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Written by TACCI Admin   
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 15:08

On Friday morning November 13, 2015, TACCI hosted a meeting with the visiting delegation of the Eskisehir Chamber of Commerce (ECC), a member organization of TACCI. The visiting delegation comprised of 25 company owners and chamber’s board members from various industries including automotive, energy, food, textile and manufacturing aiming to observe the U.S. market opportunities. During the meeting, President Ali Koçak introduced TACCI’s mission and its role in the Turkish-American Business community through the services provided to the chamber members and informed the delegation of TACCI’s upcoming projects. TACCI Board Members John Barka, John Driscoll, Ayhan Ogmen, Mine Anlar and Mehmet Firat Polat were also present at the meeting during which they emphasized various factors to consider while expanding into the U.S. market such as the importance of choosing the right accountant, a lawyer and a PR company to establish new business relations. ECC President Metin Guler and TACCI President Ali Kocak reciprocally expressed gratitude regarding both chambers’ mutual support. ECC President Mr. Guler pointed out to the need of trade growth between Eskisehir and the U.S. considering Eskisehir's big potential in the sectors of aviation, industrial lines, metal and ceramic. TACCI President Ali Kocak stated that for the future ECC delegation visits, TACCI is ready to schedule extensive educational seminars regarding market analyses and investment conditions in the U.S. through which company representatives can receive detailed information and have the opportunity to network with the local businessmen.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 17 November 2015 15:14 )
Meeting With Congressman Brendan Boyle PDF Print E-mail
Written by TACCI Admin   
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 15:04

On Monday October 5, 2015, TACCI President Ali Kocak hosted a dinner for Congressman Brendan Boyle at Turkuaz Restaurant in Manhattan, New York. During the dinner meeting, President Kocak introduced Congressman Boyle, TACCI’s mission and its role in the Turkish-American Business community through the services provided to the chamber members including strategic consulting, B2B arrangements, attorney services, logistics as well as export registration services. President Kocak and Congressman Boyle had the opportunity to discuss trade and investment opportunities between the two countries as well as the difficulties that Turkish businessmen face in the U.S. particularly in the Greater New York area. President Kocak invited Congressman Boyle to work together on improving business relations between the U.S. and Turkey. President Kocak also invited the Congressman to join TACCI’s upcoming events and meetings. Congressman Boyle expressed his eagerness to participate in TACCI’s activities and cooperate with any necessary projects that will take place in the near future.
Congressman Brendan Francis Boyle
(born February 6, 1977) is a
Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district since January 3, 2015. The district includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery County PA. He was previously a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, representing the 170th District from 2009 to 2015.Since first entering public service, Congressman Boyle has served as a champion for working and middle class families, in particular issues relating to social and economic justice. Congressman Boyle served as an adjunct professor at Drexel University’s Graduate School of Public Policy. In 2011, he was named an Aspen Institute-Rodel Fellow.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 October 2015 18:13 )
Written by TACCI Admin   
Thursday, 01 October 2015 15:11

TACCI President Ali Koçak and TACCI Board Members had a meeting with the President of Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu at the New York TACCI offices on Tuesday September 29, 2015. During the meeting, TACCI President Ali Koçak and TOBB President Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu discussed how to improve bilateral relations between TACCI and TOBB, and planned for future collaborations as well as new projects for the coming term. Mr. Rıfat Hisarcıklıoğlu assured that they will support TACCI to be even more successful, and keep the connections alive.

TOBB General Secreatry Mustafa Saraçöz, Head of TOBB EU Department Mustafa Bayburtlu, TOBB US Representative Neslihan Kaptanoğlu , New York Commercial Attache of Turkey Özgür Çelik, TACCI Vice Presidents Mustafa Merç and Celal Seçilmiş, TACCI Board Members Mehmet Fırat Polat, Gülay Oğuzcan and Hasan Akipek were amongst the attendees of the meeting.

Last Updated ( Friday, 02 October 2015 16:14 )
Turkcell Marks the 15th Year of its Dual Listing on the NYSE and Borsa Istanbul PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:52

Turkcell Marks the 15th Year of its Dual Listing on the NYSE and Borsa Istanbul

On Monday, August 31, 2015 at the Plaza Hotel in New York, a reception was held on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Turkcell’s listing at New York Stock Exchange and Borsa Istanbul.

Turkey’s integrated communication and technology services provider Turkcell (NYSE:TKC) (BIST:TCELL) marked its 15th year as a publicly-traded company as it rang the Closing Bell® on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).  At the event, Mr. Ahmet Akca, Chairman of the Turkcell Board of Directors, and Mr Kaan Terzioglu, Turkcell’s CEO, were joined by members of the Turkcell Board, NYSE President Tom Farley, Turkey’s  Consul-General in New York Mr. Ertan Yalcin,  representatives of Turkcell’s shareholders and Turkcell’s upper management as they rang the Closing Bell. TACCI President Ali Kocak and TACCI Board Members John Driscoll, Mark Meirowitz, Mine Anlar, Ayhan Ogmen and Mehmet Bilici, Turkey’s Foreign Economic Relations Board President Omer Cihad Vardan, and Mr. Huseyin Zafer, Executive Vice-President of Borsa Istanbul were amongst the many attendees of Turkcell’s 15th year celebration reception.

Turkcell is the first company from Turkey to be listed on the NYSE. It has a current valuation of more than 10 billion USD and is among the 500 largest NYSE-listed companies, in terms of market capitalization. To view the full release of the event and read more about Turkcell Group (NYSE-listed company in Turkey), please refer to the link below:

Last Updated ( Thursday, 03 September 2015 15:01 )
Bursa Marble Blok Fair 2015 Marble Block and Construction Machinery Fair PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 28 August 2015 14:26


On behalf of our member 'Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Turkey (BCC)', we would like to inform you about the Bursa Marble Blok Fair 2015 Marble Block and Construction Machinery Fair which will be organized between November 25-28, 2015 at TÜYAP Bursa International Fair and Congress Center - Bursa, Turkey.

As one of the 16 Macro Projects managed by the BCC, the Commercial Safari Project promotes the international trade of Bursa by inviting professional international buyers to the trade fairs in Bursa.

In this context, the BCC is currently organizing an international buyers' mission program for the participation in the Bursa Marble Blok Fair 2015 Marble Block and Construction Machinery Fair which aims to pioneer a first not only in Turkey but also in the whole world by exhibiting thousands of block marbles and by bringing together hundreds of manufacturers. For more information on the fair, please visit 

Turkey's natural stone industry holds an important place in the world thanks to product diversity, reserves, an abundance of raw materials, a dynamic industry structure, maritime and other varieties of transport methods and their convenience, lucrative state incentives and competitive taxations. Marble is the most consumed natural stone. Turkey has a variety of marble reserves that come in 650 different colors, patterns and quality levels, beginning with one of the first birth places of the marble industry, the Island of Marmara and Thrace within the Marmara region, followed by the Aegean and Eastern Anatolia regions.

The participation in the Bursa Marble Blok Fair 2015 Marble Block and Construction Machinery Fair is funded by the Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Republic of Turkey Ministry of Economy General Directorate of Exports and TÜYAP Fairs and Exhibitions Organization, Inc. which will enable the international participants to have free accommodation for 2 nights, Bursa-Istanbul-Bursa transfer and transfer between the hotel and the fair ground. 

Please click here for the brochure...
Contact:           Mr. Mehmet Akif Altan
Tel:                     +90 224 275 16 41
Fax:                    +90 224 275 16 49

Last Updated ( Friday, 28 August 2015 14:28 )

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