SelectUSA Investment Seminar

Expand and Grow your Business in the United States

SelectUSA is the United States federal government program that promotes and facilitates foreign business investment in the U.S. The seminar presents U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) and expert panels to discuss and share practical information for foreign companies considering the U.S. a priority market or interested in setting up operations in the vast U.S. marketplace.

Business leaders need to stay informed about global economic developments to make informed foreign direct investment decisions in 2024. This seminar will discuss potential opportunities for companies in Portugal to begin or expand business in the United States.

The Discussion:

  • In a time of supply chain and technology disruptions and other challenges in today's global trade and economic landscape, why should Portuguese companies develop or review their U.S. growth strategies?
  • What supporting mechanics are available to help your company succeed?
  • What are the routes to the U.S. market and critical considerations in building a successful U.S. operation?

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28 de fevereiro de 2024 9:30 – 14:30 WET (UTC +0:00)



Tempo Sobre Conferencista
09:30 – 10:00 Registration and networking
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome remarks
10:05 – 10:40 Panel I and Q&A: Disruptive Technologies in attracting Foreign Direct Investment
  • Jan Wiedemann
  • Bernardo Correia
  • Abel Aguiar
  • Sofia Tenreiro
10:40 – 11:25 Panel II and Q&A: Practical Advice on investing in the United States
11:25 – 11:55 Networking break
11:55 – 12:35 Panel III and Q&A: Supporting Mechanisms for Doing Business in the United States
  • Antje Abshoff
  • Anil John
  • Paulo Figueiredo
  • Pedro Ferreira
  • Youqing Ma
12:35 – 13:20 Panel IV and Q&A: Portuguese Tech Ecosystem and the United States
13:20 – 13:25 Closing remarks
  • António Martins da Costa
13:25 – 14:30 Networking lunch with panelists, partners and attendees
14:30 Event concludes