The Istanbul Congress Center comprises a world class technological infrastructure, professional staff and unrivalled quality of service to guests, making the organisation the shining star of Turkey in the regional and international arena. With an auditorium of 3,705 seating capacity and the only congress centre in Turkey that can simultaneously host different events on each floor and answer to every need, ICC is one of the few elite event complexes in the world with its modern architecture and wide range of facilities. Istanbul Congress Center has taken its place in the tourism sector as the biggest congress and fair complex in Turkey and the honour of Turkey for national and international organisations. Moreover, it is within easy walking distance of hotels and close to the Taksim cultural district as well as shopping, dining and nightlife.

Istanbul Congress Center ICC

Venue Address

Istanbul Congress Center (ICC),
Harbiye Mahallesi,
Darülbedai Caddesi No:3, 34367
Şişli/İstanbul, Turkey

For more information on Istanbul Congress Center (ICC), please visit the website

Opening times

Wednesday 19th June 2019
08:45 – 17:30
Wednesday 19th June 2019
08:45 – 17:30
Wednesday 19th June 2019
09:00 – 17:30
Thursday 20th June 2019
08:45 – 16:00
Thursday 20th June 2019
08:45 – 15:30
Thursday 20th June 2019
09:30 – 15:00

Where to find the venue

Discounted Accommodation:

FTE EMEA/Ancillary & The New Airport Show Istanbul are delighted to offer our attendees, discounted rates at a selection of hotels within convenient proximity to the Istanbul Convention Center. To make a reservation via our appointed hotel agent Boyut Group please Click Here.

Contact Information:
Web link:


Attendees wishing to book accommodation should do so directly through the FTE website. We are aware that a number of unauthorised service providers, including “Housing Services,” “Exhibition Housing Management” and “Trade Show Housing” make contact with attendees to offer hotel reservation services. These companies charge significant booking and credit card fees and can enact stringent cancellation policies. This is unfortunately beyond our control and we urge all attendees to avoid making their reservations with any means other than that provided on this page.

Visa Information

Delegates attending Future Travel Experience EMEA – Co-located with The New Airport Show Istanbul 2019 should be mindful of visa entry requirements prior to travel into Istanbul, Turkey. Travel and visa arrangements are the responsibility of the individual. For further information on entry requirements from your country, please visit your embassy website.

Sherpa e-Visa

Do you have your Turkish eVisa?

Since Turkey stopped its visa on arrival program, you must apply before you travel, or risk being late for FTE. Choose your nationality to see if you’re one of the 40 eligible. We’ll help you through the rest.

What other eVisas are available?

There are 56 countries with active eVisa or eTA programs and over 101 countries will introduce schemes by the end of next year. Sherpa allows you to offer eVisas and eTAs as an ancillary service. Drop by booth #A85 to say hi.

You can get an e-Visa online before you travel through the official Republic of Turkey e-Visa website. An e-visa costs from $20 and you can pay using a credit or debit card. You can apply up to 3 months in advance of your travel date.

Apply for your e-Visa here

Who is eligible?

Please consult the e-Visa website for a full list of countries who’s citizens qualify for an e-Visa (provided that they meet required criteria). To find out these criteria, go to Main Page, click on Apply button and select your Country of Travel and Type of Travel Document.

Should you encounter difficult in completing your application, or would like to receive further information on e-Visas please visit:

A Word of Warning

Some unauthorised websites may charge for information about e-Visas, and for submitting applications. These websites are not endorsed by or associated with the Turkish government. Be wary of such sites and businesses, particularly those that seek additional fees for other services. Some unauthorised websites have also issued fake e-Visas.

In case of problems with the computer systems at the Turkish port of entry, print off and carry a paper copy of your e-Visa, or make sure you have an electronic copy on a smart phone or other device to show to the immigration officer.

Further Information

Individuals requiring information to support their Visa application (not needed for those applying for an e-Visa) must request the appropriate documentation no later than Monday 3rd June 2019.

Please submit your enquiry including the below information, to allow for us to assist you in a timely manner:
Full Name (as appears on passport):
Job Title:
Passport Number:
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:



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