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

January Stammtisch (Escape Room)

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, January 26th at 7PM Join this casual virtual gettogether of GABC members and those new to the GABC. For this edition, the YPs are planning to offer a virtual escape room*) which is a terrific icebreaker and great way to meet a few…

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021

Zoom Meeting

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German American Business Outlook 2021 (GABO 2021)

What will the Economic Landscape look like for German Companies in the U.S. in 2021? The German American Business Outlook ("GABO") is one of the most important economic indicators of German American business relations. The German American Chamber of Commerce offices, together with KPMG in Germany, surveyed German subsidiaries in the United States on their…

Friday, Jan 29, 2021

Zoom Webinar
12PM to 1:30PM EST

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Covid-19 Vaccines in Record Time

A conversation with scientists and industry experts from both sides of the Atlantic organized by the German Consulates of Boston and San Francisco as well GABA California and GABC Boston As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into 2021 and vaccination campaigns are underway, we want to discuss what lies ahead with leading experts from industry and…

Thursday, Feb 4, 2021

Zoom Webinar

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Finance for Non-Finance Folks

This one-hour workshop is presented by the GABC Young Professionals as part of their Career Development series and will include a quick primer on the most important terminology in finance, how to read financial statements, and what drives value. Speaker: Fabian Schober, CFO TÜV SÜD America Date: Monday, February 15th*) Time: 5:30PM to 6:30PM EST…

Monday, Feb 15, 2021

Zoom Meeting
5:30 to 6:30PM EST
$Free GABC Members
$10 Non-Members

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Circular Economy for Waste Management

The delivery economy has taken off during the pandemic leading to increasing amounts of packaging waste and adding to an already existing waste crisis. As Asia is beginning to ban the import of plastic waste from western countries, it's time to rethink waste management and also look at new packaging solutions. We will be asking…

Thursday, Feb 18, 2021

Zoom Meeting
12PM to 1PM EST

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GBANE 2021 | International Business: The Next Four Years

27th Annual International Business Forum For 27 years, the Annual International Business Forum and Networking Night has been been organized by the Global Business Alliance of New England and attended by the international business community.  In 2021, the panel discussion will be moving virtual. The topic for 2021 will be around what the next four…

Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

Zoom Webinar
4PM to 5:30PM EST

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Recent Events

Friday, Jan 15, 2021

More than half of greenhouse gas emissions come from commercial, industrial, and large residential buildings. Thermal electrification & connected buildings are considered a key pathway for achieving carbon neutrality. There are four primary strategies for large building decarbonization: applying deep energy retrofits/planning energy efficiency measures into new buildings procuring or producing renewable energy shifting to all-electrification…...

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Tuesday, Dec 15, 2020

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, December 15th at 7PM Join this casual virtual gettogether of GABC members and those new to the GABC. The Stammtisch is hosted by the YPs, but everyone is welcome.  This virtual event is usually approximately an hour long, but if the conversation flows,…...

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Friday, Dec 4, 2020

Needless to say, this year is different than any other year! And while we really enjoyed our past annual Galas, spending an evening with you enjoying dinner and each other's company before the holidays, we don't want to miss out on a social -- virtual -- gathering nonetheless! For our virtual holiday event, we are…...

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Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Since its inception eight years ago, the Life Sciences Panorama has grown strong and is now recognized by the life science community as an annual catalyst for knowledge exchange. Originally scheduled for this past March, the Life Sciences Panorama is now fully virtual and complimentary to attend.  You will hear from highly regarded experts on the challenges in reimbursement and market…...

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Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

   A Look at Hamburg's HarborCity ("HafenCity") and other Models Most cities around the world face a common issue today: city centers have largely lost their mixed use as they have been taken over by commercial activity (shopping, entertainment, work) while residential life has moved to the peripheries or “hip” (and expensive) quarters, leading to…...

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Thanks to Our Corporate Members


Behnisch Architekten

Cooley LLP


Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.


Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Furnished Quarters

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston


Goss Associates

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

H.C. Starck

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Kaplan International

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

LabMinds Inc.

MorphoSys US Inc.

nora systems, Inc.

PampaninFoster, LLC

Pinsent Masons LLP



Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley BMW

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.