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SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit

The SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit is a first-of-its-kind, national-level engagement intended to connect businesses and investors from around the world with U.S. economic development organizations at the state, regional, and local levels. The SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit is being hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, and SelectUSA, as part of a U.S. government-wide initiative to promote direct investment in the United States.

Who Should Attend

  • International and domestic businesses and investors
  • U.S. economic development professionals
  • Representatives from U.S. state and local governments
  • Advisors, specialists and companies serving economic developers
  • Entrepreneurs and academics

Why You Should Attend

The inaugural SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit will be an unprecedented two-day event focused on investment in the United States. The Summit will bring together top-level corporate executives and investors from the U.S. and around the world, economic development organizations and representatives from across the country, senior White House and Administration officials, subject matter experts and service providers. Participants will benefit from unique networking opportunities; one-on-one meetings; moderated panels; discussions on the latest information on all aspects of investment; and, available resources in the U.S.

To pre-register, please visit www.selectusasummit.com. Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact Mr. Bjarke Frederiksen, Head of Commercial Section at the American Embassy in Copenhagen.


Welcome to SelectUSA

The United States unequivocally supports foreign direct investment, and provides foreign investors fair, equitable, and nondiscriminatory treatment as a matter of policy, law, and practice.

Investing in the United States has many advantages. With more than 300 million people and the largest economy in the world, the United States has one the most important markets for any global company. The American workforce ranks as one of the best educated, most productive, and most innovative in the world. As a place to do business, the United States offers a predictable and transparent legal system, outstanding infrastructure, and access to the world’s most lucrative consumer market.

SelectUSA is the primary U.S. Government mechanism to coordinate foreign direct investment promotion. Efforts are focused on outreach to foreign governments and investors, support for state governments’ investment promotion efforts, and addressing business climate concerns of international investors. Some of the specific services include:

  • Facilitating investor inquiries
  • Acting as ombudsman for international investors
  • Connecting investors with U.S. States
  • Providing investor education on establishing in the United States

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For Federal Programs and Incentives for Business, please check here.

Contact Us for more Information:

Potential and current investors are also invited to contact the Commercial Service Office in Copenhagen.

Bjarke Frederiksen
Head of Commercial Section
U.S. Commercial Service
American Embassy, Copenhagen
Tel: (+45) 3341 7403
Email: Bjarke.Frederiksen@trade.gov

What is ServiceSolutionsUSA?

The U.S. Department of Commerce developed the ServiceSolutionsUSA Directory in order to help American companies connect with strategic organizations in other nations to ensure successful business ventures.

Through Commercial Service Copenhagen’s ServiceSolutionsUSA Directory, U.S. companies can connect with Danish businesses in order to find the partner organizations they need to provide services, assist in investing, or help with exporting. Likewise, Danish companies can also utilize this partnership to boost their business activities in the U.S.

Why is this service beneficial for U.S. and Danish companies?

Throughout history there has been a strong relationship between both nations. As cross-investment continues to flourish in both economies, it is important to develop strong partnerships across many functions of businesses to ensure success. Just as American organizations need Danish partners to guide them through new ventures in the Danish economy, there is a growing need for U.S. accounting and legal executives to assist Danish companies as they continue to enter the American economy. Joining the ServiceSolutionsUSA Directory will enable organizations from both nations to interact with one another, strengthening their networks and building the framework for a stronger performance across both countries.

How do I become a member?

As a member, you are guaranteed a listing on our SSUSA directory that includes a description of your business, company logo, your contact person, company address, email, and company website, all for a minimum fee of $300 annually. Please contact Mr. Bjarke Frederiksen, Head of Commercial Section for more details if you have any further questions.

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