The Türkiye Insurance Week 2024 Presents
3rd International Insurance Summit & Türkiye Rendezvous and XVI International Istanbul Insurance Conference

1-2 Oct 2024, Sheraton Grand Istanbul Atasehir, Istanbul, Türkiye

Theme: "Narrowing the Protection Gap: Turkiye’s Journey to Resilience and Sustainability"

In a world increasingly characterized by uncertainty and rapid change, the importance of a resilient and sustainable insurance sector cannot be overstated.  

In recent years, Türkiye has emerged as a pivotal player in the global insurance landscape, marked by a blend of economic resilience, technological advancement, and evolving consumer needs. 

Building Trust in a Changing World 

The protection gap remains a significant barrier to economic stability and individual security. This gap highlights vulnerabilities in our systems and underscores the urgent need for innovative solutions and comprehensive strategies. 

Moreover, sustainability and environmental consciousness are increasingly influencing insurance practices in Türkiye. As climate change poses new risks and challenges, insurers are proactively developing products and services tailored to address environmental concerns and promote resilience. From green insurance solutions to sustainable investment strategies, the industry is aligning with global sustainability goals while mitigating climate-related risks for businesses and individuals alike. 

While natural disasters like earthquakes are unpredictable, their financial consequences can be mitigated through proper insurance coverage. Insurance companies can play a crucial role in narrowing the protection gap by implementing several strategies. 

The efforts by insurance companies in Turkey demonstrate a concerted effort to narrow the protection gap, ensuring that more individuals and properties are covered against the risk of earthquakes. While challenges remain, the progress made so far highlights the positive impact of industry initiatives and collaboration. 

Charting the Course for Growth: Bridging the Gap for Sustainable Success 

The Turkish insurance market boasts immense potential, fuelled by a young and growing population with rising disposable income. Yet, a significant portion of the population remains vulnerable due to underinsurance. This "protection gap" needs to be bridged for overall financial resilience and boosting long-term stability for both individuals and the industry as a whole. 

Embracing Technological Advancements  

One of the most compelling trends reshaping the Turkish insurance sector is the rapid integration of digital technologies. From AI-driven underwriting processes to blockchain-enabled claims management, insurers are harnessing the power of innovation to enhance operational efficiency, mitigate risks, and deliver personalized experiences to policyholders. This digital revolution not only streamlines traditional insurance processes but also fosters a culture of proactive risk management and customer-centricity. 

As we navigate the evolving landscape of Turkish insurance, collaboration and knowledge-sharing are paramount. Middle East Insurance Review in partnership with the XVI International Istanbul Insurance Conference and the 3rd International Insurance Summit is pleased to present the official industry event as part of the Insurance Week, providing a unique opportunity for industry stakeholders to exchange insights, forge strategic partnerships, and chart a course towards a more resilient, inclusive, and innovative insurance sector. 

This conference brings together thought leaders, policymakers, industry experts, and innovators from around the globe to share insights, engage actively in the discussions, share their expertise, and experiences, and collaborate on innovative solutions. Together, we can drive the transformation needed to close the wide protection gap, create a more resilient and sustainable future for Türkiye and beyond. 

 

 

 


Past Featured Speakers

Anthony Egerton

Anthony Egerton



Partner, Huntington Partners LLP

Ahmet Yaşar

Ahmet Yaşar



President, Maher Holding Insurance Group

Ahmet Cüneyt Selçuk

Ahmet Cüneyt Selçuk



Head of Financial Investments Unit, Invest in Türkiye

Vasilis Katsipis

Vasilis Katsipis



General Manager - MENA, South & Central Asia, AM Best

Atinc Yilmaz

Atinc Yilmaz



Regional CEO & Chairman, Howden Türkiye

Menekşe Uçaroğlu

Menekşe Uçaroğlu



Deputy President, Sigorta Tatbikatcilari Dernegi (STD)

Özgür Obalı

Özgür Obalı



Secretary General, Insurance Association of Türkiye

Uğur Gülen

Uğur Gülen



President, Insurance Association of Türkiye

Kerim Gürkan

Kerim Gürkan



CEO, BMS Group, Türkiye

Mehmet Akif Eroğlu

Mehmet Akif Eroğlu



President, Insurance And Private Pension Regulation And Supervision Agency (IPRSA)

Tim Edwards

Tim Edwards



Head of International Catastrophe Analytics, Howden Tiger

Alex Ntelekos

Alex Ntelekos



Regional Director, Head of Türkiye and Greece, Gallagher Re

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