İSİB Board Members came together with the representatives of MTMD-member firms at a meeting titled “Activities to Develop Cooperation with Contractors and General Information on İSİB Activities”, which was held on 6 November 2014.
The meeting that started at 16:30 hours saw first a presentation by Mr. Nezih GİRAY, Chairman of Mechanical Contractors’ Association (MTMD), introducing the activities of the association. The guests then watched a film introducing Turkish HVAC-R Sector, a project of the “Committee for Development of Cooperation with Contractors”, which was established at the workshops held by İSİB. Finally, Mr. S. Zeki POYRAZ, Chairman of İSİB, gave a presentation covering İSİB’s activities, and answered the questions of the guests.
The organization for national participation in Chillventa Fair which was held between 14-16 October 2014 in Germany/Nürnberg and which is one of the most important fairs for refrigeration group and air-conditioning products was successfully realized with participation of 16 Turkish firms on an area of 344 m2 in total.
Besides the national participation organization, 43 firms participated individually in the fair, making Turkey the 4th-ranked country among those represented with the biggest area.
13th IRAN HVAC&R 2014 fair held between 17-20 October 2014 in Iran / Tehran was attended by İSİB Director Mr. Zeki Özen and Sectoral Asst. Specialist Mr. Muhammet N. ÇUBIKCI on behalf of our Union.
HVAC-R Industry Exporters' Union (İSİB) successfully realized the Organization for National Participation in AHR – Mexico 2014 Fair with participation of 6 Turkish Firms. Said fair was held between 23-25 September 2014 in Mexico/Mexico City to the satisfaction of the participant firms. İSİB participated with an Info Stand in the fair, and distributed promotional materials and flash disks containing information on its members.
RAL CRC MADRID 2014 was hold in Madrid, Spain from the 19th to 21th of September 2014 and İSİB was a GOLD Sponsor of the spectacular event. RAL CRC is a yearly event where all the ASHRAE Chapter’s members of the RAL come together. CRC offered great opportunities for İSİB which is interested in establishing significant connections with members of ASHRAE.
Rajendra Mittal who is the chairman of All India Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Association (AIACRA) was hosted by ISIB in Istanbul on 20.08.2014.
İSİB (HVAC-R Industry Exporters’ Union) organized a Sectoral Trade Delegation visit to South Africa with participation of ten Turkish firms between 30 June - 3 July 2014 with a view to discussing business possibilities of Turkish HVAC-R Sector with the said country, increasing cooperation and seeing the country profile more closely. Under the said trade delegation program, bi-lateral business negotiations were held and visits took place to industrial zone-firms and to the refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC 2014) exhibition held in Cape Town. The Sectoral Trade Delegation Program was attended by Mr. Hakan KARABALIK, Commercial Counsellor in Pretoria, and Mr. Özgür ÇELİKEL, Head of Department, on behalf of the Minister of Economy.
The report of the Project No.8 which is one of the Project Desks formed with the purpose of solving the problems of the HVAC-R sector in the direction of the Year 2023 Export Target and which has completed its activities with the support of İSİB (HVAC-R Industry Exporters’ Union) in connection with “Searching leading standard makers and comparison with Turkey’s current standards and strategies, forming standards related with our sector” has been issued in the form of a book by İSİB. The report will be distributed to some 2000 addresses/persons so that it may be of use for the HVAC-R sector and may be used by various entities/establishments.
“Turkey Innovation Week” organized for the third time this year was held between 29-30 May 2014 in İzmir. The activity was attended by Mr. Nihat ZEYBEKCİ, Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey, and Mr. Mehmet BÜYÜKEKŞİ, Chairman of Turkish Exporters Assembly, and our Union was represented at the activity by Mr. Zeki POYRAZ, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Mr. Raşit ÖZKAN, Member of the Board of Directors.
A Trade Mission program was organized by our General Secretariat pursuant to the instructions of our Ministry of Economy, concurrently with ISK-SODEX International Heating, Refrigerating, Air-Conditioning, Insulation, Pump, Valve, Installations, Water Treatment and Solar Energy Systems Fair between 6-9 May 2014, under which bi-lateral business negotiations were held with the participants of 70 Firms from 27 Countries, and with the participants of 9 Firms from 7 Countries under the coverage of POOL-EXPO 2014 Pool, SPA, Sauna Equipment and Accessories Fair, enabling them also to hold business negotiations with Turkish businessmen on 7th May all day long at Istanbul CNR Fair Center Pamukkale Hall No.9.