The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit - June 10-12, 2019 - Washington, D.C.

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 SelectUSA Investment Academy is designed especially for investors and representatives from economic development organizations (EDOs) who want to make the most of the SelectUSA Investment Summit. Participants gain valuable, first-hand insight into the U.S. investment environment through focused, thematic sessions in which expert practitioners from a variety of investment-related fields share practical tools, strategies, and actionable information. 

2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit by the numbers...

3,100 total attendees: 1,200 international delegates; 790+ economic development organization representatives; nearly 500 academics, elected officials, staff, and USG; 176 speakers; more than 300 service providers; more than 100 media representatives




Nowhere else but in the United States will you find such an advantageous mixture of innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity, a dedication to hard work, and an incredibly high quality of life.

49 represented states/territories - 140 exhibitors and 790+ economic development organization representatives

79 global markets - Top 10 represented markets and number of delegates:106 Taiwan, 97 South Korea, 77 China, 69 Japan, 68 India, 45 Romania, 43 Italy, 38 Switzerland, 36 Ireland, 33 Germany

93 SelectUSA Tech Start-ups: 108 attendees; 29 markets; 40 pitches; 9 judges; 3 winners (Moonshot, Continest, DouxMatok)

3 investment announcements onsite in 3 states, creating 135 jobs

Approximately 70% of attendees actively used matchmaking - 3,221 meetings confirmed

Pledge to America's Workers: More than 65 companies from 12 markets - 900,000 careers enhanced