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!

Upcoming Events

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.

Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018

101 Main Street, 14th floor
Cambridge, MA
6:30PM - 8:00PM

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Commercializing the Microbiome – the Unseen Organ

Bacteria (microbes), live inside and on any tissue of your body (including your gut), exerting a profound impact on your health and just about every bodily process. Hear from stars at biotech start-ups and speakers from Big Pharma, as we explore the significance of the microbiome and its commercial value. What is fact and what is fiction? Hosted by LabCentral, a first-of-its-kind shared laboratory space and start-up launchpad, in the heart of the Kendall Square biotech innovation hub.

Wednesday, Mar 21, 2018

700 Main Street, Cambridge, MA
6:00PM -8:30PM
$35 GABC Members
$45 Non-Members

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

GABC Members are invited to an intimate Kamingespräch (fireside chat) with Dr. Ralf Horlemann, German Consul General to New England. The discussion topic is "Status Quo and Prospects of Transatlantic Relations" and will be hosted in the gracious home of a Munich native in Newton Centre, MA. It is expected that guests will go home enriched with deep thoughts and new insights after an evening of good food and wine, and stimulating conversation.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Ward Street, Newton Centre, MA
7:00PM - 9:00PM
$35 GABC Members
$55 Non-Members

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Recent Events

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018

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

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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Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Join and meet GABC young professionals at the Boston Winter Holiday Market at City Hall Square! Stroll along the festive booths, embrace the holiday spirit and enjoy a cup of Gluehwein. Afterwards we'll warm up at Seoul restaurant.

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Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Our grandest event of the year. Reserve your Corporate Table now! NEW THIS YEAR -- we are adding a Moonlight Reception with music after the Main Event, and extending the evening well past bedtime. Your ticket includes 1) Networking Cocktail Reception 2) Main dinner program and 3) Moonlight reception

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

GABC's Young Professional Group partners with Kaplan International English to present this interactive session with Nicole Connolly, of Photo Fabulous You, a company which provides professional image and photography services. In addition to the info session, guests have the option of having their photo taken for an additional fee.

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors





German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)





TUV America logo 3D

Thanks to Our Corporate Members

Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development

Cooley LLP

DACHSER Transport of America

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

Freitag & Co.

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

M Ventures

Meister Consultants Group, A Cadmus Company

nora systems, Inc.

Novotechnik U.S., Inc.

Pinsent Masons LLP

Rödl Langford de Kock LLP

Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley Automotive

TÜV Rheinland North America Holding, Inc.

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation