Join us for the Carolinas Annual Gala on the USS Yorktown in Charleston, South Carolina, honoring German American business relations. A company from both North
and South Carolina will be rewarded for their outstanding business

The Gateway Award presents a black tie evening filled with culinary delights, live music, dancing and an after-party boat cruise on the Charleston Harbor.
Still not convinced? Watch all the festivities from last year's gala.
Early Bird Tickets: $150
( Available through April 10 )

Regular Tickets: $175
(Available through April 25)
Late Tickets: $200
(Starting April 26)

Table: $3000
(Seats up to 8 guests)
Act now. Early Bird pricing only lasts through tomorrow!
The SMEBizConf is for small and medium businesses who wish to learn about the latest techniques and resources available to grow or successfully manage a business and network with the German American Business Community in the Southern U.S.!

 Over 10 sessions and workshops presented by leading experts covering Economy, Leadership, Digital Transformation, Marketing, Innovation, People and Productivity, and a lot of new ideas.

Meet our speakers:
Pamela Evette
Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina , will be our keynote speaker and kickoff the conference with a discussion on the growth of small and medium companies.
Nic Roemer, Moxie
How AI will Transform Every Aspect of Your Business We Know It
In this hands-on workshop, you will be able to try the 3D lenses Magic-Leap and test an AI Bot.
Hayden Taylor, University of California Berkeley will present a new form of 3D printing in his session: Opportunities and Challenges in Additive Manufacturing: Some Emerging Process Technologies.
For the complete lineup,  download the full Agenda .
With 250+ attendees, 100+ organizations, 17+ speakers, the daylong conference brings together like-minded professionals from across various industries and provides a unique networking platform to exchange ideas while building new relationships.

Networking opportunities include:
Use the Event App to message other attendees and plan a meetup
Meet fellow attendees during Coffee Breaks and the Networking Lunch
Close the evening with a Networking Reception at Stars Rooftop Bar
Held at the Charleston Marriott hotel, we negotiated a Special Room Rate of $179 for conference attendees. Don't miss out, rooms must be booked by April 14th, 2019 .
April 9 | Charleston, SC
May 9 | Charlotte, NC
If you are interested in speaking, showcasing your product or service, sponsoring a German American Business Dialogue, breakfast seminar, or lunch event please contact  Stephan Scheibe  at or 404-586-6810.
Get an additional 6% off your next
AUDI as a GACC member.

As a member or affiliated partner of the German American Chamber of Commerce, you will receive an accommodation of 6% off the MSRP of any new Audi vehicle* IN ADDITION to any applicable rebates or incentives available at time of purchase.

*excludes specialty vehicles such as Audi R8, Audi Sport, Audi Exclusive, special reservation and Audi customer ordered vehicles
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