Since its launch in 2007, Kanal D Romania has continuously strengthened its market position through its innovative approach and unique content, becoming one of Romania’s key broadcasting networks with the second highest national prime time ratings.
The channel offers viewers a 360-degree infotainment experience through expansive media packages. One of the three broadcasting networks with top ranked media packages, Kanal D Romania’s portfolio includes Radio Impuls, a popular music station that reaches the country’s major cities, as well as strong digital platforms (kanald.ro, stirilekanald.ro, wowbiz.ro, kfetele.ro and radioimpuls.ro). In a sector characterized by fierce competition, Radio Impuls continues its string of successes, maintaining its large audience and position in the business. The many awards it has received from various organizations and business publications testify to its quality and popularity. Recent awards include the Excellence in Financial Performance Award from the Bursa magazine, and the CEO of the Year award from the business arena in 2019.
With a portfolio of 59 periodicals and a creative and innovative approach to publishing, Doğan Burda significantly contributes to the development of the sector. Doğan Burda also derives its strength from its expertise and licensing agreements with 11 international periodicals.
Through over 100 events each year, Doğan Burda Magazines unite readers and advertisers. These events—which range from social responsibility projects, festivals, award ceremonies, seminars, press sponsorships and special magazine projects—enhance brand awareness and include a diverse array of organizations. The Uludağ Economy Summit and Elle Style Awards are just two of the highly popular events Doğan Burda Magazine organizes annually.
Turkey’s leading business and economy event, Uludağ Economy Summit has been co-organized by Capital, Ekonomist and Start Up magazines since 2012. Each year, the summit brings prominent panelists from Turkey and around the world to an audience of businesspeople. Its eighth iteration, which took place from March 22-23, 2019, addressed a range of sectors, from industry to trade, production, retail, finance and technology.
The Elle Style Awards have taken place each year since 2010, recognizing outstanding style in fashion, film, television, music, business and entertainment. Held at a breathtaking location with an enchanting atmosphere, the awards act as a truly impressive spectacle for television, radio, print and online media.
Launched with the motto the “Future is Reading,” Doğan Egmont is the Doğan Group’s first foreign-partner investment. Established in 1996 as a joint venture with Egmont, one of the oldest publishers in Scandinavia, Doğan Egmont is the leading book and magazine publisher in Turkey. Its rich portfolio of publications reaches audiences of all ages and interests. In particular, the children’s books by Turkish and foreign authors aim to foster a love for reading from a young age, and its collection of children’s magazines support learning through entertainment.
In response to developments in the sector, in December 2007, Doğan Egmont acquired Doğan Kitap, a staple in the literary world since 1999 due to its unwavering dedication to principled publishing. Through the Doğan Kitap brand, Doğan Egmont now reaches diverse audiences through modern and classic writing by acclaimed authors from Turkey and the world. It has also recently launched several sub-brands to ensure accurate and targeted communications, including DEX in 2011, DEX Plus in 2013, and CEO Plus and Doğan Novus in 2014. Doğan Novus publishes personal development, health, nutrition and astrology books, DEX publishes fantasy, science fiction and romance literature, and CEO Plus focuses on business and career advice books.
In 2018, Doğan Egmont entered the field of education, launching Doğan Akademi to offer practice test books developed by teams of experts for primary school, high school and university exams. Doğan Akademi closely follows developments in education, employing cutting-edge technology to compile reference books that align with students’ syllabi and promote effective, long-lasting learning. The ultimate aim is enhancing comprehensive and systematic understanding of course subjects, and thus improving student performance in their classes and exams.
Doğan Egmont will continue to publish the works of renowned authors while also expanding its practice test publishing and playing a pioneering role for the development of digital publishing in Turkey, and maintaining its leadership position in the sector through its investments in e-books and audio books.
Founded in 2000, DMC, one of the leading music companies in Turkey, provides distribution services to more than 200 record labels, while also partnering with close to 100 artists under its own label.
In 2016, DMC partnered with the Glamorous Celebrity Management Agency (GCMA) to offer talent management and agency services. Pulling from its expansive pool of talented actors and actresses, it now provides talent for television, film and advertising projects.
Hurriyetemlak.com, established in 2006, united the real estate sector under a single roof, becoming the life-blood of the sector thanks to its up-to-date and detailed listings. The company has introduced many novel products to the Turkish market, making life and work easier for real estate agencies and individual users. hurriyetemlak.com not only facilitates house hunting, but also expedites the buying process while continuously improving the benefits it offers to real estate agencies, ultimately increasing the earning potential of agents. Accordingly, it develops new projects and invests in new technology, while also organizing campaigns aimed at potential buyers that bring more traffic to real estate agencies’ listings. More visitors mean higher revenue for the business partners of hurriyetemlak.com, which receives over 25 million visits each month. The platform enables real estate agencies to publish their listings free of charge, bringing their portfolio to over 17 million potential buyers in 59 countries across 6 continents for the first time—the highest such statistics to date in the Turkish real estate sector.
In 2018, hurriyetemlak.com partnered with Goldman Sachs, one of the leading global investment banks. As part of its continued investments in technology, hurriyetemlak.com acquired the data analysis company Innobil, expanding its tech team by 45% while simultaneously expanding the range of its product offerings to users and customers. Further accelerating its digital transformation, in February 2018, hurriyetemlak.com partnered with Ukrainian real estate tech firm Homsters to develop Hürriyet Emlak Projeland. The only real estate platform to combine both new and formerly-occupied home sales, Projeland features close to 5,300 housing projects, allowing buyers to find what fits their needs.
Turkey’s #1 music channel on YouTube, with 18 million subscribers
Founded with the aim of becoming a leader in the digital arena, Netd now reaches over 60 million unique visitors monthly with Netd Music, Netd Influencer and Netd.com, channels most popular among young audiences.
Active in the music, content, social media and influencer businesses, Netd sees its competitors as part of the game. This inclusivity has led to a prominent platform and well-deserved reputation in the sector.
Netd Music is the official platform for Turkish music videos, and it spans a variety of genres, from pop to alternative, and is the ninth most-watched YouTube channel internationally. It also has the second most popular global music channel, with 18 million subscribers. In Turkey, Netd Music remains the single top ranking YouTube channel with the greatest number of views.
In 2014, Netd Music surpassed 37,5 billion views of official videos, making it the second fastest growing channel in the globe. In 2018, Netd Music received YouTube’s Diamond Play Award, given to channels with over 10 million subscribers. The channel continues to expand its audience, reaching 45 million unique users every month, 25 percent of whom are from outside Turkey.
Netd Music shares Turkish music with the rest of the world, conveniently and free of charge. It broadcasts its content on İzlesene and netd.com, as well as Youtube, and recently partnered with Warner Music, the world’s top ranked music provider, further expanding its global presence. Netd Music believes in the universal quality of music and supports young and emerging artists while partnering with well-established artists and producers.
Adopting the fitting slogan “Turkey’s Best Here!”, Netd Influencer Marketing works with approximately 70 YouTube channels and offers digital marketing, digital projects, video content creation, entertainment and music culture services. As a Multi-Channel Network, it also works in production, channel management, revenue optimization and branded projects.
Turkey’s first national radio station dedicated to Turkish slow music, Slow Türk airs love songs throughout the day, earning it the nickname “Love Frequency” and making it one of the most popular radio stations in the country. Slow Türk reaches its audience via digital platforms, Türksat satellite broadcast, terrestrial networks, the internet and tablet and mobile apps.