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SelectChicago FDI Workshop 2020

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JLL Chicago

200 East Randolph Street

#46th Floor

Chicago, IL 60601

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Experience the tools that helped over 47 communities increase their business recruitment and expansion through Foreign Direct Investment!

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8:30-9:10 | Registration and Networking

9:10 - 9:20 | Welcome

by Scott Brandwein, Managing Director, JLL

9:20 - 9:50 | SelectUSA - A Primary Channel for FDI - New for 2020

by Seth Oppenheim, US Department of Commerce, SelectUSA

- Your background

- Your territories (Domestic and International)

- What is ReSelectUSA

- What is the SelectUSA Tech Program at SelectUSA

- Overview of Services for Economic Developers - a 10,000 foot review

- Services you provide for Overseas Business (Case Study)

- Q & A

9:50-10:30 | Introduction to SelectChicago and How we connect the two (WIFM)

by Michael Edgar, President, SelectChicago

- Chicagoland’s FDI Resource

- The SelectChicago® Model

- Steering Committee Panel - How this fits within a BRE Model, What we have learned so far

- Tools: Blackbird, Pipeline

10:30-10:45 | Networking Break

10:45-11:10 | The International Deal Cycle from the Investor’s Perspective

by Dr. John D. Gatto, President, FrankfurtRheinMain Corporation

- Relationships Matter

- Projects have a long lead time

- Haribo North America

- Incentives are not always the most important thing

- Total Fit

- Access to customers, talent and transportation control

- Projects need to be bi-directional

- Tradeshows

- Missions

- Q & A

11:15-11:40 | New in Finance

Panel Coming Soon

- Lower Middle Market Investment Resources (5MM-100 MM),

- Joseph P. McKeown III

- North East Region Senior Account Manager

- Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity and other financial experts.

11:40-11:45 | Conclusion

by Michael Edgar

- How this all Fits Together

- Program Wrap Up and Next Steps

To learn more about SelectChicago and how our programs can help your community contact:

Michael@SelectChicago.org

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Any member of the SelectChicago Steering Committee.

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200 East Randolph Street

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Chicago, IL 60601

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