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

GABC’s Virtual Holiday Celebration

Our holiday celebration will feature a wine tasting with a true German-American wine venture -- see below for details! Get into the holiday spirit and join GABC members and friends for an hour of wine tasting, raffle, trivia and meeting & chatting in break-out rooms led by members of the GABC Board of Directors. Interested…

Friday, Dec 3, 2021

$50 GABC Members
$75 Non-Members

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COVID-19: Putting Public Health to the Test

The Continued Role for COVID Testing A panel discussion with Karl Lauterbach, German politician (SPD) and other leading health experts As air and land borders have opened again and families are planning to get together in person this holiday season, we are going to discuss COVID-testing as a public health tool, and one that may…

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

Zoom Webinar

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German American Business Outlook 2022

What will the Economic Landscape look like for German Companies in the U.S. in 2022? 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…

Thursday, Jan 27, 2022


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Spring Soirée

We are looking forward to an evening of in-person networking on Boston's waterfront at The Exchange, a historic building in the bustling Seaport District. Featuring dramatic architecture, high ceilings, and spectacular panoramic views of Boston Harbor, we will come together as a business community to enjoy once again the power of in-person events. Stay tuned for…

Thursday, Apr 28, 2022

The Exchange
in the Seaport
212 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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Recent Events

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021

The Ripple is a one-of-a-kind initiative to put your online networking into hyperdrive and to build meaningful, reverberating relationships. After four wildly successful editions, The Ripple is back on November 17th! The Ripple is a virtual networking event where the goal is to create hundreds of new connections amongst shared business communities and launch a…...

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Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021

The November GABC Stammtisch meets in person! The GABC Stammtisch is all about networking, relaxing and talking about what is on everyone's mind around work, business and travel (it's coming back and the U.S. is opening for travel from Europe, did you hear the news?). The November Stammtisch will meet at Trillium Brewing (Fenway location).…...

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Saturday, Nov 6, 2021

We have missed in person events -- especially, when it comes to connecting members with members! Join us for an informal Walk & Talk and get to know other GABC members and meet our Young Professionals. We will walk in one of Boston's most treasured outdoor museums (of trees, that is!): the Arnold Arboretum, followed by…...

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Wednesday, Nov 3, 2021

Moving to and Living in the U.S. ... No matter if you are in the planning stages, already a seasoned expat, or a long-term resident, there will always be new challenges waiting and decisions that need to be made that will  not only impact your expat journey and career, but also your family. The ICH BIN EXPAT Virtual…...

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Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021

German American Economic Forum 2021: Smart Cities After seven online panel discussions introducing and creating awareness for the many technical solutions available to "smart" cities, we are concluding this successful series with the German American Economic Forum: Smart Cities 2021 focussing on the needed partnerships and innovative technologies  to develop and achieve the city of tomorrow.…...

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German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)




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Thanks to Our Corporate Members


Behnisch Architekten

Brueckner Group USA Inc.

Cooley LLP


Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.


Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Fehrmann Materials USA

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston

Goss Associates

Henke Sass Wolf of America

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

H.C. Starck

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

LabMinds Inc.

MorphoSys US Inc.

nora systems, Inc.

PampaninFoster, LLC

Pinsent Masons LLP



Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.