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March 26th Mentorship Seminar

The implementation of mentorship programs in Uzbekistan is in its earliest stages. Only large multinational companies that have human resource (HR) departments are able to design and run comprehensive mentorship programs for their employees. Since most businesses in Uzbekistan are small, having a full HR department is often not feasible. Without a mentorship program or HR department, how can these small businesses develop their employees’ qualifications? What are the solutions for small busine Read More...

IPR Seminar on March 26, 2019

The Intellectual Property Rights Committee (IPR) of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) hosted an “IPR and Startups” seminar on March 26 during Women in Science and Technology Week. Companies invest significant resources for research and development, which contributes to the overall cost of the final product. In addition, significant resources are spent on marketing efforts. Consumers connect a corporate brand with a certain level of quality and reputation. Brands are prot Read More...

March 14th CSR Committee benefit documentary screening

The Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan (AmCham) hosted the screening of “Trashed” on March 14 for AmCham members and guests. The benefit screening of the documentary was organized with support from Hyatt Regency, an AmCham platinum member, and held within the framework of the Hashar Week project. The goal of the March 14 event was to raise awareness among corporations on the importance of introducing green practices into their corpora Read More...

February 12 – Annual General Assembly

AmCham Annual General Assembly 2019 (edited) Pursuant to the by-laws of the American Chamber of Commerce in Uzbekistan, members of the chamber gathered for the Annual General Assembly on February 12, 2019. The agenda of the meeting included the report on chamber activity in 2018, which included committee reports, events, publications, financial reports and the outline of the plan for work in 2019. The meeting concluded with the election of the Board of Directors for 2019 and the adoption of t Read More...

February 7, 2019 at 11:00 am – Editorial Board Meeting

February 6, 2019 14:00pm- 15:00pm – Corporate and Social Responsibility Committee Meeting

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on VAT

Tax and Accounting Committee Seminar on January 18, 2019

November 28, 2018 Compliance Committee initial meeting

For international business, especially multinational companies that operate globally, compliance is an important aspect of their activity. The failure to comply to the rules can have severe consequences for businesses. The best practices are stipulated by several legislative acts, which include the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) introduced in the USA in the 1970s and the EU’s main legislative act introduced by the GDPR in May of 2018. The FCPA enforced anticorruption and compliance and was Read More...

November 15, 2018- Tourism seminar. Global Entrepreneurship Week

The tourism sector has contributed 10% to the global GDP last year. This sector of the economy requires a comparatively small investment while allowing for generation of hard currency inflow. The creation of small and medium enterprises and start-ups in technologically advanced countries in the private sector has provided much needed employment to the local population. Therefore, a full day was dedicated to the tourism industry of the Global Entrepreneurship Week ( GEW) held in Tashkent duri Read More...

October 17, 2018 AmCham Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights

AmCham in Uzbekistan joined with Legalmax Law Firm to present a seminar discussion on “Attracting Investment- The Case for Intellectual Property Rights”. The seminar was organized in the framework of the Eighth Annual Central Asia Trade Forum that was co-hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry for Foreign Trade of Uzbekistan. Over 100 participants attended from private sector companies in Central Asia and government officials from the State Cust Read More...

AmCham’s first HR Committee

On March 16th, 2018, the American Chamber of Commerce of Uzbekistan was happy to have successfully conducted its first Committee meeting discussing Human Resources. This meeting was attended by representatives of many international companies and their local subsidiaries, namely HRC, UzCarlsberg, Radisson Blue Hotel, Ernst & Young, UzBAT, KPMG, Nestle Uzbekistan, Ucell, Hotel Wyndham, and PepsiCo as well. The aim was to set goals for the Committee and discuss future developments in the HR sphere Read More...

Tourism and Hospitality Committee First Plenary Session

The first plenary session of the Tourism and Hospitality Committee of AmCham Uzbekistan was held at the Hyatt Regency Tashkent on January 16, 2018 with the participation of members in the tourism and hospitality sector. Also participating were the Ambassadors of Israel, Bangladesh and Ukraine, representatives of the Latvian Embassy, the European Union Delegation, the Deputy Chairman of the State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan on Development of Tourism, Mr. Shakhrukh Sharakhmetov, and A Read More...

CSR Committee meeting on December 20, 2017

Our CSR Committee has restarted its activity after one year break. Newly elected CSR Committee Chairman Nodira Yadgarova gathered representatives of Ucell, Nestle and Train Consultancy, engaged in CSR activities in their companies, to discuss the plans for the next year. During the meeting it was revealed that the companies have their own charity projects and they are developed in order to cover directly or implicitly all stages of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. While helping people in need to sa Read More...

World Bank AmCham Roundtable Discussion

In his visit to Uzbekistan, Mr. Cyril Muller, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia, spent two days focused on private sector issues and the continued development of the business climate. His agenda included a meeting with the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Mr. Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The parties exchanged views on priorities of bilateral cooperation, discussed key areas of partnership, and implementation of prospective projects.  In a roundtable discussion between World Read More...

First meeting of Digital Transformation Committee in AMCHAM Uzbekistan

On May 18, 2017 AMCHAM hosted the first event of the Digital Transformation committee - Workshop on Customer Transformation. The honorary speaker of the event, Mr. Dmitriy Beresnev (Microsoft) informed participants on latest trends how technology helps companies to improve customer experience and answered related questions. The event was divided into two parts: Digital and Customer Transformation. During the first part Mr. Beresnev reviewed the following main trends behind digital transform Read More...

Meeting of Agriculture & Food Processing Subcommittee

A meeting between members of the Agriculture & Food Processing Subcommittee and representatives from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) was held at the AmCham office on 11 April 2017. Chairman Dale Henry welcomed participants and special IFC guests who were here to brief the committee on Sustainable Development, and the Cotton Value Chain project in Uzbekistan. Following the meeting was an in-depth presentation on the Cotton Value Chain project by Oksana Varodi, an IFC representativ Read More...

Meeting with Deputy Chairman of Senate – Sadiq Safoyev

On Friday 10 February 2017, Deputy Chairman of the Senate, Sadiq Safoyev, visited the AmCham office where he met with a group of AmCham directors, members, and representatives from the U.S. Embassy. Don Nicholson, AmCham President, chaired the meeting and introduced the Senator to those attending.   During the hour-long discussion the Senator outlined the Uzbek Government's proposed plan and provided details on specific issues. The Senator responded to questions from various AmCham members an Read More...