TTACC Austin in partnership with Austin Chamber of Commerce, Turkish Consulate in Houston and Turkish Ministry of Economy organized the biggest Business Forum between Austin and Turkey with 300 attendees. TTACC has been represented by President Tarik Celik and also regional director Mr. Ali Riza Apil. Minister of Econmy of Turkey Hon. Zafer Caglayan gave a long speech underlining the growth of the Turkish economy and why they should improve the trade between Texas and Turkey and Austin in specific. The organization brought all of the major companies to the table to explore the opportunities.