This Chicagoland international FDI conference provides an immersive experience for qualified firms seeking new locations to base their businesses in the Chicago region of the United States. In order to provide firms with the best experience possible, registered participants will have access to an Online Investment Portal, allowing them to effortlessly explore the investment opportunities that are the best fit for their industry. At the conference, attendees will connect with the Chicagoland communities and the organizations which support development in those communities. Further, attendees will be provided tours around Chicagoland and development opportunities and will meet Mayors, Chambers of Commerce, and other important officials. The event will conclude with relaxing networking events featuring famous Chicago landmarks.

Select Chicago 2018 Event Registration

Online Investment Portfolio


Registered attendees will have access to an exclusive Online Investment Portfolio featuring 100+ exciting investment opportunities in Chicagoland.





Showcase Tours


Each registered FDI attendee will participate in a four to five hour Showcase Tour of one of five Chicagoland communities, to experience the character, charm,  diversity,  and investment opportunities that are available to international investors.



Networking & Professional Development


There will be highly informative seminars and plenty of networking opportunities throughout the event to learn more about and become familiar with the abundant resources available for FDI in Chicagoland including economic development organizations, cities, counties, corporations, and development support programs.



Lake Michigan Cruise

Fireworks over Navy Pier, Chicago


Stay for the fun on Wednesday evening where all attendees will enjoy delicious drinks and dinner on Lake Michigan and watch the fireworks over Navy Pier while enjoying the beautiful Chicago skyline, in association with the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago.