New Year! We would like to thank all GABA enthusiasts.
With your help GABA was able to celebrate a very successful year 2010 with our signature event
Finance Climate 2011 at
the end of the year in San Francisco. Together, GABA members and
friends enjoyed delicious food and wine and welcomed a new year full of exciting networking opportunities. For more information, please visit our
Caroline Raynaud, Executive Director
Join GABA today!
GABA Stammtisch San Francisco
January 12, 2011, 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Triptych bar/restaurant/art gallery, 1155 Folsom Street, San Francisco
Please join us on every second Wednesday of the month for our new San Francisco GABA Stammtisch. Street parking is available. The Civic Center BART Station is 3 blocks away.
Bay Area Stammtisch Palo Alto
January 19, 2011, 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gordon Biersch, 640 Emerson Street, Palo Alto
Join us for GABA's monthly casual get-together. No RSVP needed; free to attend.
Such Thing As Small Talk: 7 Keys to Understanding German Business Culture
January 26, 2011 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm
German International School of Silicon
Easy Street, Mountain View
In this GABA networking event Melissa Lamson will present her new book and speak to us about how culture impacts business communication.
SoCal's Annual Business and Financial Outlook Event
January 27, 2011 06:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Deutsche Bank, 2029 Century Park East, Los Angeles
GABA SoCal invites
to our Annual Business and Financial Outlook Event to discuss the current state and the 2011 outlook of the economy, financial markets, funding climate and real estate market.
GABA's online event calendar for
more information and to register!
SVASE Event: First Mover vs. Fast Follower - which do You want to be?
January 13, 2011, 06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Cooley LLP, 3175 Hanover Street, Palo Alto
Innovation drives our industry, attracts
the best talent, attracts VC money, and wins fame &
fortune for its leaders - think Twitter, FourSquare, Groupon.
What's the best strategy for success with YOUR startup?
Do you want to be first out the door with your game changing
model/market? Or is it better to hang back, see who else comes
out in the space, learn from their mistakes, and then leapfrog them? Our team of experienced & opinionated panelists will explore these questions, and more, to help you figure out what's best for YOUR startup.
High Tech Made in Bavaria: Photonics and Laser Technology
January 27, 2011, 08:00 am - 10:00 am
St. Regis Hotel, 125 Third Street, Room: Collections II, San Francisco
occasion of Photonics
West 2011 in San Francisco
Bavarian U.S. Office for
invites you to a Business Breakfast and
Networking event. Speakers will showcase the photonics industry in
the German State of Bavaria, reflect on science and research
in the field of laser technology and discuss the numerous
applications of optical technologies. Please RSVP by January
21, 2011 at
Orchard Hotels won California Hotel &
Lodging Association's Star of the Industry Award
Damien Keller, director of sales for the
Orchard Hotels in San Francisco
, was recently named "Outstanding Manager of the Year" by The California Hotel & Lodging
Association at the 2010 Stars of the Industry Awards in San Diego. Congratulations, Damien!
Blue Tree Productions offers special deal for GABA members
Blue Tree Productions
will offer special deal for GABA members which is called
"The 500 Dollar web video". For
$500 we will produce a great looking web video for your website or YouTube which includes
an interview and some B-roll of your business.
German State of Hessen U.S. Office reaches out to CA
German State of Hessen
U.S. Office for Economic Development reaches out to
the U.S. companies located in California looking to establish
a subsidiary in Germany. Kristina L. Garcia, Managing
Director is responsible for increasing Hessen's profile as a
leading global business, financial and scientific location.
She provides cost-free services and consultations to U.S.
executives. For more information please contact Kristina.Garcia@hessen-agentur.de.
Special GABA Member Offer
Greenfire Strategies, a full service
marketing agency, is offering GABA members a 10% discount on
any of our new video animation services now through January
31st. Complete 3-D animation for promotional, educational
video productions, product or logo animations.
Preschool/ Kindergarten Teacher
The German International School of
Silicon Valley (GISSV) is a private school from Preschool
through 12th Grade with a bilingual German-English educational
program. Upon graduation, our students earn a German
International Abitur and take part in all qualifications and
exams needed for an American High School Diploma. We serve
children of all nationalities
in the San Francisco Bay Area and are
accredited by the German Government and
the Western Association of Schools and
For our location in
Mountain View we are looking for a
committed Preschool/Kindergarten Teacher (Floater) starting immediately. For more information please go to our
website and click
"Employment" or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 14-16 at
January 22 in Point Arena
overwhelming success last winter, German Gems returns to the
Castro, San Francisco's citadel of cinema, for a three-day
weekend. Alongside familiar masters, like Percy Adlon (Bagdad
Café) whose MAHLER ON THE COUCH will open the festival, German
Gems is proud to feature a number of debut films. This year's
highlights include THE ARCHITECT, an intense family drama,
MOUNTAIN BLOOD, shot in the Tyrolean Alps, SHE DESERVED IT
about teenage violence, KEEP SURFING about river surfing in
the heart of Munich and don't miss the comedy, INTERN FOR
LIFE. Look out for our GermanGems ticket raffle on our