Share knowledge. Gain insight. Expand connections.

Share knowledge. Gain insight. Expand connections.

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.

Inspirational Insights. Shared Vision. New Opportunities

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.

Meet with our members through an online membership database and in person at our weekly, monthly and annual networking events.

Award Ceremony GABA Lifetime Achievement Award for SAP Founder Hasso Plattner

“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





GABA Gala award winners 2013

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.”