MUSIAD, which is the abbreviation of Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association in Turkish, is a non-governmental, non-profit, and voluntary-based, businessmen’s association. It was established in 1990 by five industrialists and businessmen. Today MUSIAD has 3.300 senior members and 2.000 young members representing more than 15.000 companies that invest overall 5 billion US dollars per year, contribute 17 billion US Dollars to Turkey's export revenue as well as employing 1.200.000 personals. MUSIAD has 31 branch-offices all over Turkey with allied contact points in 46 countries and the headquarters of the Association is located in Istanbul. Furthermore, MUSIAD contributes 15 % of Turkey's GDP with its identity which is well-known in international platform by means of its Fairs, Congress & Conferences, Business Trips and Delegations, Business Meetings and variety of Publications related to economy, all sectors and business community.