SelectChicago FDI Conference 2020

November 4, 2020

November 10, 2020

8:00 AM To 3:30 PM

Online Only

Event Description

Explore Opportunities in the Greater Chicago Region
Attend the 5th Annual SelectChicago FDI Conference 2020 (Online )

Now in its 5th year…

Where Chicago regional communities, international trade commissioners and foreign investors come together to learn about international economic development and local investment opportunities.

Access 7 Days of Live Sessions

September 16, 2020 through November 18, 2020

What do you need to know as a foreign investor to land a business in the Greater Chicago Region?

Pick topics to meet your needs. Attend live presentations and facilitated networking *online*, from anywhere in the world. Live presentations are recorded. Watch a recorded session or visit the virtual expo floor at any time.

Tickets are $75 USD per attendee.

Attendees have access to the live, interactive events. We’ve gracefully spaced the live, interactive days every 2 weeks.

Learn about local investment opportunities from Greater Chicago Regional Communities.

Meet speakers and attendees in live networking sessions led by facilitators.

Research services in the virtual expo hall. The expo hall is open 24-hours a day.

Missed a session? Ticket holders have 24-hour access to the recordings of the presentations

Schedule Highlights

16 Sep 2020

Conference welcome. The Plenary Keynote by Harry Moser of the Reshoring Initiative ( to talk about reshoring critical jobs in the USA . The virtual expo hall opens. Midwest US case studies, trends, and forecasts. Live, online networking. US manufacturing and supply chain needs. Live panel discussion with online audience.

23 Sep 2020

Overview of local BioPharma, new Helix 51 Incubator.

30 Sep 2020

How to do soft landings followed by live online audience questions. Investor visas and immigration options. Accounting, data protections, and equity. Facilitator led online networking. New business pitch event.

7 Oct 2020

USA work culture and business management tips.

14 Oct 2020

USA anti-corruption, transparency, and ethics protections. Economic incentives and capital funding. Site selection. Facilitator led online networking. New business pitch event.

28 Oct 2020

Service partners to help foreign businesses relocate into greater Chicago region . Tapping into North American trade agreements from a MIdwest location. Tips for a stable and secure company for the long term.

18 Nov 2020

Post-US Presidential Election Fireside Round Table followed by live Q&A from the online audience.

* All dates are Central US (Chicago time). Contact us for a detailed schedule of session times. Adjust the times for your local timezone to attend live, online sessions.

Learn more about the Speakers and the Virtual Sessions through the

5th Annual SelectChicago Conference Website.




About the Organizers

We invite you to our training and neworking events to learn how Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) works in the Chicago area.    Contact: SelectChicago® • 13 N Genesee St • Waukegan, IL 60085 USAUS +1 (847) 584-2688 •

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