Proposed Timetable

Monday December 3

  • Trade Mission Participants Arrive in Ankara
  • No host dinner with CS / ODC / PMA Staff

Tuesday December 4

  • Welcome briefing by U.S. Embassy country team
  • Presentations by selected trade mission participants to Underdersecretary of Defense Industries (SSM) Murad Bayar (TBC)
  • Lunch hosted by SASAD, Association of Turkish Defense Industry Companies (TBC)
  • One-on-One business matchmaking appointments
  • Networking Reception with members of Ankara Business Community at Ambassador’s Residence (TBC)

Wednesday December 5

  • One on one matchmaking appointments
  • Lunch and Site visit at Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) (TBC)
  • Fly to Istanbul

Thursday December 6

  • One-on-one business matchmaking appointments
  • Lunch hosted by American Business Forum in Turkey (TBC)
  • Site visit (Turkish Technic MRO with Aerospace companies/ Istanbul shipyards for Defense companies) (TBC)
  • Late afternoon / evening networking event hosted by TABA (TBC)


December 7

  • Trade Mission Participants Depart