Opens call for businesses interested in participating in the SelectUSA 2022 Investment Summit

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February 11, 2022

The Commercial Section of the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala is recruiting companies of all sizes to join the Guatemalan business delegation that will participate in the 2022 SelectUSA Investment Summit with the goal of establishing or expanding their operations in the United States. The Summit will take place in-person from June 26-29, 2022 in the Washington, D.C. area.

The Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s premier investment destination and connects qualified foreign companies with U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate business investment and job creation.

“The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the premier foreign direct investment event in the United States. We look forward to welcoming our Investment Summit family back to securely connect face-to-face, have crucial conversations about 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 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo.

The United States is currently home to more foreign direct investment than any other country in the world, with a total stock of more than $4.62 trillion at the end of 2020.  Since inception, the SelectUSA Investment Summits have attracted thousands of international investors and economic development representatives, bringing more than $59 billion in new investment projects to the United States, supporting over 49,000 jobs across the United States and its territories.

Learn more about the Investment Summit and how to apply here: http://selectusasummit.us/.

Please note: The Department of Commerce continues to evaluate health safety protocols to ensure the SelectUSA Summit is conducted in a way that is safe for attendees, as guided by CDC recommendations and state and local guidelines. We will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative test. We will actively update attendees on protocols to ensure they are fully informed about any additional requirements.

About SelectUSA  

SelectUSA, housed within the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, promotes and facilitates business investment in the United States by coordinating related federal government agencies to serve as a single point of contact for investors. SelectUSA assists U.S. economic development organizations to compete globally for investment by providing information, a platform for international marketing, and high-level advocacy. SelectUSA also helps investors find the information they need to make decisions, connect to the right people at the local level, navigate the federal regulatory system, and find solutions to issues related to the federal government. For more information, visit www.selectusa.gov.

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