WORLD’S LEADING ENTREPRENEURS TO SPEAK AT THE G20 YEA SUMMIT

WORLD’S LEADING ENTREPRENEURS TO SPEAK AT THE G20 YEA SUMMIT

TÜGİAD will host the G20 YEA SUMMIT where challenges and common potential of young entrepreneurs will be addressed. The summit which will be held in Istanbul from Sep. 7 to 9, will be attended by more than 50 speakers from Turkey and Worldwide including B20 President and The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, Coca-Cola Chairman Muhtar Kent, Chief Executive of Philip Morris SA Enrique Jiminez, angel investor Paulo Andrez and JEUNE Chairman Patrik Kovacs.

The G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance, founded under the purpose to form a global entrepreneurship ecosystem, will hold its 6th summit in Istanbul from September 7th to 9th which will be hosted by TÜGİAD. The summit will be an essential opportunity for everyone where leading and renowned names both from the international arena and Turkey will meet with young entrepreneurs from all across the world. Entitled “Globalization of the Entrepreneurial Culture”, the summit will involve a vast range of topics from new economic strategies to entrepreneurial politics.

Regarding the summit, TÜGİAD Chairman Rahmi Çuhacı said: “We are honored as TÜGİAD, the leading NGO in Turkey representing young entrepreneurs in the international business landscape, to be hosting the G20 YEA Summit this year at a time when Turkey will assume the leadership of the G20-B20 Presidential Term. Investors, business leaders and entrepreneurs from all across the world will be attending this summit where we will also host distinguished hosts both from Turkey and abroad. With this summit, we are aiming to advance the entrepreneurial culture in Turkey where the experience and advice will be shared and an entrepreneurial network on a global scale will be formed.”

INTERNATIONAL BUILD-UP AND EXPERIENCE
During the 20+ sessions, more than 50 distinguished names will share their experience and success stories throughout three days. B20 President and The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey President Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu, Coca Cola Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent, Philip Morris SA Chief Executive Enrique Jimenez, 3D Robotics Chairman Jordi Munoz and Toyota Turkey CEO Orhan Ozer are few of the esteemed speakers that will take part in the summit.

Chairman of JEUNE Patrik Kovacs, the umbrella association for entrepreneurial organizations across EU, EU Commission Entrepreneurial Branch Chairman Michel Catinat, Junir Chamber International 2015 World Chairman Ismail Haznedar, European Business Angel Network (EBAN) Honorary President Paulo Andrez, MSG Africa Investment Holdings Investment Chairman and founder of mystartupsa.com Andile Khumalo, Dialogue Social Enterprise founder Andreas Heinecke, Greek Young Entrepreuner Associations Federation Chairman Andreas Stefanidis, YCAB Foundation Founder and CEO Veronica Colondam, Ashoka in Europe Turkey representative Matthias Scheffelmeier, and Keiretsu Founder and CEO Randy Williams are a number of other notable names from the global entrepreneurial ecosystem who will take part in the summit.

Among successful entrepreneurs who will share their experiences during the summit are the Inventram Chief Executive Cem Soysal, Chief Executive of Istanbul Social Enterprise Hakan Elbir, founder & CEO of BiTaksi Nazum Salur, CEO of yemeksepeti.com Nevzat Aydin, Reservoir Q Global LLC Chief Executive Shelly Porges and Markafoni founder Sina Afra.

TÜGİAD Chairman Rahmi Çuhacı, Former Chairman Ali Yücelen, Board Member and Atreus Group Chairman Yavuz Serkan Yazıcıoğlu and General Secretary Başak İlisulu will share the TÜGİAD’s vision to popularize entrepreneurship culture.

Where leading names will inspire and guide young entrepreneurs not only to help them shape a global entrepreneurial culture, but also contribute to the economies of their respective countries, please visit G2O Young Entrepreneurs Alliance Summit online to sign up and for more information: www.g20yeaturkey.org

About TUGIAD
Founded in 1986, TUGIAD is the first and only international body that represents the business interests of Turkey’s next generation of world-leading entrepreneurs. TUGIAD, representing Turkey at G20 Young Entrepreneurs Alliance (YEA), is also Vice President of the European Union of Young Entrepreneurs Organization (JEUNE), which represents 300.000 entrepreneurs from 11 countries in Europe. TUGIAD is at present, founder and executive board member of MAME (Mediterranean – Africa – Middle-East Young Entrepreneurs’ Network) targeting 200.000 young business people in 84 countries. Besides, is at present vice-president of YES representing 45.000 young entrepreneurs at European level. With more than 800 members’ strong base, the organization represents industry leading business professionals with a combined annual trade revenue exceeding 41 Billion Dollars. www.tugiad.org.tr

About G20 YEA
The G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance facilitates a network of young entrepreneurs and support organizations across the G20 member states to nurture multi-lateral dialogue on developing trade. The conference is held on the sidelines of the G20 Summit that brings together the major stakeholders of the global economy in order to better equip them at handling challenges posed by an ever-changing economic and political landscape. www.g20yea.com

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