Newsletter of the German-American Business Council of Boston, Inc.
OCTOBER 2016 e-publication of the GABC Boston
Registration Open for these Upcoming GABC Events
October 27, 2016
East Coast German-American Industy Forum - Half Day Conference

The conference features keynote speeches, panel discussions and in-depth workshops addressing a wide range of issues affecting companies doing business in the U.S. and in a transatlantic context. Attending is a must for company representatives engaged in cross-border business and in positioning their respective companies on both sides of the Atlantic for growth and success. 150-200 representatives of German and American businesses located throughout the Northeast are expected to attend. Cost: $120 ($85 for GABC Members).  More HERE

November 10, 2016
YP Event: TED Talks Call for Entries

The GABC Young Professionals Group is organizing a TED talk at the German Consulate General  and invites a select number of applicants to present their work to the GABC community. Is this you? You have 15 mins to communicate your research to a supportive audience of peers and mentors, and will be given feedback on your presentation. Seeking both presenters and audience members. Sponsored by the German Consulate General. More HERE
December 9, 2016
Weihnachts Gala

GABC is one of the  largest and closest knit networks of Germany related enterprises and entrepreneurs in New England and our flagship event every year is the Weihnachts Gala which is held at the Taj Hotel in Boston. The guest list is distinguished. Thus, many companies either buy signature tables for 8 or 10, or contribute an item to the auction. We already have over 80 guests signed up and are actively accepting corporate table reservations, silent auction donations, and individual ticket sales. This year the event takes place on a Friday, so linger with friends as long as you like. Discounted rooms at the gorgeous Taj are offered for just $189 plus taxes per night for a Deluxe King Room if you reserve by November 9.  Photos and More HERE
Schwarzes Brett

Deutsches Altenheim Holds Annual Harvest Bazaar 

GABC Corporate Member Deutsches Altenheim hosts its annual Harvest Bazaar on Nov 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in West Roxbury, MAA fantastic way to kick off your holiday shopping, the Bazaar offers raffle prizes, arts & crafts, handmade knitwear, jewelry and baked goods. Plan to bring your appetite and enjoy a delicious German and American luncheon, cooked and served by members of the German Ladies Aid Society.  Admission and parking is free. Proceeds benefit the Resident Activity Fund. Deutsches Altenheim  includes German Centre for Extended Care, offering skilled nursing, post-acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and memory care; Senior Place, a day wellness program with nurse supervised care for seniors; and Edelweiss Village, an assisted living community offering 62 rental apartments with a variety of services and amenities. For more information, visit

Airberlin to start DAILY Boston-Düsseldorf flights starting May 2017

GABC Corporate Member airberlin ( is undergoing a major restructuring of all their business units worldwide. Despite the hurdles of any restructuring, for their US network this is very good news. Airberlin is  planning to have a much more focused network with an emphasis on their US gateways including Boston. Starting in May 2017, airberlin will be offering a daily connection Boston to Düsseldorf.  

German International School Boston Open House

Meet GISB teachers, tour their facilities, and talk to current families to see how GISB empowers students for success in a global world.  October 22 from 10:00 am – noon, November 17 from 9:00 – 11:00 am, or December 3 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at 57 Holton Street in Boston. The GISB annual Christkindlmarkt will also take place on December 3 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, so plan to stay for Glühwein and KuchenSee all the details here.  For more information, please contact Marion Goodwin, Director of Admission & Enrollment, at [email protected], or at 617-783-2600 x12. 

MIT-Germany Information Session for Internship, Research and Teaching Opportunities in Germany
If you're interested in learning about internship, research and teaching opportunities in Germany, find out more from former students and staff at the MIT-Germany Info Session on October 26, 2016 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at MIT in 10-105, the Bush Room. Open to MIT graduate and undergraduate students.  Learn more about the application process, requirements and how to participate. More info at  or contact GABC member Erin Schenck, Managing Director of the MIT-Germany Program.

Watch the US Presidential Debate and Play Debate-Bingo with SACC-NE  

Having heard from many of our members that they will be glued to their screens from 9pm Wednesday night on October 19th, our Swedish friends at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce thought it'd be nice to extend a warm invitation to watch the third and LAST US presidential debate (under a fun and friendly spirit!) together. Free event, held in SACC-NE's breathtaking downtown office at 50 Milk street in Boston, MA. Register HERE

aPriori seeks Implementation Engineer in Concord, MA

Candidate would play an integral role in the implementation of the aPriori cost management platform for customers through technical project management and execution. BS or MS in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Software Engineering required. More at

GABC Corporate Members may submit announcements to be included in next month's Schwarzes Brett to [email protected]. 

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