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GERMAN
AMERICAN
BUSINESS
ASSOCIATION

Share Knowledge.
Gain Insight.
Expand Connections.

GERMAN
AMERICAN
BUSINESS
ASSOCIATION

Access to Silicon Valley Leaders

Silicon Valley, San Francisco Bay Area and beyond – GABA’s active community includes leaders and professionals from the most prestigious organizations as well as agile start-ups, small businesses and service organizations. Technology, entrepreneurship, new customers and partners – whatever your current business interest, chances are you will find that one of our members can help. Through our programs and events, GABA provides ample opportunity for you to meet and engage with the right people. Share your knowledge, gain new insights and expand your connections in both Northern California and in Germany.

Join Our Upcoming Events

GABA Gala 2023

Secure your tickets now for the GABA Gala 2023!

We are looking forward to welcoming you for a fun filled evening at the beautiful outdoor settings of Dominic’s at Oyster Point in South San Francisco on May 12th, 2023.

Excellent sponsorships are available – more information on our Gala Website.

Do not miss out!

Register today to receive our early bird special!

Inside GABA and Member News

Receive Push Notifications

Want to ensure you don't miss reminders and other important communications from GABA? By activating push notifications for the MemberPlus App* on your smartphone, you will always be in the know. It's as fast and simple as 1-2-3! Download the…

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Event Registration on the Go

Event Registration on the Go

Want to quickly register for a GABA event that you do not want to miss? Use the MemberPlus App* on your smartphone to register here & now, wherever you might be. It's as fast and simple as 1-2-3! Click on…

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Investment Considerations for International Professionals

Investment Considerations for International Professionals

Great turnout for our webinar "Investment Considerations for International Professionals"! We would like to extend our thanks to Andrew Fisher, Partner at Cerity Partners, and Libby Dawson, Principal with Cerity Partners, who provided a very professional overview of the current…

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GABA Women Meet

GABA Women Meet

It was great to see so many women at our in-person event "GABA Women Meet" at Intero in Menlo Park! Thank you everyone for joining! We would like to extend our thanks to Intero in Menlo Park for hosting the…

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GABA Volunteer Opportunites

GABA Volunteer Opportunites

We are looking for motivated self-starters for the following areas: Newsletters and mailings (English native speakers preferred); Marketing and Graphic Design; Help at events and miscellaneous other tasks. The positions are on a volunteer basis and allow for flexible schedules.…

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GABA NorCal Programs

New Technologies and Innovation
Life Sciences and Digital Health

GABA Norcal Programs

New Technologies and Innovation
Life Sciences and Digital Health

“GABA had a big influence on how my life developed in Silicon Valley. The day I arrived at SFO I went to the GABA Young Professionals meeting. I connected with many people but one connection was special… my wife found her job with eBay through this connection. – Since then, I have attended many more GABA events, and all of them were interesting and useful for my business and me personally.”

Florian Schöbinger, Kärcher New Ventures

“Newly arrived in Silicon Valley, we participated at a GABA-Newcomers event. Driven by the enthusiasm of the GABA team, we participated in many other events from GABA and its partners, which are offered in every industrial sector. These great networking opportunities largely contributed to our exponential growth in the number of contacts in the USA and in Europe. GABA has been great for developing both friendships and our business.”

Michael Schmid, Partner, ProiPatent

“GABA succeeds very well in strengthening the German-American community and friendship. Through their hosting of excellent events, members can share top-notch industry specific knowledge and experience across the Atlantic and connect as professionals and personally. I am thankful to GABA for wonderful memories of events, business opportunities, and even friendships that I could experience and access through the incredible network which they cultivate.”

Alexander Roth, Partner at Taylor Wessing US
Promote Your Brand
Promote Your Brand

Promote Your Brand

Interested in promoting your business, products, or services in Northern California or Germany? GABA’s programs, events, website and regular communications give you ample opportunity to show your thought leadership and capabilities and enhance your reputation to a professional audience.

Become a Volunteer

Become a Volunteer

Want to support the professional German-American community directly with your talents and skills? As a volunteer, you can hone your skills and expand your network by supporting GABA with event logistics, content ideas or operations behind the scenes.

Become a Volunteer

We Thank Our Main Supporters

Benefactors and Patrons

WilmerHale
SAP

Premium Corporate Members

Bayer
Zeiss Innovation Center California
Oxnard Engineering Campus
Cerity Partners
Continental
Bank of the West
Osborne Clarke
BMW Group
iConn
TW
Seven Seals Innovation AG
GASA
Taxstudio
Kilpatrick Townsend
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