GABA hosts regular high-level networking events. These panel discussions focus on topics that are relevant to the German-American community and are organized by our Special Interest Groups.
GABA members represent all facets of the international professional business community including high-tech and life science firms, trade specialists, bankers, venture capitalists, insurance, government officials, attorneys, translation firms, marketing firms, consultants, and entrepreneurs.
“The GABA Gala was a beautifully orchestrated evening. It’s such an honor to be recognized at such a prestigious event and join past recipients I have long admired and respected.”
Margit Wennmachers, Partner at Andreessen Horowitz
“GABA is an impressive organization that helps connect German-American business professionals and fosters transatlantic relationships, I am honored to be recognized by GABA with its Lifetime Achievement Award, and to have the opportunity to share and learn with the German-American business community at its annual gala event.”
Hasso Plattner, Founder of SAP
In 2013 we honored Andreas Bechtolsheim, Arista Networks, Inc with the GABA Lifetime Achievement Award in Business and Gerhard Casper President Emeritus of Stanford University Professor of Law, Emeritus; Peter and Helen Bing Professor in Undergraduate Education, Emeritus; Director and Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI Stanford) with the GABA Lifetime Achievement Award in Education/Research.
Andreas von Bechtolsheim
Co-Founder Sun Microystems, Google Investor and winner of the 2013 GABA Lifetime Achievement Award:
“GABA is a real-life network of professionals getting together on a regular basis to share knowledge and experiences across a wide range of fields. It is a great way to connect with others, to share and learn.”