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ODS TURKEY is a leading Destination Management Company based in Istanbul, serving all destinations in Turkey. It is privately owned, limited company founded in 1999 by Sadik Caglar and Hasan Din?. At the root of ODS Turkey?s successful and exciting 18-year journey lie 30 years of industry experience, a great team of people and wonderful local and international partners they are proud to call friends.

ODS is an entity continuously striving for excellence, leading them to act and reflect, to execute and improve, to inspire and be inspired in order to serve clients best. How they get things done is as important to them as getting things done. Following their long-term orientation, they avoid the quick win and prefer to attain their goals in a solid pace, always keeping in mind the soundness of their company and quality of their services.


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Sappi European Printer of the Year ? Istanbul!

July 2005

Sappi European Printer of the Year ? Istanbul

Sappi has announced the winners of its 2005 Sappi European Printer of the Year awards during a glittering awards ceremony at the fascinating Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. Forty-five printers from across Europe and the Middle East were honored with gold, silver and bronze awards in nine categories.
For the first time in the European competition?s 12 year history, printers from Sweden, Russia, Kuwait and Lebanon won awards, while the German print industry walked away with awards in every category.
Some 350 guests, including the award winning printers and their paper merchants, attended the gala awards presentation in the Haghia Eirene inside the Topkapi Palace. Formerly a Byzantine church dating back to the 6th century, being for sure the oldest venue ever used by Sappi for its awards ceremony.

Guests were transferred to the famous Topkapi Palace. An Ottoman Janissary Band welcomed and escorted them to the truly amazing treasury of the Topkapi Palace. After visiting the Palace, guest proceeded to St. Irene Church by walking. In the entrance of the church Byzantine soldiers were greeting the guests and invited them to the cocktail area. In the cocktail area the nominated pictures and brochures were on display. After the cocktail the guests enjoyed a sumptuous dinner. During dinner and immediately following the award ceremony a quality entertainment program started with Whirling Dervishes, Chorus singing, a soprano performance and VTR?s played.

The next day, the guests set sail for a private Bosporus Channel tour followed by a brunch at Esma Sultan Mansion located on the shore of the Bosporus.

For more information, please feel welcome to contact Mr. Sadik Caglar or Mr. Hasan Din

Award Ceremony

Award Ceremony