Select US Summit in the Washington DC Area

03/26/2015

Monday, March 23rd  marked the start of the Select US Summit in the Washington DC area. Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker kicked off the Summit with a discussion regarding growing the US economy.  “America’s economic resurgence is real and there is no better time to invest in our country,” Secretary Pritzker said.  This two-day event provided those in attendance, more than 2,600 potential foreign investors from around the world, with the opportunity to receive and exchange pertinent information.  The Summit consisted of break-out and joint sessions on important topics such as trade agreements, foreign trade zones, immigration, intellectual property, etc.; led by CEO’s and Senior US leaders. Notably, both President Obama and Secretary Kerry spoke at this event. In addition, the Summit created some unique networking opportunities, online matchmaking, and provided the potential foreign investors a chance to meet with all 50+ State development authorities at a trade show held during this event.

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