The AmCham Awards Gala is AmCham's most prestigious event, attended each year by diplomats, AmCham Board Members, CEOs of leading AmCham member companies, and special guests and honorary award winners from government and public life. This year features a larger number of nominations than ever in categories such as Executive of the Year, Women's Leadership, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Support for Kazakh Culture. In addition, U.S. Ambassador George Krol will present the Ambassador's Award for Best Contribution to U.S.-Kazakhstan Relations. The names of Award-Winners are confidential until they are announced from the podium.