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Watch the SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit Live!
Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce kicks off the first-ever SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit! The Summit brings together 1,200 attendees from nearly 60 countries; economic development officials from 47 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories; cabinet officials; and some of the world's top CEOs to discuss the advantages of investing in America and the importance of foreign direct investment as a source of job creation and economic growth in the United States. Summit participants will connect with local, state and regional economic development organizations and local, state, and federal agency officials to learn more about the U.S. as a business destination, the specific cities and states that match their business needs and the government resources that can help them find the most suitable location.
All events happening in the main ballroom during the SelectUSA 2013 Investment Summit will be available for viewing online. You can view the webcast on the livestream page or on the front page of Commerce.gov starting at 9:00am Eastern.President Obama will address the summit at 1:30pm and it will be streamed on WhiteHouse.gov/live. Secretary Pritzker, Secretary of State John Kerry, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman will also will deliver remarks. Visit the website to learn more about the program and speakers.