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 and trade. Through our presentations, networking events, and social gatherings, GABC provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas, and for business and professional contacts between its members.  Our members represent myriad facets of the international business community including manufacturers, trade specialists, financiers, government officials, scientists, researchers, attorneys, educators and entrepreneurs. GABC is a member of the Global Business Alliance of New England.  Join us!

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Young Professionals Group: How to Present Oneself

For YPs who ask “How am I perceived? How can I create a brand for myself? What are the skills needed for interviewing in the US?” — we have arranged presentations from representatives of human resource departments and recruiting firms.

Monday, Sep 12, 2016

Goethe-Institut Boston
7:00 PM - 9:00PM
$10 GABC Members
$25 Non-Members

Information and Registration

Alexandra &Michael at Oktoberfest 2015


Join us at Jacob Wirth’s, Boston’s premier German beer hall in the heart of Boston for laughter, conversation, and a dinner of traditional Wurst, Sauerkraut, Brezeln, Spaetzle and Rotkohl. Jake’s boasts one of the widest selections of German beers in Boston. Sponsored by Allianz Global Investors

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016

Jacob Wirth Restaurant
6:30PM - 9:00PM
$40 GABC Members
$55 Non-Members

Information and Registration

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East Coast German American Industry Forum – Half-Day Conference

This conference offers a perfect platform to connect with potential business partners and peers, gain unique perspectives on current business topics and gather valuable insights into industry trends. It features keynote speeches, panel discussions and in-depth workshops on issues affecting companies doing transatlantic business, with an emphasis on German Mittelstand and U.S. SMEs

Thursday, Oct 27, 2016

Northeastern University
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Information and Registration


GABC Weihnachts Gala: Save the Date & Reserve Your Corporate Table Now

Reserve your Corporate Table now for GABC’s annual Christmas dinner in the magical setting of the Taj Boston ballroom overlooking Boston Public Garden in historic downtown Boston. Remaining Corporate Sponsorships range from $1,500-$3,000. Contact us for details at

Friday, Dec 9, 2016

Taj Boston
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
$150 GABC Members
$175 Non-Members

Information and Registration

Recent Events

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

YoungProfGroup credit MMoesslang2016 (4b)

For GABC members between the ages of 20 and 35 and at the beginning of their careers. This new group provides a network to share your experiences of working, doing research, and studying in the U.S. and Germany with other young professionals, while also exploring new opportunities through our extensive network of seasoned professionals. Kick-off events are...

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Food Fest 2016 Photo by M (6)

This popular professional networking event featured fare from Germany (of course!), France, Belgium, Switzerland, and Holland in the gorgeous French Cultural Center, a Back Bay mansion.

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Thursday, Apr 7, 2016

Goerge Scangos

On April 7, 2016, GABC was pleased to be a partner of BABCNE's Health & Life Sciences Leadership Series: "Drug Discovery and Development -- Current Status and Future Prospects", a visionary perspective by George A. Scangos, Ph.D. As Biogen CEO since 2010, Dr. Scangos has boosted investment in novel science and research, while more than doubling revenue, and bringing to market four new therapies.

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Wednesday, Apr 6, 2016

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The value and long-term success of your business may well hinge on protecting your innovations and brands through patents, trademarks, and trade secrets. Do you have a plan for securing your innovations through patents? Are your brands protected with enforceable registered trademarks? Are you taking adequate steps to assure your trade secrets are kept secret? Guests at this breakfast presentation learned strategies from top intellectual property attorneys Susan Glovsky and Alexander Adam of Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, and guest speaker Colin C. Durham, Senior Intellectual property Counsel, Brooks Automation, Inc.

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Special Thanks to Our Sponsors







German Accelerator FINAL Main (Large)







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Thanks to Our Corporate Members
Air Berlin Americas, Inc.


Bavarian US Offices for Economic Development

Cast Collective

Cooley LLP

CCC Corporate Coaching Company, Inc.

DACHSER Transport of America

Deutsches Altenheim

Draeger Medical Systems, Inc.

ECM U.S. Inc.

Fresenius Medical Care North America

Furnished Quarters

German International School Boston

German Saturday School Boston

Goss Associates

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds

Highland Lake Inn

Interfreight Corporation

ITG International Transports, Inc.

Karls Sausage Kitchen & European Market

Kryolan Professional Make-up

Leicht Boston

Meister Consultants Group

Menck Windows

nora systems, Inc.

Rödl Langford de Kock LLP

Storopack, Inc.

Taurus Investment Holdings, LLC

Tulley Automotive

TÜV Rheinland North America Holding, Inc.

Westernacher & Partner Consulting, Inc.

Whole German Breads LLC

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corporation