U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today issued a statement on the SelectUSA Investment Summit. The White House today announced that President Obama will be hosting and delivering remarks at the Summit on Thursday, October 31, 2013.
"I can think of no one better than our President to highlight the many advantages of investing in America," said U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritkzer. "President Obama and his Administration are committed to bringing new jobs and investment to the U.S., and the SelectUSA program is a critical part of those efforts. This first-ever SelectUSA Investment Summit will join more than 1,000 attendees from nearly 60 countries; economic development officials from 47 states, the District of Columbia and three U.S. territories; and cabinet officials and some of the world's top CEOs. We look forward to sending the loud and clear message that America is open for business."