SelectUSA Upcoming Events
View our entire calendar of events.
We have many exciting events for investors, economic development organizations (EDOs), service providers, and more in 2023 & 2024! Click on the tabs below to check out what’s happening on a monthly basis.
If you have questions, please send an email to our SelectUSA Program and Events experts.
SELECTUSA AT RE+
SEPTEMBER 11 - 14, 2023
LAS VEGAS, NV
SelectUSA will be attending RE+ – North America’s largest energy event. If you are interested in attracting FDI to your area or an international company considering establishing operations in the U.S., email us today at SUSAevents@trade.gov to schedule a meeting to learn more about SelectUSA services, programs, and upcoming events. We look forward to connecting with you in Las Vegas.
Developed by the nation’s leading solar energy organizations, the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), RE+ reflects an ongoing entrepreneurial approach to renewing best practices across the clean energy landscape as the marketplace evolves.
LINK AND LEARN: SGWIT MENTORS AND EDOs
SEPTEMBER 12, 2023
This SelectUSA Link and Learn virtual session brings Select Global Women in Tech (SGWIT) mentors and economic development organizations (EDOs) across the United States together to connect and discuss SelectUSA Tech and SGWIT. Learn from one another’s experiences and discuss opportunities for collaboration to support tech companies looking to expand in the United States.
This event is open to current and former SGWIT mentors and EDOs at the state, local, and regional level.
Registration deadline is Thursday, September 7.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WEBINAR: 2024 SELECTUSA BRAZIL ROADSHOW
SEPTEMBER 13, 2023
SelectUSA will host a four-stop roadshow through Brazil between January 29 - February 6, 2024 to facilitate connections between U.S. EDOs and potential investors.
In this webinar, leaders from the U.S. Commercial Service and SelectUSA teams based out the U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo will discuss the program and benefits for participating EDOs. Learn more and register below.
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (IEDC) ANNUAL CONFERENCE
SEPTEMBER 17 - 20, 2023
Join SelectUSA at the 2023 IEDC Annual Conference as we highlight our recent research on how economic development organizations can best develop and deliver their value propositions.
The panel “Building Resilient Economies: Best Practices for Strengthening Your Value Proposition” will be September 19th at 3:30 p.m. CDT.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO WEBINAR: SELECTUSA SOUTH AFRICA ROADSHOW
SEPTEMBER 28, 2023
SelectUSA will host a three-stop roadshow through South Africa (Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg) February 12 - February 16, 2024 to facilitate connections between U.S. EDOs and South African companies.
In this webinar, representatives from Chambers of Commerce based in South Africa, U.S. Commercial Service South Africa, and SelectUSA headquarters will discuss the program and benefits for participating EDOs and sponsors.
Join us to learn about:
- Why South Africa is the springboard to Sub-Saharan Africa
- The economies in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg
- The potential of South African companies to expand to the United States
- How partners based in South Africa can assist
ANNUAL CENTRAL FLORIDA BUSINESS CONVENTION
SEPTEMBER 29, 2023
SelectUSA will be taking part in the 3rd annual Central Florida Business Convention happening September 29, 2023 in Sanford, Florida (outside of Orlando). The one day event will feature a conference program for foreign investors to learn about how to do business in the USA and networking opportunities with city, county, and state officials. In 2022, the convention had 120 visitors from overseas, representing 15 cities from Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia.
For questions, contact Mindi.Hertzog@trade.gov.
SELECTUSA WEBINAR: ESSENTIALS YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR U.S. EXPANSION Webinar
OCTOBER 24, 2023
8:00 AM ET
Please join SelectUSA for a webinar and fireside chat on the Essentials You Need to Know for Successful U.S. Expansion. We’ll cover the steps you’ll need to take to successfully set up a business in the U.S. including: creating a U.S. entity, accounting, banking, insurance, taxes, and hiring employees. We will also have a fireside chat with legal experts on intellectual property and immigration in the U.S. Plus, our panel will be taking your questions related to U.S. expansion.
SELECTUSA CANADA CONFERENCE 2023
DECEMBER 12, 2023
Join us in Montréal for the seventh edition of our SelectUSA Canada Conference, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Canada and the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada. Featuring a conference program for investors and one on one meetings between EDOs and companies, this will be the premier event for U.S. economic developers looking to attract Canadian investment. In addition to conference access, EDO participation includes:
- Table top exhibit space
- Matchmaking appointments with prescreened registrants
- Marketing opportunities
- Networking opportunities
- Post event report including company attendee information
Space is limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. EDOs can register by emailing Bojan.Opsenica@trade.gov.
For questions and registration:
SelectUSA Canada Team
U.S. Embassy Canada
595 5412 x 224
2024 SELECTUSA BRAZIL ROADSHOW
JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 6, 2024
- RIO DE JANEIRO
- PORTO ALEGRE
- SAO PAULO
Brazil is the largest source of FDI to the U.S. from South America. With over $ 46 billion in stocks of FDI in the U.S., U.S. affiliates of Brazilian companies support over 97 thousand jobs in the U.S. In total, the 4 stops chosen for this roadshow represent 52% of the Brazilian national GDP, and are also home for 82% of the source of Brazilian FDI going to the U.S. Each of these cities present unique opportunities for FDI attraction as they have the largest clusters, and major players within strategic industries targeted by SelectUSA.\
Space is limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. EDOs can register by emailing Andre.Leal@trade.gov.
For questions and registration:
SelectUSA Brazil Team
U.S. Consulate General Sao Paulo, Brazil
T: +55 (11) 3250-5443