2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit (June 18-20, 2017)* ready to host investors and companies from all over the world looking to find their place – and thrive – in the United States

The first three installments of the annual SelectUSA Investment Summit drew thousands of international investors and companies, which have accounted for over $20.6 billion in new foreign direct investments to the United States since 2013. Now in its fourth year, the upcoming 2017 edition of what has become the highest-profile investment event hosted by the U.S. government, is inviting businesses, entrepreneurs and startups interested in establishing or expanding operations in the United States to “Grow with US.”

Services for potential business investors and support for U.S. locations seeking to amplify their reach

SelectUSA was established six years ago on the heels of the very successful Invest in America Initiative created in 2007 under the George W. Bush Administration. The purpose of this federal government program is to promote, attract and retain foreign investment in the USA. It does this by working with companies of all sizes and at all stages of the investment decision-making process to help them find the information they need to make decisions, connect to the right people at the local level, and navigate the federal regulatory system.  The program also helps U.S. economic development organizations compete globally for investment.

“We see our role as abetting a win-win proposition,” says Peggy Philbin, Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of SelectUSA. “We help foreign businesses looking to invest in the United States benefit from the myriad factors that make our market so uniquely advantageous and competitive, and in turn, these investments are instrumental in supporting U.S. economic growth and prosperity by creating thousands of jobs. It’s something to be proud of.”

Event gateway to exploring opportunities in locations across the U.S. in just hours       

For companies thinking about establishing or expanding operations in the United States, the SelectUSA Investment Summit constitutes an excellent time- and money-saving way to find the information and resources they need in one place. “Participants get to learn more about how, where, and why they should invest in the U.S., and connect directly with federal, state and local officials and experts, as well as other businesses and economic developers,” explains Philbin.  

Facilitating foreign direct investment

The chances of finding meaningful business opportunities and ways to make a smart investment in the United States rise exponentially when you bring a seasoned strategic partner into the picture. Altios International has been advising international business investors in the U.S. for years, and has supported hundreds of companies with its business development, setup and investment services. “The U.S. is a big market, and the business culture sometimes varies from region to region,” says Patrick Ferron with Altios U.S.A. “Knowing and understanding these differences can help provide a valuable perspective on key investment issues, and when you combine this with our extensive economic and political networks, it definitely helps facilitate the matchmaking process.”


Altios International was appointed by SelectUSA Canada to support Canadian businesses willing to attend the 4th SelectUSA Investment Summit.

For Canadian businesses willing to attend the SelectUSA Investment Summit,                                 

Please contact Bert Roth, T +1 438 795 9068 Ext.104, b.roth@altios.ca


For more information on the SelectUSA Investment Summit:

Altios International (New York): Dalton Makepeace, d.makepeace@altios.us, T+1 646 604 4322. Booth 1128 at the SelectUSA Investment Summit

To register: www.selectusa.gov/2017-investment-summit


(*) The 4th SelectUSA Investment Summit runs from June 18 to 20, in Washington, D.C., at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.