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

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:
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We strongly recommend that you make your hotel reservation well in advance as the availability of preferential rates for accommodation is limited.

Discounted rates at the following hotel(s) are also available:

Sofa Hotel Istanbul – By Marriott

Sofa Hotel İstanbul, Autograph Collection is located in the heart of the chic shopping & arts district, Nişantaşı. Centrally located, the hotel is only 3 minutes walking distance from the Congress Valley and the nearest metro station, as well as 15 minutes driving distance from the Historical Peninsula. A 15 minute stroll through the neighbourhood and beautiful Maçka Park will take you to the Bosphorus shore.

Discounted Rate: €140 per night for tranquillity room (x1 Double or x2 single beds)

Available from: Friday, June 14, 2019 to Monday, June 24, 2019

Last day to book: Saturday, June 1, 2019


  • Full Service Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Pool
  • Wireless Internet
  • Business Centre
  • 24 Hour Restaurants
  • Airport Transfer Service

To complete your reservation, Click Here


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.


From 29 October 2018, self-service e-Visa kiosks and Wi-Fi areas where visitors can apply for an e-Visa on arrival will no longer be available in Turkish airports - you must apply for your e-Visa before you travel.

You can get an e-Visa online before you travel through the official Republic of Turkey e-Visa website. An e-visa costs $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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Vital Event Information

Future Travel Experience EMEA (previously FTE Europe) will be co-located with FTE Ancillary and The New Airport Show Istanbul in Istanbul, 19-20 June 2019. A mega-show to commemorate a mega-hub, and a new era of travel.

Future Travel Experience EMEA 2019
- June 2019
Istanbul Congress Center ICC, Istanbul