Department of Commerce

Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP)

Department of Commerce

Incentive: The Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) is a national network of 60 centers across the United States with thousands of specialists trained to serve the needs of small-and medium-sized manufacturing clients. Through a framework focused on five critical areas – technology acceleration, supplier development, sustainability, workforce, as well as continuous improvement – the MEP Program assists manufacturers in developing new customers, expand into new markets, and create new products with the end goal of increasing profitability and competitiveness.

MEP specialists customize services to fit the individual needs and goals of the local manufacturing client.

Save the Date: National Aerospace FDI Exposition

Los Angeles, CA
Mon, 10/26/2015 - Wed, 10/28/2015

National Aerospace Foreign Direct Investment Exposition

Co-hosted by the Aerospace States Association (ASA) and the U.S. Department of Commerce

October 26-28, 2015
Los Angeles, CA 

WEBINAR: SelectUSA Australia and New Zealand Roadshow

Webinar - register for dial-in details
Wed, 05/14/2014

WEBINAR: SelectUSA Australia & New Zealand Roadshow (September 7 - 12)

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Webinar Date: May 14, 2014

Webinar Time: 5:30pm Eastern (4:30pm Central; 3:30pm Mountain; 2:30pm Pacific) 

To register online for our webinar, please visit:

SelectUSA Workshop - Düsseldorf, Germany

Düsseldorf, Germany
Wed, 05/14/2014

Date: May 14, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Jones Day, New Stahlhof, Breite Str 69, 42013 Düsseldorf

The U.S. Commercial Service – Düsseldorf and Jones Day invite German companies interested in learning about establishing business operations in the United States to participate in a SelectUSA workshop on May 14, 2014.

Israel Innovation Conference

Tel Aviv, Israel
Tue, 05/20/2014 - Thu, 05/22/2014

The U.S. Commercial Service in Israel and SelectUSA, in collaboration with the American State Offices Association (ASOA), will exhibit at the Israel Innovation Conference to promote foreign direct investment (FDI), highlight the United States as a premier investment destination, and generate leads from among the anticipated 7,000 high-tech and bio-tech industry players in attendance.  The Israel Innovation Conference will utilize a unique international conference format, joining the biomed and high-tech industries in an interesting new way. This new format, led by Israel Advanced Technology Industries (IATI), will also bring the government perspective through the involvement of the Chief Scientist (OCS) of the Israeli Ministry of Economy.

South America SelectUSA Road Show

Santiago, Chile | Sao Paulo, Brazil | Bogota, Colombia
Tue, 08/26/2014 - Fri, 08/29/2014

Join the first-ever South America SelectUSA Road Show! This three-city Road Show to Santiago, Sao Paulo and Bogota will offer U.S. state and regional economic development organizations (EDOs) the opportunity to market their locations directly to potential investors.

Mexico SelectUSA Road Show

Querétaro and Yucatán, Mexico
Tue, 05/20/2014 - Wed, 05/21/2014

Each Road Show stop will feature a seminar with sessions on how to invest in the United States. Along with scheduled networking sessions, there will be ample opportunity for attendees to visit exhibitors at the event. This opportunity is for U.S. state, local and regional economic development organizations. There is limited exhibition space available for exhibitors. The program is expected to attract about 80 attendees to each seminar.

Cost is USD $400 (fee includes participation in both cities)

For more information please contact: Rebecca.torres[at]trade[dot]gov

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Korea SelectUSA Road Show (in tandem with Japan)

Seoul, Korea
Fri, 05/16/2014

The U.S. Commercial Service Korea and SelectUSA plan to host a seminar in Seoul with investors in a range of industries.  The timing is perfect for a combined trip to Korea and Japan for the Japan Road Show the following Monday. 

The cost is $200 per participating state/local government or U.S. economic development organization.  Please contact Keida Ackerman (keida.ackerman[at]trade[dot]gov) to learn more.

Australia-New Zealand SelectUSA Road Show

Auckland, NZ | Sydney and Melbourne, AU
Sun, 09/07/2014 - Thu, 09/11/2014

The U.S. Commercial Service (CS)/SelectUSA, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce, cordially invite U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to participate in the 2014 Australia/New Zealand Roadshow. This three-city Road Show to Auckland, Sydney, and Melbourne will offer EDOs at the regional, state and local levels, an opportunity to market their locations to Australian and New Zealand investors.

The focus of this Road Show will be affording potential investors an opportunity to learn about industry clusters, investment projects and incentives. These two markets have industry strengths in software, ICT, mining and extractive industries, business and financial services, building materials, pharmaceuticals, and biotech.

Pearl River Delta SelectUSA Road Show

Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou
Mon, 04/14/2014 - Fri, 04/18/2014

Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou are at the heart of China’s Pearl River Delta, and the region has emerged as a global economic powerhouse. Thousands of dynamic Chinese companies are headquartered in the Pearl River Delta region, and many of these companies are looking to invest in the United States. CS Guangzhou and CS Hong Kong are organizing the first-ever Pearl River Delta SelectUSA Roadshow to Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou to bring state Economic Development Offices (EDOs), regional EDOs and their partners to meet with potential investors and companies.