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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Our new weekly poll is live! Poll closes Dec 3 at noon: 

How much did your online shopping habits change since the pandemic started?

A lot: I purchased more online
Same: I was already an avid online shopper
Not much: I still prefer to shop in stores

Upcoming Events

2020 Virtual Holiday Celebration

Needless to say, this year is different than any other year! And while we really enjoyed our past annual Galas, spending an evening with you enjoying dinner and each other's company before the holidays, we don't want to miss out on a social -- virtual -- gathering nonetheless! For our virtual holiday event, we are…

Friday, Dec 4, 2020

$20 GABC Members
$30 Non-Members

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Smart Tech for Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

More than half of greenhouse gas emissions come from commercial, industrial, and large residential buildings. Thermal electrification & connected buildings are considered a key pathway for achieving carbon neutrality. There are four primary strategies for large building decarbonization: zero net carbon standards; energy efficiency; renewable energy; and the transition of space heating and cooling, and hot…

Friday, Jan 15, 2021

Virtual (Zoom)

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German American Business Outlook 2021 (GABO 2021)

What will the Economic Landscape look like for German Companies in the U.S. in 2021? This event is a cooperation with the German American Chamber of Commerce New York. The virtual forum will present the results of the GACC’s annual German American Business Outlook (GABO 2021) survey which is currently being conducted in partnership with KPMG…

Friday, Jan 29, 2021


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Recent Events

Wednesday, Nov 18, 2020

Since its inception eight years ago, the Life Sciences Panorama has grown strong and is now recognized by the life science community as an annual catalyst for knowledge exchange. Originally scheduled for this past March, the Life Sciences Panorama is now fully virtual and complimentary to attend.  You will hear from highly regarded experts on the challenges in reimbursement and market…...

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Thursday, Nov 12, 2020

   A Look at Hamburg's HarborCity ("HafenCity") and other Models Most cities around the world face a common issue today: city centers have largely lost their mixed use as they have been taken over by commercial activity (shopping, entertainment, work) while residential life has moved to the peripheries or “hip” (and expensive) quarters, leading to…...

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Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020

  In April, we heard from BlackRock's Kurt Reiman with predictions about what the US market might do under the pressures of the global pandemic. Now, seven months later, the same group of speakers will revisit those predictions and the current state of the US economy in consideration of both Covid-19 and the US presidential…...

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Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020

The monthly GABC Stammtisch Goes Zoom! Join the virtual Stammtisch on Tuesday, November 10th at 7PM If you have participated in any of the previous virtual Stammtisches, you know that we like to have a theme or icebreaker. The Oktober one was all about Oktoberfest (naturally), and we suspect in November, there may be quite a…...

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Saturday, Nov 7, 2020

From campaign trail to a real trail! Election season is heating up, and for many, the stress level as well. As we recently enjoyed a wonderful fall hike with members in early October, we are offering another opportunity to get outside, enjoy the outdoors and most importantly, get away from screens and chatter and instead…...

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors




German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)




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Thanks to Our Corporate Members


Behnisch Architekten

Cooley LLP


Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.


Functional Coatings LLC,  a wholly owned tesa® company

Furnished Quarters

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston


Goss Associates

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

H.C. Starck

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Kaplan International

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

LabMinds Inc.

MorphoSys US Inc.

nora systems, Inc.

PampaninFoster, LLC

Pinsent Masons LLP



Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley BMW

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.