ABDI Ibrahim Headquarters

Take an exclusive tour of the headquarters of Abdi İbrahim where you will hear a presentation about this Turkish pharmaceutical industry leader. You will also have the opportunity to see Turkey’s largest biotechnological manufacturing facility, AbdiBio, and learn about the Turkish Pharmaceutical Track and Trace System (ITS) which uses GS1 Standards.

Date: Monday, 20 May, 11:30-16:30

Price: 80 €, including tax per person

Attendees: Limit of 35 persons, priority to board members

Dress code: Business

Meeting point: GS1 Registration Desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

METRO and Gastronometro

A 1700 m2 installation, training, development and activity centre, Gastronometro was designed to contribute to the development of gastronomy in Turkey and aims to provide a new rhythm to the world of gastronomy. Gastronometro is the first centre in Turkey where you can find students, chefs, suppliers, hotel operators and flavor enthusiasts working together. See GS1 standards in action from the METRO warehouse to the kitchens of Gastronometro.  

Date: Monday, 20 May, 11:30-16:30

Price: 90 € including tax per person

Attendees: GS1 members and interested guests

Dress code: Business

Meeting point: GS1 Registration desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Welcome reception

The welcome reception is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with peers and meet new ones. Join us for this elegant social gathering, hosted by GS1 Turkey. 

Date: Monday, 20 May, 18:00-20:00

Attendees: All GS1 delegates, spouses or partners

Price: No cost for GS1 delegates and one guest. 

Dress code: Business

Location: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Room Enderun

GS1 and GS1 Turkey Joint Management Board Dinner

Date: Monday, 20 May, 20:00-22:30

Attendees: By invitation only, GS1 Management Board and GS1 Turkey Board, partners/spouses and accompanying guests.

Dress code: Business

Location: Laledan Restaurant at Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Gala Dinner at Sait Halim Pasa Yalisi

Located on Istanbul's glorious waterfront, the 19th century Ottoman mansion known as the Sait Halim Pasa Yalisi embodies elegance and opulence. This unique venue for our Gala Dinner offers Turkish hospitality and cuisine at its finest. Enjoy mesmerizing views of the Bosphorus Strait as you network the night away. See flyer for more details.

Date: Tuesday, 21 May, 19:00-22:00

Attendees: All GS1 delegates and partners/spouses

Price: No cost for GS1 delegates and one guest. Additional guests can attend at cost of 100 € per person. Children under 15 years can attend for a cost of  80 € per child.

Dress code: men, business suit & tie; women, cocktail attire

Meet for boat transport to location: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, courtyard by the Bosphorus

Address: Köybaşı Caddesi No: 83, 34464 Yeniköy

Optional networking dinner cruise on the Bosphorus

Join us for a sparkling evening aboard a cruiser that will take you to see some amazing sites along the Bosphorus. Exciting and fun entertainment as well as tasty cuisine will provide the perfect atmosphere for you to get to know peers and develop new business partnerships.
Date: Wednesday, 22 May, 19:00-22:00

Attendees: All GS1 delegates and partners/spouses who purchase tickets

Price: 130 €, including tax, per person

Dress code: Casual

Meet for transport to boat: Çırağan Palace Kempinski, Bosphorus side courtyard  

Ottoman Imperial Palace & Basilica Cistern

See Ottoman & Byzantine relics, the Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, Caferaga Madrassah with local artists. See flyer for more details.

Date: Monday, 20 May, 10:00 – 16:00

Price: 130 € includes tax, per person, children under 15 years 95 

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: GS1 Registration desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Princes' Island Tour

See the exquisite Princes's Island by carriage pulled horse - no motored transport is allowed on this beautiful island.  More details about this tour will be provided soon.  

Date: Tuesday, 21 May, 09:00-16:00

Price:  170 € includes tax per person, children under 15 years, 120 €

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: GS1 Registration desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Beylerbeyi & Dolmabahçe Palaces

See the Beylerbeyi Palace, Çamlica Hill and Dolmabahçe Palace. More details about this tour will be provided soon. 

Date: Wednesday, 22 May, 10:00-16:00

Price: 150 € including tax per person, children under 15 years, 100  

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: GS1 Registration desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Highlights of Istanbul

Join us for a tour of the best of everything in Istanbul! Sights include Sultanahmet Mosque, also known as the Blue Mosque, the Roman Hippodrome, Museum of Haghia Sophia, shopping in the Grand Bazaar, Spice Market and Bosphorus day time cruise. See flyer for more details.

Date: Thursday, 23 May, 08:15-17:15

Price: 195 € including tax per person, children under 15 years 160  

Dress code: Casual

Meeting point: GS1 Registration desk, Çırağan Palace Kempinski

Sightseeing after the GA

GS1 Turkey's appointed event and tourism agency is organising overnight sightseeing tours after the GA. More details will be provided soon for tours to:

  • Bursa & Troy
  • Ephesus & Pergamum 
  • Cappadocia