Ortakalan realized the third edition of the conference “Retail Looking to the Future” at İstanbul WOW Convention Center. Like the last two years, technological applications were discussed in the morning session and the in the afternoon session report data was declared.
This year at the supermarket equipments and technologies conference, senior managers of local retail brands made presentations. Biçen General Manager İhsan Biçen, Groseri Mamber of Executive Board Levent Uğursel, Mopaş Strategy and Business Improvement Director Murat Narman, and Özhan General Manager İbrahim Özhan shared the applications which have gained success in their own companies.
In contradiction to the previous editions, this year the conference gained an international status with the participation of senior managers of the supermarket chains, manufacturer companies, and whole sellers from Europe. Turkish entrepreneurs from Europe attended the Ethnic Supermarkets Conference which was presented by Ortakalan Ethnic Supermarkets Consultant, Barış Tartar, to evaluate the Ethnic Supermarkets Report.
450 participants were awaited for the “Retail Looking to the Future” conference whereas the number of participants were 482. Like the previous editions, the conference hosted more participants that it aimed. 38 participants came from Europe. There participants are the employees of supermarkets, whole sellers, and manufacturer companies that take place in European Turkish ethnic market.