This recap of the Year of German-American Friendship celebrates the projects, places, and people that have made this year so special, showcasing the many ways that Germany and the US are Wunderbar Together!
In 2019, the Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour traveled across the country to bring the best of German food, culture, art, business, and innovation to Chicago, Atlanta, St. Louis, and Portland.
The PopUp Tour – Wunderbar Together’s official roadshow – stopped in Atlanta featuring an impressive culture tent with mobile presentation modules and various flexible pop-up edutainment elements.
Wunderbar Together’s official roadshow, The PopUp Tour, combines an impressive cultural tent with mobile presentations, entertainment, engaging educational programming, and features a showcase of top German businesses.
LA, Austin, New York, Detroit, Portland! Together with Reeperbahn Festival and Next Media Accelerator, Re:publica – Europe’s largest conference on internet and digital society – toured the USA throughout the Year of German-American Friendship.
GACC, the German American Chamber of Commerce and RGIT hosted the 2018 GACC Apprenticeship Awards – also considered to be the ‘Oscar’s’ of apprenticeship – as part of National Apprenticeship Week.
The German Marshall Fund of the United States welcomed the German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, at its headquarters. The minister sat down with Karen Donfried, GMF’s President, to talk about the state of transatlantic relations and the future of European-American trade.
The Year of German-American Friendship is on! We already have several incredible events under the belt and we’re just getting started. Here’s just a few of our nationwide kickoff events.
The German American Business Summit brings together German businesses in the Southeastern US that are seeking to establish stronger ties to undergraduate education in the region. As the US state that receives the most German industry investment per capita, South Carolina truly incorporates the Wunderbar Together motto.
Azubis Go USA brings German students to work as apprentices and to train abroad in the USA, providing new practical opportunities for international relationships.
Harvard’s Annual German American Conference inspires leadership, fosters dialogue, and promotes innovation. It is the largest student-led conference of its kind in the United State with over 700 participants and over 50 speakers.
German car manufacturer and PopUp Tour sponsor BMW presentd itself in Portland as part of the conversation and the solution of the future of mobility while demonstrating visitors why they call the US their second home.
Re:publica – the largest conference on the internet and digital society in Europe – has partnered with Reeperbahn Festival and Next Media Accelerator for the Sequencer Tour USA. Next stop: Portland!
German automaker and PopUp Tour Portland sponsor BMW hosted a series of talks and panels on the future of mobility in the United States and Germany, discussing everything from product design to clean energy.
With its kids science lab at the PopUp Tour in Atlanta, German chemical company BASF revamped the classic school lab, giving elementary school students a gooey introduction into STEM subjects through a slime-making session and other cool experiments.
All good things must come to an end – even the PopUp Tour! Today was the final day of the PopUp Tour in Portland, the last stop of this year’s cross country tour. We ended the tour with some of our favorite events, from Discover Bauhaus to Science Slams and performances by Circus Mojo!
A new day at the Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour began with an exciting series of talks by BMW focusing on “Design for Mobility.” During the talks, hosted by Designworks, visitors could learn more about the connection between future mobility trends and urban design, sustainable system designs for urban areas, and more while also discovering more about the BMW Group’s international design innovation studio and its work on mobility.
The PopUp Tour continued in Portland today with a day full of events focusing on the potential of German-American cooperation in the business, technology and digital innovation.
With stops in Chicago, St. Louis, and Atlanta in the rear view mirror, the Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour headed to the West Coast for its final stop in Portland, Oregon. The tour will be in the Beaver State all week long with fun events related to German-American art, business, sport, and culture!
“Transatlantic Sync. Germany & Silicon Valley: Shaping a Shared Digital Future” is a conference focusing on the impact of digital technologies on business and society hosted by the German American Business Association in Mountain View, CA.
The Joachim Herz Foundation presented its exchange program Azubi Go USA in Atlanta aimed at apprentices in Germany and Georgia.
The PopUp Tour continued a week of fun events in the Peach State by turning its attention to business and innovation with a wide array of activities under its trademark tent.
On the first day of the PopUp Tour in Atlanta, guests appreciated the artistic achievements of German artists and musicians, but Day Two was all about skills. What skills can Germany and the US learn from each other? How can we use these skills to strengthen our relationship and improve lives at home and abroad?
As the official roadshow of Wunderbar Together, the Goethe PopUp Tour combines an impressive culture tent with mobile container exhibits and various pop-up edutainment elements.
Already the largest conference on the internet and digital society in Europe, re:publica has now partnered with the Reeperbahn Festival and the next media accelerator to create the Sequencer Tour USA, which is touring the US this year with stops in Los Angeles, Austin, and now Detroit!