Welcome to the United States
Success in the U.S. market can help drive success globally. With an annual GDP of $20 trillion and population of over 325 million, the United States is the world’s most attractive consumer market, offering unmatched diversity, a thriving culture of innovation, and the most productive workforce. Companies of all sizes – from startups to multinationals – can find the ideas, resources, and market to succeed and grow.
SelectUSA uses the convening power of the U.S. government to showcase investment opportunities and bring investors and U.S. locations together.
SelectUSA Investment Summit
The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.
SelectUSA hosts a wide range of events – from trade and road shows to seminars and special events – in the United States and around the world. See what's coming up.
News and Releases
Facilitating Business Investment to Deliver for the American Economy
By Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce
(November 1, 2018) Next year’s Investment Summit will take place from June 10-12, 2019 in Washington, D.C. at the Washington Hilton. Throughout its existence, the Investment Summit has been a key contributor to advancing the Department of Commerce’s mission to support U.S. economic growth and create opportunities for hardworking Americans. Past Investment Summit participants have announced $98 billion in new investment projects which have been responsible for creating more than 150,000 American jobs.
Meet SelectUSA's New Executive Director: Brian Lenihan
(October 15, 2018)
Today, Under Secretary for International Trade Gil Kaplan officially named Brian J. Lenihan as Executive Director of SelectUSA, the program within the International Trade Administration (ITA) dedicated to attracting and expanding business investment in the United States.
Friday, Nov. 16: Deadline to Submit Your Speaker Ideas
(November 11, 2018) SelectUSA is developing content and seeking speaker suggestions for a number of breakout and Investment Academy sessions for the 2019 Investment Summit. Topics will include supply chain, tax incentives, utility markets, and much more. Of course, one of the most important parts of the development process is incorporating feedback from you.