General Assembly for Turkish Entrepreneurs in the World (Dünya Türk Girişimciler Kurultayı) – November 18-19, 2011

 Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK)

Dear TAAB Members:

Foreign Economic Relations Board of Turkey (DEIK) organized the General Assembly for “Turkish Entrepreneurs in the World – 2011″ at the Lutfi Kirdar Convention Center in Istanbul, Turkey on November 18-19, 2011. This global event set a great opportunity for the worldwide Turkish Entrepreneurs to meet and discuss the opportunities & challenges in the business world with government officials at the highest level. This year’s event was honored by Prime Minister of Turkey, Mr Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. In addition, Mr Egemen Bağış – Minister for EU Affairs and Chief Negotiator, Mr Ahmet Davutoğlu – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Mehmet Şimşek – Minister of Finance, Mr Mehdi Eker – Minister for Agriculture, Mr Zafer Çağlayan – Minister of Economy, Mr Hayati Yazıcı – Minister of Customs and Trade, Mr Cevdet Yılmaz – Minister of Development, and Mr Nihat Ergün – Minister of Science, Industry, and Technology made presentations. There were several round table discussions and interactive meetings held during the conference.

TAAB was represented by Mr Unal Baysal at the conference. Below, you can find the link to watch his interview:

Mr Unal Baysal’s interview

For more information about the General Assembly and DEIK, please visit