Istanbul Autoshow 2017 receives great attention; More than 100.000 visitors in the first 3 days

Istanbul Autoshow 2017, opened its gates to its visitors for the 16th time, this year under the theme “Take a Close Look at the Future” and received more than 100,000 visitors at the end of the first 3 days including the “Media and VIP Day”. Istanbul Autoshow 2017 will be open until 21:00 on April 30 at TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center offering automobile lovers an opportunity to take a close look at future technologies.
 
Much anticipated by automotive and technology lovers Istanbul Autoshow 2017 opened its doors under the theme “Take a Close Look at the Future” on Friday, April 21st. At the end of the first 3 days including the Press and VIP Day, more than 100,000 people visited the fair. Istanbul Autoshow 2017, where technology of today and the future will be exhibited, will keep its doors open until 21:00 on April 30th at TÜYAP Fair and Convention Center. Organized in cooperation of TÜYAP Fairs and Automotive Distributers Association (ODD), Istanbul Autoshow 2017 hosted Automotive Distributers Association (ODD) member automotive brands operating in Turkey as well as technology, innovation, informatics, accessories and side industries, Non Governmental Organizations and media institutions.
 
TÜYAP General Manager İlhan Ersözlü: Biggest automotive organization in our region brought heat to the sector.
Commenting on more than 100,000 people visiting Istanbul Autoshow 2017 as of the end of the first three days, TÜYAP Fairs General Manager İlhan Ersözlü said: “We are hosting the biggest automotive organization in our region. The theme of Istanbul Autoshow 2017 is ‘Take a Close Look at the Future’. All participating companies brought models that are compliant with the theme. We know that, technology and automotive companies will be more engaged in the future. The fact the our fair is visited by more than 100,000 people the end of the first three days after its opening, recording a fast start, is a good indicator. Throughout the first 3 days including the press and VIP day, participants of all ages visited Istanbul Autoshow 2017. This year, a total of 120 brands participated the fair. At Istanbul Autoshow 2017, we created a living space that that would offer a pleasing experience to all family members.”
 
TÜYAP Fairs General Manager İlhan Ersözlü highlighted the heat brought to the automotive sector by the fair and said: “We observed an increased number of orders to the participant companies and a positive effect on sales figures after the first 3 days of Istanbul Autoshow 2017. Models launched during the fair received great attention, with a high number of hot sales. The positive effect on sales figures of Istanbul Autoshow 2017 participant brands would have a positive contribution to the automotive sector.
 
Istanbul Autoshow 2017 welcomes visitors of all ages
In partnership with main sponsor Shell&Turcas, insurance sponsor Generali Insurance and event sponsor RedBull.com, Istanbul Autoshow 2017 opens its doors to welcome visitors of all ages. Istanbul Autoshow 2017 licensed products are available at “Autoshow Store” so you can purchase souvenirs that you will be using for years to come or give them away as gifts. From the special area named “Instawall” within Istanbul Autoshow 2017, you can post on social media. The children’s “Event Area” is a place where young visitors will have pleasant time allowing parents to take a rest.
 
Free entrance in weekdays and special entrance fees at weekends for women and for students
Istanbul Autoshow 2017, organized between April 21 and 30, 2017 at Tüyap Fair and Convention Center in Beylikdüzü is accepting visitors between 12:00-21:00 on weekdays and between 11:00-21:00 at weekends.
 
Istanbul Autoshow 2017 entrance fees are 10TL in the weekdays and 20 TL at weekends. For women, entrance is free in the weekdays and 10 TL at the weekends. For students, entrance is free in the weekdays and 5 TL at the weekends.
 
For those who are willing to come to the show using public transportation may use Metrobüs line from Söğütlüçeşme or Zincirlikuyu or take Marmaray-TÜYAP (76K) or Silivri-TÜYAP (300) buses.
 
Latest information from “Istanbul Autoshow 2017-Take a Close Look at the Future” can also be followed at social media accounts and the website.
 
Facebook (@istautoshow),
Twitter (@ist_autoshow),
Instagram’dan (istanbulautoshow17),
Internet sitesi www.autoshowistanbul.com 
 
Details of the show are available at http://autoshowistanbul.com/
 
For the floor plan of the show, please visit http://autoshowistanbul.com/yerlesim-plani
 
 
About ODD:
As of 2017, Automotive Distributors Association (ODD) has 30 members representing 47 international brands. ODD’s vision is to ensure continuity and development of the sector by increasing land vehicle ownership in Turkey, and its mission is to represent its members at all areas in line with their interests, to meet the requirements of the sector, to develop solutions for problems, to accurately and reliably evaluate and communicate sector data, to mold public opinion and to actively contribute to development of sector related legislations. Through efforts of the association, recognizing the benefits of shows to presentation of the automotive sector to masses and aiming to ensure continuous development of the sector, Istanbul Autoshow was included in OICA’s International Events calendar in 2006. (http://www.oica.net/istanbul-international-auto-show-2017/) ODD also supports many local automotive shows.
 
About TÜYAP:
In Turkey, with establishment of TÜYAP in 1979, fair organization sector became a subject in the agenda of the country as a regular commercial activity. Since its establishment TÜYAP organized 1.465 national fairs and more than 164 fairs at 37 countries to serve 275.913 companies from 114 countries and received 46.399.122 visitors from 179 countries. It is the only private sector fair organization company in Turkey with a fair and convention center of its own. With its 700 employees and long term relations with more than 100 professional associations, TÜYAP Group organizes regular specialized fairs through 6 fair centers it owns and operates in Turkey, 14 offices around Turkey and international offices at 6 countries.
 
For more information:
Birkan Demir Çalışkan – birkan@zarakol.com.tr – 0549 313 2222
Esat Pala – esat@zarakol.com.tr – 0549 545 2222
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