Our Services

ICVB, the Istanbul Convention & Visitors Bureau is an impartial information clearinghouse and contact point for requests for proposals (RFPs). In this role, the Bureau offers a wide range of services designed to help promote Istanbul as a congress, meeting and incentive destination and also to assist organizers in creating fabulous events in the city. The following is a brief overview of ICVB’s services. For more detailed information, please contact us directly.

Bid Support

ICVB supports the congress candidature process of Istanbul by preparing the official bid, providing promotional materials, assisting with destination presentation and coordinating the support of local and national authorities. ICVB designs bid books and PowerPoint presentations. As a part of candidacy process ICVB organizes site inspections for the association representatives and/or meeting planners.

Venue Finding

ICVB presents Istanbul’s meeting and incentive venues and helps the planners to find the venues matching the criteria. ICVB also assists planners in collecting quotations and selection of the venues.

Consulting & Advice

ICVB as an intermediary between planners and local meeting industry gives information on services provided by local suppliers including venues, PCOs (Professional Congress Organizers) and DMCs (Destination Management Companies). ICVB checks the availability of the required facilities and makes tentative bookings of the venues and hotel rooms.

Site Inspections

ICVB arranges site inspections at venues throughout Istanbul and will put you in contact with senior management to ensure you identify the venue that best suits your event’s requirements.

Promotional Materials

ICVB produces a wide range of promotional materials including the Meeting Planner’s Guide, the online Congress Calendar, the İstanbul Visitors’ Guide, brochures, films and other promotional materials, for the use of event planners, associations and organizers.

Online Congress Calendar

ICVB would be pleased to publicize your event in the online Istanbul Congress Calendar. You can also use the Congress Calendar to search congresses scheduled to be held in Istanbul.

İstanbul Destination Marketing
Delegate Boosting Kit

ICVB has launched the Istanbul Destination Marketing Kit (Istanbul Delegate Boosting Kit). This kit contains all the materials convention and congress planners need to effectively promote their next event in Istanbul, as well as its venues and attractions. Designed to provide associations with easy-to use, comprehensive marketing tools for congresses and events in Istanbul, ICVB’s new Istanbul Delegate Boosting Kit contains everything from magazine advertisements to postcards to high resolution photos to editorial content. Available free- of-charge from the Bureau, the Delegate Boosting Kit is just one more way Istanbul adds value to your international congress or meeting.

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If you have any question,
feel free to call us

(+90) 212 522 55 55

İstanbul Ticaret Odası Ek Hizmet Binası Hobyar Mah. Seyhulislam Hayri Efendi Cad. No:14 K:6 Fatih – 34112 İstanbul

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Mon – Fri: 9:00 – 17:30

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