In order to discover and penetrate to alternative markets, West Mediterranean natural stone exporters were at Australia within the framework of their 5th overseas marketing programme.
West Mediterranean natural stone exporters have been executing their overseas marketing programmes without a break. Their aim has been to achieve market dominance in existing markets, to create alternative markets and to export our region's beautiful stone to anywhere in world from the beginning of the URGE project. Our exporters participated in Design Build Fair which was held in Sydney, Australia which is 14.707 kilometers away from Antalya!
BAIB delegation was composed of 12 representatives from 8 different firms. West Mediterranean Exporters Association was represented by The Chairman of the Mining Committee and Board Member Ercan AKIN, Board Member Selçuk BAYSARI and Secretary General Fisun EVRENSEVDI PEKTAS. The delegation visited Marble Matters and Euro Natural Stone which are important natural stone importers and distributors of the region. West Meditterranean region's natural stones were promoted and local importers were advised in these visits.
The Design Build fair was a great opportunity to increase market influence and promote our region's beautiful stones. The representatives of Commercial Attachee of Turkey in Sydney, shared critical and valuable insights about Australian market and consumer behaviours during their visit to BAIB booth in the fair ground. BAIB booth was also visited by Consul General of Turkey in Sydney Melih KARALAR.