TURKONFED (Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation) is a non-governmental and nonpartisan business organization, aiming to contribute to the development of regional, sectoral and national economic policies. TURKONFED was established in 2004 as a nation-wide confederation, representing 6 federations and 69 associations. Today, TURKONFED represents 30 federations and 277 associations with more than 40,000 business people as members. TURKONFED is member of SMEUnited, which is the association of crafts and SMEs in Europe representing over 22 million SMEs from 30 European countries.
TURKONFED has three main functions: Policy design/advocacy, capacity development and business development. The working areas and activities of these three functions are determined through TURKONFED Commissions: Economic Development & Sustainability Commission, Gender Equality Commission, Regional Development Commission, Sectoral Development Commission, Youth, Education & Entrepreneurship Commission, Digital Transformation Commission, Green Transformation Commission, and finally, Access to Finance Commission.