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August

VIRTUAL SELECTUSA INVESTOR GUIDE MINI-SERIES: AN OVERVIEW OF COMMON BUSINESS STRUCTURES 
August 14, 2020 9:00 A.M.EDT
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Join experts from Robinson + Cole who wrote the business structure chapter of the SelectUSA Investor Guide for a high-level comparison of some common business structures used by foreign persons to conduct their U.S. operations and what impact that structure might have on the company’s business and financing opportunities. 

MINNESOTA VIRTUAL PITCH COMPETITION: MEDTECH
August 17, 2020 9:00 A.M.EDT
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International companies with innovative technologies in the MedTech sector are invited to apply to compete in the second of a series of virtual pitch events this summer hosted by the state of Minnesota in partnership with SelectUSA. To submit an application, please fill out the Virtual Pitch Submission Form by August 4. 

EXPANDING YOUR BUSINESS INTO THE UNITED STATES: FDI FOR FEMALE CANADIAN AND MEXICAN BUSINESS OWNERS
August 18, 2020 10:00 A.M EDT
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As part of the Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum, SelectUSA will host a presentation for business owners from Canada and Mexico entitled “Expanding your Business into the United States.” Participants will gain valuable insight into opportunities and challenges unique to female business owners from successful Mexican and Canadian female business executives who have made the jump themselves. 

SELECTUSA VIRTUAL TOUR OF MEMPHIS: HEALTHCARE & ADVANCED MANUFACTURING
August 24, 2020 9:30 A.M. EDT
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Discover Memphis' strategic Mid-South geographic location, and take advantage of its exceptional opportunities linking domestic and international supply chains. The Greater Memphis Region is the location of choice for manufacturing and distribution operations. Register to learn more about the region’s strengths in healthcare and advanced manufacturing sectors.
One-on-One Virtual Meetings: After the SelectUSA Virtual Tour of Memphis, international companies can request one-on-one virtual meetings with the members of the Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce. International Companies will need to submit an application and register as International Companies(Potential Business Investors).

VIRTUAL SELECTUSA INVESTOR GUIDE MINI-SERIES: CREATING EMPLOYMENT SUCCESS IN THE UNITED STATES
August 27, 2020 9:00 A.M. EDT
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Wondering how to recruit, interview, hire, and manage a workforce in the United States in compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws? Clark Hill experts who wrote the workforce chapter of the SelectUSA Investor Guide will answer your workforce questions and explain how the United States provides safeguards against discrimination through the classification of people into “Protected Classes.” 

September

VIRTUAL SELECTUSA INVESTOR GUIDE MINI-SERIES: INVESTOR CHECKLIST
September 3, 2020 10:00 A.M. EDT
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Wondering what questions you should be considering as you devise your U.S. expansion strategy? RSM experts who wrote the investment checklist chapter of the SelectUSA Investor Guide will highlight key considerations for investment planning, site selection, and tax and entity planning. 

BEA'S GOT YOUR NUMBER: 2019 FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT DATA
September 9, 2020 9:00 A.M. EDT
Join us as we share the latest information available on foreign direct investment (FDI) into the United States. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) will provide an overview of FDI in the United States in 2019, including highlights from BEA’s recent releases on new FDI and direct investment transactions and positions. These statistics provide information on trends in foreign direct investment by state, country, and industry that can help stakeholders make more informed decisions. To RSVP please contact SUSAevents@trade.gov.

SELECTUSA VIRTUAL TOUR OF NEW ORLEANS: AMERICA'S NEW TECH & BIO-INNOVATION HUB
September 15, 2020 9:30 A.M. EDT
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Join a virtual visit to New Orleans, Louisiana, featuring a select group of Technology and BioTech companies. In this virtual tour, attendees will experience first-hand why tech development and biotech industries are thriving in New Orleans. A city known for energy, tourism, and hospitality is luring technology and biotech companies with its affordability and vibrant culture. 
One-on-One Virtual Meetings: After the SelectUSA Virtual Tour of New Orleans, international companies can request one-on-one virtual meetings with the members of the New Orleans Business Alliance. 

VIRTUAL SELECTUSA INVESTOR GUIDE MINI-SERIES: INVESTOR VISAS
September 18, 2020 9:00 A.M. EDT
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In an environment of fluid markets and changing policies, understanding the immigration options available to investors and their workforces is an essential aspect of investing in the United States. Join Fragomen experts who wrote the visa chapter of the SelectUSA Investor Guide for a webinar outlining immigration options available to business investors and their prospective U.S. employees, including information on visa requirements, time frames, and considerations for families. 

SELECTUSA VIRTUAL TOUR OF LOS ANGELES: OPPORTUNITIES IN SUSTAINABILITY
September 24, 2020 11:00 A.M EDT
The Select Los Angeles Virtual Tour will provide foreign companies and investors with insight into the sustainability and energy opportunities in the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world. In 2019, Mayor Eric Garcetti launched L.A.’s Green New Deal to set aggressive goals for the city’s sustainable future, strengthen the L.A.’s economy for everyone, and set L.A. on course to be carbon neutral by 2050. Los Angeles welcomes foreign companies, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders to work in achieving their ambitious goals and engaging with their exciting initiatives with new and tested ideas, innovations, and solutions. As one of the largest metropolitan economies in the world, Los Angeles is your global launch pad and testing ground. Contact our team to learn more: SUSAEvents@trade.gov 
 
 

October

WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR BOOTCAMP (WEB) DIGITAL
October 5-8, 2020 
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SelectUSA is partnering with Davis Wright Tremaine's Project W for their first-ever all-virtual Women Entrepreneurs Boot Camp (WEB). Female founders building businesses in the Cybersecurity, FinTech, and Plant-Based Protein industries are invited to apply to participate in a bootcamp in early October to meet with experts, VCs, and business executives who will provide the insights, feedback, and tools they need to get from Seed to Series A. Apply by September 4.

DISCOVER GLOBAL MARKETS
October 7-9, 2020 8:00 A.M. EDT
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Join us as we share the latest information available on foreign direct investment (FDI) into the United States. The Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) will provide an overview of FDI in the United States in 2019, including highlights from BEA’s recent releases on new FDI and direct investment transactions and positions. These statistics provide information on trends in foreign direct investment by state, country, and industry that can help stakeholders make more informed decisions.