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Event: SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit
Venue:
Marriot Wardman Park Hotel, Washington, D.C.
Date:
October 31st - November 1, 2013
Registration Fee
: $395.00 USD
Registration Deadline:
Friday, October, 18, 2013
Learn more/register:
 http://www.selectusasummit.com/

Overview

The SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit is a first-of-its-kind, national-level engagement intended to connect businesses and investors from around the world with U.S. economic development organizations at the state, regional, and local levels. The SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit is being hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, and SelectUSA, as part of a U.S. government-wide initiative to promote and facilitate investment in the United States. The Summit will bring together top-level corporate executives and investors from the U.S. and around the world, economic development organizations (EDOs) and representatives from across the country, senior White House and Administration officials, subject matter experts and service providers.

Who Should Attend

  • International and domestic businesses and investors
  • U.S. economic development professionals
  • Representatives from U.S. state and local governments
  • Advisors, specialists and companies serving economic developers

Why You Should Attend

By attending the Summit, you will be able to connect with foreign and domestic investors, senior Administration and U.S. government officials, and state and local officials. In addition, you will learn how to more effectively identify, target, and execute your investment strategy. Attendees will also have access to: 

  • Unique networking opportunities and one-on-one meetings
  • Moderated panels on the latest investment trends and sector analysis
  • Break-out sessions about investment opportunities and programs
  • Information about investment-related resources in the United States
  • Exhibits from U.S. state and local (including regions and cities) EDOs 
  • U.S. government investment resource center with direct access to regulatory, policy and investment experts

Who Will be There

  • Economic Development Organizations in 46 U.S. states and territories, with more than 70 countries represented
  • Keynote speakers from the President’s Administration, including U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman
  • CEO’s and representatives from BMW of North America, WalMart U.S., Bloomberg, Siemens, Dow Chemical, Sasol, Caterpillar, Tsuchiya North America, Blackrock, and many more.

To pre-register or for more information, please visit www.selectusasummit.com or call 202-482-4078. Opportunities to sponsor and/or exhibit at the Summit are available. 




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