The second largest drama producer after the United States is keenly excited to reveal its plans and the rich content that is available in the nation. According to the Chairman of Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Mr Ibrahim Caglar, Turkey is ready for the world. “Turkey acts as a valuable production hub of visual culture globally. Our series are watched in almost 100 countries, covering many regions from Latin America, the Middle East to North Africa. The world’s most important production centers are in pursuit of Turkish series and formats today.
“Though there is also a very lively demand in the domestic market, the Turkish television industry ranks as the second-fastest growing in the world. We take great achievements in content production, offering also quality technical infrastructure. In 2023, when the Turkish Republic will be celebrating her 100th anniversary, we are aiming for $1 billion in export revenues.”
Country of Honour experience at MIPCOM
Caglar pointed out that the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce is the official coordinator of the Turkey Country of Honour Programme this year. The chamber has started preparing for the programme a year ago and they are expecting a strong presence at MIPCOM 2015, showcasing the richness of Turkey’s TV content to the world in an unrivalled way.
Caglar added, “As part of the Country of Honour activities, we will set up a 300 square Turkey tent in which our world-class formats will be displayed on giant screens and various conferences, panels, surprise events and artist signings will be organised. In addition, our Turkey stand will be offering a meeting area for participants. All bilateral meetings of the participating companies, producers and our talents will be organized inside the location.” He also promised that MIPCOM’s opening party, sponsored by TRT and attended by 300 delegates will be a memorable night for all participants.