About Us

INFLOW (Influencers of The World) is a platform that actively brings together partner brands with leading bloggers, digital influencers, social media content creators and digital trendsetters from all over the world.

We at INFLOW provide the overall, behind the scene organisation into the creation of Brand-2-Influencer Summits at an international scale. Be it in travel, fashion, food, technology or any other industry where digital marketing is paramount, INFLOW paves the way in inventing unique marketing methods to perfectly partner the brand and digital influencer from anywhere around the globe.

INFLOW Summits hosted the INFLOW Travel Summit 2017 in Istanbul this April 18th and 19th. The world’s leading digital influencers in the travel industry will come together with leading brands and participate in several activities including, keynotes, panels, networking get-togethers and structured ‘matchmaking sessions’ to share ideas, collaborate and engage in a unique style.

INFLOW Summit is a different experience that is both brand and influencer focused at the same time. Not only in the level of organisations professionalism and venue but also the variety and coverage of digital influencers from all over the world that differentiates this world-class event.
Our objective is to be “the platform” that perfectly connects brands with digital influencers.


Chairman of INFLOW Summits.

Born in Istanbul in 1983, Emre Gelen participated in exchange programs at TASIS in Lugano, Switzerland when he was studying at İstanbul Erkek High School. He graduated from University of Koç University in International Relations and then from University of UCLA California. After turning back to Turkey, he has been charging as an investor and co-founder in various tourism initiatives.


Vice President of INFLOW Summits

Graduated from Boğaziçi University Management Information Systems department, Afşın Avcı was awarded with Best Business Blog award in 2009, and rated as 3rd in 2010 with his blog ChatterboxTR, which brings university students and professionals together to share their experiences. His graduation project was about how political parties in Turkey utilize web. Between 2009 and 2014, he worked as country director of Berlin based global in-game advertising company SponsorPay in Turkey. The company, which later took up the name Fyber, was sold to RNTS Media in October for 190M $. During this period, he also contributed in foundation of one of the first social media agencies in Turkey, DF Istanbul. He also worked at Yemeksepeti for a special project for four months.

From the beginning of 2014, Avcı took up the role as country director of the Paris based advertising network Kwanko, and led it through Turkish market and managed its market growth in the country.

Afşın Avcı continues his career as managing partners of social media and digital marketing agency AFI Digital, the intangible platform for both brands and influencers INFLOW Summits and digital media planning company Bullseye Worldwide.