Musiad Expo – Connecting Businesses Globally

In the fast-paced world of global business, staying connected is key. Join us in this exclusive Q&A session with Hank Evecek, the President of MUSIAD Sydney. This Q&A session takes you deep into the core of MUSIAD’s mission, its day-to-day operations, and a sneak peek into the upcoming trade event in Istanbul.

Whether you’re already a part of our vibrant community or just exploring, this interview offers valuable insights into what makes MUSIAD tick and the exciting opportunities on the horizon.

Even if you’ve missed our newsletter, this blog is your exclusive pass to unravel MUSIAD’s global impact. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just curious about the business landscape, this interview with Hank Evecek, President of MUSIAD Sydney, provides unique insights into the organisation’s essence. Dive into the details and discover the exciting opportunities that await, showcasing why MUSIAD is a key player in the global business arena.

When did you start?

Independent Industrialists’ and Business People’s Association (MUSIAD) was founded in 1990, by a group of entrepreneurs to provide a platform for development, dialogue, collaboration, and support for business people and institutions worldwide. Operating in 92 countries with 222 branch offices, MUSIAD represents over 60,000 businesses globally, providing employment for more than 1.7 million people.

What range of businesses engage with MUSIAD?

MUSIAD Sydney welcomes businesses from various sectors, including manufacturing, technology, agriculture, finance, and more. Our diverse membership base reflects the breadth of industries that engage with us.

How does MUSIAD work with Australian and Turkish business?

MUSIAD acts as a bridge between Australian and Turkish businesses, facilitating trade partnerships, investment opportunities, and collaborative ventures. We organize networking events, trade missions, and business forums to connect stakeholders from both countries.

Do you work just with Turkiye?

While our roots are in Turkiye, MUSIAD Sydney’s reach extends beyond national borders. We collaborate with businesses from around the world, leveraging our global network to create opportunities for our members.

Do you deal with government in Australia or Turkiye?

Yes, we engage with government agencies in both Australia and Turkiye to advocate for policies that support business growth, promote trade relations, and address regulatory challenges.

What events do you hold?

MUSIAD Sydney hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including business conferences, industry seminars, networking breakfasts, and cultural exchanges. These events provide platforms for knowledge sharing, collaboration, and relationship building.

Women’s leadership group and young people’s group

Our women’s leadership group and young people’s group play vital roles in our organization, offering mentorship, professional development opportunities, and networking events tailored to their specific needs and interests.

Message to Australian business owners

To Australian business owners interested in MUSIAD Sydney, I would like to extend a warm invitation to join and collaborate with our community. You will access a wealth of resources, networking opportunities, and support to expand your business horizons.

Regarding the Expo:

Why is the event valuable for Australian businesses?

The upcoming trade event in Istanbul presents a valuable opportunity for Australian businesses to tap into the Turkish market, explore new partnerships, showcase their products and services, and gain insights into emerging trends and opportunities.

What is it about?

The event will feature exhibitions, business matchmaking sessions, industry forums, and networking events, providing a comprehensive platform for business collaboration and engagement.

How do you attend?

Australian businesses can participate by registering for the event, securing exhibition space if applicable, and coordinating travel arrangements to Istanbul.

Can a Non-MUSIAD member join the delegation?

Yes, non-MUSIAD members are welcome to join the delegation and participate in the event, subject to registration and any associated fees.

What benefits would an Australian business get from attending?

Attending the event offers Australian businesses the chance to forge new partnerships, explore market opportunities, gain insights into the Turkish market, and establish a presence in a dynamic and growing economy.

Is Turkiye an interesting place to visit?

Absolutely! Turkiye offers a rich tapestry of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it an intriguing destination for business and leisure travelers alike. From bustling bazaars to stunning landscapes and ancient landmarks, there’s something for everyone to explore and enjoy.