Entries by Eleanor Stephen

Business Networking at Oktoberfest 2017 – German Australian Business Council – Lunch

The 3rd German Australian Business Council Oktoberfest Business Networking Lunch Event took place On 29 September 2017. German Australian Business Council members and guests met at the Löwenbräu Festzelt. Everybody enjoyed the unique atmosphere at lunch time. Outside the tent the typical Bavarian white blue sky was shining and inside the tent we enjoyed nice […]

Business Networking at Oktoberfest 2017 German Australian Business Council – MING

The German Australian Business Council Oktoberfest Business Networking Event took place on 24 September 2017. German Australian Business Council members and guests met at the Schottenhamel Festzelt. Together with 180 participants of the MING (Munich International Networking Groups) everybody enjoyed the unique atmosphere at lunch time. Outside the tent the typical Bavarian white blue sky […]

Ambassador’s Dinner 2017 Frankfurt

This year’s Ambassador’s Dinner was a particularly festive event. 2017 is the year that the German Australian Business Council (GABC) celebrates 20 years of connecting Germany and Australia. Held on the 12th of September at the Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof Hotel in central Frankfurt, we were honoured to welcome both our Co-Patrons, Her Excellency Lynette Wood, […]

German Australian Business Council Board Members at the Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee

We are presenting on Monday to the trade sub-committee of the Australian Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. Taking part will be board members Robert Harrison, Sabine Pittrof and Andre Haermeyer together with Jens Rintze from Squire Patton Boggs. We’re looking forward to discussing the implications of a Free Trade Agreement […]

Business Networking Bavarian Style 20th Anniversary BBQ Munich

On July 15th more than 20 participants came to Buchenhain in the south of Munich to commemorate 20 years of connecting Germany and Australia. As part of the Waldgasthof Buchenhain’s well established annual Sommerfest in Baierbrunn we had a separate area, where we were in the position to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere in the Biergarten […]

Bayerisches Wirtschaftsgespräch mit Bundeskanzlerin Dr. Angela Merkel

Yesterday German Australian Business Council Board Members Eberhard Goihl and Robert Harrison were invited to listen to a speech of German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel in Munich. It was very interesting to be provided with first hand information on both business and social policy as well as impressions of the G20 meeting in Hamburg. See […]

AHK Mining 4.0 Dialogue

Main Picture, from left to right: Dr. Thomas Bartnitzki (RWTH Aachen University), Andrew Mackenzie (BHP Billiton), Roland Ehrl (Siemens), Dr. Michael Schulte Strathaus (VDMA Mining), Dr. Lars Pierburg (Eickhoff Bergbautechnik GmbH) The German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK) organized a President’s Delegation to Germany on May 17-19. The delegation was chaired by Honorary President […]

Australian Business in Europe Network Meeting

The heads of approx. 10  organizations from the informal Australian Business in Europe Network gathered in London for the half-yearly international meeting on 5th and 6th of May 2017. Our hosts, the Australia-UK Chamber of Commerce, had compiled a very professional and high profile programme featuring briefings from the Senior Trade Commissioner, David Watson, the […]

Networking Reception Frankfurt

The German Australian Business Council continued our 20th anniversary by launching our “Bring a Friend” promotion at a business networking reception in Frankfurt, kindly hosted by our co-patron, Richard Leather, Consul General and Senior Trade Commissioner. Our new friends were able to learn more about the Council and meet existing members and friends over drinks […]