ATS WORLD ATTENDED THE 2017 SELECT USA INVESTMENT SUMMIT
Dubai, July 2017: ATS World, UAE’s leading multi awarded integrated logistics and supply chain company with ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 certified standards, headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with regional offices across India, Oman, Bahrain, Belgium, and the USA, recently attended the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit held in Washington, DC.
Secretary of Commerce Wibur Ross hosted the Select USA Investment Summit; the 2017 Summit saw record attendance: more than 2,800 participants from over 60 international markets. This included over 1,200 global business investors and economic developers from 51 U.S. states and territories.
The SelectUSA Investment Summit is dedicated to promote foreign direct investment (FDI) into the United States. Featuring senior government officials, C-Suite business executives, and other thought leaders, each Summit focuses on a timely theme related to the U.S. investment environment, industry trends, and new opportunities. The Summit provided an unparalleled opportunity to bring together companies from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the nation, and other parties working to facilitate business investment in the United States. Moreover, the Summit played a vital role in attracting and facilitating international investment into the United States by raising awareness of the wide range of opportunities and positive business climate and facilitating vital direct connections between investors and economic development organizations (EDOs).
Some of the featured guests at the welcome reception included Ambassador Stuart Jones, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for the Near East Affairs Bureau; Skip Jones, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Middle East and Africa, U.S. Department of Commerce; Brian Kenner, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Washington D.C.; Khush Choksy, Senior Vice President of Middle East Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Edward Burton, President and CEO of the U.S.-Saudi Arabian Business Council; and Danny Sebright, President of the U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council