AmCham Egypt Inc. participated in SelectUSA Investment Summit which took place during the period from June 10-12, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
SelectUSA Investment Summit promotes the United States as the world’s premier investment destination and connects qualified foreign firms with U.S. economic development organizations (EDOs) to facilitate business investment and job creation.
The Egyptian delegation was among business leaders and economic development officials from 79 global markets and 49 U.S. states and territories, and more than 3,100 people attendees, including 1,200 business representatives.
The delegation included Hisham Fahmy, CEO, AmCham Egypt Inc., Sylvia Menassa, CEO, AmCham Egypt, Tarek Wahby, CEO, ElSewedy Electric, Ahmed Bakry, North American Business Development Manager, ElSewedy Electric, Yasser Elnaggar, CEO, EN Investment, Hassan Abou Eleinen, CEO, Egyptian American Group, Mustafa Abou El Hassan, Chairman & CEO, Global Consolidated Contractors, Ahmed Holiel, President, United Group for Investment & Trade, Dr. Basel Hammoda, CEO, Digital Cloud Platforms, Yasser Hosny, CEO, Pyramids Telecom, Ahmed Abdel Razek, Chairman, Pyramids Telecom, and Mohammad Shaheen, Country Managing Director, FedEx Egypt.
Notable speakers at the Summit included Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President, Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce, Larry Kudlow, Director of the National Economic Council, Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, as well as 8 U.S. governors.