Summary of Past Events 2018

Monday, Dec 10, 2018

Glühweinabend: Meet the YP Steering Committee

The GABC Young Professionals gathered at a “Meet The Committee” Night – over Glühwein and beef stew (Gulaschsuppe) to celebrate the season on a cold December evening while talking “YP” goals and expectations, mingle and get to know one another: What is uniquely YP and speaks to this group, and how can the steering committee…...

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Friday, Dec 7, 2018

Annual Weihnachtsgala and Auction

At our sold out event, 140 guests and corporate sponsors joined us for our most elegant and grandest event of the year: our Annual Weihnachtsgala and Auction on Friday, December 7th. We enjoyed fabulous views over Boston Common's sparkling and colorful holiday lights (we didn't overpromise the view in our invitation!) from the 32nd floor…...

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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018

Kamingespräch: Meet the New Consul General

Photo: German Consulate General Boston GABC members joined us for a sold-out pre-Thanksgiving evening with Consul General Nicole Menzenbach who took on her diplomatic duties a few months ago. Ms. Menzenbach had just returned from a week long conference with fellow consul generals in Washington at the German Embassy and reported from a diplomatic point…...

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Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Sigmar Gabriel: The Challenges of Europe in an Uncomfortable World

On October 30th we welcomed Sigmar Gabriel to the GABC. As former Vice-Chancellor, Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Minister for the Environment, longest serving Leader of the Social Democratic Party, State Premier of Lower Saxony he is one of Germany's most recognized and prominent politicians and the…...

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Friday, Oct 5, 2018

German American Conference at Harvard – Discounted Tickets for GABC Members

Discounted tickets for GABC members! The German American Conference offers a unique forum for leading figures from politics, business, and academia to discuss the future of the transatlantic relationship together with students and professionals from both sides of the Atlantic. Centerpiece of the conference are going to be 10+ expert panels on a wide range…...

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Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

2018 Euro Networking Cocktail

More than 100 guests joined us and our European Partners in Natixis Investment Managers' beautiful office space in Boston's BackBay for our first official European Networking Event of the year. We enjoyed drinks and refreshments in the company of professionals, executives and entrepreneurs from many different countries, businesses and industries, connected with many new faces…...

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Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018


It's a tradition we didn't want to miss at the GABC:  Oans, zwoa, drei – this year's celebration was at The Point, one of Boston's coolest traditional pubs which may have nothing to do with Oktoberfest or Germany, but boy, did we bring Bavarian cheer and beer to one of Boston's colonial cornerstones! Paulaner Oktoberfest…...

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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

German-American Relations Under Stress

The German-American Business Council of Boston in partnership with the City of Hamburg hosted a discussion about "German-American Relations Under Stress" with a panel of expert speakers. This event took place at the Harvard Faculty Club and was sponsored by the City of Hamburg. Under the premise that the state of German-American relations which have been…...

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Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018

Sommer-Soirée – New Members Reception

The air was fresh and crisp (with hints of Fall) as the GABC crowd gathered on the the airy roof deck of a private residence overlooking Boston's Back Bay on a dry August night. Enjoying delicious specialties prepared from scratch by the hostess chef, and more importantly, enjoying great conversations, introductions and a personal atmosphere,…...

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Kamingespräch with Dr. Ralf Horlemann, Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany to New England

At this sold out event, GABC Members were invited to an intimate Kamingespräch (fireside chat) with Dr. Ralf Horlemann, German Consul General to New England. The discussion topic was "Status Quo and Prospects of Transatlantic Relations" and our group was hosted in the gracious home of a Munich native in Newton Centre, MA. The 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 9, 2018

Commercializing the Microbiome – the Unseen Organ

RE-SCHEDULED! THE NEW DATE FOR THIS EVENT IS MAY 9. If you already registered for this event when it was cancelled due to winter storm watch, you will still be on the guest list for May 9 unless you notify us otherwise. Meet our impressive panelists and speakers from biotech start-ups and Big Pharma, as we explore the significance of the microbiome and its commercial value. 

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Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

AIdapt: Disrupt or be Disrupted

In a lively and informative presentation, Blu Age digital evangelist, Stéphane Mallard, provides a primer on the fundamentals of digital disruption focusing on artificial intelligence (AI), the accelerating pace of technological change, the commodification of knowledge and expertise (and the impact thereof on business strategy), and how businesses can learn to disrupt like the most disruptive enterprises.

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Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

GABC YP’s Afternoon at the Museum

SOLD OUT EVENT! Informal tour of the Harvard Art Museums. Art historian Brian LeMay will provide a guided tour for non-specialists of the Museums' European and American art galleries. The visit will conclude with an introduction to the special exhibition, “Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55,”

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Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

Self-driving Panel Discussion: The ‘New Safe’ in Self-driving

Our panel is comprised of diverse industry and thought leaders in autonomous vehicles. Learn the most cutting edge developments in self-driving, the important points we need to understand to form educated opinions on the topic ourselves, and our role as both observers and future passengers. Speakers include the CEO of nuTonomy, the CEO of Venti Technologies and the President of IEEE Vehicular.

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Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

GBANE 2018: 24th Annual International Business Forum & Networking Evening

We were honored to have Mayor Martin J. Walsh give the opening remarks at this annual event which attracts New England companies involved in international business. Sessions this year focused on cyber security and how to protect your company.The evening also featured a networking reception where guests could explore the many international trade associations and government agencies presenting informative exhibits.

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Monday, Feb 12, 2018

Rosenmontags Party at The Point!

Koelsch Bier? Check. Yummy bar snacks? Check. An amazing German DJ? Dancing and Costumes? Check, check and check. See the photos and join us next year!

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