USTDA Events

Webinar: Trade Talk: Turkey | A Conversation for U.S. Companies Highlighting Aviation Sector Opportunities in Istanbul

Dates & Time: March 13, 2013 | 10 AM - 11:30 AM EST

Location: USTDA Headquarters | 1000 WILSON BLVD SUITE 1600, ARLINGTON, VA

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In response to the rapid growth in air passenger traffic, the Government of Turkey intends to invest $10 Billion to build the country's Third Istanbul Airport (TIA). Plans are already underway and now is the ideal time to position your firm for success in the upcoming procurements.

Our Trade Talk Turkey Webinar provided companies with how they could benefit from the tremendous opportunities this project presents and the U.S. Government resources available to help them succeed. Specific items discussed included:


The Honorable Leocadia I. Zak
Director of USTDA

Ambassador Francis J. Ricciardone, Jr.
U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Turkey

Michael Lally
Commercial Counselor: U.S. Embassy, U.S. Commercial Service

Carl B. Kress
Regional Director for Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia

Henry Steingass
Regional Director for South and Southeast Asia and Team Leader for the Aviation Sector