Turkel Interview

1.    1. Tell us a little about your Organization?

We as Turkel Fair Org are Turkish trade fair organizing company with experience in the Field of trade fairs organization since 1993. Turkel Fair Organization Inc. has been organizing trade fairs on a wide spectrum in more than 30 countries of the World across 4 continents until today such as in Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Baltic Republics, Poland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Hungary, Denmark, Spain, Portugal, Latvia, Romania, Tunisia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Ghana, Sudan, Syria, Nigeria, Venezuela, Canada, Republic of South Africa, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Qatar and Kuwait. Turkel Fair Organization is organizing trade fairs with a license which is authorized by the Turkish Ministry of Economy (www.ekonomi.gov.tr).

Turkel has obtained ISO 9001:2000 UKAS QUALITY MANAGEMENT Certifications, approved by British original; Global Certification Ltd. Turkel has been approved to be a member of UFI (Union of International Fairs) in the year 2005.

Turkel Fair Organization, the leading company in the organization sector, has been holding the trade fairs in leather and fur, garment, jean and sportswear, home textile and furniture and also building, construction, electrics, lighting, industrial products, machinery, and automotive sectors.

The company Turkel, having experience and knowledge in many years, opens to improvements as well as innovations with a qualified team of 76 professionals employed in Istanbul Head Office, Moscow and Almaty Offices. Turkel Fair Organization has been giving services in tourism, forwarding and customs clearance to his clients. We as Turkel Fair Organization, our vision is to be the leading company to give the service in the best quality to our clients based on customer’s needs at our organizations in the international fair sector.

Our mission is to organize exhibitions supported by the technology and subfactors, giving a shape, improving and smoothing the way for the sector by increasing the measured customer satisfaction every year, augmenting the market share in Turkey and balancing the domestic and international exhibitor’s rates.

 Currently, we are representative of some major  prime shows in the home textile sector including Warsaw Home; Design Living Tendency Ukraine; 2.nd IGF Interior Giftware & Fashion Nigeria with our international partners as organizers of Turkey Pavilion

2.  2. How many companies are you bringing into Nigeria?

          In total 16 companies; 2 from Home Textile and others 14 companies from the Fashion industry are exhibiting within Turkel Fair Umbrella.

3. What will they be showcasing?

Companies will showcase their latest collections; materials to sell trends and quality products at affordable prices as such as accessible luxury clothing; jeans, jackets, t-shirts, shoes with weighted classical style (suit, jacket, shirt, pants) or Bedlinens, Curtains, Blinds & Accessories, Decorative Fabrics, Household textiles, Table & Kitchen linens, Upholstery & leather, fabrics , Cotton , Lace depending upon their product range

4.   4. What is the level of trade between Turkish and Nigerian companies in this sector?

The trade volume between Nigeria and Turkey stood at $490 million last year. Turkey's major exports to Nigeria include clothing, food, engine and automobile parts, and pharmaceuticals, while Turkey, in turn, imports sesame seeds, raw and semi-processed leather, and rubber from Nigeria. Nigeria is now more business-friendly and new presidential initiatives will further ease business transactions.

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