Leading Fiscal and Economic Expert, Romina Boccia, to Speak in Switzerland

In the week before Easter, Romina Boccia will be in Switzerland for several speaking engagements. Romina is a leading fiscal and economic expert and is the deputy director of the Heritage Foundation’s Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies. The Heritage Foundation is a public policy think tank based in Washington, D.C. Romina frequently advises members of Congress and ...
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Ambassador Edward T. McMullen, Jr. Addresses the Swiss Business Community at Swiss Re Headquarters

On Thursday, January 11, the Swiss-American Chamber’s New Year’s reception in honor of Ambassador Edward T. McMullen, Jr. was attended by close to 200 executives from the Swiss business community at the Swiss Re Headquarters in Zurich.  In his remarks, Ambassador McMullen highlighted the progress made in the first year of President Trump’s Administration, underscored ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Welcomes Washington State Governor and His Delegation in Bern

On November 8, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Feret Erath welcomed Washington State Governor Jay Inslee and his delegation as part of an investment mission and in-depth study program to learn about Switzerland’s highly-successful vocational education system.  In her opening remarks at the investment luncheon, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Feret Erath greeted 75 guests and highlighted the robust ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Welcomes Missouri Governor Eric Greitens in Zürich

On October 20, 2017, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Feret Erath welcomed Missouri Governor Eric Greitens at a roundtable discussion hosted by UBS in Zürich. The emphasis of the roundtable with key industry stakeholders from the financial and insurance industries centered on the banking and insurance industries in Switzerland and Missouri. Governor Greitens’ delegation visited Switzerland as ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Tara Feret Erath Welcomes SelectUSA Investment Summit Participants at Alumni Luncheon

On September 28, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Feret Erath hosted a high-profile group of SelectUSA Investment Summit participants at a luncheon at the U.S. Residence.  Along with a distinguished group of business leaders, Swiss Ambassador to the United States Martin Dahinden attended the event.  The guests’ participation in the previous summits has led to increased foreign ...
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Embassy Officials at Lugano Chamber of Commerce Investment Seminar

The Lugano Chamber of Commerce welcomed Economic and Commercial Officer Toby Wolf and SelectUSA Investment Specialist Sandor Galambos at a June 7 investment seminar in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland. Wolf and Galambos highlighted the United States as a premier investment destination to potential investors, noting the strong footprint of Swiss companies in the United ...
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Chargé d’Affaires Erath Welcomes U.S. Investment Delegation

On April 26, Chargé d’Affaires Tara Erath greeted an investment delegation with the European American Investment Council and officials from the Economic Development Agencies of Greater Peoria, IL; Battle Creek, MI; Carroll County, GA; Longview, TX; Auglaize County, OH and Duke Energy as well a distinguished group of Swiss business leaders from a wide range ...
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SelectUSA 2017 Video

Global companies are voting with their balance sheets. Starting operations in the United States helps businesses access the world’s largest consumer market, employ a productive workforce, and tap into a culture of innovation. So what are you waiting for? Contact the SelectUSA team to learn how to grow your business in the United States: https://www.selectusa.gov/welcome
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NOW OPEN: Registration for the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit 

We are happy to announce that registration for the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit is now open!  SelectUSA’s annual Summit, the top foreign direct investment (FDI) event in the country, will be held June 18-20, 2017 at the Gaylord Hotel – National Harbor in the Washington, D.C. area. The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the premier venue ...
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U.S. Depts of State and Commerce Increase Understanding of Defense Export Controls

On Tuesday, April 19, Dr. Judd Stitziel, State Department Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, led a joint U.S. State Department and U.S. Commerce Department team to headline the second annual defense export control seminar in Bern, Switzerland. The seminar, run in conjunction with Switzerland’s Federal Department of Economic Affairs (SECO) and Switzerland’s largest manufacturing ...
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U.S. Embassy Bern Hosts Export Control Seminar for Swiss Industry Leaders

Monday, April 18, Ambassador LeVine addressed over 60 members of Switzerland’s manufacturing and export industries at the U.S. Embassy’s second annual “U.S. Export Controls Seminar.” In her remarks, Ambassador LeVine highlighted U.S. and Swiss cooperation on defense export controls, both bilaterally and worldwide. Ambassador LeVine also detailed the Obama administration’s ongoing efforts to create a ...
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Ambassador LeVine Attended the Launch of Zurich Insurance Group’s Apprenticeship Program

Ambassador LeVine, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu, and Swiss Ambassador to the U.S. Martin Dahinden join representatives of Zurich North America and Harper College to mark the official launch of an innovative, first-of-its-kind U.S. apprenticeship program for the insurance industry. Zurich North America is a participant in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Apprenticeship ...
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Swiss Delegation Shines at U.S. Investment Summit

President Obama and Secretary Kerry Cite Swiss Companies, Investors The Swiss Delegation to the just-concluded SelectUSA Summit in Washington D.C. was the largest delegation in attendance on a per capita basis, as well as one of the most prominent.   Acknowledging Switzerland’s impressive showing at the Summit, both President Obama and Secretary Kerry mentioned Swiss companies ...
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Leading Swiss Executives Announce Plans to Invest, Bring Apprenticeships to the U.S. During White House Meeting

On January 13, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett and Director of the National Economic Council Jeffrey Zients hosted a delegation of Swiss business leaders in Washington, D.C. The delegation, led by Vice President of the Swiss Confederation, Federal Councilor Johann Schneider-Ammann ...
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