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Next SelectUSA Summit  –  June 2017 Save the date for the 2017 SelectUSA Summit: June 18-20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Further information is available on the SelectUSA website. Europe Healthcare Startup Investment Mission to the U.S., March 2017 Featuring a 5 day tour through three major American cities with strong healthcare markets, connecting participants to potential partners, customers, and industry leaders.

Medtech Trade Mission March 2017.

European Healthcare Startup Investment Mission to the U.S.

A 5 day tour through three major American cities with strong healthcare markets, connecting participants to potential partners, customers, and industry leaders.   About the program A 5 day tour through three major American cities with strong healthcare markets, connecting participants to potential partners, customers, and industry leaders. Tour includes workshops, meetings and networking opportunities specifically developed and tailored to

Secretary Kerry Delivers Remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington

U.S. Policy Update for Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Today’s topics: SelectUSA 2016 / North Korean Missile test / Iraq – new humanitarian aid / Jordan terror attack / Zion national park SelectUSA2016 21 June 2016 Kerry’s Remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit The better able we are to provide economic opportunity for young people, the less likely it is that they’re going to fall into the trap of violent

A secluded bay on the US island of Hawaii

U.S. Policy Update for Wednesday, 06 April 2016

FY2017 Budget amendments / DoD’s Goldwater-Nichols Act / U.S. Elections / SelectUSA 2016 /  New Energy Finance / U.S. Cyber Command / Anti-ISIL efforts / Obama-Stoltenberg on NATO / Hawaii   U.S. States – Hawaii 05 April 2016  Hawaii: Pearl Harbor, the perfect wave and volcanoes  Hawaii is America’s tropical paradise, a favorite destination for honeymooners, surfers, golfers and hikers.   This

Northern Ireland Investment Opportunities via new Direct Line program

Direct Line – Northern Ireland Investment Opportunities for U.S. Businesses

The U.S. Consulate General Belfast presents an opportunity for U.S. businesses of all sizes to learn about business and investment opportunities in Northern Ireland. U.S. Consul General Daniel Lawton and Chief Executive of Invest Northern Ireland Alastair Hamilton will host a webinar to provide an overview of political and economic developments as well as opportunities for investing in Northern Ireland.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker opens registration for 2016 SelectUSA Investment Summit

19 January 2015 U.S. Embassy, London January 19, 2016 001-2016 @USAinUKPress Innovation-Focused Summit to Provide Global Investors and Economic Developers with Latest Information on Investment in the United States   WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Ambassador Matthew Barzun today announced that registration is now open for the third SelectUSA Investment Summit to be held June 19-21, 2016,

Global Entry 2015

U.S. Citizens: Your Opportunity to Enroll in Global Entry for Expedited Immigration Clearance at U.S. Airports

If you travel regularly to the United States and would like to speed through airport immigration controls upon arrival, the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a special opportunity for U.S. citizens in the United Kingdom to enroll in Global Entry.  Global Entry is the U.S. Customs and Border Protection travel facilitation program that expedites clearance for pre-approved, low-risk travelers

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The ‘Why’ keeps Silicon Valley

As Britain gathered to #WalkTogether in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 7/7 bombings in London, U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun convened a cohort of leading young entrepreneurs in the UK to a morning discussion. In the splendor of the Winfield House Gold Room, Ambassador Barzun quipped that the alliance of youthful disrupters, innovators and founders had gathered to a

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NEW – Guide to Exporting

For American companies, exporting makes more sense now than ever before. Exporting has become a lot easier for companies of every size, including small and medium-sized businesses that may previously have found it challenging. A Basic Guide to Exporting addresses virtually every issue a company looking to export might face. Read more »

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Investing in the USA

Updated 14 May 2015 Investing in the USA President Obama announced theSelectUSA initiative 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. Remarks by President

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Innovative and Useful U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool

16 April 2015 When you think of business and investment opportunities in the United States, where’s the best place to start? America is made up of 50 states plus territories and each location has its own unique economic profile. The U.S. Cluster Mapping Tool, a combined effort of the Harvard Business School and the U.S. Economic Development Administration, is THE

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2015: The Year to Launch and Scale in the United States

The United Kingdom and Ireland are both home to flourishing tech startups looking for the right opportunities to grow globally.  The United States is the logical target for their expansion, especially given its 320 million consumers, free trade agreements with 20 other markets, and massive market for technology purchases. So how can SelectUSA, the U.S. government-wide program to facilitate investment into

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David S. Cohen at the Royal United Services Institute

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs LONDON – Good afternoon.  It is a pleasure to join you today to discuss the intersection of transnational organized crime and illicit finance, and to join the conversation about what we can and should be doing to combat this threat. I would especially like to thank the Royal United Services Institute for hosting

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USTR Official’s Top Five Things to Know About T-TIP

USTR Official’s Top Five Things to Know About T-TIP  03 Dec 2013 This blog post by Dan Mullaney, assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe and the Middle East at the Office of the United States Trade Representative, was published on the State Department website on November 15. There are no republication   restrictions for use by U.S. embassies. Five Things

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