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.

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Upcoming Events

Sigmar Gabriel: The Challenges of Europe in an Uncomfortable World

Former Vice-Chancellor, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Minister for the Environment, longest serving Leader of the Social Democratic Party, State Premier of Lower Saxony: Sigmar Gabriel is one of Germany's most recognized and prominent politicians and the list of political offices he held reads like no other.…

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

One Financial Center
Boston, MA 02111
Tuesday, October 30th 2018 (6:30pm to 8:30pm)
$25.00 GABC Members

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Kamingespräch: Meet the New Consul General

Join us for a pre-Thanksgiving evening with Consul General Nicole Menzenbach who took on her diplomatic duties just this past August. Learn what her priorities for her posting in New England are and what opportunities and challenges lie ahead in the German-American relationship. Is everything #wunderbartogether? We are graciously hosted in a private residence near…

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

A private residence near Newton Highlands, MA
7:00pm to 9:00pm

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Annual Weihnachtsgala and Auction

Please join us for our most elegant and grandest event of the year: our Annual Weihnachtsgala and Auction on Friday, December 7th. This year, we will be enjoying  fabulous views over Boston's city and holiday lights from the 32nd floor of the UMass Club at One Beacon Street where we will be starting the evening…

Friday, Dec 7, 2018

UMass Club
One Beacon Street
Parking available in the building
Please select your dinner choices here:
6:30pm to 11:30pm
$160 GABC Members
$200 Non-Members

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GBANE 2019: 25th Annual International Business Forum & Networking Evening

The 25th edition of the International Business Forum & Networking Evening of the Global Alliance of New England (GBANE) will take place on Tuesday, Feburary 26, 2019. Program details to follow.   About GBANE: GBANE has successfully promoted international interests among the business community for twenty five years. Previous GBANE events have covered such timely topics…

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019

One Federal Street
Boston, MA

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Recent Events

Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Discounted tickets for GABC members! The German American Conference offers a unique forum for leading figures from politics, business, and academia to discuss the future of the transatlantic relationship together with students and professionals from both sides of the Atlantic. Centerpiece of the conference are going to be 10+ expert panels on a wide range…...

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Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

More than 100 guests joined us and our European Partners in Natixis Investment Managers' beautiful office space in Boston's BackBay for our first official European Networking Event of the year. We enjoyed drinks and refreshments in the company of professionals, executives and entrepreneurs from many different countries, businesses and industries, connected with many new faces…...

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Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

It's a tradition we didn't want to miss at the GABC:  Oans, zwoa, drei – this year's celebration was at The Point, one of Boston's coolest traditional pubs which may have nothing to do with Oktoberfest or Germany, but boy, did we bring Bavarian cheer and beer to one of Boston's colonial cornerstones! Paulaner Oktoberfest…...

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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

The German-American Business Council of Boston in partnership with the City of Hamburg hosted a discussion about "German-American Relations Under Stress" with a panel of expert speakers. This event took place at the Harvard Faculty Club and was sponsored by the City of Hamburg. Under the premise that the state of German-American relations which have been…...

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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

The air was fresh and crisp (with hints of Fall) as the GABC crowd gathered on the the airy roof deck of a private residence overlooking Boston's Back Bay on a dry August night. Enjoying delicious specialties prepared from scratch by the hostess chef, and more importantly, enjoying great conversations, introductions and a personal atmosphere,…...

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors





German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)




TUV America logo 3D

Thanks to Our Corporate Members

Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development

Cooley LLP

DACHSER Transport of America

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

Freitag & Co.

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

M Ventures

nora systems, Inc.

Novotechnik U.S., Inc.

Pinsent Masons LLP

Rödl Langford de Kock LLP

Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley BMW

TÜV Rheinland North America Holding, Inc.

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation