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Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo Announces Speaker Lineup, Includes U.S. Cabinet and Prominent Private Sector Leaders

May 18, 2022

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce and SelectUSA announced the lineup of global executives, business leaders and U.S. government representatives who will address participants at the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit from June 26-29 in the Washington, D.C. area.

Hosted by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo, notable speakers presenting at the conference include Cabinet members, U.S. governors, thought leaders and C-suite executives from U.S. and global companies.

U.S. Government representatives joining Secretary Raimondo include Cabinet members Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Small Business Administration Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman. Also confirmed to attend are Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Puerto Rico Governor Pedro Pierluisi, among others.

“The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the perfect venue to show the world that the United States is open for business,” said Secretary Raimondo. “For 10 years and counting, the U.S. has ranked as the top destination for global companies to invest, thanks to a highly skilled workforce and business environment underpinned by values of freedom, equity, and fair competition. I am looking forward to joining a cohort of gifted public and private sector leaders as they strike important deals across all 50 U.S. states and territories.”

A full list of confirmed speakers and the current agenda for the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit is available online.


Media Registration Opens for the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit

May 18, 2022

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest profile event in the United States, dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) and fostering direct connection with attending companies from around the world. The participation of the press is key to the overall success of the Investment Summit.

Media registration is now open for the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit. Accredited journalists must register online. For media related inquiries and troubleshooting, please email: Rachel.David@trade.gov.


Registration Open for SelectUSA Investment Summit Taking Place in June at National Harbor

December 2, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced today registration is open for SelectUSA’s Annual Investment Summit, which will take place June 26-29, 2022, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the largest event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States. The summit plays a vital role in attracting and facilitating business investment and job creation in the United States by raising awareness about a wide range of investment opportunities and enabling direct connections between foreign investors and U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs).

“The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the premier foreign direct investment event in the United States. We are looking forward to welcoming our Investment Summit family back together to safely network in person, have crucial conversations on foreign direct investment, and create a space for participants to learn more about why the U.S. remains the most attractive place in the world for businesses to invest and grow,” said Secretary Raimondo. “Thanks to President Biden’s leadership, and the hundreds of millions of Americans who have received a vaccine, we believe we’ll be able to host 2022’s summit in person, and in a way that will put the health and safety of all attendees front and center.”

Additionally, the Investment Summit focuses on the American investment environment, industry trends, and new opportunities for all attendees and features senior government officials, C-Suite business executives and other thought leaders.

The 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit will feature exciting business and networking opportunities for all participants with innovation and entrepreneurship at the forefront. The SelectUSA Tech program, which connects early-stage and startup technology companies to prospects for advancement in the U.S. market, will allow participants to exhibit their products and services at branded booths with the opportunity to upload a product and service demo video, apply to participate in a pitch competition, attend in-person workshops and Investment Academy sessions and much more.

The Select Global Women in Tech (SGWIT) series, geared towards international women founders, entrepreneurs, and executives in the technology sector, will see its second iteration at the Investment Summit. SGWIT participants will be matched in sessions with an experienced, successful mentor to help them develop a market entry strategy, tailor their product and marketing for success in the U.S. market, gain access to an exclusive networking platform, and hear from successful global women founders.

Following the Biden Administration’s ambitious action to tackle the climate crisis and set the U.S. on the path to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, SelectUSA’s 2022 Summit will include special sessions to convene stakeholders in clean energy sectors such as advanced batteries, energy storage, civil nuclear energy, offshore wind and semiconductors. The SelectUSA Investment Summit draws more than 3,000 attendees annually and has directly generated more than $57.9 billion in new U.S. investment projects, supporting over 47,000 jobs across the United States and its territories. Historically, the Summit attracts more than 1,200 business investors from more than 80 international markets to connect with economic developers from nearly every U.S. state and territory.