Bursa Chamber of Commerce and Industry as the umbrella organization of Bursas economy, realized the Global Fair Agency project through Turkey's export-oriented development goals and with the vision to gain exporter identity to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises). BTSO ensures for its members to take a part in the international arena through this project.
In 2014, nearly 1.000 of our chamber members attended to the exhibitions held in more than 10 countries in 4 continents and this success continued with nearly 1.500 of chamber members attending 31 fair organizations in total.
Continuing its operations with an increasing performance in 2016 and 2017, Our Chamber has organized programs to visit the fairs held in major centers of the world such as Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Tokyo, Munich, Dubai, Madrid and New York and more than 160 members participated in more than 160 overseas business trips in 5 years.
Thus, many of our members had the opportunity to go abroad for the first time and explore and review about their sectors.
Our city has gained 1.000 new exporter by means of the contributions of BTSO. To put it in different way, number of exporters in Bursa is equal to exporters in Eskişehir and Balıkesir combined.
22 million Turkish Liras worth of support payment has been received from KOSGEB (Small and Medium Industry Development Organization) within the scope of business organization programs, almost 150 foreign chamber of commerce and professional institutions were visited and more than 1,200 foreign companies had bilateral business meetings. One out of every 8 members traveled abroad.
According to the results of the survey conducted on the participants after the business trips, the overall satisfaction rate is over 85%.