Measuring the Progress of Societies
World Forum on "Statistics, Knowledge and Policy"

February 2007
Exhibition Announcement

Turkish Statistical

First international exhibition on
"innovative tools to transform information into knowledge"
27-30 June 2007, Istanbul, Turkey

In June 2007, an exceptional group of 900 people will gather in Istanbul to attend the second OECD World Forum on "Statistics, Knowledge and Policy". This important event will provide a unique opportunity for in-depth discussions about the measurement of progress, as well as some of the most important concerns facing the world, such as climate change, health and economic globalisation. It promises to be an event which will revolutionise the way in which we look at statistics.

The first international exhibition on "innovative tools to transform statistics into knowledge" will take place during the OECD World Forum. The exhibition will allow organisations active in indicators and measures of progress to showcase their latest work, demonstrate innovative tools to disseminate data and promote new indicators to the 900 participants of the OECD World Forum. 

Who should become an exhibitor?
  • National Statistical Offices,
  • International Organisations,
  • Governments,
  • Research Institutes,
  • Universities,
  • Civil Society Organisations,
  • Professional associations,
  • Companies,
  • Foundations,
  • Software companies,
  • Publishers,
  • And all organisations involved in data dissemination, evidence based policy making, statistical indicators and/or measures of progress.

Read more about type of products and activities that will be showcased.

Top Reasons to become an exhibitor
  • Reach a broad audience of highly influential people and build privileged networking opportunities with high-level personalities;
  • Build recognition, awareness, and knowledge of your organisation’s products, services, and solutions;
  • A presence at the exhibition places you in good company with other leading organisations;
  • Your organisation and your products and activities gain exposure through our event promotion plan;
  • Your corporate image will be associated with a prestigious event;
  • Exhibiting provides a powerful face-to-face discussion opportunity, allowing greater in-depth contact with participants of the OECD World Forum;
  • An exhibit is often described as one of the most time-efficient and cost-effective communication tools available.
Venue and Date

The exhibition will be held in Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre, from 27-30 June 2007.  It is a high-tech building located at the centre of Istanbul in the Lutfi Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre - .

World Forum participants will go through the exhibition to reach coffee-breaks, cyber café and catering areas.

Standard exhibition booth: 9 square metres (3x3 metres) 

Package Fee: 400 euros (excluding VAT 18%)
Special promotional price valid until Friday 23 March 2007

This price includes:
  • Rental fee for 9 square metres
    (4 days of exhibition + 2 days for setting up/dismantling of stands)
  • Installation cost
  • Fascia Board with company name
  • Electric output (220 V European 2 pin plug), 3 sockets for each booth
  • Basic furniture: 1 table (Length: 152cm, Width: 76cm ) and 2 chairs

The cost for each additional square metre is 45 euros.

You will find more information (including detailed prices and registration) on our Website:

You can also download the Exhibitor Manual