Registration Now Open for SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019

Registration Now Open for SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019



Registration is open for the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit. If you represent a business and are considering opening or expanding operations, the SelectUSA Summit will help you find the answers you need more efficiently, saving you time and money. You’ll discover more about how, where, and why to grow your business in the United States as the Summit will connect global business leaders with all the U.S. states and their economic development organizations to facilitate foreign direct investment in the United States.

With over $3.7 trillion of investment, in total, the United States is the largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the world. The United States is a global leader in innovation and research and development, and foreign companies are attracted to the United States due to its large consumer market; a stable, transparent, and fair business environment; strong intellectual property rights; and its educated workforce.

Thomas Bruns, Regional Senior Commercial Officer for UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman at U.S. Embassy, Abu Dhabi and Shakir Farsakh, Principal Commercial Officer at U.S. Consulate in Dubai will be leading the delegation from UAE to this year’s Summit, which will be held from June 10 to 12, 2019, at Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C.

The Summit will consist of five key components:

  • The SelectUSA Investment Academy with sessions designed especially for first-time investors and economic developers.
  • Plenary and breakout sessions with business and government leaders sharing their insights on the latest trends; you will also learn about resources, tools, and regulations.
  • Visit exhibition hall to explore opportunities from across the country – all in one building!
  • An improved online matchmaking system to connect directly with economic developers, state or local officials, and others in advance, to meet face-to-face on site.
  • There will also be networking events throughout the Summit, with additional side activities hosted by other participants.

For registration and information regarding the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, please visit: or call/email: +971-4-309 4935 / / to connect with the SelectUSA UAE members.