Archived Blog Posts

Read past blog posts on all things SelectUSA

2018

DECEMBER
12/19/2018: 
Faribault: The Most Global Small City in Minnesota

NOVEMBER
11/01/2018: 
Facilitating Business Investment to Deliver for the American Economy

OCTOBER
10/10/2018: 
Building Relationships: The Key to Making Illinois a Top Location for FDI

SEPTEMBER
09/28/2018: 
Manufacturing Leads as Top Sector for Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

AUGUST
08/14/2018: 
Robust U.S. economy beckons foreign firms
08/02/2018: More Than Four Trillion Dollars: FDI in the USA in 2017

JUNE
06/22/2018: 
Invest, Grow and Succeed in the United States
06/18/2018: Southern Hospitality Helps Japanese Firm Find Kentucky Home
06/15/2018: Modernizing America’s Infrastructure with Foreign Direct Investment
06/07/2018: SelectUSA’s $30 Billion Impact on the U.S. Economy
06/04/2018: The SelectUSA Investment Summit: Advancing and Expanding American Prosperity
06/01/2018: Thanks to Innovation and Investment, the U.S. Aerospace Industry is Boldly Going to New Frontiers

MAY
05/23/2018:
Workforce Development to be Showcased at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit
05/22/2018: SelectUSA: Playing FDI Matchmaker
05/14/2018: Join Global Business Executives at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit
05/07/2018: Six Years in a Row: U.S. Seen as the World’s Top Business Destination

APRIL
04/27/2018: 
The Verdict Is In: The SelectUSA Investment Summit Delivers Results for Business Investors
04/11/2018: The Show Me State Sees Significant FDI

FEBRUARY
02/16/2018:
Indian Automaker Succeeds in the United States
02/09/2018: Eastern Idaho Secures Its First Foreign Direct Investment

JANUARY
01/05/2018: Incorporating FDI in Economic Development: How the U.S. Economic Development Administration Helps

2017

DECEMBER
12/18/2017: 
Austrian Auto Parts Firm Finds Home in Georgia
12/11/2017: An American Delegation of States in Paris (to Promote FDI)

NOVEMBER
11/29/2017:
Registration Now Open for the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit
11/21/2017: Manufacturing Partnership in North-Central Montana Attracts Jobs and Investment to Region
11/09/2017: Spotlight on Commerce: Chris Higginbotham, Deputy Director of Outreach, SelectUSA

OCTOBER
10/23/2017: 
Celebrating Manufacturing Day with a Focus on FDI
10/12/2017: Foreign Direct Investment Strengthens America’s High-Tech Competitiveness

SEPTEMBER
09/19/2017: 
Help Us Plan the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit
09/08/2017: #FDIintheUSA: Almost 7 Million American Jobs
09/01/2017: American Cities Are Open for Business

AUGUST
08/29/2017: 
From Interaction to Investment: Tools for Success in the U.S. Market
08/24/2017: Global Investment Creates Extraterrestrial Innovation and Hometown Jobs in Alabama
08/15/2017: New UN Report Highlights United States Lead in Global FDI and Digital Economy
08/14/2017: International Investors Find Plenty of Opportunities in the U.S.

JULY
07/21/2017:
From Made in America to the World
07/20/2017: Arlington County, Va.: Showcasing at SelectUSA

JUNE
06/20/2017:
SelectUSA for Innovation, Knowledge, and Opportunity - 365 Days a Year
06/19/2017: Day Two: The 2017 SelectUSA Summit Continues
06/18/2017: And So It Begins: Day One of the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit
06/13/2017: Swiss Companies Like Oerlikon Select the USA
06/12/2017: New Zealand company scales heights in U.S.
06/09/2017: Spotlight: FDI Driving Global Competitiveness and Innovation
06/09/2017: In Idaho, Rural is a Great Investment
06/06/2017: Japanese toilet maker taps U.S. engineers’ skills
06/01/2017: Finding Unique International Investment Opportunities in Montgomery County, Maryland
06/01/2017: For a Swiss tech firm’s 2nd headquarters, the U.S. was an easy choice

MAY
05/31/2017: 
The U.S. Government Pavilion at the SelectUSA Investment Summit – Federal Investment Resources at Your Fingertips
05/09/2017: SelectUSA Investment Academy – New Pathways to Investment Promotion Success June 18, 2017
05/05/2017: Looking Back at Hannover Messe and Forward to the SelectUSA Investment Summit

APRIL
04/27/17: 
AIMing for a Stronger Economic Partnership between the United States and the UAE
04/20/17: Grow With Us: Top 5 Reasons to Attend the 2017 #SelectUSASummit
04/19/17: European FDI in the United States
04/18/17: Global CEOs Continue to Show Confidence in the United States as a Business Destination
04/13/17: Companies from 15 Countries Expanded in Oakland County, Michigan in the Metro Detroit Region in 2016​
04/11/17: SelectUSA Delivering on the Promise to Create Jobs
04/06/17: Professional Football as the Jacksonville Region’s Gateway to Foreign Direct Investment

MARCH
03/31/17: 
Wisconsin Economic Innovation Flows Through International Collaboration

JANUARY
01/12/17: Colorado: Attracting FDI by the Numbers
01/09/17: Get Ready for Hannover Messe 2017!
01/06/17: Ringing in 2017 with a Focus on Foreign Direct Investment
01/05/17: Questor Technology: A Success Story

2016

DECEMBER
12/29/16: 
Pennsylvania Offers Experience, Knowledge & Diversity to International Companies
12/27/16: SEDC: Taking a Regional Approach to Promoting FDI
12/15/16: Putting the "Global" in Global Delaware
12/08/16: Foreign Investment Breathes New Life Into Ohio City

NOVEMBER
11/23/16: 
Fueling the Future: Taking the U.S.–Japan Relationship to the Troposphere and Beyond
11/17/16: The Role Foreign Investment Plays in Shaping U.S. Workforce Development
11/10/16: Connecting America's Veterans to Meaningful Civilian Employment  - A Win-Win Proposition
11/03/16: Workforce Development with UNICOR

OCTOBER
10/31/16: 
Manufacturing USA Connects People, Ideas, and Technology to Advance Manufacturing
10/27/16: Where were you on Manufacturing Day?
10/04/16: Spotlight on Commerce: Karen Garcia, Special Advisor to the Executive Director of SelectUSA

AUGUST
08/11/16: 2015: A Banner Year for #FDIintheUSA

JULY
07/12/16: 
Business Investment that Counts: Congratulations to Sofidel and Circleville, Ohio on New Groundbreaking

JUNE
06/23/16:
 SelectUSA: What's Your Next Step?
06/23/16: Showcasing Innovation in Apprenticeship at SelectUSA
06/21/16: Smart Money Well Spent: Investing in the United States
06/21/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Building Your Supply Chain & Exporting
06/20/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Meet with U.S. Government Officials On-Site
06/20/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: The SelectUSA Academy
06/16/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Innovation in the United States of America
06/15/16: Understanding the U.S. Regulatory Environment for Business and Intellectual Property Protection: A Road to U.S. Business Success
06/14/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: Workforce Development
06/13/16: International Economic Development Council Partners with SelectUSA
06/08/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & Economic Data and Statistics
06/06/16: SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight: The U.S. Government Pavilion
06/06/16: SelectUSA.gov Redesigned: A “First Stop” for Companies and Economic Development Organizations

MAY
05/23/16: 
Let the Countdown Begin: 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit
05/12/16: It’s Economic Development Week!
05/04/16: USA Continues to Attract Business Investment: Congratulations to SATA USA and Brownsville, TX

APRIL
04/29/16: 
Continuing the Conversation on Investment at Hannover Messe
04/26/16: SelectUSA: Front and Center at the 2016 Hannover Messe Trade Fair
04/25/16: Hannover Messe Exhibitor Spotlight: Virginia Economic Development Partnership
04/24/16: Hannover Messe Exhibitor Spotlight: Global Delaware
04/14/16: Hannover Messe Exhibitor Spotlight: Pittsburgh Regional Alliance
04/13/16: Commerce Department's New Investment Advisory Council Seeks Membership Applicants
04/11/16: President Obama to Address Participants and Kick Off the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

MARCH
03/30/16: 
Highlighting Pennsylvania’s Sweet Spot at Hannover Messe
03/14/16: Spotlight on Commerce: Felicia Pullam, Director of Outreach, SelectUSA
03/04/16: SelectUSA’s Japan Road Show Highlights the Strong U.S.-Japan Economic Partnership
03/03/16: New Report: Global FDI Flows Show Continued Confidence in U.S. Economy

FEBRUARY
02/24/16: 
New Study: How Important is FDI to the U.S. economy?
02/10/16: Hannover Messe: An Opportunity to Select the USA as a Partner for Future Trade and Investment Endeavors

JANUARY
01/13/16:
 2015: A Year of Achievement for Trade and Investment
01/08/16: Registration Opens for the 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

2015

DECEMBER
12/07/15:
 SelectUSA’s First-Ever Canada Conference – Greater Opportunity for the U.S.-Canada Commercial Relationship
12/03/15: U.S. Remains No. 1 Choice for Foreign Investment – New Stats Released

NOVEMBER
11/10/15:
 Two Events to Make 2016 A Banner Year for Investment
11/09/15: United States Earns Partner Country Status at World’s Largest Industrial Event; Unprecedented Showcase Opportunities for U.S. Manufacturers
11/02/15: Welcome and Congratulations to Lufthansa Technik!

OCTOBER
10/27/15:
 Aerospace: a sector that can elevate our collective international interests
10/06/15: Open for Business: Strengthening U.S. Manufacturing and Increasing Investment in the United States

SEPTEMBER
09/28/15: HANNOVER MESSE: Meet the Entire World of Industrial Technology at One Trade Show
09/01/15: Hannover Messe 2016: One Place to Showcase the Many Reasons Behind U.S. Global Business Leadership

AUGUST
08/26/15:
 New U.S.-Mexico West Rail Bypass Bridge First in Over a Century​
08/19/15: Commercial Service Taiwan Completes U.S. Trade Day and Select USA Roadshow

JULY
07/01/15: 
Spotlight on Brazil: Investment Ties Our Economies and Communities Together

JUNE
06/26/15: Five Ways the Department of Commerce Is Promoting Trade and Investment
06/04/15: SelectUSA Greater China Roadshow Connects U.S. Economic Development Officials With Hundreds of Potential Investors

MAY
05/22/15: 
International Company ABB Invests in Michigan
05/21/15: SelectUSA Greater China Roadshow Promotes Foreign Direct Investment Opportunities in the USA
05/01/15: Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Discusses U.S.-Japan Relationship in Los Angeles

APRIL
04/30/15: 
A Year of Progress in Central China: April 17, 2014 – April 17, 2015

MARCH
03/27/15: Commerce Concludes Successful Week on Trade and Investment, Innovation
03/24/15: The Innovative and Useful U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool (Video)
03/23/15: Innovation and Software are the Reasons to Select the USA
03/23/15: 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit Off to a Roaring Start
03/19/15: SelectUSA Works for Puerto Rico
03/19/15: SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit Highlighting United States As Premier Investment Destination
03/13/15: North Carolina Attracts FDI in Manufacturing and Textiles

FEBRUARY
02/26/15: 
What is the SelectUSA Academy?

JANUARY
01/29/15: 
America’s Economic Resurgence: Invest in the U.S.A - The 2015 SelectUSA Summit Agenda
01/22/15: 2015 Will Be the Biggest Year Yet for International Opportunities for Regional Economic Development
01/15/15: Greater Seattle: Marshaling Export Success for Future Gains in Direct Investment
01/14/15: 2015: The Year to Launch and Scale in the United States
01/13/15: Swiss Executives Announce $3 Billion Investment in the United States During Meeting with Secretary Pritzker​
01/12/15: Strong Intellectual Property Fuels Investment
01/08/15: 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit is Now Open for Business
01/07/15: 2015 Promises More Data from BEA on Foreign Investment in the United States

2014

NOVEMBER
11/10/14: 
Deputy Secretary Andrews Promotes SelectUSA and Fostering Foreign Investment at APEC in Beijing

OCTOBER
10/31/14:
 Coming Soon to Louisiana: $8.1 Billion and Thousands of Jobs
10/10/14: More Mini Babybel, Made in South Dakota

SEPTEMBER
09/09/14:
 “Built to Last” – Secretary Pritzker Talks to Investors about the Build America Investment Initiative
09/03/14: Daring to Be Great in Supporting U.S. Exporters

AUGUST
08/29/14:
Welcoming Investment from South America
08/20/14: Intern Spends Summer of Service Supporting Business Investment

JULY
07/28/14:
 Wheels in Motion: Join SelectUSA in Germany at Automechanika and IAA

JUNE
06/17/14:
 Secretary Pritzker Discusses Strategic Benefits of Reshoring at Inaugural SelectUSA Summer Forum
06/11/14: Join us for the SelectUSA Summer Forum

APRIL
04/25/14:
 Houston, We Have a…Conference!​
04/24/14: Driving German FDI – the U.S. as a Manufacturing & Distribution Hub, and an Export Platform
0416/14: ¡Hola Investors! The SelectUSA Mexico Road Show is Coming Your Way!
04/10/14: SelectUSA: Investing in the United States, Creating Jobs, and Spurring Economic Growth
04/10/14: Join the Conversation on Investment
04/03/14: German FDI in the United States – Investor Confidence on the Rise
04/02/14: From Westerns to Dance Dramas, U.S. Filmmakers Pitch Their Projects to Chinese Investors

MARCH
03/28/14:
 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Celebrates BMW’s Investment in U.S. Manufacturing​
03/26/14: Bringing Lessons Home From Korea
03/20/14: SelectUSA: Enhanced, Engaged… and in Japan!
03/14/14: President Obama’s FY 2015 Budget Proposes a $36.7 Million Increase for ITA

FEBRUARY
02/10/14:
 FDI Supporting the U.S. Economy

JANUARY
01/22/14:
 America is Open for Investment