Bridging Turkey's and UK's Businesses – since 1887
We offer a wide range of free and chargeable services that provide tailored information, guidance and high value B2B networking opportunities on the Turkish and British markets.
Established in 1887, The British Chamber of Commerce in Turkey (BCCT) is one of Turkey’s largest and oldest international business organisations, comprising a broad spectrum of British, international and Turkish companies. By acting as a matchmaker between the UK and Turkish Companies, BCCT makes a significant contribution to both the British and Turkish economies. Since 2014, BCCT has contributed to more than £ 75m in export wins for UK companies.
BCCT represents major multinational as well as a substantial number of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that serves members and customers with one integrated offer to seize business, export and investment opportunities in Turkey. BCCT has strategic alliances with the UK Department for International Trade as well as with Chambers of Commerce both in the UK and in Turkey.
BCCT strives to be a dynamic and influential body, representing and supporting the business interests and values of its members while delivering insightful, practical, value-added and relevant business support services for British and Turkish companies to help them grow their businesses. With an expert trade and investment team and Senior Advisory Board Members that represent different skill sets and multiple disciplines, BCCT assists members and clients in market research and provides support to their public relations and promotional activities.
As part of the OBN initiative, we work alongside the UK Government to deliver on-demand trade services for UK companies interested in the Turkish market.
As the strategic delivery partner for the UK’s Department for International Trade business-to-business services in Turkey and as part of the UK Government’s Overseas Business Network initiative (OBN), BCCT helps UK companies expand their business into Turkey by delivering a wide array of services and reports to UK-based companies:
Market Information. Preliminary market information on current players, competitors, industry potential, trends, useful links and comments from sector decision makers.
Market Research. Detailed market research & information tailored to your objectives in the Turkish market - in line with your needs, covering topics such as market information, customs code search, SWOT analysis, brief competitor analysis, recent sector developments, trends, forecasts and interviews.
Business Partner Search. Detailed business partner research for UK clients looking for distributors, agents or joint venture partners.
Business Partner Long List. Long list of potential business partners and/or distributors in line with your goals - generated through desk research, our business network, trade associations, trade shows and local sector news, this report can include more than 20 potential partners and depend on the market’s potential as well as the extent of your expectations.
Meeting Arrangement. We arrange your meetings with previously identified Turkish companies.
Event Management. The organisation of events, seminars, receptions, launch events and similar events designed to meet your needs. We take care of event management requirements before, during and after the event.
Accompanying Services. Depending on your need, one or more BCCT Business Services Team member can accompany you during your meetings with Turkish counterparts.