Regular Corporate Membership

Corporate Members receive extensive company recognition and a higher level of representation with AmCham Kuwait. 

1. Corporate Executive Membership:

Corporate Executive Members are legal entities (not including individual proprietorships) that:

  • Are registered as a legal entity within the United States of America, its territories or protectorates, or
  • Are an entity whose parent company is registered as a legal entity within the United States of America, its territories, or protectorates, and such parent company owns fifty-one percent (51%) or more of such entity.

Each Corporate Executive Member may designate up to ten (10) individuals who shall be registered with AmCham Kuwait as company members. The designated individuals shall not be assessed dues in addition to those assessed against the corporate member. Corporate Executive Companies have the equivalent of 10 votes during the Yearly Board of Directors Elections.

2. Corporate Associate Membership:

Corporate Associate members are legal entities (not including proprietorships) that are not eligible for Corporate Executive Membership, yet are associated with American businesses or products in one of the following manners:

  • As the exclusive representative of one or more American products
  • Are directly involved in the sale of American products and/or services within Kuwait, and such sales represent a portion of the business done by such an entity.
  • As the sole registered agent for an American individual or company providing products or services in Kuwait
  • As a service provider, either as a Prime Contractor or Subcontractor at any tier, of any kind, to the US Government in Kuwait or the GCC Region.

Each Corporate Associate member may designate up to ten (10) individuals who shall be registered with AmCham Kuwait as corporate members. The designated individuals shall not be assessed dues in addition to those assessed against the corporate member. Corporate Associate Companies have the equivalent of 5 votes during the Yearly Board of Directors Elections

Benefits include: 

  • Eligibility to vote in the Board of Directors elections.
  • Included in the  AmCham Kuwait electronic mailing list.
  • Can be appointed to a Board of Director position vacated during the year, upon election by the board of directors.
  • Attendance and invitation to Corporate member-only events.
  • One free attendance for each corporate member to a General Meeting within the membership year.
  • Each Corporate Executive Member may designate individuals who shall be registered with AmCham Kuwait as their company members. Ten (10) for Corporate Executive Membership and ten (10) for Corporate Associate Membership.  These designated members can be changed without a charge should the employee leave the company or change within the company. The designated members do not necessarily have to be U.S. citizens, as long as they are employed by the Corporate Member.
  • Opportunity to introduce yourself and your company to our members during one of the general meetings.
  • High-profile sponsorship opportunities at AmCham Kuwait events.
  •  Invitation to members’ only events.
  • Access to AmCham Kuwait's General events throughout the year at a member’s price with priority online event registration through the website.
  • AmCham Kuwait will distribute information about your company to the members when requested at a general meeting or electronically to our database.
  • Ability to offer a high-profile company speaker for an  AmCham Kuwait event to promote your company and services.
  • Company Logo and website link are always present at the bottom of  AmCham Kuwait website in a scrolling banner.
  • One-month advertisement on  AmCham Kuwait website in the “Corporate Member Spotlight” section upon joining.
  • Highlighted as a Corporate Member on the  AmCham Kuwait website.
  • Reports from our Corporate members on improvements or changes to policies may be used to submit information to the Kuwait Ministries to improve the business environment (i.e. Labor Law, Corporate Taxation, rules for participating as international vendors to the Central Tenders Committee, Bilateral Trade, and others).
  • Opportunity to share member-to-member discounts and offers.
  • Sponsorship opportunities at high-profile events.
  • Opportunity to receive discounts offered by AmCham Kuwait Corporate members. Benefits from being part of AmCham MENA, and can attend regional conferences.
  • Will be able to receive announcements and information related to GCC business issues and various local social events.
  • Networking opportunities with key government and industry officials such as Ambassadors, Commercial Officers, President’s, CEO’s, Managing Directors, VPs, Directors, Military Attaches, and State Department officials

 

Access to participate in AmCham Kuwait Focus Groups with various topics such as:

  1. Banking & Finance (BF) – Chair: Ammar Boumajdad
  2. Defense, Safety & Security (DSS) – Chair: Tom Deren
  3. Disabilities: Omar Ben Naji
  4. Education – Chair: Sam Jauhari
  5. Energy – Chair: Fred Shuaibi
  6. Food & Beverage / Fast Moving Consumer Goods (F&B/FMCG) – Chair: Talal Al Wazzan
  7. Healthcare – Chair: Tamer El-Sallab
  8. Hospitality, Travel & Tourism (HTT) – Chair: Mohamed Najia
  9. Human Resources (HR) – Chair: Mohammad Abu Al-Rob
  10. IT/Cyber-Security – Chair: Alaeddine Karim
  11. Knowledge Economy – Chair: Omar Ben Naji
  12. Legal – Chair: Omar Handoush
  13. Logistics – Chair: Pete Swift
  14. Women in Business (WIB) – Chair: Dr. Arezou Harraf
Individual Membership

This membership is for individuals only

KWD 60 / 12 months
Recent Graduate Membership

This membership is for individuals only

KWD 20 / 12 months
Corporate Regular
KWD 1000 / 12 months
Corporate Associate
KWD 1000 / 12 months
Small Enterprise Membership
KWD 350 / 12 months
Chairman's Club
KWD 2000 / 12 months
Couple Membership
KWD 100 / 12 months

Corporate Regular Members