Getting Started in the U.S.

Housed within the U.S. Department of Commerce, SelectUSA promotes and facilitates business investment into 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. To find more information about SelectUSA and how it assists business investment in the United States, and to view the list of federal resources available, please visit this page

Trade Shows & Conferences

International trade events provide excellent venues for U.S. exporters to meet international buyers, distributors, or representatives. Shows supported by the Trade Americas team of specialists serve as a vital access vehicle for companies such as yours to enter and expand in the region.  See the list for 2017 International buyer Program 


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