Dear Agency partners

We are pleased to invite you for attending ACF agency Workshop and FamTrip program that will take place in Istanbul, Turkey on January 18 – January 22, 2014.

The ACF Global is an event management company that organizes education workshops and FamTrips programs for agencies and universities from all over the world. Our purpose is to assist agencies for establishing cooperation with different universities worldwide and explore the new market potential.

This year, ACF Global welcomes you to explore Turkey as one of the top destinations for study.

This is an exciting program that provides you the following opportunities:

  • Full campus tour in the best Turkish universities in Istanbul city
  • Full training program about the Turkish education system
  • Workshop meetings with each Turkish university staff members.
  • Full board accommodation in the best location of Istanbul city
  • Full board meal in Turkish and European restaurants during the whole week.
  • Istanbul city excursions in the famous historical places: Aya Sofia, Sultan Ahmet, Top Kapi palace, the Bosporus views and many others.
  • Fun and Clubbing experience in Istanbul city and other activities.

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During the program you would be able to attend over top 5 Turkish universities in Istanbul city and personally experience student’s life and campus facilities. Also, the workshop program will allow you to meet with over 20 Turkish and Cyprus universities and establish direct cooperation agreements.

 

Arrivals: Please schedule your flight for January 18, 2015

Date Time Activity
 January, 18Saturday All day Arrivals to Istanbul Ata-Turk international airportAirport transfer for whole day, check in the hotel
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner for agents, program introduction and seminar

 

1st part: Workshops and meeting with universities in conference hall

    January, 19Monday 07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:15 Meeting at the Hotel lobby
08:15 – 08:45 Bus trip to Workshops conference hall (another hotel)
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 12:30 Workshops (6 meetings)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 18:00 Workshops (9 meetings)
18:00 – 18:30 Bus trip to restaurant
18:30 – 20:30 Dinner
20:30 – 21:00 Bus trip back to Residence Hotel

Please arrange your meetings before your arrival to Istanbul. We will provide online appointment schedules.  Meeting with each university is obligatory. Meanwhile, please fill in the agency questionnaire form before the event.

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2nd part: University Campus tours and Activities

Date Time Activity
January, 20Tuesday 07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:15 Meeting at the Hotel lobby
08:15 – 09:00 Bus trip to University #1
09:00 – 12:30 University #1 campus tour. (Facilities, Study rooms, dormitories)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Bus trip to University #2
14:30 – 18:00 University #2 campus tour. (Facilities, Study rooms, dormitories)
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:00 Bus trip back to Residence Hotel
 
January, 21Wednesday 07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:15 Meeting at the Hotel lobby
08:15 – 09:00 Bus trip to University #3
09:00 – 12:30 University #3 campus tour. (Facilities, Study rooms, dormitories)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Bus trip to University #4
14:30 – 18:00 University #4 campus tour. (Facilities, Study rooms, dormitories)
18:00 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:00 Bus trip back to Residence Hotel
 
January, 22Thursday 07:00 – 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 – 08:15 Meeting at the Hotel lobby
08:15 – 09:00 Bus trip to University #5
09:00 – 12:30 University#5 campus tour. (Facilities, Study rooms, dormitories)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 18:30 University#5 campus tour.
18:30 – 19:30 Bus trip back to Residence Hotel
20:00 – 22:00 Gala-dinner, Closing Ceremony
23:00 – before noon Farewell after party

 

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January, 23Friday 09.00 – 09.30 Breakfast
09:30 – 12:30 Excursion program: Sultan Ahmet, Top-Kapi etc..
12.30 Airport transfer

 

Airport transfer

Please kindly send us your flight details including terminal information if you haven’t done so. Our staff will meet you at airport upon your arrival. Please note that we might need to wait other delegates up to 45 minutes and then leave together to residence hotel.

Please inform us about any delays and/or flight changes beforehand.

Residence Hotel

The Republika Ortakoy Aparts is centrally located in Ortakoy. It features a sports center, game room and rooms with a work desk and refrigerator. The rooms at the Republika Ortakoy Aparts include modern furnishings. They all feature a sitting area and a safe. A private bathroom is standard.

Daily breakfast is available in the cafeteria. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire hotel. The fitness center has the equipment with the latest technology

*If you would like to arrive before the fair and/or stay longer, please let us know beforehand in order to assure your appropriate hotel reservation.

*Please note that you need to provide 100 USD as a refundable deposit when you check in the hotel. Upon your check out time the deposit will be fully given back to you.  Thank you for understanding.

 

Weather information

 

Weather:

Istanbul weather in winter is characterized by a lot colder and wetter conditions. Average temperatures in December are between 5 °C and 8°C during the day and merging into frosty evenings. Daylight is minimal during winter often only for 3 hours per day.

Clothing:

We recommend you take your coat, hooded, a pair of boot, sweater, pullover, umbrella and scarf-cap-gloves based on the strength of the current weather. It is better to know that Istanbul has no stable weather condition so be ready for every weather condition as clothing. You may experience sunny days when you can wear sneakers, a light sweater (cardigan) and trousers. No need for sunglasses and hat all winter long.

Currency exchange

Exchange rate is 1 USD=2 Turkish lira

 

 

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