Summary of Past Events 2012

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012

Weihnachts Gala 2012

Over 125 members and guests enjoyed this seasonal celebration with our German-American friends and business colleagues, held in the beautiful, candlelit ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, a 5-star hotel in one of Boston’s most exclusive neighborhoods. A modern affair, blending international luxury and New England charm, this exclusive event included full sit-down dinner, open…...

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Wednesday, Nov 28, 2012

Demystifying Knowledge Management

Whether your company is just starting up, or on the verge of becoming a global powerhouse, the management of knowledge, how it’s presented, disseminated, and leveraged can be the difference between success and failure. Knowledge Management is knowing what the people in your organization know (about clients, products, markets, services and your business) and having…...

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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2012

LEGO® Serious Play® Methodology

The LEGO® Serious Play® methodology is a radical, innovative process designed to help business teams. Four teams of 6 focused on solving real-life business problems related to multi-cultural organizations. This hands-on workshop, lead by certified instructors Dieter Reuther and Donna Denio proved ridiculously fun and insightful. Every organization could benefit from such a workshop. Why…...

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Thursday, Oct 25, 2012

Cambridge Innovation Center Tour

Introduction and Tour of unique “eco-system” office building in Cambridge, followed by networking and drinks at Venture Café. The Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) is believed to house the largest number of start-up companies under a single roof, anywhere in the world. The Venture Café provides semi-chance encounters to foster brainstorming and drive creativity. Meeting in…...

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Thursday, Oct 11, 2012


This special event included a 20-minute tour of the historic Sam Adams Brewery-- and of course, Sam Adams beer! GABC Members and guests raised a glass with old friends, and met new ones while savoring warm Bavarian Leberkase, grilled Bratwurst, and “Brezel” in the brewery’s tasting rooms. A unique and wonderful way to get together…...

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Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012

Geselliger Abend bei Vapiano (Mix & Mingle after work at Vapiano)

Eighty GABC members & their guests kicked off the event season on a perfect late summer evening on the patio, with appetizers and finger foods generously provided by Vapiano. Vapiano is an innovative European concept restaurant started in Germany, serving fresh, made-to-order Mediterranean fare in an urban upscale location with a modern casual vibe....

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Farewell Party for German Consul General Friedrich Löhr

The GABC professional community bid farewell to Consul Loehr and his lovely wife Angela Zhang. Consul Loehr came to us in 2008 and since then has contributed greatly to the cultural and professional German-American community of Boston. We will miss Consul Löhr and Angela, and wish them Alles Gute für die Zukunft!...

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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Luncheon with Hon. Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt, Member of the German Bundestag

Luncheon and presentation on Europe and the Euro Crisis by Hon. Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt, MP, Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, the leading foundation for liberal politics in the Federal Republic of Germany. Dr. Gerhardt is the former leader of the German Free Democrat Party and of the FDP Parliamentary Group in the Bundestag. He…...

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

European Food Festival and Networking Evening 2012

Guests at this sold-out event enjoyed food, wine & beers from Germany, France, Great Britain, Switzerland, Holland and Belgium, as well as lively conversations with international colleagues in the gorgeous French Cultural Center, a former Back Bay mansion. This popular annual event is intended for executives and professionals with European business relationships. It was organized…...

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Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012

Professionals Night at the Old Schwamb Mill

Sure, you’ve networked before---but in an 1864 German picture frame factory and living history museum? This evening gathering was a special event for over 60 members and guests to meet high level professional contacts in a fascinating setting. Guests enjoyed refreshments, conversation, personal behind-the-scenes tours of the Mill, and demonstrations by craftsman David Graf, (pictured)…...

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Wednesday, Feb 8, 2012

18th International Networking Evening and Business Forum

GABC is an active contributor and member of The Global Business Alliance of New England (GBANE) which puts on this event. Attracting hundreds of companies involved in international business, the evening featured outstanding presentations by two of the region's top economists: 1) Michael Goodman, Assoc. Professor and Chair of the Department of Public Policy at…...

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Wednesday, Jan 11, 2012

Business Networking Reception at German Consulate General

Consul General Friedrich Löhr, Deputy Consul General Claudia Schütt, GABC Executive Director Marian LeMay, and several GABC Board of Directors welcomed over 70 representatives of German-American companies to the German Consulate at 3 Copley Place in Boston. Jointly organized by GABC and the German Consulate General, this gathering provided guests with a valuable opportunity to…...

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