Spotlight on Europe , Upcoming Events

Paris Startup Pitch Competition: DEADLINE APPROACHING!

European startups looking to enter the U.S. market have two more days to apply for the Paris startup pitch competition.  

October 22: Application deadline
October 31: Announcement of finalists
November 7: Jury presentations by finalists and closing ceremony / announcement of winner

Announcing the 2017 Italy Seminars!

Early next year, SelectUSA and the U.S. Commercial Service will hold a series of regional seminars in Italy to promote the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit and connect Italian investors with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs). The dates and locations are as follows:

Northwestern Italy Seminar: February 28 in Milan

Northeastern Italy Seminar: March 1 (Location TBD)

Central Italy Seminar: March 2 in Rome

Participants will hear case studies from Italian companies from each region that have successfully invested in the United States. EDOs will also be able to showcase their locations to Italian investors, network and arrange individual meetings. 

Based on interest, a fourth seminar may be held in Southern Italy.  

Germany: SelectUSA at K Trade Fair 2016

On October 21, 2016, in conjunction with the K Trade Fair 2016 in Düsseldorf, U.S. Consul General Michael R. Keller will host a half-day seminar highlighting investment opportunities in the U.S. plastics industry. 

United Kingdom: Southwest USA Technology Opportunities Seminar

SelectUSA is a co-sponsor of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council’s Southwest USA Technology Opportunities Seminar, taking place in London on November 4, 2016.

Germany: SelectUSA at MEDICA 2016

On November 15, 2016, the U.S. Consulate General in Düsseldorf and SelectUSA will host a half-day investment seminar at MEDICA, the world’s leading trade fair for the medical industry.