The meetings industry in Türkiye has increased at a fast pace. Over the last 20 years, İstanbul has established itself as a “premier league” player in the international meetings market.
In Türkiye, meeting planners are spoiled for options including purpose-built convention centers in many cities and an extremely wide selection of four- and five-star hotels with meeting facilities. These range from city locations to resorts and golf hotels as well as state-of-the-art conference and exhibition spaces all across Türkiye.
İstanbul, a major congress destination, offers independent, integrable meeting clusters with contemporary and high-tech facilities each capable of hosting events with 20,000 or more delegates. Antalya, offers meeting spaces at 300 five-star hotels with a seating capacity that exceeds 175,000.
The convention hotels in Türkiye feature extensive meeting and conference facilities ranging from ballrooms seating over 4,000 to a meeting complex with 30 different conference and breakout rooms and an auditorium.
Significant meeting destinations in Türkiye include İstanbul, Antalya, İzmir, Ankara, Bursa, Konya, Gaziantep, and Kuşadası, Aydın.