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We bring Germans and Israelis together.


The German-Israeli Business Association offers Israeli companies advice and practical help in establishing contacts, individual company partner placements and business initiations between German and Israeli companies and people. She supports as  Partner of the Israeli-German Foreign Chamber of Commerce in Tel Aviv assists its members in realizing their business ideas in Israel. The German-Israeli Business Association offers a powerful network - over 150 renowned companies and entrepreneurs from a wide range of industries have already joined it, including domestic and international corporations from biotechnology, high tech and the press.


The diversity of its members makes the association a marketplace of binational ideas, exciting exchanges and economic success. The association maintains close connections with business associations and relevant institutions in both countries, embassies, friendship societies, research institutions, associations and the press. Through close cooperation with the Israeli-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (AHK Israel), the German-Israeli Business Association offers a fast and powerful channel in German-Israeli economic relations - from customs inquiries to contact management to the establishment of long-term strategic cooperation, but also the organization of promotional events such as gala dinners, panel discussions and networking events.

Industry specific

Our network is always available to members of the German-Israeli Business Association. In addition to the extensive consulting services, the German-Israeli Business Association sees itself primarily as a network for exchange among one another, which also goes beyond German-Israeli economic relations. Entrepreneurs and private individuals from a wide variety of areas use the association as a platform for regular updates, all kinds of inquiries or exchanges with other members.

The network of the German-Israeli Business Association is available to members to present their own business ideas and for inquiries to one another. This allows members to present current projects or search for specific partners for their business.

The German-Israeli Business Association is always informed about the latest developments in the markets in a sector-specific manner.

Active network since 1967

Founded in Frankfurt am Main in 1967 by German entrepreneurs on the initiative of Walter Hesselbach, the self-image of the German-Israeli Economic Association has always been shaped by exchange between Germany and Israel. Over 100 entrepreneurs and companies, consultants and lawyers as well as politicians and representatives of institutions have come together to form the D-I-W. Opposite them is the multi-layered network of the sister association, the Israeli-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry AHK Israel in Tel Aviv.

Together, D-I-W and AHK have organized numerous events over the last 50+ years, brought together trading partners and linked entrepreneurs around innovative ideas.

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