U.S. Embassy Berlin Hosts Seminar Highlighting Business Opportunities in the U.S.

Members of Fairfax County and TeleTrusT with the Deputy Chief of Mission of the U.S. Embassy Berlin Kent Logsdon

May 31, 2018.  Open for Business:  The United States is an attractive market for German IT and cyber security companies.  In cooperation with Fairfax County of Virginia and the IT Security Association of Germany TeleTrusT, the U.S. Embassy Berlin hosted a half-day seminar to discuss new industry developments, market entry strategies and practical questions ranging from regulatory issues to taxes and business visas. In his opening remarks, Deputy Chief of Mission Kent Logsdon stressed that cybersecurity is of growing strategic importance for organizations of all kinds – commercial, governmental, and military.  German and American companies as leaders in innovation and technology are natural partners in that field, he stressed.

German Companies that are interested in expanding their business to the United States are invited to join the German delegation at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit, that will take place June 20 -22, 2018 near Washington DC.  The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the highest-profile event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) in 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. For full program details and logistical information, please visit the Summit website at: www.selectusasummit.us or contact our SelectUSA team at the Embassy at:  SelectUSA.Germany@trade.gov