Social Program


Sunday, 22 June 2014, starting at 17:30
ICC ‐ Harbiye Auditorium

During the Opening Ceremony the concert “İstanbulin” by the Aşkın Ensemble will be performed.

Sunday, 22 June 2014, starting at 19:30
ICC Terrace

At the end of the Opening Ceremony all delegates are invited to take part in the welcome party.

Admission to the party is granted to all delegates and accompanying persons.


Wednesday, 25 June 2014, starting at 19:30
The Marmara Esma Sultan
Ortaköy Mah. Mualli Naci Cad. No: 20

Named after Esma Sultan, the daughter of the 32 nd Ottoman reler, the historic mansion has borne witness to a number of historic events and figures over time.

Join your friends and colleagues for a night at this very special location by the Bosphorus, enjoy Turkish cuisine at buffets prepared by the renowned The Marmara Catering and dance the night away with the DJ performance.

If you have already booked your ticket, you will find it inside your congress badge. Please present the ticket at the entrance of the palace. If you have not booked your ticket yet, please check with the Social Events Desk by Tuesday, 24 June at 12:00.

Fee for registered person:€ 50
Fee for unregistered person:€ 100

Access: Esma Sultan Mansion can be reached with taxis (6 kms from İstanbul Congress Center and Taksim area) or the shuttle service provided by the congress, departing from Istanbul Convention Center between 19:00‐20:00 (meeting point: Floor G0). The return transfers will be available between 22:30‐00:00. Please note that shuttle busses will be performing ring service and departure times may vary depending on traffic conditions. Attendees are kindly requested to bring their event tickets along.

Dress Code: Casual