March 15, 2017

March 15, 2017
March 15, 2017

The USKZBA hosted a reception at the Top of the Hay, Hay-Adams hotel to welcome newly appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan, H.E. Erzhan Kazykhanov to DC. Representatives of the US government,…

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March 9, 2017

March 9, 2017
March 9, 2017

The USKZBA was honored to host the newly appointed Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the U.S., H.E. Erzhan Kazykhanov for his first engagement with the American business community in DC. AES,…

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February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017
February 24, 2017

USKZBA Board Members and Leadership were honored to be the first to meet with Ambassador Erzhan Kazykhanov after his arrival in Washington, D.C. The Ambassador and USKZBA Board discussed opportunities…

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February 2, 2017

February 2, 2017
February 2, 2017

On March 2, General Electric hosted a briefing on the US Pavilion at Expo 2017 in Astana for partnering companies and potential partners. Representatives of the State Department and the…

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December 7, 2016

December 7, 2016
December 7, 2016

Ambassador of the U.S. to Kazakhstan, George Krol, joined USKZBA members for a private, off-the-record luncheon in Washington, DC.

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December 6, 2017

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2017

The Embassy of Kazakhstan hosted the fourth annual Kazakhstan – US Convention at the Ritz Carlton. The event focused on US-Kazakhstan’s business and economic cooperation, US participation in Expo 2017…

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December 6, 2016

December 6, 2016
December 6, 2016

The USKZBA hosted an off-the-record roundtable for the business community on the margins of the fourth annual Kazakhstan-U.S. Convention with the visiting delegation from Astana.

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November 30, 2016

November 30, 2016
November 30, 2016

USKZBA hosted H.E. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States, for an exclusive, off-the-record roundtable discussion with USKZBA Corporate Members.

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USKZBA Luncheon with Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Rosenblum

November 15, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with Deputy Assistant Secretary Dan Rosenblum

USKZBA Members met with Deputy Assistant Secretary for Central Asia, Dan Rosenblum on Tuesday, November 15, for a luncheon discussion at The Hamilton.  The discussion touched on a wide-range of…

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USKZBA Congratulates Expo 2017 U.S.A. Pavilion Implementing Partner

November 10, 2016
USKZBA Congratulates Expo 2017 U.S.A. Pavilion Implementing Partner

On November 10, the Embassy of Kazakhstan and the U.S. – Kazakhstan Business Association co-hosted a reception to mark the United States’ selection of a partner organization to design, construct…

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Expo 2017 Briefing and Q&A

October 21, 2016
Expo 2017 Briefing and Q&A

On Friday, October 21, the USKZBA hosted representatives of the Embassy of Kazakhstan, US Department of State, US Department of Energy and US Department of Commerce for a briefing and…

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USKZBA Luncheon with Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Lally

October 20, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with Deputy Assistant Secretary Michael Lally

On October 20, USKZBA hosted Michael Lally, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and soon to be head of the Foreign Commercial Service…

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Nuclear Weapons Testing: History, Progress, and Challenges

September 13, 2016
Nuclear Weapons Testing: History, Progress, and Challenges

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the closure of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test site, Ambassador of Kazakhstan Kairat Umarov and honorary co-host Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) held a…

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Luncheon with Michele Small, Director of the EBRD Washington DC Representative Office

August 30, 2016
Luncheon with Michele Small, Director of the EBRD Washington DC Representative Office

This afternoon, Michele Small, Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) Washington, D.C. Representative Office, joined members of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Association for an off-the-record luncheon discussion. …

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Master Cooking Class

June 30, 2016
Master Cooking Class

On June 30, the USKZBA joined the Embassy of Kazakhstan in sponsoring the event “Master Cooking Class for Traditional Kazakh Cuisine.”  The evening featured a hands-on tutorial on making manti…

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Mid-Atlantic Eurasia Business Council Conference

May 31, 2016
Mid-Atlantic Eurasia Business Council Conference

USKZBA Executive Director spoke at Mid-Atlantic Eurasia Business Council Conference hosted by Corporate Member Dentons in New York.

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USKZBA and APCO Meet to Discuss Expo 2017

May 16, 2016
USKZBA and APCO Meet to Discuss Expo 2017

USKZBA and Corporate Member, APCO Worldwide, hosted a meeting with the business community to discuss Expo 2017 and U.S. private sector involvement in the major event starting.

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USKZBA Luncheon with Azhar Kadrzhanova, US Commercial Service, Almaty; and Alexander Ryan, US Embassy, Astana.

May 11, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with Azhar Kadrzhanova, US Commercial Service, Almaty; and Alexander Ryan, US Embassy, Astana.

USKZBA hosted a luncheon discussion in Washington, D.C., for Corporate Members with guests, Azhar Kadrzhanova, U.S. Commercial Service, Almaty; and Alexander Ryan, U.S. Embassy, Astana.

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Silk Road Conference

April 18, 2016
Silk Road Conference

USKZBA Executive Director, Sarah Frese, spoke at the 2016 Silk Road Conference, hosted by the Central Asian Productivity Research Center in Chicago, IL.

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Briefing on Current Economic and Geopolitical Situation in Kazakhstan

April 4, 2016
Briefing on Current Economic and Geopolitical Situation in Kazakhstan

USKZBA and Corporate Member MacroAdvisory Ltd. hosted a lunch briefing on the current economic and geopolitical situation in Kazakhstan and the region.  The discussion included an update on current macroeconomic…

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USKZBA Dinner with Kazakhstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Energy, and U.S. Secretary of Energy

April 1, 2016
USKZBA Dinner with Kazakhstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Energy, and U.S. Secretary of Energy

USKZBA hosted a dinner with Kazakhstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Erlan Idrissov; newly appointed Minister of Energy, Kanat Bozumbayev; and U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.  The dinner event was…

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President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev gave remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

March 31, 2016
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev gave remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev gave remarks at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace focusing on Kazakhstan’s Vision for a Secure Nuclear Future. Remarks

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USKZBA Luncheon with U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan, George Krol

March 17, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan, George Krol

USKZBA hosted a members-only luncheon with U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan, George Krol.

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USKZBA Luncheon with State Secretary of Kazakhstan

March 11, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with State Secretary of Kazakhstan

USKZBA hosted a members-only luncheon with the Secretary of State of Kazakhstan Abdykalikova Gulshara and Ambassador Kairat Umarov.

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USKZBA Reception in Honor of the Participants in the Strategic Partnership Dialogue

March 7, 2016
USKZBA Reception in Honor of the Participants in the Strategic Partnership Dialogue

USKZBA hosted a reception in honor of the participants of the Strategic Partnership Dialogue Committee meetings for members of the Kazakhstani delegation, US Government and the business community.

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USKZBA Roundtable Luncheon with H.E. Rakhim Oshakbayev

March 7, 2016
USKZBA Roundtable Luncheon with H.E. Rakhim Oshakbayev

USKZBA members participated in a roundtable luncheon with the Honorable Rakhim Oshakbayev, Vice Minister for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan; Ambassador of the Republic of Kazakhstan to…

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Eurasian Commercial Attache Workshop “Doing Business with the U.S.A.”

February 23, 2016
Eurasian Commercial Attache Workshop “Doing Business with the U.S.A.”

USKZBA, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Commerce and Eurasia-focused business associations, supported a workshop for commercial attaches from Eurasian embassies.  The event featured remarks from Assistant Secretary Kumar…

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USKZBA Luncheon with Katrisa Bohne, NSC Director for Russia and Eurasia

February 2, 2016
USKZBA Luncheon with Katrisa Bohne, NSC Director for Russia and Eurasia

Prior to the February 2016 meeting of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Strategic Partnership Dialogues (SPD), NSC Director for Russia and Eurasia Katrisa Bohne briefed USKZBA members on issues to be discussed at…

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USKZBA Meeting Regarding Jackson-Vanik Amendment

January 19, 2016
USKZBA Meeting Regarding Jackson-Vanik Amendment

USKZBA board members, President, and Executive Director, together with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Coalition supporting establishing Permanent Normal Trade Relations following Kazakhstan’s accession to the WTO met…

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USKZBA Holiday Reception

December 18, 2015
USKZBA Holiday Reception

The Embassy of Kazakhstan and USKZBA hosted a holiday reception for USKZBA members.

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U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Convention Roundtable

December 8, 2015
U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Convention Roundtable

The USKZBA hosted a private roundtable discussion on the margins of the Embassy of Kazakhstan’s annual Kazakhstan-US Convention. USKZBA President, Ambassador Bill Courtney, moderated the business roundtable event.  The discussion…

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USKZBA Members-Only Luncheon Discussion with Hon. Richard E. Hoagland

November 17, 2015
USKZBA Members-Only Luncheon Discussion with Hon. Richard E. Hoagland

USKZBA hosted a members-only luncheon discussion with Hon. Richard E. Hoagland, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of South and Central Asian Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.

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USKZBA Discussion with H.E. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States

October 20, 2015
USKZBA Discussion with H.E. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States

USKZBA hosted H.E. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United States, for an exclusive, off-the-record discussion with Corporate Members.

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