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Date November 17, 2015

Location Toronto, Canada

Take Advantage of SelectUSA’s New Investment Promotion Platform for Canada: SelectUSA Canada 2015

The first edition of SelectUSA Canada, themed “Expanding for Growth”, will take place in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday, November 17, 2015. Building on the success of the SelectUSA Investment Summit in Washington this past March, the Canada 2015 event will attract Canadian companies of all kinds from start-ups to well-established manufacturers cutting across a broad range of industries and markets.

Organized by the U.S. Commercial Service in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in Canada (Amcham Canada), SelectUSA Canada will provide economic development organizations (EDOs) and multipliers with a unique platform to promote their regions and programs and to engage in one-on-one discussions with pre-qualified Canadian investors.

Pre-qualified Canadian companies will be invited to participate at no charge and will benefit from a full morning conference program, a luncheon keynote by U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, afternoon networking opportunities and meetings with participating EDOs, and a closing Networking Reception.

Preliminary Program

Time Event
8:30 a.m. Registration
9:00 Welcome: U.S. Commercial Service / Amcham Canada
9:10 Opening Keynote: Opportunities for Developing a Business in the U.S. – Case Study
9:30 Panel: Getting it Right - Understanding Incentives, Location and Programs
10:15 Coffee Networking Break
10:45 Panel: Accessing U.S. R&D for Product / Service Development & Growth
11:30 Keynote: Venture Finance
12:15 p.m. Luncheon Keynote: Bruce Heyman, U.S. Ambassador to Canada
1:15 Investor-EDO Engagement & One-on-One Meetings
3:15-4:30 Networking Reception

Contact Please contact Bojan Opsenica or Rick Tachuk for more information on the event

For U.S. EDOs - Your SelectUSA Canada Participation Includes:

  • Pre-Event Marketing of your EDO to key industry sectors in Canada
  • Promotional 6 ft. table top display
  • Networking and meeting opportunities
  • Participation in the Conference and Luncheon Programs
  • Business Networking Reception
  • Listing of your EDO in the event program and on the AmCham Canada website
  • Post-event list of all registered Canadian attendees

The EDO event participation fees for state and local economic development organizations is $1400.00 (for 2 reps).

Register To register for this event, please contact Bojan Opsenica or Rick Tachuk

For Canadian Companies and Investors - Free of Charge

SelectUSA Canada provides an exclusive one-stop opportunity to find out first-hand everything you need to know about setting up or expanding a business in the United States. This full day program starts with a morning conference designed to provide you with vital information on the expansion process, access to funding, facilities, and a myriad of incentives, programs and services available to support your U.S. expansion plans.

Throughout the day you will be able to network with U.S., State, and local economic development representatives and learn from subject matter experts focused on assisting your U.S. expansion. The afternoon will provide opportunities for one-on-one meetings with State and local representatives followed by a closing networking reception.

SelectUSA Canada provides valuable information and access to key contacts from across the United States to help make your U.S. expansion seamless and successful.

Register To register your company to participate in this event free of charge, please contact Kim Kelly at