ABCK Thanksgiving Celebration 2018

For immediate release

14 November 2018, Kuwait City


ABCK celebration Thanksgiving 2018


American Business Council Kuwait-ABCK celebrated its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner in Kuwait on Tuesday, November 13th at the premises of the U.S Embassy.



The chairman of the board Mr. Oswaldo Rueda opened the ceremony by expressing gratitude for the opportunity of doing business in Kuwait where Americans feel safe, work and prosper.



ABCK’s guest of honor H.E Lawrence Silverman in his opening remarks stressed the importance of being grateful and express his gratitude especially to active military servicemen in attendance.



ABCK members, U.S. embassy officials, U.S. active military service men from the Airforce , the Marine Corps, and the veterans enjoyed an evening with a traditional all American Thanksgiving dinner catered by corporate member Jumeirah Messilah Hotel and Spa . Guests enjoyed the soft jazz tunes of Arabiska Band.

The event was made possible thanks to a number of Corporate Member sponsors including AIG, Equate, Marafie and KLM.



The Thanksgiving program included the live performance of U.S. National anthem by Ms. McLain Rose and the turkey cutting ceremony by the U.S Ambassador and ABCK’ Chairman.


130 guests had the opportunity to participate in a raffle with amazing prizes to include a round-trip ticket to any destination in the USA and another to Europe by KLM, a Spa experience at Mirror Mirror, dinner and lunch voucher from Jumeirah Hotel and 2 free entries to any ABCK’ signature event.