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Investing in the USA
 
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Investing in the USA

President Obama announced the SelectUSA initiative to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states—the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.

SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit

Updated: 20 August 2014


We are pleased to announce that the second SelectUSA Investment Summit will take place March 23-24, 2015, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland near Washington, DC.  

The SelectUSA 2015 Investment Summit will connect businesses and investors from around the world with U.S. economic development organizations at the state, regional, and local levels. Participants will benefit from unique networking opportunities; one-on-one meetings; moderated panels; and discussions on the latest information on business investment. 

Additional information is available on the SelectUSA website.

Join the Conversation on Investment

April 2014
Vinai Thummalapally in front of computer monitors

Vinai Thummalapally is the Executive Director of the SelectUSA Program.

This post originally appeared on the Department of Commerce blog.

This month, SelectUSA is really upping our game when it comes to online engagement around investment.  We hope you’ll join the conversation on Twitter at #SelectUSA!

Our colleagues across the Commerce Department will be sharing their thoughts on how innovation, data and hard work contribute to job creation. We’re collaborating with our friends at the State Department’s Economic & Business Affairs Bureau, as well as with our Commerce and State colleagues throughout the United States and globally at our embassies and consulates.

Read the full post at blog.trade.gov

Attracting Investment, Increasing Employment

On the SelectUSA website, state economic development agencies and businesses — foreign and domestic — will find the information they need to better understand the complete value proposition offered to firms located in the United States.

Information provided includes:

  • A searchable guide of federal programs and services available to businesses operating in the United States—including grants, loans, loan guarantees, and tax incentives
  • Industry snapshots that describe the competitive landscape
  • A catalogue on “Why to Select the USA?” that explains the advantages of operating a business in the United States
  • A clickable map of the United States to direct our business visitors to individual states’ economic development agencies—their principal partners in the site selection process

Our London office would be pleased to help you ; see here for contact details.

Visas

For information regarding business visas please visit http://travel.state.gov/visa/ for detailed information or check our Business (B-1) visa pages.

Contact Us

  • Embassy Switchboard:
    +44  (0) 20-7499-9000

    Counselor for Agricultural Affairs
    Eugene Philhower
    aglondon@fas.usda.gov or see our Contact page

    Minister Counselor, Commercial Affairs
    John D. Breidenstine
    office.london@trade.gov

    Acting Minister Counselor, Economic Affairs
    Kelly Adams-Smith