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
MENTOR Application Form HERE.
MENTEE Application Form HERE

Upcoming Events


MIT European Career Fair (ECF)

GABC is pleased to be a Sponsor again this year for the ECF, an annual 3-day recruiting event organized by the MIT European Club in partnership with the European Commission. ECF connects top-tier US students / young professionals with European companies. Sign-up for students and job seekers is FREE.

Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

MIT, Cambridge, MA

Information and Registration


GABC goes to the Ballet!

Boston Ballet performance of Artifact, an avant-garde spectacle choreographed by William Forsythe, known to our members as the former director of the Frankfurt Ballet. This incredible evening includes a private VIP reception and pre-performance discussion with one of the dancers, orchestra seats for the performance, and a private back-stage tour limited to the first 50 guests to purchase tickets.

Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Boston Opera House
$110 GABC Members
$135 Non-Members

Information and Registration


International Women’s Day Reception at Liquid Art House

GABC Member Ruta Laukien, owner of Liquid Art House welcomes women in business to network in her amazing restaurant art gallery. No presentation, no workshop, just pure networking in a visually dazzling space. So bring your cards, bring a friend or two and mingle with talented multi-cultural women from varied industries and European countries.

Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

Liquid Art House, 100 Arlington Street, Boston, MA
5:30PM - 8:00PM

Information and Registration

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Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood! “Mit den Dos and Don’ts der Internationalen Kommunikation”

Join us for a discussion with former UN Interpreter Susanne Kilian, author of "German Code". Based on more than 15 years of UN experience, Kilian shares not only her deep cultural and academic understanding of international communication, but also a neuro / chemical understanding of how a listener “hears” what is communicated.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Goethe-Institut Boston
7:00 PM
$20 GABC Members
$35 Non-Members

Information and Registration

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Join the Innovation Lounge at German American Conference at Harvard

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.

Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

Harvard University
All day, April 7-9, 2017

Information and Registration

Recent Events

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017


Whether participants already had experience working in the U.S. and needed a refresher, needed some guidance in making a career change, or were just learning how to enter a foreign job market, this short workshop gave them the tools to feel prepared and confident --- to start pitching themselves.

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Friday, Dec 9, 2016


A magical night of sequins, prosecco, good friends, auction bidding, and business networking at an iconic Boston hotel. The last guests finally went home at 5 AM...

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Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016


On Nov 9, GABC worked with Grünenthal Innovative Medicines Unit (IMU), which is based in Aachen, Germany, to organize an event in Boston in order to introduce the IMU, its areas of interest and approaches to licensing partnerships. Twelve delegates from Gruünenthal arrived in Boston to provide an overview of their strategy, current activities and future…...

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors







German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)






TUV America logo 3D

Thanks to Our Corporate Members
Air Berlin Americas, Inc.


Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development

Cooley LLP

CCC Corporate Coaching Company, Inc.

DACHSER Transport of America

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

ECM U.S. Inc.

Fresenius Medical Care North America

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

Leicht Boston

Meister Consultants Group

Menck Windows

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.

Whole German Breads LLC

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation