2013 SelectUSA Investment Summit
Learn more about SelectUSA's inaugural Investment Summit
ABOUT THE SELECTUSA INVESTMENT SUMMIT
The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. This signature event provides an unparalleled opportunity to bring together companies from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the nation, and other parties working to facilitate business investment in the United States. Featuring senior government officials, C-Suite business executives, and other thought leaders, each summit focuses on a timely theme related to the U.S. investment environment, industry trends, and new opportunities.
THE 2013 SELECTUSA INVESTMENT SUMMIT
The first-ever Investment Summit sold out, with more than 1,300 participants, including a diverse mix of global investors, U.S. economic development organizations, government officials, U.S. companies, and business associations.
WHAT TOPICS WERE COVERED AT THE 2013 SUMMIT?
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What were the topics?
Discussions at the Summit ranged from the overall advantages of investing in the United States to expert guidance of investor visas, infrastructure investment, startup resources, workforce development, and more.
WHO WAS THERE?
654 international participants from 60 different markets, representing 456 foreign or multinational firms
More than 200 representatives of economic development organizations (EDOs) from 48 states, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa and the District of Columbia
Many more joined virtually: 7,216 unique visitors from 109 countries watched live online
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More than 70 U.S. Government officials and staff from 16 different agencies were there to answer questions from investors and EDOs
Hundreds of meetings were scheduled in advance through the Summit’s online matchmaking platform, and hundreds more took place on the tradeshow floor