Business Mixer on May 11, 2018
May’s Business Mixer was sponsored by the British School of Tashkent. The event featured AmCham’s member companies, as well as some other guests. Attendees were able to enjoy a delicious meal, which perfectly complemented the evening’s mood, allowing people to exchange business ideas and socialize. Finally, the students of the British School organized a tour of the new campus, allowing guests to see for themselves where the children would now be conducting their classes. The British School of Tashkent completed its new Secondary School campus in 2018. It includes brand new classrooms, a theater, 3 sports halls, a 25-meter swimming pool, music & art rooms, and it even includes a new laboratory. Also, in order to cater to the new trends in technology, the new campus has been equipped with a 3D printer and a creative breakout space. The new campus also benefits students in Primary School, who now have more space to themselves in the first campus. The new campus ensures that the British School keeps preparing its students for university and future employment in the modern world. BST began its history in Uzbekistan in the year 2010 with the ...
Business Mixer on February 28, 2018
Kosta Legal sponsored the February Business Mixer which was held in the Lotte City Hotel Tashkent Palace. The event which featured a talented band of a musicians was enjoyed by all guests, including members and friends of AmCham, representatives of local and foreign businesses, honorable Ambassadors of foreign countries, and international organizations. Tõnu Grünberg, Vice President of AmCham Uzbekistan, gave welcoming remarks emphasizing how honored the AmCham family is to have Kosta Legal on board. Nail Khasanov, founding partner of Kosta Legal, gave an informative presentation about their services and activities. Guests also enjoyed delicious food, pleasant company, and the event’s cordial atmosphere. Kosta Legal is a results-oriented law firm offering a wide range of legal services to both new entrants and well-established businesses, with particular expertise in offering advice and services to foreign investors. Based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Kosta Legal works with multi-national and Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions (including regional development banks), foreign governments, start-ups, and small and medium-sized bus...
Business Mixer on January 19, 2018
AmCham members enjoyed the warm hospitality of Wyndham Tashkent Hotel at the January business mixer, which was sponsored Train Consultancy LLC, Gold Member of AmCham Uzbekistan. The event was held within the Turkuaz Restaurant of the Wyndham Hotel, which served as a beautiful venue, kindly organized by Train Consultancy LLC. This is not the first time a business mixer has been organized and sponsored by Train Consultancy, which proved once again to be a memorable event enjoyed by all. “We are proud to have such a successful member like Train Consultancy LLC,” stated AmCham President Hugo Minderhoud in his opening remarks. Mr Minderhoud introduced new AmCham members to assembled guests, including new Gold Member Wyndham Tashkent Hotel, as well as two Bronze members, Gor International and Marvel Food Products. AmCham membership continues to grow. Business mixers like the January event at the Wyndham give AmCham members a chance to meet new member companies and network for business connections. Many honorary guests and good friends of Amcham Uzbekistan, among them HE Violaine De Villemeur, the Ambassador of France, enjoyed the atmo...
Business Mixer on November 17, 2017
The monthly AmCham Business Mixer was held on 17 November in the Grand Ball Room of AmCham member Radisson Blu Tashkent, and sponsored by AmCham member Edu-Action. The November event attracted a high level of interest from our members, diplomatic circles, and high-profile representatives of the Uzbek educational sector. This high level of interest can be attributed to the presence of the Dean of Webster University, Eric W. Rothenbuhler, Ph.D., who was invited by Edu-Action to make a presentation for the AmCham community about the University and its “Study Abroad” program. Founded in 1915, Webster University is a private non-profit university with nearly 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, and in a robust online learning environment. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Webster is one of the most diverse and global universities in the world. Vice Minister of Public Education of Uzbekistan, Alisher Saddulaev, representatives of Singapore University, Westminster University in ...
Business Mixer on October 27, 2017
Members and friends of AmCham were invited by our Gold member Perspektiva Stroy Invest, who volunteered to be a sponsor of the October Business Mixer, enjoying the great atmosphere of the Turkuaz restaurant in Wyndham Tashkent Hotel. The weather that evening cheered up the mood of the event as the guests had a chance to taste Turkish cuisine and discuss business opportunities not only in the inside the cozy restaurant, but also on the terrace under the open sky. AmCham President Mr. Hugo Minderhoud started the evening by introducing five new members: PepsiCo, DGP Research and Consulting, My Taxi, National Association of Financial Market Participants, and Aggreko, who joined AmCham Uzbekistan in October 2017. Mr. Uḡur Akin, Director and shareholder of Perspektiva Story Invest, who has lived in Uzbekistan since 1991, made a brief presentation about his company. He thanked guests for accepting the invitation, and also thanked AmCham Uzbekistan for many years of warm relations. Ambassador of France H.E. Violaine de Villemeur, Head of the EU Delegation H. E. Eduards Stiprais, as well as representatives of Exxon Mobile and CBRE, were among th...
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 March 29, 2017
Business Mixer in March was hosted by the British School of Tashkent. The warmth of Tashkent spring opened the floodgates to our members and let them to spend a couple of evening hours in the yard of British School of Tashkent under the open air. Hugo Minderhoud, AmCham Treasurer, opened an evening and presented Distinguish Service Award to Khalid Farooq in recognition of his outstanding commitment to the AmCham. Khalid Farooq was Director of Global Link in Uzbekistan and a member of AmCham for almost two decades. The floor was given to Adrian Macaulay, Director of British School of Tashkent, who welcomed all guests and made a presentation of the new campus which was planned to open in August 2017. The new campus includes 26 new classrooms, laboratories, library, canteen, theatre, 3 sports halls, 25 meters swimming pool and toddler pool. There is also recreational playgrounds and an outdoor 5 a side football AstroTurf pitch. BST began its history in Uzbekistan in the year 2010 with the opening of a single small campus. Over the next five years the school experienced continuous growth and expanded to include both a Lower and Upper campus...
Business Mixer on February 23, 2017
Stomatologiya Budushego LLC (Sadaf), a chain of dental clinics, sponsored February Business Mixer in Radisson Blu Hotel Tashkent. It was a gorgeous event in the best traditions of hospitality. Tõnu Grünberg in his opening remarks has thanked Sadaf for its ability to turn a social event into a gala dinner. The dentists of Sadaf told about the services they provide and invited our members to visit their dental clinics. The evening went on to the accompaniment of a beautiful life music and delicious food. Lamb on a grill served by a chef became an apotheosis of gastronomic part of the evening. Founded in 1988, Sadaf was the first private dental clinic in the USSR. Now Sadaf is a chain of premium affordable dental clinics in Tashkent, equipped by up to date equipment of the world leaders from USA, Germany and Switzerland. Highly skilled medical staff is one of the most important competitive advantages of Sadaf.
Business Mixer on January 31, 2017
January Business Mixer, which opened a season in 2017, was very successful and well attended. It was a great example of a team work of our outstanding members and sponsors of the event - SEAF, OLSOFT and AKTE. The event coincided with 2017 US-Uzbekistan Annual Business Forum which was held in Uzbekistan by our sister organization, the AUCC. So we had a chance to invite businessmen and officials who came on the delegation from US to participate in the Forum to the Business Mixer in Radisson Hotel . Vice Speaker of the Senate, Mr. Safaev and American Ambassador HE Pamela Spratlen extended us a courtesy to be honorary guests of the event. During the Business Mixer two Distinguished Service Awards were presented. One was given to PricewaterhouseCoopers on the occasion of 20th anniversary in recognition of their long standing dedication and commitment to their clients, stakeholders, host authorities, and the business community at large. Another one was given to Charles Leo Rudd on the occasion of his 80th anniversary for his long standing membership and unfailing commitment to the principles of better business and professional standards - esp...