German American Business Community (GABC)

Your personal and professional improvement is the goal of the activities of the German American Business Community (GABC) at the Carl-Schurz-Haus.

The GABC regards itself as a network of local businesses facilitating a German-American business dialog.

In cooperation with the Carl-Schurz-Haus/Deutsch-Amerikanisches Institut e.V., the GABC offers different events addressing current topics including German and American politics, economics, and societal questions.

For posts on upcoming events and speakers plus updates from our GABC members, visit our LinkedIn Showcase Page!

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Upcoming Events

August-September - Summer Business English Classes
Please register: sprachkurse[at]carl-schurz-haus.de - see classes

Sat, Oct 12th 2019, 11:15-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshop
Improve your English and explore cultural differences in business!
Please register: sprachkurse[at]carl-schurz-haus.de - see workshops

Wed, Oct 16th 2019, 1:00-2:30pm - Networking Mixer
A lively lunchtime networking mixer with a short presentation on etiquette in the workplace (Business-Knigge-Regeln). For those looking to make the most of their lunch breaks!
Please register: gabc[at]carl-schurz-haus.de

Wed, Oct 23rd 2019, 6:30-8:30pm - Design Thinking as a Tool for Innovation
Innovation begins with developing an understanding of unmet or unarticulated needs. Djahane Banoo of Align Coaching will demonstrate how design thinking can help you innovate.
Please register: gabc[at]carl-schurz-haus.de

Thu, Nov 7th  2019, 4-7pm - My Digital Revolution: Artificial Intelligence - China, the USA & the EU
Keynote lecture & panel discussionen with experts in economy, science & media
Venue: UWC Robert Bosch College, Kartäuserstr. 119
Please register: programm[at]carl-schurz-haus.de

Sat, Nov 9th 2019, 11:15-2:30pm - Networking in English Workshop
Learn how to properly present yourself and make small talk in English.
Please register: sprachkurse[at]carl-schurz-haus.de - see workshops

Sat, Nov 30th 2019, 11:15-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshop
Improve your English and explore cultural differences in business!
Please register: sprachkurse[at]carl-schurz-haus.de - see workshops

Fri, Dec 6th 2019 - Thanksgiving Business Dinner
Annual dinner networking event with a special guest speaker (exclusively for GABC members and special guests only)

Sat, Dec 14th 2019, 11:15-2:30pm - Networking in English Workshop
Learn how to properly present yourself and make small talk in English.
Please register: sprachkurse[at]carl-schurz-haus.de - see workshops

Past Events

Thurs, July 11th - private event with a SelectUSA in-market specialist at Südvers

Fr, June 28th 2019, 5pm - #Hackathon-Etappe 2: Hands On for Intelligent Apps!
zur Veranstaltung

Fri, May 17th 2019, 4-7pm - Business Speed Networking
With American guest speaker and entrepreneur Patrick Bastien of Jedox.
see event

Tues, March 12th 2019, 6:30pm - International Women's Day: Women's Networking
With an introductory talk by Ulrike Friebe, Stryker Women's Network
see event

Fri, November 23rd 2018 - Thanksgiving Business Dinner
Annual dinner networking event with a special guest speaker (GABC members-only invite)

Thurs, October 18th 2018, 4-7pm - My Digital Revolution: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence
Keynote Lecture & Panel Discussionen with experts in economy, science & media
see event

Fri, June 22nd 2018, 6 pm - Hackathon 2018: Digital Solutions for Your Smart City Freiburg
see event

Fri, April 20th 2018, 4-7pm - Business Speed Networking
Bring your business cards and get ready to mingle! With guest speakers Ralf Steinemann of iTernity and American Marketer Rebecca Watson.
see event

Tue, March 6th 2018, 7pm - Transforming Identities, Communities & Businesses in a Changing Media World
Round-Table Talk with Jon Nichols (GABC members-only invite)
see event

Mon, Feb 26th 2018, 6:30pm - Toolkit for a Successful Startup
Talk & Discussion with Gideon Marks, Tel Aviv & San Francisco
see event