Seminar: Setting Up and Doing Business in Turkey

If you’re based in Britain and thinking of setting up a business in Turkey, here’s your chance to quiz the experts.

The Yunus Emre Institute in London has teamed up with Türkiye İş Bank – Turkey’s largest high street bank – and award-wining accountants financial advisers Accounting Direct Plus for this evening seminar in central London.

Speakers on the night include Aytuğ Göksu, Turkey’s commercial attaché in London, who will give an overview of doing business in Turkey, and consultant Melda Ekmen, who will discuss the cultural differences in Turkey.

Aytuğ Göksu. Photo by Mustafa Köker
Aytuğ Göksu will be speaking at the Turkey investment seminar. Photo by Mustafa Köker


Mehmet Gazioglu, a tax partner at Accounting Direct Plus, will explain the double taxation rules between Britain and Turkey, while his colleague Inci Turan will provide a useful checklist for businesses before they formally establish a presence in Turkey.

There’s an opportunity for refreshments and networking afterwards. Entry is £25 per person – register online.


18:00 – 18:30     Registration and welcome

18:30 – 19:00     Investing in Turkey and entering the Turkish market – Mr. Aytuğ Göksu, Commercial Counsellor, Turkish Embassy London

19:00 – 19:30     Your bank in Turkey – Mr. Kemal Sinecan, Türkiye İş Bank

19:30 – 20:00     British vs. Turkish culture: How to navigate around differences – Ms. Melda Ekmen, Mira Consulting & Coaching

20:00 – 20:15     Double taxation between Turkey and the UK – Mr. Mehmet Gazioglu, Accounting Direct Plus

20:15 – 20:30     Important factors to consider before market entry – Ms. Inci Turan, Accounting Direct Plus 

20:30 onwards   Snacks, Drinks, and Networking

Seminar details

Event: Setting up and doing business in Turkey

Date: Monday 21 November 2016

Starts: 6pm

Language: English

Venue address:  Yunus Emre Institute, 10 Maple Street, London W1T 5HA

Admission: £25

Tickets: buy online from Eventbrite

More info: email Inci Turan