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Agriculture Financing Forum 2015: Logistics

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Location

The conference will be held at the Wyndham Grand İstanbul Levent on Buyukdere Street, next to the Ozdilek Park Istanbul Shopping Center. 

Wyndham Grand İstanbul Levent 
Esentepe Mahallesi 
Buyukdere Street No. 177

Istanbul 34394Turkey

Accommodation 

Forum attendees will be responsible for arranging and financing their own accommodation and transportation. A room block is being held at the Wyndham Grand Istanbul Levent until 27 April 2015.  To secure the special rate, you must fill in the attached form and send it directly to alloyd@worldbank.org and to Ms. Semra Basverdi, semra.basverdi@wyndhamgrandlevent.com.  

             Phone: +90 (212) 386 10 00  Email:  reservation@wyndhamgrandlevent.com

You are also welcome to make your own arrangements for accommodation in the city.  Please note that there are other hotel options available in the Levent district. You will find more hotel options here.

Nearest Airport 

The nearest airport to the venue, the ATATURK International Airport, is located approximately 14.5 miles / 23 kilometers from the forum venue and is identified by the airport code TAV. We recommend that you book flights to Istanbul as soon as possible.  

Airport Transfers

ATATURK International Airport is serviced by taxi, shuttle service, bus and sea bus and it is connected to the Metro system by underground walkways.  For more information about time tables and costs please click here.

The Metro stop closest to the Wyndham Grand İstanbul Levent is:  4. Levent.

Visa Requirements 

To see what the visa requirements are for your country, please visit this information website.

AgriFin can assist in the visa application process by providing a letter of invitation. Please send us your flight and hotel booking confirmation, explaining your request and AgriFin will review and issue an official letter of invitation. AgriFin will not bear costs related to visa application, and is not responsible for costs associated with visa denial.

Dress Code

For the Forum: Business / Business Casual attire dress code is recommended.  

For the (optional) Study Tour: Casual attire is recommended.

Weather

Weather Averages for Istanbul in May
High Temperature: 68°F / 20°C.  Low Temperature: 54°F / 12°C. 

Questions?

Please contact Alice Lloyd.

We look forward to seing you in Istanbul!