TURKONFED &Türkiye Iş Bankası's Digital Anatolia Project’s Last 2018 Meeting Held in Adana

To contribute to the digital transformation of sectors focusing on production in Anatolia, TURKONFED and Türkiye İş Bankası launched the Digital Anatolia Project. The project’s last 2018 meeting was hosted by Çukurova SIFED in Adana. Speaking at the meeting, TURKONFED President Orhan Turan stated: “By producing with high technology, we can use digitalization as a leverage to create high added value and to increase our global competitive capacity.”


Türkiye İş Bankası Deputy Director General Şahismail Şimşek stated: “We advice SMEs to follow a user-experience-focused strategy throughout digitalization. It is very crucial that businesses bring technological and innovative solutions to their clients.”

13 Dec 2018-Adana/  2018 last stop of Digital Anatolia, a project aiming to raise SMEs’ digitalization awareness, was in Adana. Turkish Enterprise and Buiness Confederation (TURKONFED), with the support of Türkiye İş Bankası, launched the Digital Anatolia Project with the aim of contributing to SMEs’digitalization process to prepare for Industry 4.0 and of drawing the digital transformation road map. The last 2018 meeing of the project was hosted by ÇUKUROVASIFED.


Following the 2018 meetings in Antalya, Izmir, Kocaeli and Bursa, the fifth meeting in Adana also welcomed experts in digitalization of SMEs. The opening speeches were delivered by TURKONFED President Orhan Turan, Türkiye İş Bankası Deputy Director General Şahismail Şimşek, Federation of Industrial Associations (SEDEFED) President Ali Avcı and ÇUKUROVASIFED President Süleyman Sönmez.


During the meeting, the results of “Digital Anatolia: Sectoral Basis Digital Transformation Road Map Report” were shared with the public. In the second report prepared in cooperation with TURKONFED and SEDEFED within the scope of Digital Anatolia Report, digital transformation processes of agricultural and textile sectors, and automotive industry in Antalya, Izmir and Bursa are tackled.