Frankfurt, Germany’s Finance Capital, Next Stop for B.I.D. Convention

Frankfurt, known as the Bavarian Finance Capital, is a modern, cosmopolitan and welcoming city that has managed to both conserve its traditions and open its door to a cutting-edge business world.

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Business Initiative Directions Leadership Series: Farit Sahenk

ferit sahenk

The son of a self made Turkish millionaire, Ferit Sahenk was primed to be the CEO of B.I.D. Award winner Dogus Holdings from a very young age.

Even so, it is hard to imagine anyone being prepared enough to take the reigns suddenly of such a business at just 37 years old, in the midst of one of the most tumultuous financial moments in the nation’s history.

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Habemus Papam


In just over 25 hours, the 115 cardinals from 50 countries gathered in the Sistine Chapel Conclave have chosen their new Pope.

After two signals of black smoke, at 7:10pm yesterday the arrival of the awaited white smoke stopped the world when the Vatican chimney announced the election of its new Church leader, with a surprise included – that he would be the first Latin American pope in History.

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