What is Startup Day?

It’s Your Turn Now! / Now It’s Your Turn!

If you are a startup that provides innovative products and solutions with the aim of driving the transportation and aviation sectors; the biggest technology and innovation event of the year is waiting for you!

In addition to the French and Turkish press, the leading names of the relevant sectors will attend to the Airport Startup Day. This is the perfect opportunity to promote your company to the world.

Group ADP, with TAV Airports Holding collaboration, is organizing the third Airport Startup Day, and the event is coming to Izmir, Turkey for the first time.

Airport Startup Day will take place in Paris – Charles de Gaulle Airport October 15th and Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport October 17th. The deadline for application is September 15th.

Two of the applicant startups will be selected to compete in Paris and expenses will be covered by the collaboration.

In addition to free participation and promotion for the Izmir event, the most innovative startups that are selected by the jury will be awarded.


About TAV Technologies

TAV Technologies was established in 2005 as a subsidiary of TAV Airports Holding to develop and provide IT applications, ICT, ULV and ERP services and solutions for aviation industry. The products and services that TAV Technologies has developed using state of the art technologies are the results of the vast experience of the company gained on countless number of airport projects.

The top-of-the-line products of TAV Technologies and its professional team ensure to provide fast and high-quality services to the customers with maximum availability. The success and good reputation of the company come from high-quality solutions and services provided worldwide. TAV Technologies always follows internationally accepted standards such as ITIL, COBIT, PMI and ISO while developing products and providing services. Moreover, the company re-defines how an enterprise is operated by reengineering the business process to increase efficiency and corporate resource utilization. Housing all 3 main streams of IT business under its roof, TAV Technologies serves as Operation and Maintenance Service Provider, Contractor for Projects and Software Vendor.

TAV Technologies Hakkında

TAV Technologies offers technology management in different business sectors such as aviation, construction, health and manufacturing. The key elements that differentiate TAV Technologies from other IT companies are the comprehensive know-how and experience on airport processes and operation, profound engineers and business experts that use advanced technologies. TAV Technologies is a global player that provides services to 36 airports and 21 companies in 9 countries on 3 continents with its 43 in-house developed commercial products.

Currently, the products and services offered by TAV Technologies are being used at Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes, Gazipaşa-Alanya and Milas-Bodrum airports in Turkey, besides Skopje and Ohrid airports in Macedonia, Tbilisi and Batumi airports in Georgia, Monastir and Enfidha airports in Tunisia, Riyadh, Dammam and Madinah airports in Saudi Arabia, etc. TAV Technologies completed installation and commissioning of Isparta City Hospital (PPP) Information Management Systems and is providing O&M services for the hospital's IT systems. In addition to ongoing Operation and Maintenance services, TAV Technologies was awarded installation and implementation of ICT systems and consultancy for the security systems in Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Building project in UAE and successfully continues to provide services for the subject project.

Image Film of TAV Airports

At Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

October 15th 2019

At Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport

October 17th 2019


1st prize

  • A Las Vegas' package for two with the CES (Consumer Electronic Show) entrance planed on the begging of 2020

3rd prize

  • LoungeMe Travellers Pack Sponsored by LoungeMe
4th prize

A professional support by Innovation Hub-TAV; with a full-paid experimentation


  • 9.00 AM - 11.00 AM

    Open buffet breakfast

  • 11.00 AM - 12.00 AM

    Visit Startup Stands

  • 12.00 AM - 01.30 PM


  • 01.30 PM - 03.00 PM

    Jury Visits

  • 03.00 PM - 04.30 PM

    Round table

  • 05.00 PM

    Awards, Speeches


Airport Startup Day will be organized at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport. The accommodation of the applicants is not covered by the organizing company.
In order to participate in the Airport Startup Day, please fill in the application form on http://airportstartupday.com. As there is a quota regarding the number of applicant teams, the approval regarding the Airport Startup Day participation will be sent to the teams on September 20th, 2019.

1. Anyone who is older than 18 years old and part of a startup can apply to the event.
2. Anyone who is not a 1st degree relative of our employees and is not in a direct business partnership with our company can apply with no further prerequisite
It is free to apply to Airport Startup Day.
All you need to do to participate in Airport Startup Day is to bring your own personal computer and an ID. TAV Technologies will provide Internet connection and electricity. However, if you think you need additional hardware for your project, please feel free to bring them with you.
Unfortunately, Airport Startup Day cannot be participated online. The competition will be held at the reserved hall and presented before the jury.
All information required to participate in Airport Startup Day can be found under terms & conditions.
After completing the presentations of the projects considered for the final eliminations, the jury will decide on the winner and there will be an award ceremony.
Information on the access to the airport and parking area will be sent to the participants.
The transportation expenses for the participants arriving from other cities are not covered.
BTA, the catering subsidiary of TAV Airports Holding, will offer some complimentary foods and beverages during the competition.
Please email us all your questions and information requirement on info@airportstartupday.com


Izmır Adnan Menderes International Airport

International Departure Floor

Sarnıç Mevkii 35410 Gaziemir / IZMIR Turkey

Phone: +90 531 260 10 91