The SelectUSA 2023 Investment Summit calls for Guatemalan companies
February 3, 2023
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 2023 SelectUSA Investment Summit with the goal of establishing or expanding their operations in the United States. The Summit will take place in-person from May 1-4, 2023 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 top event in the United States for foreign direct investment promotion. The summit brings investors, companies, economic development organizations, and industry experts together to set the stage for investment deals. Hear from the top levels of Government about investment priorities and opportunities, tour the exhibition hall, meet with every U.S. state and territory, learn from industry experts, and participate in SelectUSA Tech programming and join me and SelectUSA next May to see for yourself why the United States has been ranked the number one destination for foreign direct investment for 10 straight years.” 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, creating and/or retaining over 162,000 U.S. jobs.
Learn more about the Investment Summit and how to apply here: http://selectusasummit.us/ and join the Guatemalan delegation, which in 2022 was the largest in Central America to participate.
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.trade.gov/selectusa.