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About Izmir

Izmir, Turkey

Izmir Convention and Visitors Bureau


Atatürk Cd. No:126 K:6 35210 Pasaport




Ms. Nil Barlas

Secretary General


+90 232 498 46 07


+90 232 498 46 13

Member OfICCA


Izmir the 8,500 year old hidden jewel of the Aegean coast, enjoys the finest climate of the country. In population it is the third city in Turkey.
With its 8 universities the city hosts international trade fairs, art festivals and sportive events year round.
Famous for its cotton, textiles, tobacco, grapes, figs, olives and olive oil it exports them to all four corners of the world from its largest export harbor in Turkey.
The favorable landscape offers, thermal springs, warm climate, rich history, antique sights, leisure attractions and commercial opportunities.
The city has always been governed by fresh inspirations and boasts the privilege of initiating novelties.
Izmir is identified as "the window of Anatolia to the western world.” Izmir is one of Turkey’s most important tourism and trade centers. It owes its worldwide fame as “The City of Fairs” to the international trade fairs organized every year since 1927.
Izmir owes its success in international organizations to its centuries old tradition of festivals. The traditional, wrestling, camel fighting, harvest feasts, kermises, children and youth festivals, art and tourism festivals and various celebrations are colorful aspects of the City’s social life.

Convention Bureau Services

Izmir CVB is actively vying for Izmir’s share of the meeting, incentive and convention market by:
• ICCA membership
• Participating, visiting or organizing seminars, workshops, fairs and exhibitions
• Publishing visitor planning guides and city guides
• Supporting and hosting fam visits
• Advertising and marketing
• Offering referrals on facilities attractions and providers
• Guiding members' performance and compliance standards