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.


Upcoming Events

Fr, June 28th 2019, 5pm - #Hackathon-Etappe 2: Hands On for Intelligent Apps!
Event goes until 30.06.2018 - zur Veranstaltung
Find out more at

Sat, July 6th 2019, 12-6pm - Independence Day Party
It's the annual 4th of July party! We will celebrate at the Hausbiergarten der Brauerei Ganter with live music and casual networking - see event

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

Sat, July 13th 2019, 11:15am-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshop
Please register at - see event

July-August and August-September 2019 - Summer Business English Classes
Please register at - see classes

Past Events

Fri, May 17th 2019, 4-7pm - Business Speed Networking
Bring your business cards and get ready to mingle! With American guest speaker and entrepreneur Patrick Bastien of Jedox. - see event

Sat, March 16th 2019, 11:15am-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshop
see workshops

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)

Sat, October 20th & December 1st 2018, 11:15am-2:30pm - Networking in English Workshops
see workshops

Thurs, October 18th 2018, 4-7pm - My Digital Revolution: The Impact of Artificial Intelligence
Keynote Lecture & Panel Discussionen with experts in economy, science & media (UWC Robert Bosch College, Kartäuserstr. 119) - see event

Sat, October 13th & November 24th 2018, 11:15am-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshops
see workshops

Fri, September 28th 2018, 3-6 pm - American Voter Registration (Carl-Schurz-Haus) - see event

July-August and August-September 2018 - Summer Business English Classes

Sun, July 8th 2018, 12-6 pm - Independence Day Party
Celebration at the Ganter Hausbiergarten with Live Music and casual networking - see event

Fri, June 22nd 2018, 6 pm - Hackathon 2018: Digital Solutions for Your Smart City Freiburg
Event until June 24th 2018 - 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

Sat, March 17 & June 2nd 2018, 11:15 am-2:30pm - Intercultural Communication Workshops

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

Sat, March 3rd & June 2nd 2018, 11:15am - 2:30pm - Networking in English Workshops

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


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

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