Bringing to a close a year-long celebration of its first decade of work, the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia hosted a 10-year gala dinner extravaganza on Dec. 4, 2004.
Held at the Novy Manezh, the event, emceed by television celebrities Elena Hanga and Vladimir Solovyov, featured unforgetable and lively performances by the folk choir Pyatnisky Dance Troupe, opera singer Lubov Kazarnovskaya and the Sky-High Band.
More than 300 representatives of Chamber member companies joined in the festivities, which were kicked off with addresses from the U.S. Ambassador to the Russian Federation Alexander Vershbow, AmCham Board Chairman Richard Brody and AmCham President Andrew Somers.
AmCham expresses its thanks to the event’s maior sponsors Chrysler and Mars; supporting sponsor IBM; general sponsors Access Industries, Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, Philip Morris, Renaissance Capital, Rosinka and Global Security; imaging sponsor Kodak; event director Krasnov Design and the Marriott Grand Hotel.
Scenes from the Evening