Popularity of Istanbul as a city for holding conferences and business meetings is growing every year. This is connected not only with a unique geographical location which allows making a meeting in one city for counterparts living in different countries and regions. Rich history and unique architecture, combined with modern technology - all this gives an opportunity for Istanbul to constantly increase capabilities for business events.

We are glad to present a list of the most interesting and unusual areas of Istanbul for organizing a corporate meetings, conferences and trainings.


1. Yacht, sailing on Bosphorus, can turn for you into a comfortable meeting room. Coffee breaks on the upper deck, the atmosphere of ease and freedom, the opportunity to combine a business event with an unobtrusive excursion program.

2.Industrial Museum Rahmi Koc, dedicated to development of industry, transport, communication and technological progress in general. Exhibition of vintage cars occupies the largest area . The museum has a conference room with a possibility to host 120 people in theatre order. Interior is decorated with museum style: antique models of cinema projectors and posters of old movies. The hall has its own wardrobe, coffee breaks may be organized in the foyer and in the summer - on the terrace, overlooking the Strait Golden Horn.

3.Sapphire skyscraper – the tallest building in Turkey, located in the European part of the city, in the business Levent district. At the top 55th floor, on a 236 meters height, located a room for holding parties and meetings. Through the panoramic windows you can observe a spectacular view of the entire Istanbul. The hall can accommodate up to 200 participants.

4. Suada - island on the Bosphorus – Isle of natural origin, located on the Bosphorus - is a nightlife center of Istanbul with a lot of fancy restaurants and discos. A separate hall for up to 600 people in theatre order was built specifically for meetings and official receptions. Delivery of the equipment and visitors is carried out by the water.

5. Koru Istanbul - is a big complex of restaurants, several banquet rooms and conference facilities located on the shore of the Bosporus and surrounded by greenery . Capacity of the largest conference room is 70 people. From every point you will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Bosphorus and the famous Bosphorus Bridge. The area is located in Kurucheshme district, on the European side of Istanbul..

6. The Museum of Modern Art - Istanbul Modern. Istanbul Museum of Modern Art is located in the Karakoy district, on the shores of the Bosphorus. For the organization of meetings and conferences you will find there an interesting hall-amphitheater with 117 seats and a multifunctional conference hall for up to 30 participants.

7. Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium (ex-Turkuazoo) offers the possibility of holding private events, including meetings and conferences surrounded by exotic fish

8. Multi-art Exhibition and Convention Centre "The Seed", located on the territory of the Sakıp Sabancı Museum offers the possibility of organizing conferences for up to 300 participants. The area is located at the picturesque Emirgan district, close to the famous Emirgan Park, where traditionally take place the famous tulip festival in April.

9. Esma Sultan Mansion. In the nineteenth century it was a mansion that belonged to the princess, whose name in Turkish sounds like "Esma Sultan." Now it is a super modern building, which looks like ancient ruins from the outside, and inside resembles a spaceship. All decoration and infrastructure was made in high-tech style. Original architectural design helps to achieve this unique effect : "ruins" was renovated inside and from outside it was protected by mirrored glass. The most famous and big companies of Turkey and Europe organize here presentations and corporate events.

10. Event Garden platform under the open sky is located in the stunningly beautiful green park in the exclusive area Sariyer and from May to October. This platform may hold meetings and conferences with possibility of hosting more than 350 people. This is an ideal option to combine conference and active sports team building.