ataz – the Austrian Azerbaijani Chamber of Commerce – is a platform for economic, intercultural and humanitarian exchange between Austria and Azerbaijan. The purpose of the association is to strengthen the economic relationship between the two countries and to support companies in their business activities in both markets.
In doing so, ataz sees itself as a bridge-builder between two counties and regions playing a similarly important role in strategic and geopolitical terms. Austria has been the gateway to the CEE region for many years and Azerbaijan has recently become an important springboard to Central Asia.
23.6.2020 - ataz Board Room Lunch
On June 23rd, 2020, ataz was happy to be able to host a Boardroom Lunch for its members - after a break of several months due to Covid-19, the members of ataz were happy to see each other in person again. The lunch was opened by a musical act by Saxophone player Yingying Wang and was hosted by ataz President Gerald Gerstbauer who also moderated a subsequent discussion round.
Amongst the attendants were Sophie Karmasin, former Minister of the Republic of Austria, Silvia Grünberger, Rosam.Grünberger Change Communications, Gabriel Lansky, Lansky, Ganzger + partner, Gerd Pollhammer, Siemens AG Austria, Harald Krieger, COOP Himmelb(l)au, R. Peham & Julia Kranister, PKE Electronics, Faradj Akhverdiev, Azerbaijan Railways, Orkhan Ismayilov, Lansky, Ganzger + partner, Wolfgang Markaritzer, TÜV Austria, Dorothea Gros, Atos IT Solutions & Services GmbH.
13.3.2020 - Austrian Rail Cargo Group and Port of Baku sign MoU
20.02.2020 - ataz at the Viennese Opera Ball
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of ataz, a small delegation from Azerbaijan was invited to attend the Viennese Opera Ball on February 20th, 2020. The guests attended a beautiful gala dinner at Hotel Sacher before heading to the Opera Ball.