Entries by Eleanor Stephen

The 2015 Ambassador’s Dinner in Frankfurt

The Annual Ambassador’s Dinner was held on Wednesday 10th June at the newly renovated Holzhausenschlösschen in Frankfurt. We were delighted to be joined by the Australian Ambassador, H.E. Mr David Ritchie AO. We were also delighted to see so many of our members in attendance along with some of their corporate guests. The evening commenced […]

The 1st GABC Oktoberfest Mittags Wies’n

On 2 October 2015, the 1th GABC Oktoberfest Mittags Wies’n took place. 10 GABC members and guests met at the Löwenbräu Festzelt and everybody enjoyed the unique atmosphere during lunch time.        Outside the tent was a typical Bavarian white-blue sky and inside the tent nice music, some mass of beer and the […]

OzFest in Munich

On the weekend 7th to 9th August the 1st Munich OzFest took place, organised by the AFL Munich Kangaroos who are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. Our Patron, the Australian Ambassador H.E. David Ritchie AO together with the 2nd Lord Mayor of Munich, Josef Schmid opened the event. H.E. David Ritchie AO had to tap […]

Tour through the Siemens Schaltwerk

Members and friends of the German Australian Business Council met on the afternoon of 29 May 2015 at the Siemens Schaltwerk in Berlin (production facility for switchgear technology). Greeted by German Australian Business Council Board Member Simone Wienhausen, guests received an overview of the long history of Siemens in Berlin, the importance of the Berlin […]

Leadership Series: Tech Pioneer Phil Douglas tells all

On May 27 2015, we kicked off our leadership series in Frankfurt with Phil Douglas, Australian entrepreneur, CEO and founder of the German company, 2e Systems. Following a welcome speech from Catherine Stephen from the German Australian Business Council, Phil launched into an entertaining and insightful look into the growth of his business. From his humble […]

Celebrating the Qantas – Emirates Partnership

On Tuesday 21st April, members of the German Australian Business Council were invited to attend a celebration of the Qantas / Emirates partnership at the Emirates office.  Following a warm welcome from Volker Greiner, Vice President North and Central Europe for Emirates and Stefan Augustin from the German Australian Business Council, Johannes Falck from Emirates […]

World Doctor’s Orchestra

Members and friends of the German Australian Business Council gathered at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin on 25 April 2015 to listen to the World Doctor’s Orchestra. After an introduction by the Australian Ambassador, H.E. David Ritchie AO, music by Wagner, Dvorák and Schumann was interpreted by the orchestra in a technically brilliant and […]

German Australian Business Council AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the German Australian Business Council e.V. was held at the offices of King & Wood Mallesons on Monday 13th April. The mild weather allowed us to start the evening with light refreshments on the balcony with views over the Alte Oper and An der Welle. The Chair of the Board, […]