ICCA shown among the most important associations of the International congress sector ( International Congress and Convention Association) according to statistics released by the 2000s world congress cities in ranks Istanbul 40th , was able to rise to last year's 8th row now .
Turkey Travel Agencies Association (TÜRSAB ) announced that the report is published in Istanbul hosted more than 500 delegates to the congresses major category in the world in order to settle the 1st . Yasar University assessing the rapid rise between the cities of Istanbul's world congress Head of the Department of Tourism Management . Dr. Gokce Ozdemir, Izmir argued could capture the same rise . Photo TURKEY 2 , 5 BILLION DOLLARS WON
last year Photo Construction completed Efes Convention Centre as well as the Culture convention center stating the efforts made to win a huge boost of İzmir economy with the realization Yasar University academics , \"Turkey, the year congress tourism last year has achieved a revenue of 2.5 billion dollars . the average $ 750 a foreign tourist arrivals in order to travel to Turkey , coming for congress tourism a tourist is an average of 2 thousand 500 dollars is performing an expenditure finds . Congress and meetings sector of the city and the region's economy to his contributions and eliminate the job-creating potential . the Izmir reveal you claimed on Congress tourism should also be positioning itself in two ways. First, congress tourism in Istanbul the continued existence as an alternative to the city ; the second is to become a Mediterranean history and the cultural center of congress tourism infrastructure. Therefore essential to draw in Izmir organization is unable to accept because of the intensity of Istanbul. \"Photo IZMIR CONGRESS TOURISM should be geared toward
of cruise tourism in Photo Izmir is in the foreground but also of investment for congress tourism should take place primarily in expressing Özdemir, offered the following recommendations:Photo \"First we need to invest in large facilities . Several conference rooms available in Izmir . However, they are hosting the cultural and artistic activities as a majority . So Often it is enough available capacity to events held in the local sense . However, various embodiments are needed at international conferences. Divisible study rooms, such as layouts allowing for parallel sessions . Likewise, the big gala dinner will be hosted at the hotel are needed . The resulting cost convention centers require large investments. However, the recycling of the cost of this investment is very high when considered in the long term . Congress tourism as well as the expenses of delegates from the purpose of the meeting room rental costs in question . Meanwhile the congress will be held before and after travel tour provided an increase in tourism revenues. For example, covering the Izmir inflection point for delegates interesting program of excursions can be arranged. \"Photo MARKETING AND PROMOTION TERMS
of the investments to be carried out
as well as promotion and marketing studies in Prof. Emphasizing the importance . Dr. . Ozdemir, \"Congress center investments do not never enough. Convention centers on the construction is completed marketing efforts need to start from almost 5 years ago . For example, China in 2020 was aimed to host 120 congresses and has already begun work in this direction. Izmir already working in this direction should continue , \"he said .