First international exhibition on "innovative tools to transform information into knowledge"


The first international exhibition on "innovative tools to transform statistics into knowledge" will take place during the OECD World Forum. This exhibition will be a unique opportunity for those 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.

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Examples of products and activities
that will be showcased:

  • New IT solutions to disseminate data,
  • Software to visualize data,
  • "Having fun with statistics",
  • How to improve access to data for a wide audience,
  • How to foster a public debate based on evidence,
  • Using Indicators for evidence based decision making,
  • New measures of progress,
  • Alternative measures of GDP...

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

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.

Some Confirmed Exhibitors

The World Bank



Health Metrics Network

Venue and Date

The exhibition will be held in Rumeli Fair and Exhibition Centre , on 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 - .

More than 3 000 square meters will be used for the exhibition - Empty floor map

World Forum participants will go through the exhibition to reach meeting rooms, poster presentations, coffee-breaks and catering areas. Throughout the Forum and especially during lunch-breaks, short presentations on data dissemination and progress indicators will be organised. Large plasma screens will present key economic, social and environmental statistics using innovative tools able to capture the attention of the users and make them able to better understand how our societies are progressing or worsening.

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.

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


TeamCon is the Turkish company in charge of the exhibition in Istanbul.

Package Fee: 400 euros (excluding VAT 18%)

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.

 Download the exhibitor manual (full version) 

Stand Description + Order Forms 1, 2 and 3

   -- Organisation and stand description

   -- Order form 1: Basic Modular Stand Construction

   -- Order form 2: Furniture and Stand Equipment

   -- Order form 3: Technical Equipment

Furniture and Equipment Catalogue

Registration process

  1. Describe your organisation and your stand's purpose 
  2. Fill in the order forms (1-Basic modular stand construction, 2- Furniture and stand equipment, 3-Technical equipment)
  3. Send your organisation description and the order forms to the OECD

Mail to:
Fax: +33 1 45 24 17 13

Special Stand Design

For special stand design requests please contact:

Sedef Exhibition Co.
Tel: +90 212 210 19 99  
Fax: +90 212 221 91 39
Mr. Gokhan Akbulut (
Ms. Esin Guzel (
Mr. Eyup Becerir (