Washington, DC.- The Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker and the Charge d’Affaires of the US Embassy in Mexico, William H. Duncan, today announced the opening of the registration of participants to the Summit Investment SelectUSA 2016, which will take place from 19 to 21 June 2016 in Washington, DC The Summit will present investment opportunities from every corner of the United States.
«For three consecutive years, business leaders from around the world have ranked the United States as the number one investment destination,» said Secretary Prizker. «SelectUSA Investment Summit is an opportunity to highlight some of the strengths of our country, as a vibrant culture of innovation, a skilled workforce and productive, as well as an attractive consumer market. This third annual event promises to provide international companies and actors of economic development tools that will bring more investment to the United States. »
The 2016 edition of the Summit is founded on the great success of the last SelectUSA Summit, which brought together thousands of participants from over 70 countries. Directors of multinational companies and representatives of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, joined in this event a group of entrepreneurs who have managed to successfully expand their start-ups and small and medium enterprises in the United States .
In 2015, Mexico was represented in this event by a large business delegation, led by Ambassador E. Anthony Wayne. The delegation included companies of all sizes and industries and resulted in successful investment projects.
SelectUSA Investment Summit 2016 will be held at the Washington Hilton hotel in the US capital. The event’s agenda will include presentations by leaders of large companies, public and funcionaros experts on international investment. In addition, the event will feature an exhibition floor in which economic development organizations across the country show the investment advantages offered by each of its locations and will be available to talk with investors.
Registration of participants and media will take place through the website of the event http://www.selectusasummit.us
To request an interview with the Executive Director of SelectUSA, Vinai Thummalapally, please contact Ruben Lugo through email [email protected] or phone (01-55) 5080-2000 extension 5230.
SelectUSA promotes and facilitates international investment in the United States. From the Department of Commerce of the United States and in coordination with other federal government agencies, SelectUSA is the main point of contact for investors looking to start or expand their business in the United States. SelectUSA works with economic development organizations in the United States to help them attract investment in the international arena, sharing relevant information, serving as a platform for international promotion and providing government support. SelectUSA also helps investors to obtain information for decision making, to put them in touch with local actors, to navigate the federal regulatory system and to find solutions to issues related to the federal government. For more information visit www.selectusa.gov