Join us to celebrate the German-American friendship!


Wunderbar together PopUp Tour partnering with Germany Week in Chicago


From October 2018 until the end of 2019, Germany celebrates a year of German-American friendship, keeping mind that the United States Germany are Wunderbar Together ― stronger as friends and partners. Over the course of this initiative, the German-American friendship will be showcased through hundreds of events and exhibits revolving around business and industry, politics, education, culture and science, which will highlight the unique importance of transatlantic relations. Wunderbar Together is a comprehensive and collaborative initiative funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, implemented by the Goethe-Institut, and supported by the Federation of German Industries (BDI).

A centerpiece of ‘Wunderbar together’ is the PopUp Tour. #WunderbarTour showcases German business and its important contributions to the U.S. economy through direct investment, advanced manufacturing, job creation and German-style apprenticeship programs. Program elements of the PopUp Tour also include film showings, concerts, exhibitions, games, photo booths, science slams, business luncheons, and panel discussions on future-oriented issues such as future of work, digitalization, workforce development and sustainability.

Germany Week is a co-production of GACC Midwest, the PopUp Tour, the Goethe-Institut, and the German Consulate Chicago, as well as Deutschlandjahr USA. Taking place on Daley Plaza, Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5, 2019, this family-friendly event offers diverse entertainment, interactive exhibits, a beer garden as well as multiple wine fests and space for cultural and corporate events. Visitors can experience German dance and music, film, literature, and an interactive science show. Visit #GermanyWeek on any day to enjoy typical German food and drinks and shop for authentic German gifts. More information on

The Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour partners are BASF, BMW Group, Siemens AG, Bayer AG, Daimler AG, Evonik Industries AG, SAP, Schaeffler, Allianz, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Lufthansa, and Lanxess.

After Chicago the PopUp-Tour will travel to Atlanta (September 24 to 28, 2019) and Portland (October 8 to 12, 2019).

Please join us to celebrate the German-American friendship!

For more information, please visit Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour.

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