US ambassador to lead Brazilian business delegation to SelectUSA Summit 2017

The investment summit has become the largest source of foreign direct investment in the United States


US Ambassador to Brazil, Michael McKinley, will lead a delegation of Brazilian businesspeople from a range of segments to the largest US investment fundraising event, SelectUSA Investment Summit 2017, to be held from June 18 to 20, in Washington, D.C.

“I am pleased to be leading the Brazilian delegation to the investment summit this year. I am confident that Brazil will once again have one of the largest delegations at the event. We will take this opportunity to further our relations in the areas of trade, investment and innovation,” said Ambassador McKinley.

The SelectUSA investment summit, promoted by the Department of Commerce, will be on the theme, “Grow with the USA”. The event will highlight the innovative business environment and offer investment opportunities in the country. It will also feature talks given by executives from global companies such as Accenture, BMW, Embraer, GE, General Motors and Oracle.

The last three editions of the event raised over $ 20 billion in investment in projects in the country.

About SelectUSA: A US Department of Commerce program that promotes and facilitates US investment through collaboration between federal government agencies to serve as the primary point of contact for foreign investors. SelectUSA helps US economic development organizations compete globally for investment by providing information, an international marketing platform, and legal aid. The program also helps investors find the information they need to make decisions, connect with the right people at state and municipal levels, learn about the US federal regulatory system, and find solutions offered by the US federal government.   The last three editions of the event raised over $ 20 billion in investment projects in the USA.

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