• WHAT: Washington Foreign Press Center On-The-Record Briefing

  • TOPIC: The 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States

BACKGROUND:  On June 10-12, companies and leaders from around the world will be in Washington, D.C., to explore opportunities to make business investments in the United States at the sixth annual SelectUSA Investment Summit.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross will host this Summit, which will feature three U.S. Cabinet secretaries, seven U.S. governors, more than 1,050 business representatives from over 65 international markets, and economic development teams from 49 U.S. states and territories. The Investment Summit facilitates connections and provides intelligence to promote business investment in the United States. Past Investment Summit participants have announced more than $103 billion in U.S. investment projects within five years of attending.

Mr. Steff will provide a preview of the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit and the job-creating impact of foreign direct investment in the United States.

More info on the Summit: 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Media Registration for the Summit: The Investment Summit will be open to press on June 11-12. Registration at is required for attendance.

Please note this briefing will NOT take place at the Washington FPC, but on-site at the Washington Hilton.

NOTE:  All briefings are subject to change.  Please visit the FPC website for the latest information on this and other FPC programs.

Washington Foreign Press Center
National Press Building
529 14th Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC  20045
Phone: (202) 504-6300

U.S. Department of State

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