Dedicated to encouraging and cultivating German-American business & trade

Special Announcement:

Executive Director, Marian LeMay has tendered her resignation effective May 15th to pursue new activities in the next chapter of her career.  For the past decade, Marian has been GABC’s face, internally and externally, and a great representative for our organization. We sincerely thank Marian for her contribution and leadership during her tenure as Executor Director and extend our best and warmest wishes for her new mission and endeavors. In light of this development, the GABC Board of Directors is committed to an interim plan to ensure the ongoing operation of our organization. We are actively seeking a future Executive Director who incorporates the talents and skills necessary as well the commitment and untiring drive to bring the GABC forward.

HERE is the link to the position description for Executive Director. We ask you to kindly introduce us to any qualified candidates you may know — or apply for the position yourself.

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

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. 

Wednesday, May 9, 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

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

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

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

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

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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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