Team Illinois Coordinated by INTERSECT Illinois to Exhibit at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit
Team Illinois, a collaboration of economic development officials coordinated by INTERSECT Illinois, will exhibit at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit, June 10-12, in Washington, D.C. The Investment Summit is an annual event connecting international companies with U.S. economic development organizations to facilitate job-creating business investment in the United States.
Past Investment Summit participants have announced more than $103.6 billion in new U.S. investment projects within five years of attending an Investment Summit, creating or retaining more than 167,000 U.S. jobs in the process. Illinois has announced $1,674.2M in investment, creating or retaining more than 5,064 new jobs within those five years.
Foreign direct investment in Illinois directly supports 340,500 jobs across several industries including software and IT services, business and financial services, and industrial equipment among many others. The United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, Canada, and France were the top sources of foreign direct investment in Illinois as of May 2019.
A livestream of the Investment Summit will be available at https://www.selectusa.gov/newsroom. For live updates, including tweets, photos, and videos, use #SelectUSASummit #TeamIllinois and follow @SelectUSA on Twitter. Learn more about the Investment Summit at https://www.selectusasummit.us/.