Thursday, October 4, 2012

BOHP Terrace Party - Event Details

Event Co-Chairs:

Sara Bengür, Founder of New York based Sara Bengür Interiors Design company
Dr. Kayhan Civelek, Periodontistry Practice; Secretary and Member of the Board of NY Rotary Club
Mehmet Kırdar, Vice President, Private Client Services division at JP Morgan Securities, Inc.; President of TABF
Hakan Ozakbas, Director of Analytics, Finance at Leading Hotels of the World

Elif Sallorenzo, Account Executive, MR Magazine; Founder and Curator of Artisanal Cornucopia
Dr. Tamer Seçkin, Co-Founder of Endometriosis Foundation and Medical Director; Member of the Board of ATS
Uğur Terzioğlu, Founding Member of TABA-AmCham and Chairman of the Advisory Board

We are proud to present you a wonderful evening featuring a wonderful taste of Turkish cuisine, and Turkish wine, raki and beer...and renowned speakers who will charm you..

There will also be auctions adding spice and  to our event. They will occur both online and as a silent auction during the event..... Stay tuned for details for our online auction on !!

Auction Items:

Auction items  will featuring guided touristic tours in Bodrum, Antalya, Efes and Istanbul, Boutique Hotel stays, Blue Voyage yacht tours and more...

  • 3 “Blue Voyage” yacht/sail boat tours:  Sailing Boat by Pupa Yachting, Sailing Training Ship of Municipality of Bodrum, Orion Q by Gunduz Travel
  • 3 Boutique Hotel stays in Bodrum, Marmaris and Kusadasi:  Hillside Su Otel, Hotel Karia Princess, LVZZ Hotels, Pupa Yat Hotel, Aktur-Bitez Villa
  • Hotel stay in Istanbul: Titanic City Hotel
  • Tour of Ephesus and the House of Virgin Mary offered by Karia Princess Hotel in conjunction with their hotel stay
  • 4 days guided Istanbul tours for two by Buket Sahin
  • Consultation by renowned Turkish American Interior Designer Sara Bengür
  • Set of Turkish Peshtamals from
  • High quality books on Turkish art and culture: including Antoine Ignace Melling, A Picturesque Voyage to Constantinople and the Stories of Bosphorous
  • 4 selected works of Necdet Yilmaz,  an internationally awarded caricaturist and illustrator and graphic artist, and winner of the Golden Award from New York Society of Illustrators
  • Semra Ecer, jewelry designer and bronze sculptor, whose works have been previously displayed in Turkey, US, and Europe, will exhibit her selected works; items will be auctioned during the event.   
  • 4 miniature drawings with gold leaves by artist Canan Demirel will be auctioned during the event.  
  • 2 Turkish Airlines Plane Ticket New York – Istanbul – New York

Amazing Auction Items to Choose From !  

Sailing Boat Tour, Beneteau by Pupa Yachting
Beneteau 50/Built year 2007/ 5 Cabins/ Max 10 p
eople with Skipper. Charter Period 7/6/2013 - 7/13/2013 - 7 days - Route Marmaris-Marmaris - Itinerary Turkish Coast - Check in 7/6/2013 5pm PUPA Yacht Marina Marmaris - Check out 7/12/2013 5 pm PUPA Yacht Marina Marmaris (Overnight on Board 7/12/2013 until 8 am 7/13/2013.
Offer includes Transit Log (Turkish Harbor Expenses + Cleaning + Outboard Engine + Linen and To
wels + Skipper Fee for 7 days + First and Last Night in Pupa Yacht Marina Marmaris)  Offer excludes (Fuel expenses + Food and Beverages for 9 guests and 1 Skipper + Marina expenses). Refundable Deposit   1,500 Euro.

Sailing in Gokova Bay with Training Ship of Municipality of Bodrum
Historical Tall Ship Regata - Sailing Training Ship of Municipality of Bodrum. (World's largest wooden sailing training ship).
Maximum capacity 16 people. Bunk beds for 12 and 1 Private Bedroom for 4 people. 5 Days Sailing in Gokava Bay  - Check in 9-1-2013 - Check out 9-6-2013        

Yacht Tour, Orion Q - Gündüz Turizm Tic Ltd Sti/Gunduz Yachting and Travel Agency
7 days  Bodrum - Bodrum (Departure Port - Return Port) Itinerary: Turkish Coast.  Max Capacity 6 P
eople.  Offer includes 7 days rental, consumable water, Turkish Harbor Expenses and 3 Crew members. Offer excludes Fuel Expenses, Food and Beverage of 6 Guests and 3 crew members and Private Turkish Marina Expenses. To be used during 10-2013.  Reservations to be made by 5-13-2013.

Pupa Yat Hotel, Marmaris, Turkey
Ada Agzi Marmaris - 1 Dbl Room/2
guests. Check in 6/15/2013  1 pm -  Check out 6/22/2013 12pm. Offer includes breakfast lunch and dinner for 2.  Offer excludes alcoholic beverages.

LVZZ Hotels, Bodrum, Turkey
Hotel Stay for 7 days - Breakfast and Dinner
excluded. Offer not valid for July 15, 2013 through September 15, 2013. To be used by 12-31-2013

Hotel Karia Princess, Bodrum, Turkey
Hotel Stay for 4 Double Rooms for 5 Nights. Offer
valid from 10/10/2013-10/15/2013. Breakfast and Dinner included. Includes a Free Guided Tour with Lunch of Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary. Transportation from Bodrum to tour areas by Private Chauffeured Cars. Check in after 2 pm. 10/10/2013 Check out by 12 pm. 10/15/2013 Reservations to be made by 12/31/2012   

Hillside Su, Antalya, Turkey
One Double Room. Long Weekend Friday through Sunday
Breakfast and Dinner included. Reservation to be made min 4 weeks before stay desired and upon availability - To be used by 12-31-2013.

Aktur Residence - Bitez, Bodrum, Turkey:
Small Villa in Gated Resort Community. 2 Weeks Stay - Offer not available from June 15, 2013 - August 1, 2013. Offer not available during Turkish national holidays. 
Balcony/Terrace with a great view; One Bedroom downstairs (with 2 single beds); One Living room upstairs (can sleep 2); Fully equipped kitchen upstairs; One Full Bathroom downstairs; Within walking distance of private community beach; Within walking distance of Restaurant serving Lunch and Dinner by the seaside; Other restaurants within the resort; Grocery delivery service from on-site market open 24/7 as well as food delivery from the restaurant; Shuttle service available to and from Bodrum - Center of town. Balcony/Terrace with a great view;

Korumar Hotel, Kusadasi, Turkey
One double room for 4 nights. Breakfast and dinner included. To be used by December 31, 2013. Reservation to be made a month in advance.

Titanic City Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey
One double room for 3 nights. May not be used during national holidays. Reservations to be made by ????? . To be used before December 13, 2013

4 Day Guided Istanbul Tour
Transportation costs - Food and drinks included-Alcoholic drinks excluded. Itinerary: First Day : Pera-Old City-Galata. Second Day: Seven Highlights of Istanbul: City on Seven Hills (Haghia Sophia+German Fountain+Hippodrome+Blue Mosque+Haghia Irene Church<from outside> +1001 Columns Cistern+Grand Bazaar) Third Day: Villages on the Bosphorus. A Magical Boat Ride on the Bosphorus. Fourth Day: Tasting ISTANBUL: Best ‘Street Food’ in the World!

2 Turkish Airlines Round Trip Tickets:     New York - Istanbul - New York
Must be Ticketed by 12/31/2012. Travel Must be Completed By 12/31/2013 Blackout Dates: July, August, December 2013. E-Ticket must be issued 3 weeks before travel. Taxes may apply. Ticket(s) not good for resale or cash redemption and taxes may apply. Name changes are not permitted after issuance of ticket.
Sara Bengur Interiors:  
Interior Design consulting services from Sara Bengur. 
One set of Turkish Peshtamals from, items TBD

Turkish Cuisine Will be Served:
Delicious food will be served by A La Turka.  It will be accompanied by Turkish Wine, Raki, Efes Pilsen Beer and Unique Drinks by Guinea Pig

  • Yaprak Sarma
  • Patlican Salata
  • Humus
  • Mercimek Koftesi
  • Ispanakli Borek
  • Peynirli Borek
  • Kiymali Borek
  • Mercimek Koftesi
  • Zeytinyagli Sarma
  • Zeytinyagli Yesil Fasulye
  • Patlican ve Biber Kizartma (yogurtlu)
  • Izmir Kofte


  • Tulumba
  • Fruit

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