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Summary of Past Events 2017

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

GABC goes to the Boston Winter Holiday Market!

Join and meet GABC young professionals at the Boston Winter Holiday Market at City Hall Square! Stroll along the festive booths, embrace the holiday spirit and enjoy a cup of Gluehwein. Afterwards we'll warm up at Seoul restaurant.

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Friday, Dec 8, 2017

Weihnachtsgala! Cocktail Reception, Formal Dinner & Moonlight Reception

Our grandest event of the year. Reserve your Corporate Table now! NEW THIS YEAR -- we are adding a Moonlight Reception with music after the Main Event, and extending the evening well past bedtime. Your ticket includes 1) Networking Cocktail Reception 2) Main dinner program and 3) Moonlight reception

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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017

Professional Presence & Building your LinkedIn Network

GABC's Young Professional Group partners with Kaplan International English to present this interactive session with Nicole Connolly, of Photo Fabulous You, a company which provides professional image and photography services. In addition to the info session, guests have the option of having their photo taken for an additional fee.

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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017

Interactive Bayer Case Study on Oncology

Participants became "employees" at a pharmaceutical company for one day to learn how industrial drug development works. This was a unique 4-hour role-playing workshop for anyone who has wondered what it's like to work for a pharmaceutical company.

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Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Military First! What makes North Korea tick?

GABC Members were invited to an intimate and frank Kamingespräch with former German Consul General Friedrich Löhr, former Ambassador to North Korea. The discussion was hosted in the gracious home of a former GABC board member in Newton, MA. Guests at this sold-out event went home enriched with deep thoughts and new insights after an evening of good food and wine, and stimulating conversation.

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Friday, Sep 22, 2017

Oktoberfest!

Do you dare to wear your Dirndl and Lederhosen in Cambridge's Kendall Square? We do! Members met at trendy Meadhall for a modern Oktoberfest with traditional German fare.

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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017

Schiff Ahoi! Private Networking Cruise in Boston Harbor

SOLD OUT EVENT. Summer afternoon aboard the Matten One on August 19 for a cruise among the islands of Boston Harbor. Captained by GABC's President of the Board, the gathering was a private networking event organized by the GABC Young Professionals Group and GABC leadership, for both social and business conversations. What a fantastic day on the water!

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Friday, Jun 16, 2017

New Members Reception

SOLD OUT / REGISTRATION CLOSED. This was a private and exclusive reception with refreshments, drinks and good conversation for members who have joined GABC within the last 12 months. Personal introductions were facilitated at the event by members of the GABC Board of Directors and Executive Director. Guests gathered in the lovely Back Bay home of a GABC Board Member. Personal invitations were sent to eligible members.

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Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

European Food Festival & Networking Evening

This popular professional networking event sold out again this year and featured fare from European countries including Germany (of course!), France, Britain, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden and Holland in the gorgeous ballroom of the Goethe Institute, a former Back Bay mansion.

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Kamingespräch with Dr. Alexander Görlach: Does a German Leitkultur even exist in today’s global world?

Why is it so hard for us Germans to define our culture? GABC members gathered for a private Kamingespräch with Dr. Alexander Görlach – author, academic, journalist and entrepreneur—whose research focuses on the intersection of religious identities and their influence on policy-making. The discussion was hosted in the gracious home of our GABC Vice President. A special event open only to GABC Members with expectation that guests went home enriched --- with deep thoughts and new insights after an evening of good food and wine, and stimulating conversation.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Delivery is Key! Performance Workshop for Entrepreneurs

What can an opera singer teach an entrepreneur? How to deliver a killer pitch! For entrepreneurs, being able to deliver your business pitch on demand is the difference between life and death for your ideas. Pressure to perform. Nerves. These often prevent entrepreneurs from delivering their message in a way that emotionally connects with their investors. Our presenter, opera singer Katja Schoenherr, has reached more than 10 million people in live audiences, performed globally and recorded with major labels. She is an educator of next generation performers.

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Saturday, Apr 8, 2017

Innovation Lounge at German American Conference at Harvard

Location alert: The Conference is at Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, 415 Summer St, Boston, MA on the seaport (NOT on the campus of Harvard University as in years' past). The Friday gala is at the Harvard Club on Commonwealth Ave (not the one on Federal Street ). GABC is a primary partner and sponsor of the Innovation Lounge at the German American Conference at Harvard, which brings together the champions and challengers of key industries from Silicon Valley to Berlin to showcase the latest innovation & technology. Stop by the Innovation Lounge between speakers, to get lunch, and above all, to spark productive conversations with booth exhibitors and fellow innovators.

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Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Fire it up! GABC YPs’ Feuerzangenbowle

GABC young professionals and friends met in the last cold days of winter to enjoy an evening of delicious hot Feuerzangenbowle together. We bid the cold goodbye as we lit up the sugar cones and prepared this traditional German winter time drink. The plan was to then watch the classic corresponding movie “Feuerzangenbowle” but well, the many conversations between guests took priority and by 10PM we still hadn't finished the movie!

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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017

International Women’s Day Reception at Liquid Art House

GABC Member Ruta Laukien, owner of Liquid Art House welcomes women in business to network in her amazing restaurant art gallery. No presentation, no workshop, just pure networking in a visually dazzling space. So bring your cards, bring a friend or two and mingle with talented multi-cultural women from varied industries and European countries.

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Friday, Mar 3, 2017

GABC goes to the Ballet!

Boston Ballet performance of Artifact, an avant-garde spectacle choreographed by William Forsythe, known to our members as the former director of the Frankfurt Ballet. This incredible evening includes a private VIP reception and pre-performance discussion with one of the dancers, orchestra seats for the performance, and a private back-stage tour limited to the first 50 guests to purchase tickets.

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Saturday, Feb 25, 2017

MIT European Career Fair (ECF)

GABC was pleased to be a Sponsor again this year for the ECF, an annual 3-day recruiting event organized by the MIT European Club in partnership with the European Commission. ECF connects top-tier US students / young professionals with European companies. Sign-up for students and job seekers is always FREE.

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Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017

Developing Your Personal Brand: Mastering the “ME” Talk

Whether participants already had experience working in the U.S. and needed a refresher, needed some guidance in making a career change, or were just learning how to enter a foreign job market, this short workshop gave them the tools to feel prepared and confident --- to start pitching themselves.

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