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Business Mixer on September 26, 2017
Members of AmCham enjoyed the warmth of autumn evening with a glass of good wine and tasty food accompanied by beautiful music at Tashkent International School which hosted a Business Mixer on the 26th of September 2017. The evening began with live music performed by TIS students including “Wild flower” by Park Hyo Shin and “Becoming Dust” by Roy Kim and Jung Joon Yeong. The guitar accompaniment was in perfect harmony with the autumn air. The official portion of the evening was opened by AmCham President, Hugo Minderhoud, who welcomed all guests, and introduced the new AmCham Uzbekistan Board of Directors who were elected on the 16th of May (amcham.uz/board-of-directors/). He also welcomed new members who attended the event. It’s worth noting that the AmCham family has grown over the summer holidays. New members include: KPMG; Bureau Veritas; Council Law Firm; UzCarlsberg; Prae Legal; Avrora Legal; EDU-Action; Birches Group; Gross Insurance; and VILLETON SAGL. Director of Tashkent International School (TIS), Myna Anderson, thanked AmCham for their multiyear partnership. “Our greatest asset is not our outstanding curriculum, our beautif...
Business Mixer on May 19, 2017
The Business mixer which took place on the 19 of May was hosted by the Tashkent International Clinic (TIC). A live music performed by a violinist kicked off the event with a truly emotional start. The guests, among whom were representatives of local and foreign businesses, diplomatic organizations, including Ambassadors of foreign countries, were invited to the event. Mr. Hugo, newly elected president of AmCham, gave welcoming remarks emphasizing how the AmCham family is honored to have the Tashkent International Clinic on board. The Director of TIC, Matthew Kushel, presented an overview of the services TIC provides, while the Medical Director of the Clinic, Dr.Mark Kuiper, gave some practical examples of what TIC can do for their patients. One point worth mentioning is that the Clinic medevacs an expat every 10-14 days ! Guests enjoyed delicious food, pleasant company and atmosphere and special gifts by “Anor” producer of hand made products in Uzbekistan. ...
Business Mixer on October 19, 2016
The Business mixer which took place on the 19th of October was hosted by the Radisson Blu Tashkent Hotel. Beautiful music performed by a violinist kicked off the event with a truly emotional start. The guests, among whom were representatives of local and foreign businesses, diplomatic organizations, including Ambassadors of foreign countries, were invited to a gorgeously decorated Grand Ballroom. Mr. Tõnu Grünberg, AmCham Vice-President, gave welcoming remarks emphasizing how the AmCham family is honored to have the Radisson Blu Tashkent as a member. Situated in the heart of Tashkent’s business district, the Radisson Blu Tashkent Hotel is widely regarded one of the premier places for accommodation in the region. Hotel General Manager, Mr. Peter Andersen, addressed guests with an inspirational speech, during which he offered the following remarks - “If you have any suggestions or remarks concerning our services and facilities, please contact me directly any time. I am here to propel hospitality to the highest level”. Guests enjoyed delicious food, pleasant company and atmosphere for the remainder of the evening thanks to the outstandin...
Business Mixer on June 10, 2016
The June 2016 AmCham business mixer was sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Platinum Member of AmCham in Uzbekistan. The Lotte City Hotel Tashkent Palace courtyard provided the beautiful venue for the networking event. “We are proud to have such a successful member like PricewaterhouseCoopers “ - stated AmCham president, Donald Nicholson II, in his introductory remarks. General Director of PricewaterhouseCoopers in Uzbekistan, Mr. Otabek Muhammadiyev, took the floor to welcome participants. In his welcoming speech, Mr. Muhammadiyev underlined the importance of value and trust in business relationships. “As the world's leading professional services firm, we know that value and trust are also the ingredients of a quality relationship, and that they are earned over more than a single engagement.” PwC provides industry-focused services for public and private clients in order to build public trust and enhance value through the application of what they call Connected Thinking. PwC is organized around industry to share the latest research and points of view on emerging industry trends, to develop industry-specific performance benchmark...
Business Mixer on November 18, 2016
The year of 2016 was topped off by a Business Mixer which was hosted by a Gold Member of AmCham Uzbekistan “Central Asia Seed Company” (CASC). It was a great event, made all the more memorable by the music and lively presence of Honored Artist of Uzbekistan Mr. Mansur Tashmatov. The President of AmCham Uzbekistan, Donald Nicholson II, has welcomed the guests of the evening, among whom were members of AmCham, representatives of diplomatic circles and guests, invited by the organizers of the Business Mixer. The floor was given to the honorary guest of the event, Deputy Chairman of Senate of Uzbekistan, Mr. Sodik Safoyev. In his speech, Mr. Safoyev thanked AmCham Uzbekistan for its diligence and long-standing fruitful cooperation and support in developing businesses between Uzbekistan and US and told that expected positive changes in Uzbekistan will positively influence AmCham’s activities in Uzbekistan and attract more foreign investments. Mr. Azizkhan Akhmedov, the General Director of CASC and host of the event thanked all guests for coming and introduced the farmers and president of Agro Bank that the Central Asia Seed Company works ...
Business Mixer on September 14, 2016
It was symbolic that the sponsor of the Business Mixer in September was Tashkent International School, which serves the needs of an expanding international population, including children of expatriate business people and children from the diplomatic community. The event turned into an open air season closing party and at the same time the opening of the school year season. The magnificent spirit of the place reflexively evoked memories of the visitors about the years they spent at school. The evening was opened by Donald Nicholson II, the President of AmCham who in his opening remarks presented the new Director of TIS, Myna Anderso and the new Executive Director of AmCham Uzbekistan, Nazi Aripdjanova. Myna Anderson in her speech has emphasized that TIS commits to being not just international by merit of the passports, but to being internationally-minded. The guests had a chance to see facilities of the school and to try delicious meal. The evening continued to the accompaniment of the beautiful music performed by the students of TIS.
Business Mixer on March 17, 2016
On March 17th members of AmCham in Uzbekistan enjoyed hospitality of the Hotel Ramada Tashkent at the March networking event which was sponsored by long-standing member- International Certificate System Group. ICS Group provides a range of expert and cost effective registration, certification services designed to optimize business opportunities. These incorporate: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 27001, OHSAS 18001, PAS 43 / NHSS 17 / NHSS 17b Quality Management, Environmental Management, Information Security, Safety & Health and Vehicle Recovery standards. The certificate of ICS Group Accredit by UKAS organization. The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is the sole UK accreditation body recognized by the UK government and also fully recognized by EU member state Governments to assess organizations that provide certification. As the UK is a primary member of the EU, only UKAS Accreditation or a similar EU based accreditation body can guarantee your accreditation will be recognized by European Union Member State Governments Commerce and Industry. March 17th Business Mixer coincided with St. Patricks’s Day. Over 70 participants o...
Business Mixer on October 23, 2015
Sasol Middle East and India (Pty) Ltd, a Platinum member of AmCham in Uzbekistan, sponsored a business networking event on October 23, 2015. In her opening remarks Tatyana Bystrushkina, AmCham Executive Director, thanked representatives of Sasol Middle East and India (PTY) Ltd for being active and supportive members of AmCham for many years, and for hosting this amazing event. The event was held in the Turquaz Restaurant of the Wyndham Tashkent, a well recognized worldwide hotel chain. Newly arrived General Manager Mr. Adil Onar presented himself to participants. “We welcome all members of AmCham and partners to enjoy today’s evening with us” – stated Mr. Ragu Govender, Head of Sasol Representative office. “Lotion Yo’l GTL (Gas to Liquid), a joint project of Uzbekneftegaz and Sasol Middle East and India (PTY) Ltd, will be one of the most advanced energy plants in the world, producing high quality fuels and other products which will improve air quality, deliver a cleaner transport future and support growth and development”- stated Mr. James Vaughan, General Manager. Famous Uzbek music band “Zarb” played all evening. A spe...