The U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association (USKZBA) is an independent, non-profit organization that promotes U.S. economic and commercial cooperation with Kazakhstan. Since 1999, USKZBA has engaged industry leaders and policymakers from the United States and Kazakhstan to foster a positive business and investment climate in Kazakhstan, one which enables companies to be productive and the country to grow and prosper.

Membership in the Association is open to businesses, trade associations, non-governmental organizations, trusts, foundations, and individuals with a principal office or residence in the United States; others may be admitted at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Benefits of membership include invitations to members-only events featuring visiting Kazakhstani government officials, representatives of regional organizations, and U.S. government officials; and access to exclusive analysis of the business and investment climate in Kazakhstan and a network of investors, industry leaders and experts on doing business in Kazakhstan.

Members-only events have included a reception and dinner in honor of President Nursultan Nazarbayev; regular events on Capitol Hill for high-level Kazakhstani officials to meet with key Members of Congress; working luncheons with Kazakhstani officials, Central Bank representatives, and the lead negotiator on Kazakhstan’s WTO accession; briefings with U.S. Ambassadors to Kazakhstan and other senior U.S. government officials.