Know Before You Go: SelectUSA Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s premier investment destination and connects qualified foreign firms with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to facilitate business investment and job creation.

The Investment Summit draws high-caliber attendees to help you make connections and get started on business deals:

  • EDOs on site to share business location intelligence.
  • Pre-vetted potential investors actively seeking business opportunities in the United States.
  • Relevant service providers that can help investment possibilities become realities.
  • C-Suite executives and government officials who can discuss the latest policy and business trends.

This briefing session was conducted by Mr. Eduardo Garcia, Economic and Commercial Officer, U.S. Embassy in Sri Lankageared toward U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs), whilst providing potential attendees with information on the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit.

The meeting  focused on the latest updates, including:

  • Exhibitor and sponsorship opportunities
  • Registration
  • Outreach opportunities
  • Investment Summit best practices


2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. It connects qualified foreign firms directly with U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate business investment and job creation. 

Each Investment Summit focuses on the U.S. investment environment, industry trends, and new opportunities. Additionally the Investment Summit features senior government officials, C-Suite business executives, and other thought leaders. 

The Investment Summit plays a vital role in attracting and facilitating international investment into the United States by raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities and positive business climate and facilitating vital direct connections between investors and EDOs. 

The 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit was the second Investment Summit to draw more than 3,000 participants to the Washington, D.C. area. Investment projects worth more than $600 million were announced at the Investment Summit, along with the release of SelectUSA’s Rural FDI Report, which shows that nearly 95,000 jobs in rural America are supported by FDI. The 2018 Investment Summit included participants from 66 international markets, including 1,000+ global business investors and economic developers from 51 U.S. states and territories.