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Futurallia Istanbul 201318th International Business Development ForumWOW Congress Center Istanbul, TURKEYWhy Istanbul?Futurallia has chosen Istanbul this year because of its strategic and natural location that connects east to the west.You can reach various major cities in Europe, Asia and Africa within a three hours flight.Turkey presents a market of 75 million consumers, an efficient workforce of 26 million and average age is 29.7.Futurallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com2

Turkey: A Major Trade Hub16th largest economy in the world. 5th largest economy in Europe. A GNP around 800 billion USD (2012 estimate)Robust economic growth over the last nine years with an average annual real GDP growth of 5.2 percent. Strong financial structure resilient to the global financial crisis.The significant and soaring foreign trade volume of 375 billion USD. Constantly enhancing GDP per capita over the last decade. Sound economic policies with tight fiscal discipline. Rapid recovery from the global financial crisis. Tangible foreign direct investment flow into the country in the last ten years.Futurallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com3

Top SectorsAutomobile, Mechanics, Metallurgy, Manufactured ProductsTextilesConstructionTransport and LogisticsAgro - Food SectorInformation and Communication TechnologiesHealth- Pharmaceuticals- BiotechnologiesHealth & Medical EquipmentRetail & Distribution, E-commerce, Call centersEnvironment, Eco-industriesEnergyElectronics, electricity, opticsAeronautics, aerospace, nauticalPrinting and publishingResearch, teachingPromotion and development agencyTourism & Leisure, Culture, SportsService sectorsSea & Marine ProductsOtherFuturallia Istanbul 2013 is open to all sectors & industries.Futurallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com4About WTC IstanbulWorld Trade Center Istanbul owns the biggest exhibition ground in Turkey. Apart from its modern exhibition halls, it possesses three business towers , a shopping mall, two luxury hotels, a comprehensive convention center and the prestigious WT Club in its 500,000 sqm complex. Member of World Trade Centers Association (WTCA)World Trade Center Istanbul boasts a powerful shareholder structure that constitutes the major public institutions of Turkey. Istanbul Chamber of Commerce that is among the biggest chambers in the world with its 300.000 members, holds the major shareholder position of World Trade Center Istanbul. Apart from its profound contributions to Turkish exhibition industry, World Trade Center Istanbul rigorously seeks out to organize prestigious organizations like Futurallia in order to bolster the competitive capabilities of Turkish companies.Futurallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com5

WTC Istanbul ShareholdersWorld Trade Center Istanbul has been founded by the most prestigious public institutions of Istanbul and Turkey:Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (holds 41.47% of our shares)The union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (27.24% of our shares)Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (23.89% of our shares)Istanbul Chamber of Industry (1% of our shares)Bakirkoy District Municipality (5% of our shares)Futurallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com6World Trade Centers NetworkAn extensive network of 330 WTCs in 100 countriesWTCA encompasses all WTCs around the world and promotes the WTC brandWorld Trade Center Istanbul was officially admitted to the organization in 1980WTC Istanbul is one of the oldest Members of WTCAWTC Istanbul is represented on the Board of Directors of WTCAWTC Istanbul is also a member of the outstanding international associations such as UFI (The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) and Futurallia AssociationFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com7

ExhibitionsIstanbul Expo Center, owned by WTC Istanbul, is the biggest exhibition ground in TurkeyAverage 100 exhibitions per year11 exhibition hallsThousands of participants and millions of visitorsLocated right across the airportFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com8

Business Center & Shopping Mall3 towers that are home to 130 stores and 346 officesManaged by WTC Istanbul100 % occupancyShopping center, which includes shops, restaurants, banks and supermarkets, serves the neighbourhood as well as tenants of the business centerFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com9

Trade MissionsProviding tailor-made matchmaking servicePlanning the complete program for visiting delegatesFull-service facility of WTC IstanbulHuge network of companies and full range of contacts at your availabilityFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com10

WT ClubWT Club = World Trade ClubIncluded in the business club network of WTCAOnly international trade related companies are acceptedStrong brand nameMembers can utilize the extensive network of World Trade CentersFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com11

Hotels & Congress Center The VenueWOW Istanbul Hotel (5 star)The five star WOW Istanbul Hotel has 275 luxury rooms (three suits and 34 executive rooms) bolstered by a fine restaurant, roof bar, executive lounge, fitness center, Turkish bath, indoor swimming pool, a functional sauna.WOW Airport Hotel (4 star)WOW Airport Hotel possesses 360 luxury rooms along side a restaurant, lobby bar, fitness center, sauna and Turkish bath.WOW Congress CenterThe state of the art convention center dwells upon 3108 m2 assembly hall and 1300 m2 foyer that could intake 4000 guests.

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See you in June in Istanbul!World Trade Center IstanbulAtaturk Havalimani Karsisi, Yesilkoy, 34149, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ph. +90 212 468 52 00Fax +90 212 465 59 59 Email:foreignaffairs@wtcistanbul.netFuturallia Istanbul 2013 - www.futuralliaistanbul2013.com13