Bishkek Business Club (BBC) – is a public organization established in 2002, which brings together business leaders in order to radically improve the business environment and facilitate the establishment of the Kyrgyz Republic as a vibrant and the largest business center of Central Asian region.
The mission of the Club:
- The Kyrgyz Republic will become a financial, business and cultural center in Central Asia;
- The Kyrgyz Republic will always be a choice number 1 in the region when making decisions by business leaders about the need to focus the best of human resources, most of the capital and the deployment of regional and head offices;
- The citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic will have access to the best social, informational, technological, economic systems of the world;
- The club will become the authoritative organization, which will have an impact on regional policy decisions.
Today the BBC is one of the most authoritative business associations, which successfully reflects the views of business leaders at all levels of power and influences the economic policy in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Bishkek Business Club is an initiator and an active member of the National Alliance of Business Associations (NABA), which currently brings together 38 industry-specific business associations. In 2007-2008 Bishkek Business Club headed the Secretariat of NABA. At the moment, BDK also provides full support for the current NABA Secretariat to coordinate the activities of the Alliance.
Among the projects of BBC: building relations between employers and students (the internship program and mentoring), work to improve the economic literacy of the media and the creation of an open area of information exchange between business, media, authorities and the population.
For the past four years, BBC places great emphasis on working with young people, carrying out various projects aimed at capacity building of young leaders. This is also a training of young people the basics of entrepreneurship and organization of business camps, trainings, and unique one-time youth activities. As a result, in 2012 youth wing of the BBC was established in a form of separate legal entity called “InStream”.
BBC is also actively involved in charity work, promoting the idea of corporate social responsibility.