​Record Participation in the Biggest Meeting of the Stationery Sector!


The Istanbul Stationery and Office Fair, which has been supported by the All Stationery Association (TÜKİD) for 26 years, brought together wholesale and retail stationery managers, educational institution managers, toy and gift retailers, artistic education center managers, and over 11 thousand visitors in cooperation with TÜYAP. The Istanbul Stationery and Office Fair, which has 350 brands from 76 countries and acts as a bridge to increase the export capacity of Turkish companies by reaching different geographies, was shown as the third giant meeting of the sector in the global market after Germany and China. The fair also witnessed important collaborations in 5 days. While the fair hosted 9,675 visitors from 80 provinces domestically, it hosted 1,469 people from 76 countries from 5 continents abroad.
Istanbul Stationery and Office Fair 2020, which is held in 5 halls and an area of ​​16 thousand square meters in TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in Büyükçekmece; It witnessed entertaining and enjoyable moments for visitors and very important collaborations for participating companies. Thanks to the fair, stationery and school supplies, office supplies, writing materials, play dough, educational and intelligence games, licensed products, bags, hobby, and art materials, and the latest technology products were presented to the visitors.
Nabi Avcı, former Minister of National Education, AK Party Deputy of Eskişehir, Mikayil Kılıç, Deputy General Manager of Consumer Protection and Market Surveillance, and Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Chairman Şekib Avdagiç, emphasized the importance of domestic and national production and its impact on exports.
Mehmet Helvacıoğlu:
“We expect fair participants to increase their export figures.
Emphasizing that they support the 26th Istanbul Stationery and Office Fair this year as an association, TÜKİD President Mehmet Helvacıoğlu stated that the fair has been registered as the 3rd largest stationery fair after Germany Paperworld and China. Mehmet Helvacıoğlu said, “The Turkish stationery industry has a stronger manufacturing potential than China with its production, design and the importance it attaches to health. Due to the virus that swept the world, China's superiority in our industry is gradually disappearing. For this reason, great cooperation opportunities occurred for our exporters at the 2020 fair. Especially, cooperation opportunities were created that will add a high level to export activities. " said.
Helvacıoğlu: "The income of the VIP parking lot will be battery-powered wheelchairs"
Stating that they had the opportunity to realize many social responsibility projects through the fair, Helvacıoğlu said, “As TÜKİD, we implement social responsibility projects in every fair and every organization. As part of one of our social responsibility projects this year, we donated the revenue of the VIP parking lot at the fairground. With the income we earn, we will buy battery-powered wheelchairs for our disabled student brothers and sisters who have difficulties in continuing their education.
 Within the scope of our "7 REGIONS 7 SCHOOLS OUR ALL KIDS 'project, we wanted to provide the stationery needs of 7 schools in 7 regions together with our volunteer stationery colleagues to support the education of our children, but this solidarity campaign targeted as 7 schools turned into almost 7 regions 50 school projects after the faithful approach of the stationery sector. we are proud. " said.
TÜYAP General Manager İlhan Ersözlü:
"Our number of visitors exceeded 11 thousand"
TÜYAP General Manager İlhan Ersözlü stated that the fair, which lasted for 5 days, provided very important gains in terms of increasing the export capacity of the stationery sector, making qualified exports, and reaching different geographies, “Stationery and school supplies, office supplies, hobby and art supplies, gift items, licensed We exhibited thousands of stationery products, especially products and toys, writing materials, promotional items, special packaging boxes and packaging products, display stands, and shelves. We hosted a total of 11 thousand 144 visitors in our fair. " said.
İlhan Ersözlü:
"We added a new one to our records with the stationery fair"
Noting that both the exhibition area and the number of participating countries and companies increased this year compared to the previous years, Ersözlü said, “International Istanbul Stationery Office Fair, TÜYAP TÜM Fuarcılık Yapım A.Ş. and All Stationery Association (TÜKİD) cooperation, T.C. It was held for the 4th time in Tüyap with the support of the Ministry of Trade and KOSGEB. As a result of our domestic and international studies, the fair broke a new record by growing 17% more in the number of foreign visitors. The most important brands of the world exhibited their products. There are business people from 76 countries and different continents. We have come to these days by enlarging our fair every year since 2017. We believe that we will increase even more in the next year ”.
İlhan Ersözlü:
"The world's 76 different countries and we welcome our guests from 80 different cities in Turkey"
This year T.C. With the support of the Ministry of Trade and TÜYAP overseas offices in Moscow, Sofia, Tbilisi, Tehran, Skopje and Cairo, we managed to increase the number of foreign business people visiting our fair with a record attendance. We participated in important fairs of the sector worldwide such as IranPenex (Tehran), Skola School (Belgrade), İnsight-X (Nuremberg), Paperworld (Frankfurt), Skepka Expo (Moscow) and promoted our fair in the international arena. As a result of these intensive marketing efforts, foreign visitors from Afghanistan, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cuba, Mali, Poland, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Western Sahara, which we hosted for the first time this year, signed important business contacts with our participating companies. We hosted nearly 1,500 business people from 76 countries, from 5 different continents in total. "said.