2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit
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June 1-3, 2020 | Washington Hilton, Washington, D.C.

Agenda Overview and Applications

The official agenda will feature the SelectUSA Investment Academy, plenary sessions, and networking events.

SelectUSA Investment Summit

June 1-3, 2020
The 2020 SelectUSA Investment Summit will feature a variety of topics and speakers on the main stage and in academy sessions over the course of three days. The main stage will showcase high-profile CEOs, senior executives, and U.S. government leaders who set the tone for business trends and investment policies in the United States.

The SelectUSA Investment Academy is comprised of dozens of breakout sessions designed specifically for investors and economic development organization (EDO) representatives who want to gain actionable insight into the U.S. investment environment. Focused, thematic sessions featuring government and industry expert practitioners provide companies with practical tools and strategies for all stages of the investment process and provide EDOs with resources and best practices for FDI attraction.

The 2020 Call for Speakers closed on October 18, 2019.

SelectUSA Tech Spotlight

June 1, 2020
Startup tech companies from across the world will have the opportunity to exhibit their products and tell their stories on Monday June 1, 2020 in the International Ballroom at the Washington Hilton. In addition to exhibiting, startups will have the opportunity to apply to give a 15 minute pitch in front of a panel of judges made up of venture capitalists and corporate investors.

Tech Startup Showcase Application

Exhibition Hall

June 1-3, 2020
The Exhibition Hall at the SelectUSA Investment Summit highlights U.S. state, territorial, tribal, regional, and local EDOs that have opportunities for international investors. The Hall also highlights service providers who have opportunites that are valuable to international investors as they invest in the U.S.

Exhibitor and Sponsor Application

Spinoff Events

Outside of June 1 – 3, 2020
We encourage all SelectUSA Investment Summit participants to extend their stay in the United States and travel to a variety of local communities to connect with economic developers, business leaders, and local experts while exploring promising investment opportunities in some of the most dynamic industries in the United States.

Apply to Host a Spinoff

Collateral Events

June 1-3, 2020
The SelectUSA Investment Summit “State & Local Night” Reception and other private receptions offer ample opportunity to network. Any event held during the SelectUSA Investment Summit in the Washington, D.C. area and hosted by an outside group with the support of SelectUSA is considered a SelectUSA Investment Summit Collateral Event.

If you are interested in hosting a reception or networking event on the margins of the Investment Summit and would like to advertise that event with SelectUSA’s assistance, please submit your event proposal below for consideration by Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Apply to Host a Collateral Event

Simultaneous Interpretation

  • Plenary/General Session - SelectUSA will provide simultaneous interpretation for all plenary/main stage sessions in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
  • Other Languages - SelectUSA will consider offering interpretation services in other languages based on demand.
  • Investment Academy Sessions & Matchmaking - There will be no interpretation provided for the Investment Academy or matchmaking meetings.
  • Personal Interpreter - Applicants may bring their own personal interpreter but the interpreter must apply, register, and pay to attend. Interpreters will have access to all events, enabling them to accompany their executive during the Investment Summit.