Annual meeting of members and partners of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic


On December 6 2018, an annual meeting of members and partners of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic was held in the format of a gala dinner.

The evening was opened with a video message by the Minister of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic, Oleg M. Pankratov, in which he noted the importance of a joint partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in the Kyrgyz Republic throughout the year in promoting initiatives to improve the business environment in Kyrgyzstan and the importance of the contribution of the business community in promoting country’s economic growth. The US Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, Mr. Donald Lu, highlighted the value of interaction in promoting business opportunities in the Kyrgyz Republic and thanked AmCham for the work done with the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the international business community to develop a more dynamic economic environment. Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of AmCham, Nazira Beishenalieva, focused on the big plans of the Chamber’s global partnership with partners around the world. Executive Director Zarina Chekirbaeva presented to the guests a special edition of AmCham’s glossy business magazine “Business Insight Special Edition”, as well as a video overview of the events and projects of the American Chamber in 2018.

The event was attended by over 180 guests, including heads of state bodies, heads of companies, heads of diplomatic missions, heads of business associations and special guests from neighboring countries. Among the distinguished guests was Ms. Anastasia Novikova, the Editor-In-Chief of Forbes Kazakhstan, which acted as the main media partner of the event together with Akchabar financial portal.

AmCham sincerely thanks the PLATINUM PARTNER of the event – Sky Mobile LLC (TM Beeline), GOLDEN PARTNERS – Alfa Development LLC, Bai-Tushum Bank, Food Dream LLC, Kant TSP LLC, Kyrgyz Investment-Credit CJSC Bank ”,and SILVER PARTNERS – Elite House LLC, FINCA Bank CJSC, Companion Bank CJSC.

To recognize the achievements and successes of AmCham member companies, an awards ceremony was held as part of the Annual Gala Dinner. This year, more than 20 companies competed in nine nominations and based on the results of the vote of the committee, consisting of prominent representatives of state structures and the private sector, we sincerely congratulate the winners of the 2018 AmCham awards in the following nominations:

  1. Achievements in innovation and technology – Sky Mobile company (TM Beeline),
  2. Work for the good of society – Kumtor Gold Company,
  3. Partner of the Year – Hyatt Regency Bishkek Hotel,
  4. Best employer of the year – Orion Hotel Bishkek,
  5. The Head of the Year – Maksatbek Ishenbaev, Head of Bai-Tushum Bank,
  6. Breakthrough of the Year – Alfa Development Construction Company,
  7. The leader of customer-oriented business – Kyrgyz Concept Company,
  8. Green Leader – Bai-Tushum Bank
  9. Best selfie of the year – Elite House Construction Company

During the gala evening, AmCham welcomed its new members – the Central Asian Corporation for the Development of the FEZ; Marina Medical Center; Lights Creative Group; Novotel Bishkek City Center; Kyrgyz Concept;

Navigator Group; Wanthera Corp; Enactus KNU.

AmCham congratulated on the company’s 5th anniversary: ​​BMG Pharm; Bereke Construction; Elite House; Green Light; Herbalife

On the 10th anniversary of the company: Avia Combitour; Baisal Electric; Leader Medical; Redem

On the 15th anniversary of the company: KPMG

On the 20th anniversary of the company: Bank of Asia; Sky Mobile (TM Beeline); Central Asian Corporation for the Development of the FEZ

With the 25th anniversary of the American University in Central Asia

As part of the traditional charity lottery, valuable prizes were raffled. The main partner of the charity lottery, the airline Fly Dubai Bishkek, provided an air ticket for two for the Bishkek-Dubai-Bishkek route. Further, Kyrgyz Concept Company raffled a ticket to a flight from Bishkek to any city in Turkey and back. Other valuable prizes were provided by Sky Mobile (Beeline TM), Marina Medical Center, Orion Bishkek Hotel, World Class Bishkek, Hyatt Regency Bishkek Hotel, Kara Bulak Eco-Resort, Bilet KG Travel Agency, L’OCCITANE en Provence, Bank of Asia , Beauty Spa by World Class Bishkek, LOFT Kyrgyzstan, Health Club, Navigator Group, Kyrgyz Cognac, LLC, Elite House construction company, Coca-Cola Bishkek Bottlers, Bellagio coffee, Kulikovsky Confectionery House, Siam massage, Conference Cafe, , Mannam restaurant & bar.

We would like to thank our members and partners, as well as the Board of Directors of AmCham, for their invaluable support, trust and cooperation!