Başer, YEM Exhibitions, Managing Director
M’hamed Ifriquine, Istanbul Consul General of the Kingdom of Morocco
North Africa - Turkey Construction Forum:
Moderator: Dr. Can Fuat Gürlesel, Economist, Economy and Strategy Consultancy Services
Abdallah Abad, Rabat Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Construction Federation
Boualem M'rakach, President, Algeria Employers' Confederation
Nuri Bulut, Türkiye İMSAD Vice President
Murat Üstay, Turkish Contractors Association / DEİK/ Turkey-Libya Business Council
Ridha Khalfet, Vice-President, Tunisian Contractors Federation
Suzan Usta, Manager, International Project Loans Department of Turkish Eximbank
Zeki Güvercin, Vice President, MUSIAD International Relations and Foreign Trade Commission

Date: 23 May, 2017 Tuesday
Time: 15:00 - 17:00 - Opening Speeches
Time: 15:00 - 17:00 - North Africa – Turkey Construction Forum
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 - Kokteyl
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 - Hosted Buyers Delegations and B2B Meetings
Location: YAPI-Turkeybuild Istanbul 2017, TÜYAP Expo, Marmara Hall
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Domestic and Foreign Buyer Delegations

International Hosted Buyers Delegation and B2B Meetings, which is one of the business development platform events organized together with the Central Anatolian Exporters’ Associations (OAIB) and in coordination with the Ministry of Economy of Turkey, was realized with the participation of 16 countries this year and company officials come together in mutual business negotiations with Turkish construction sector material producers. Countries in this organization: Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Georgia, France, Cameroon, Russia, Tajikistan, Montenegro, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Moldova, Romania, Tunisia, Oman, Greece.
Delegations from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Kosovo, Tatarstan, Afghanistan and Egypt was hosted by YEM Exhibitions organization.
With “ Domestic Hosted Buyers Delegation Program” which was among the activities to held during the exhibition, it was aimed that all the stakeholders of the sector all over the country can communicate effectively with each other, be aware of all the innovations in the sector and follow them and increase the commercial activities in this area.

Guided Tour Program

Visitors made their visit at the 40th Yapı – Turkeybuild Istanbul even more productive with the Guided Tours that was organized for the duration of the exhibition.
With tours that was planned in accordance with the product groups of their interest and took place together with guides who know the fairground by heart, visitors had the opportunity to easily reach the products, services and technologies required for their business.