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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Special thanks to our Platinum sponsor MilliporeSigma, for hosting our German-American Economic Forum as a hybrid event in their in-house studios in Burlington, MA.


Upcoming Events

January Stammtisch (Escape Room)

The January GABC Stammtisch meets in the "Escape Room" Join us for another "Escape Room" special Stammtisch edition -- a puzzle session where we solve a mystery in groups! Details about the Escape Room and what kind of mystery will be shared before the event. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link.  When: Tuesday, January…

Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022

Zoom Meeting

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German American Business Outlook 2022

What will the Economic Landscape look like for German Companies in the U.S. in 2022? The German American Business Outlook ("GABO") is one of the most important economic indicators of German American business relations. The German American Chamber of Commerce offices, together with KPMG in Germany, surveyed German subsidiaries in the United States on their…

Thursday, Jan 27, 2022

Zoom Webinar
11:30AM EST

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GBANE 2022

Save-the-Date: This year's forum will provide a bird's eye view of the global climate change debate, including a review of the outcomes of COP26 and what this means for international companies. Agenda: 12:00pm-12:30pm EST: Welcome Kenneth J. Vacovec, Partner at Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer Economic Update TBA Keynote "What Will It Take to Compete and Collaborate…

Wednesday, Feb 16, 2022

Zoom Webinar
12PM to 1:30PM EST

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Frühlingsfest | Spring Celebration

We are looking forward to an evening of in-person networking on Boston's waterfront at The Exchange, a historic building in the bustling Seaport District. Featuring dramatic architecture, high ceilings, and spectacular panoramic views of Boston Harbor, we will come together as a business community to enjoy once again the power of in-person events. Stay tuned for…

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Exchange
in the Seaport
212 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA 02210

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Recent Events

Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

The Continued Role for COVID Testing A panel discussion with  leading health experts As air and land borders have opened again and families are planning to get together in person this holiday season, we are going to discuss COVID-testing as a public health tool, and one that may be underutilized in this phase of the…...

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Thursday, Dec 9, 2021

The December GABC Holiday Stammtisch meets on SPATIAL CHAT! Oh-Omicron! We decided that a large in person gathering at this time may not be a very smart idea, especially as so many of you surely want to see family during the holidays. Why take the risk right now! So join us for our last Stammtisch…...

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Friday, Dec 3, 2021

Our holiday celebration will feature a wine tasting with a true German-American wine venture -- see below for details! Get into the holiday spirit and join GABC members and friends for an hour of wine tasting, raffle, trivia and meeting & chatting in break-out rooms led by members of the GABC Board of Directors. Interested…...

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Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021

The Ripple is a one-of-a-kind initiative to put your online networking into hyperdrive and to build meaningful, reverberating relationships. After four wildly successful editions, The Ripple is back on November 17th! The Ripple is a virtual networking event where the goal is to create hundreds of new connections amongst shared business communities and launch a…...

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Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021

The November GABC Stammtisch meets in person! The GABC Stammtisch is all about networking, relaxing and talking about what is on everyone's mind around work, business and travel (it's coming back and the U.S. is opening for travel from Europe, did you hear the news?). The November Stammtisch will meet at Trillium Brewing (Fenway location).…...

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors






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Thanks to Our Corporate Members


Behnisch Architekten

Brueckner Group USA Inc.

Cooley LLP


Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.


Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Fehrmann Materials USA

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston

Goss Associates

Henke Sass Wolf of America

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

H.C. Starck

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

MorphoSys US Inc.

nora systems, Inc.

PampaninFoster, LLC

Pinsent Masons LLP




Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.