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We’re thrilled to announce that registration is open for the second SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area on March 23-24, 2015!

If you run a business and are considering opening or expanding operations in the United States, the SelectUSA Summit will help you find the answers you need more efficiently, saving you time and money. You’ll discover more about how, where and why to invest in the United States.

Get in touch with our team in SOFIA if you’re interested in joining our delegation to the SelectUSA Summit.

Please contact Peter Delin at peter.delin@trade.gov or +359 2 939 5784.

Here’s what you’ll find at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit:

o The agenda is packed with practical information; you’ll learn about resources, tools, and regulations to help you seize investment opportunities with confidence. High-profile business and government leaders will share their insight on the latest trends.

o Online matchmaking will enable you schedule face-to-face meetings with economic developers and officials to explore opportunities and learn about resources and incentives

o The trade show will showcase investment opportunities from every corner of the United States – all in one building!

o The SelectUSA Academy will be held just before the Summit on the afternoon of March 22 and will cover the basics of investing in the United States for first-time investors.

Who should attend?

o Investors of all sizes: Whether you represent an established multinational, small or medium-sized enterprise, or a high-growth start-up, this event is for you if you’re thinking about establishing or expanding operations in the United States.

o Infrastructure investors: We’ll feature sessions highlighting opportunities to invest in infrastructure. Officials will be on site to share information on the Administration’s Build America Investment Initiative.

o Advisors, specialists, companies, chambers of commerce, and associations: Organizations and service providers that facilitate direct investment into the United States are welcome.

o Journalists: We look forward to working with you! Please register through the Summit website and contact U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section for more information.

Learn more and register now at www.SelectUSAsummit.com. Last year’s Summit filled up fast, so don’t wait to sign up!

What does SelectUSA do?

SelectUSA encourages and facilitates domestic and foreign business investment in the United States by:

  • Partnering with firms, state and local governments, and other stakeholders to provide investors a single point of entry for information and serve as ombudsman and national advocate for investment in the United States.
  • Assisting state and local governments, at their request, to address regulatory barriers for domestic and foreign firms wanting to invest in America.
  • Coordinating across federal agencies, to provide services that supplement state, regional and local resources to attract, retain and expand business investment in the United States.
  • Managing SelectUSA.gov, a website to provide comprehensive information on federal programs

How does SelectUSA work?

SelectUSA is housed within the U.S. Department of Commerce, which maintains a network of personnel throughout the United States and in nearly 80 countries, and is led by an Executive Director, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce.

SelectUSA is a convening authority of the Federal Interagency Investment Working Group and responds to specific federal-level concerns impacting the attraction and retention of business investment. The Obama Administration is committed to enhancing U.S. efforts to win the growing global competition for business investment by leveraging our resources and advantages as the premier business location in the world.

SelectUSA's customers include state economic development agencies (EDAs), site selection consultants, U.S. businesses, and foreign firms.  

More information on SelectUSA please find here.