The second sectoral meeting, the Preliminary Workers’ Meeting, was held at the Historical Havagazı Factory Cultural Center again in the afternoon of the same day. The meeting was attended by trade unions and professional chambers. Thirty seven senior executives of trade unions and professional chambers were present at the meeting.

In his opening remarks, İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer and İzmir Metropolitan Municipality senior officers made presentations on the significance of the historical heritage that inspired the congress, the purpose of the congress, and the method that is going to be followed. Then, the floor was then given to the sectoral representatives.

Representatives of workers and professional chambers mostly emphasized the setbacks of current labor law and regulations governing the workforce that restrict workers' freedom of association and pursuit of rights. Other prominent discussion topics were attacks on rights, privatizations, erosion in job security, long working hours, and low wages.