Business News, Events & Background Information

Upcoming Events

April 23 – 29, 2019, United Kingdom
U.S. International Trade Commission Announces Upcoming Listening Sessions in the United Kingdom

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will hold 4 listening sessions across the United Kingdom in April 2019 to gather information for use in its upcoming report to the U.S. Trade Representative concerning trade-related barriers that U.S. small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) experience when exporting to the United Kingdom.


SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019
SelectUSA Investment Summit 2019

June 10-12, 2019, Washington, DC
2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is a time-saving mechanism for investors who are thinking about establishing or expanding operations in the United States.

The United States is a land of diverse opportunities; our consumer market, our workers, our technology, and our resources are vast and varied. This diversity means there are opportunities for nearly every company – from start-ups to medium-sized enterprises to multinationals.


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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

June 4-5, The Hague, the Netherlands

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

To scale up your business, you need knowledge, a network, and funding. With all of these, powered by regulators, the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 is the place to be.

This summer in the Netherlands, two thousand next generation entrepreneurs, investors and thought-leaders from around the world come together to invest in business and in future generations.




Past Events


BETT 2019January 23-26, 2019, London Excel
BETT 2019

Are you an international education technology buyer looking for U.S. Education Technology Suppliers and Opportunities?
CSUK is working with the organizers of BETT, the world’s largest education technology tradeshow.
Taking place from January 23-26, 2019 at the London ExCel exhibition center, BETT brings together thousands of international educators, buyers, and technology providers under one roof over four days.
Click here for more information about CSUK at BETT.



World Travel Market (WTM) 2018
World Travel Market 2018

November 5-7, 2018, London Excel
World Travel Market (WTM) 2018

Calling all international members of the travel trade and international travel technology buyers looking for U.S. travel product, U.S. travel technology, and opportunities!   The World Travel Market 2018 exhibition is coming!

The U.S. Commercial Service is working with the organizers of WTM and Travel Forward — taking place from November 5-7, 2018 at the ExCel Conference Center in London — to promote and support the U.S. companies in attendance.

Click here for details on what CSUK will be doing at WTM 2018.


September 05, 2018 – Edinburgh
Connect Your Business to the USA

On September 5, 2018 USA trade experts were available for a ‘whistle-stop’ tour of Scotland’s top export destination.  
Read about the September 5 doing business in the U.S. seminar (PDF)

July 16-22, 2018 Farnborough, UK

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA)

Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is the premier gathering place for major national and international manufacturers, sub-contractors and service companies serving the global aerospace industry. Over the last three shows, FIA has grown through the inclusion of associated sectors and now Space, Aviation Security, Unmanned Air Systems (UAS), skills and innovation are an integral part of the show.
FIA 2018 will include over 1500 exhibitors from 40 countries, including over 350 companies from the U.S. Also in attendance will be around 70 delegations from 46 countries with over 100 aircraft participating in both static display and flying. FIA 2018 will also feature a number of conferences and events hosted by ADS, Aviation Week and exhibitors.

June 20-22, 2018
There’s still time to apply for the SelectUSA 2018 Investment Summit

The SelectUSA Investment Summit is THE premier event showcasing investment opportunities in the United States. The 2018 Summit brought together companies from all over the world and economic development organizations from every corner of the United States.

June 5-7, 2018 – Olympia, London
Meet with U.S. exhibitors at Infosecurity Europe

The U.S. Commercial Service supported U.S. exhibitors at Infosecurity Europe, the leading European trade exhibition for the rapidly growing market for IT and Cyber Security that took place June 5-7, 2018 in London. See here for additional information about Infosecurity Europe 2018.

June 07, 2018
SelectUSA’s $30 Billion Impact on the U.S. Economy

Since 2007, the SelectUSA program has worked with thousands of clients to support job-creating Foreign direct investment in the United States. In June the SelectUSA team hit a major milestone, having now facilitated more than $30 billion in client-verified business investment projects.

May 23-25, 2018
SelectUSA Roadshow in the UK

Are you a successful exporter looking to do more business in the United States? SelectUSA UK  will be on the road this May!  Stops include Bristol, Birmingham and London.

April 28, 2018
PhysioWizard Finds Opportunity with SelectUSA

European medical technology company PhysioWizard joined SelectUSA on an investment mission to make contacts and find opportunities in Austin, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh. The company made contacts in three days that would have taken months to generate alone.