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

The Ripple 3.0

Join the third edition of the largest online networking event for the transatlantic business community  GABC members and partners will remember the Euro-American Speednetworking event we hosted in September. It turns out that there is group of transatlantic organizations from East to West Coast in the United States who are part of the "The Ripple", the…

Thursday, Nov 5, 2020

virtual via Conversation Starter Platform

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Post-Election Stress Reliever Fall Hike

From campaign trail to a real trail! Election season is heating up, and for many, the stress level as well. As we recently enjoyed a wonderful fall hike with members in early October, we are offering another opportunity to get outside, enjoy the outdoors and most importantly, get away from screens and chatter and instead…

Saturday, Nov 7, 2020

Middlesex Fells Reservation
$Free GABC Members
$5 Non-Members

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November (virtual) Stammtisch

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, November 10th at 7PM If you have participated in any of the previous virtual Stammtisches, you know that we like to have a theme or icebreaker. The Oktober one was all about Oktoberfest (naturally), and we suspect in November, there may be quite a…

Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020

via Zoom

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US Market Outlook Part II: Post Presidential Election and COVID-19

In April, we heard from BlackRock's Kurt Reiman with predictions about what the US market might do under the pressures of the global pandemic. Now, seven months later, the same group of speakers will revisit those predictions and the current state of the US economy in consideration of both Covid-19 and the US presidential election.…

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020

Virtual Event
2:30PM to 3:30PM

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Creating Smart & Resilient Cities: A Comparison

   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…

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

12PM to 1PM

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Recent Events

Friday, Oct 16, 2020

The city after COVID-19: How will the pandemic impact the built environment? Will the home office mean the end of city office space? Will less office and retail space mean more residential housing and green spaces? And how can smart technology make a city pandemic resilient, ensure public health in the working and living environment…...

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Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom, Again! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, October 6th at 7PM If you have participated in any of the previous virtual Stammtisches, you know that we like to have a theme or icebreaker. Well, it's Oktoberfest time so it's a natural to bring that to the (virtual) table. Here…...

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Saturday, Oct 3, 2020

We won't be able to come together for our annual Oktoberfest, but what about enjoying crisp fall air for a brisk, socially distanced hike along a truly historic trail on German Unity Day commemorating the 30th anniversary of German unification? This event will be limited and masks required in case social distancing on the trail…...

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Wednesday, Sep 30, 2020

Register now for this upcoming unique business networking opportunity brought to you by international business organizations and innovation groups here in New England. Through the networking platform you will be able to line up your own 12-minute one-on-one video meetings based on the tool’s recommendation and smart scheduling features – and make important new business…...

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Friday, Sep 11, 2020

Many countries have looked to the German apprenticeship model as a pathway to a career, but very few have replicated this approach. Join representatives from Apprenti for a presentation and a moderated discussion on how this non-profit organization has created a US version of an apprenticeship program geared towards tech talent, what it is looking…...

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors




German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)




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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.