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Dedicated to encouraging and cultivating German-American business & trade

The German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc. (GABC) is a non-profit, member-based organization of companies, business people, and other professionals dedicated to encouraging and cultivating German-American business.. Through our presentations, networking events, and social gatherings, GABC provides opportunities for the exchange of ideas, and for contact between its members.  Our members include manufacturers, financiers, government officials, scientists, researchers, attorneys, educators, retailers, entrepreneurs, and more. GABC is a member of the Global Business Alliance of New England.  Join us!

GABC  Young Professionals Mentoring Program (New!)  The GABC YP Mentoring Program brings together young and experienced professionals in purposeful, mutually rewarding relationships. The mentoring relationship is built on mutual trust, respect and communication, and involves engagement of both parties in exchanging ideas, discussing progress and setting goals for further development. We are now actively recruiting interested mentors and accepting mentee applications.  For further information or questions please email mentorship@gabc-boston.org.
MENTOR Application Form HERE.
MENTEE Application Form HERE

Upcoming Events

Matten One (4)

Schiff Ahoi! Private Networking Cruise in Boston Harbor

SOLD OUT EVENT. CONTACT marian.lemay@gabc-boston.org TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST / The steering committee of the GABC Young Professionals Group (GABC YP) invites you to join them for a summer afternoon aboard the Matten One on August 19 for a cruise among the islands of Boston Harbor. Captained by GABC's President of the Board, the gathering is a private networking event with members and GABC leadership, for both social and business conversations. Limited to 15 persons.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017

Where:
Boston Harbor . Departure from Liberty Wharf.
When:
4:00PM - 6:00PM

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Recent Events

Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Making New Friends

SOLD OUT / REGISTRATION CLOSED. This was a private and exclusive reception with refreshments, drinks and good conversation for members who have joined GABC within the last 12 months. Personal introductions were facilitated at the event by members of the GABC Board of Directors and Executive Director. Guests gathered in the lovely Back Bay home of a GABC Board Member. Personal invitations were sent to eligible members.

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Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Euro Food Fest 2017 Compressed Credit Marian LeMay (2)

This popular professional networking event sold out again this year and featured fare from European countries including Germany (of course!), France, Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden and Holland in the gorgeous ballroom of the Goethe Institute, a former Back Bay mansion.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Germany 8.2.2016 Munich (5) comp

Why is it so hard for us Germans to define our culture? GABC members gathered for a private Kamingespräch with Dr. Alexander Görlach – author, academic, journalist and entrepreneur—whose research focuses on the intersection of religious identities and their influence on policy-making. The discussion was hosted in the gracious home of our GABC Vice President. A special event open only to GABC Members with expectation that guests went home enriched --- with deep thoughts and new insights after an evening of good food and wine, and stimulating conversation.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Katja Schönherr (2)

What can an opera singer teach an entrepreneur? How to deliver a killer pitch! For entrepreneurs, being able to deliver your business pitch on demand is the difference between life and death for your ideas. Pressure to perform. Nerves. These often prevent entrepreneurs from delivering their message in a way that emotionally connects with their investors. Our presenter, opera singer Katja Schoenherr, has reached more than 10 million people in live audiences, performed globally and recorded with major labels. She is an educator of next generation performers.

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Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

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Location alert: The Conference is at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA on the seaport (NOT on the campus of Harvard University as in years' past). The Friday gala is at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Ave (not the one on Federal Street ). GABC is a primary partner and sponsor of the Innovation Lounge at the German American Conference at Harvard, which brings together the champions and challengers of key industries from Silicon Valley to Berlin to showcase the latest innovation & technology. Stop by the Innovation Lounge between speakers, to get lunch, and above all, to spark productive conversations with booth exhibitors and fellow innovators.

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

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bruker

consulate-general

deloitte

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Fraunhofer

German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)

gtc

isqi

konditor-meister

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TUV America logo 3D

Thanks to Our Corporate Members
Air Berlin Americas, Inc.

Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development

Cooley LLP

DACHSER Transport of America

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

ECM U.S. Inc.

Furnished Quarters

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston

Goss Associates

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Jedox, Inc.

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

Kryolan Professional Make-up

M Ventures

Meister Consultants Group

nora systems, Inc.

Rödl Langford de Kock LLP

Storopack, Inc.

Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley Automotive

TÜV Rheinland North America Holding, Inc.

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation