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Summary of Past Events 2017

Friday, Jun 16, 2017

Making New Friends

New Members Reception

SOLD OUT / REGISTRATION CLOSED. This was a private and exclusive reception with refreshments, drinks and good conversation for members who have joined GABC within the last 12 months. Personal introductions were facilitated at the event by members of the GABC Board of Directors and Executive Director. Guests gathered in the lovely Back Bay home of a GABC Board Member. Personal invitations were sent to eligible members.

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Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

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European Food Festival & Networking Evening

This popular professional networking event sold out again this year and featured fare from European countries including Germany (of course!), France, Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden and Holland in the gorgeous ballroom of the Goethe Institute, a former Back Bay mansion.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

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Kamingespräch with Dr. Alexander Görlach: Does a German Leitkultur even exist in today’s global world?

Why is it so hard for us Germans to define our culture? GABC members gathered for a private Kamingespräch with Dr. Alexander Görlach – author, academic, journalist and entrepreneur—whose research focuses on the intersection of religious identities and their influence on policy-making. The discussion was hosted in the gracious home of our GABC Vice President. A special event open only to GABC Members with expectation that guests went home enriched --- with deep thoughts and new insights after an evening of good food and wine, and stimulating conversation.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

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Delivery is Key! Performance Workshop for Entrepreneurs

What can an opera singer teach an entrepreneur? How to deliver a killer pitch! For entrepreneurs, being able to deliver your business pitch on demand is the difference between life and death for your ideas. Pressure to perform. Nerves. These often prevent entrepreneurs from delivering their message in a way that emotionally connects with their investors. Our presenter, opera singer Katja Schoenherr, has reached more than 10 million people in live audiences, performed globally and recorded with major labels. She is an educator of next generation performers.

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Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

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Innovation Lounge at German American Conference at Harvard

Location alert: The Conference is at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA on the seaport (NOT on the campus of Harvard University as in years' past). The Friday gala is at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Ave (not the one on Federal Street ). 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.

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Friday, Mar 24, 2017

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Fire it up! GABC YPs’ Feuerzangenbowle

GABC young professionals and friends met in the last cold days of winter to enjoy an evening of delicious hot Feuerzangenbowle together. We bid the cold goodbye as we lit up the sugar cones and prepared this traditional German winter time drink. The plan was to then watch the classic corresponding movie “Feuerzangenbowle” but well, the many conversations between guests took priority and by 10PM we still hadn't finished the movie!

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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

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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.

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Friday, Mar 3, 2017

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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.

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Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

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MIT European Career Fair (ECF)

GABC was 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 always FREE.

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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017

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Developing Your Personal Brand: Mastering the “ME” Talk

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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