Tüyap was established in Istanbul on June 28th, 1979. The main field of operation of the company has been to organize fairs within and outside Turkey, and the initial events were held at the Istanbul Sports and Exhibition Palace and the Etap Marmara Hotel in Taksim, Istanbul. However, the rapid expansion of projects and a focus on trade shows quickly brought a need for a larger exhibition space. The Tüyap Istanbul Exhibition Palace in Tepebaşı was opened on March 30, 1987,In 2010, Tüyap made additional investments to add three new halls to the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center, reaching an indoor capacity of 98,000 m² and an outdoor exhibition space of 75,000 m². With its 12 halls, the Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center is the largest and only private fair venue in Turkey. Parallel to its growth in Istanbul.