Doing business & Investing in the USA - SelectUSA
Speakers & Topics:
Aaron Brickman, Deputy Executive Director at SelectUSA, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. - Overview of why the U.S. is still the best place to invest and how SelectUSA can help you set-up and tap into the world’s largest consumer market.
Jim Donegan, U.S. Consul General, Auckland - The New Face of the US and the Opportunities it presents.
Ian Smith, Founder & Managing Director of United States Connect - Tips; cultural differences; hot sectors.
Paul Lo, Director, WTP Advisors - state and local incentives and tax implications
Andrew Morrow, General Manager - PartsTrader Markets Ltd
Recognizing that the competitiveness and job-generating ability of a nation is determined by its desirability as a place for businesses to operate, SelectUSA was created at the federal level to showcase the United States as the world’s premier business location and to provide easy access to federal-level programs and services related to business investment. SelectUSA is designed to complement the activities of our states - the primary drivers of economic development in the United States.
On our site, state economic development agencies and businesses -foreign and domestic - will find the information they need to better understand the complete value proposition offered to firms located in the United States. Information provided includes:
- A searchable guide of federal programs and services available to businesses operating in the United States - including grants, loans, loan guarantees, and tax incentives;
- Industry snapshots that describe the competitive landscape; and
- An overview on “Why Select the USA?” that explains the advantages of operating a business in the United States.
Date: 8th September 2104
Time: 8.00 to 10.00 am
Venue: Stamford Plaza Hotel, Albert Street, Auckland
Cost: $25.00 + GST for breakfast
Registrations will not be refunded if bookings are cancelled after 4th September 2014.