Turkish American Business Connection Announces its 6th Annual Conference TABCON 2012 -- The Year of the Entrepreneur
SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Turkish American Business Conference (TABCON 2012), the leading business and networking event organized by Turkish American Business Connection Association (TABC), will be held on May 5th, 2012, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. This full day conference attended by hundreds of professionals will focus on "the entrepreneur" and offer a series of panels emphasizing current trends in the entrepreneurial and investor community.
Speakers will examine how technology trends in Silicon Valley affect entrepreneurs in emerging markets and assess how these trends combine with government incentives attracting innovators from around the world to Turkey.
Welcome speech will be delivered by Consul General of Turkey in Los Angeles Hon. Aydın Topcu.
Seth Goldstein, the chairman of turntable.fm, a serial global entrepreneur and angel investor, will be the keynote speaker. Seth has recently been appointed to the State Department's Global Entrepreneurship Program and part of a delegation going to Turkey in late May.
Other prominent speakers are: Dilawar Syed, the CEO of Yonja Media Group, an appointee by President Barack Obama to the President's Advisory Commission; Carol Sands, the founder of Angel's Forum; Vish Mishra, Clearstone Venture Partners Venture Director; and the first commercial attache of Turkey in San Francisco, Mrs. Ebru Gulsoy Rojas Atencio, appointed after years of diligent work by TABC.
"[Local entrepreneurs] Veysel Berk, Devrim Yasar and Eren Bali turned wild ideas into successful start-ups and got a lot of attention and resources from VC firms and technology companies," said President and Cofounder of TABC, Efe Orhun. "In this year's conference, TABC will create a platform for both entrepreneurs and investors to tap into the growing market in Turkey at this opportune time. TABCON 2012's sponsors, including Technopark Istanbul, Mediterranean Studies Forum Stanford University, Ozen Engineering, Tunc Doluca and others, demonstrate the strong commitment to our mission."
For more information and registration visit our website at www.tabcon.org.
Turkish American Business Connection organized this event; our mission is to promote professional networking opportunities for and among our members and Turkish Americans and to foster relationships between businesses and professionals in Turkey and the U.S. For more information, please visit www.tabc-us.org.
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