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
Faribault: The Most Global Small City in Minnesota
By Elise Buchen, Deanna Kuennen, Samantha Markman, and Laurence Reszetar, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
(December 19, 2018) Faribault is just like New York City… if New York City had a population of 24,000, was located an hour south of Minneapolis, and had a median house price of $182,400. In truth, Faribault might be the most global small city in Minnesota, if not the world. Its motto is Small Town Pride, Big City Opportunity, and it has the data to back both of those up.
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.
11 More Days: Super-early Bird Rate for the Investment Summit
(December 20, 2018) Apply to attend the top foreign direct investment event in the United States before January 1, 2019 (by 11:59 p.m. EST on December 31, 2018) for a special discounted rate, $150 less than the regular price. Visit the Investment Summit website to learn more about the application process and how your organization or company can join us.