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
Mentoring International Success: A Mid-Size Midwestern Municipality’s Mission
Kevin D. Malecek, Director of Economic Development and International Trade, City of Mentor, Ohio
(February 27, 2019) Recognizing the unique approach of a smaller municipality to engage in global trade and investment conversation, the City of Mentor has successfully conducted several trade-oriented seminars to inform area companies on the benefits of overseas business opportunities, pursued potential partners interested in FDI through annual trade missions to Germany and the United Kingdom, and marketed incentive programs essential to the success of those that would examine opportunities in Mentor.
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.
$4.2 Billion (and Some Updates)
(March 21, 2018) SelectUSA has facilitated $4.2 billion of job-creating foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States since October 2018. This impressive number is more than a dollar amount - it includes investments from more than 20 international markets in 17 states and territories. Most importantly, it represents 7,500+ jobs.