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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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Upcoming Events

Keep It Flowing: Data Technology for Mobility

Old transit systems, congested roads and insufficient parking have been plaguing cities for the longest time. As cities are bracing for the return to a new normal, President Biden has put infrastructure high on his agenda.  His formula to address both climate change and jobs includes investments into upgrading transport infrastructure, electrifying roads and cars,…

Friday, May 14, 2021

Where:
Zoom Meeting
When:
12-1PM ET

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Strategic Focus on Innovation Protection and Rights Enforcement

The value and long-term success of your business may well hinge on protecting your innovations through patents.  Do you have a plan for securing your innovations through patents?  Do you know the timing requirements for seeking patent protection?  Do you want to strengthen your company’s competitive advantage? We invite you to join an interactive panel…

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Where:
Zoom Meeting
When:
9-10AM EST | 3-4PM CET

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Spring into Art & Architecture

In-person tour and reception at the Goethe Institut in Boston The recently renovated Goethe-Institut, housed in a Victorian-era city mansion on 170 Beacon Street in Boston, is opening its doors and outdoor area to GABC’s members and friends for an exclusive tour of its building and “Bauhaus in New England” photography exhibit by photographer Mark…

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Where:
Goethe Institut Boston
170 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116
When:
6PM to 8PM
Fee:
$20 Non-Members

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Covid Testing in a Vaccinated Population: Needed or Obsolete?

While the number of fully vaccinated people in the U.S. continues to rise and infection numbers remain relatively low, demand for testing has decreased. Schools and many businesses, however, have implemented testing procedures to accelerate a return to campuses and offices. Germany just mandated employers to offer free testing. Will testing remain an essential tool…

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Where:
Zoom Webinar
When:
1PM to 2PM ET

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Recent Events

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Harvard Business Case studies are world famous and here is your chance to take a seat in a (virtual) classroom with fellow GABC members to read, analyze, discuss and engage on a brand new Business Case: “The Rocky Road of Passion” (by JON M. JACHIMOWICZ and FRANCESCA GINO). The case will be presented by Jon…...

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Friday, Apr 30, 2021

The members of the Young Professional steering committees of several European and international organizations are meeting for a virtual May Day virtual celebration / meeting. This is by invitation only. If you are part of a Young Professionals group of a European organization and you are interested to learn more about this meeting, please contact…...

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Friday, Apr 16, 2021

The new transportation secretary wants to change transport in the United States vowing for more investment in rail transport, electrification of cars and associated infrastructure, "Complete Streets", the building of 500,000 electric-vehicle charging stations, and the regulation of autonomous and advanced driver-assist technologies. We will be looking at the future of e-mobility in (Smart) Cities…...

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Tuesday, Apr 6, 2021

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, April 6th at 7PM Yikes - is it April already, again?! Can you believe it: on April 6th, we are marking our one-year anniversary of virtual Stammtische. It's no April Fool's Joke that we moved our Stammtische to Zoom a year ago and…...

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Thanks to Our Corporate Members

Autodesk

Behnisch Architekten

Brueckner Group USA Inc.

Cooley LLP

COMPIRICUS

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

Evotec

Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Furnished Quarters

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

LabMinds Inc.

MorphoSys US Inc.

nora systems, Inc.

PampaninFoster, LLC

Pinsent Masons LLP

SCHLENK

SEMIKRON

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.