HESTOUREX the International Congress

The Biggest Business Development Platform
 Dates: 4-7 April 2019
Venue: ANFAS Antalya Expo Center / Turkey Exhibition Topics: Health, Sport & Alternative
Organizer: Aktuel EXPO International Event
Post-event Press Release
165 Countries
307 Exhibiting Companies
5211 Hosted Buyers
27 Billion TL Long-term new Business Potential
for Health, Sports & Alternative Tourism
 HESTOUREX is an International Congress & Exhibition, that covering broad spectrum of the Biggest B2B Platform of its kind in the World, was held between 4-7 April 2019 at ANFAS Antalya Expo Center, Turkey.
Hestourex is Turkey’s first and only multidisciplinary platform established with the aim to introduce Turkey’s potential in Health, Sport and Alternative Tourism and developing a sustainable tourism all around the year.
Hestourex with its well-organized Hosted Buyer Program and B2B Platform creates new business collaborations, while building network and strategic partnerships between the industry professionals
This year 6000 Professional Participants from 165 countries took part in the International Exhibition.
Turkish companies, the project hosts and representatives of the Healthcare, Sports and Tourism industries, arrived from many regions of country and pleased event visitors with their booths.
International participants also tried to present themselves and their products in the most effective way. National Pavilions and Exhibition Booths of Ukraine, India, Russia, Latvia and Germany were extremely popular at the Hestourex.
Giant Move in Sport Tourism
Sport Tourism was specified as a the main theme of Hestourex 2019. The official opening ceremony was attended by the Minister of Youth & Sports of the Republic of Turkey Mr. Mehmet Muharrem Kasapoğlu.
Hestourex is targeting a huge move in with the vision of 2023 targets of our country, adding Sports Tourism to our service exports with the target of 70 million tourists.
Event Programme included an Exhibition with B2B Meetings, Panel Discussions and Presentations of Exhibitors.
The Ministry of Youth & Sports of The Republic of Turkey and 30 Sports Federations were represented withing Hestourex.
The authorized representatives of Sports Industry from other countries came to Antalya to meet with our Sports Federations and Sports tourism companies. Among them were Azerbaijan, Estonia, Lithuania and Russia Athletics Federation, Egypt and Malaysia International Cycling Union, Greece, Russia and Germany Volleyball Federation, Uzbekistan and Tunisia Golf Federation, Iran Football Federation, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Northern Cyprus Tennis Federation.
On 6th April, on International Sports Day, was organized a Panel Discussion on the topic: ‘‘Sports Day for Development & Peace’’ by sharing the meaning and importance of the day with our honores guests.
Full Support from Hestourex for Health Tourism
Hestourex has started and rooted his place from the last two years and has already became an International Hub for business generation.
Since Hestourex started to be organised in 2017, it was contributed to the rapid growth of Health Tourism with 20 Billion TL to the Economy of Turkey. Target for this year is 27 Billion TL.
Hestourex, which was held between 4-7 April 2019 in Antalya, Turkey is aimed to attract key decision makers and stakeholders from all around the world in order to promote the business potential, resources and infrastructure of Turkey in Health, Sport and Alternative Tourism.
Exhibitors and Buyers, professionals and leading representatives of Health, Sports & Alternative Tourism from all over the world are invited to participate at HESTOUREX 2020.