Local Development and Professional Associations: An Empirical Study for Çanakkale Province

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III. International Applied Social Sciences Congress (C-iasoS – 2019), İzmir, Turkey, 4 - 06 April 2019, pp.879-886

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: İzmir
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.879-886
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: In order to use local resources (economic, social, cultural, environmental) in the most efficient way and to create added value as well as industrial and commercial life,  chambers of commerce and industry, commodity exchange which organize markets and business, play very important roles in provinces in local development. Aim: In this sense mentioned, the purpose of this study is to investigate where professional associations see the level of development of the province they are located and what can be done to improve it. Method: For this purpose, survey technique was applied to the members of the chambers of commerce and industry, commodity exchange which take place in the province of Çanakkale. Findings: The data obtained were interpreted with the help of SPSS program and some suggestions were made in order to accelerate the local development of Çanakkale. We also thank the Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit of Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University with this project number SBA-2018-1446.