FDI Center and WAIPA to hold training on attracting quality FDI

Quality FDI

The “Attracting Quality Investment” course is part of the FDI Excellence series that WAIPA and FDI Center have been providing since 2018. The training will take place in Dubai on March 26 and 27. Participants in the course will gain essential knowledge and skills for identifying and attracting high-value investment projects and maximizing the benefits […]

FDI Center is official knowledge partner of the Annual Investment Meeting 2022


FDI Center is one of the selected knowledge partners for the Annual Investment Meeting 2022 (AIM), which will take place in Dubai from March 29 to 31. AIM is one of the leading global conferences on foreign investment and provides a platform for governments, investors, investment promotion agencies and multilateral development agencies to interact and […]

FDI Center participates in a workshop on Special Economic Zone research

Special Economic Zones

FDI Center’s Sebastian Reil and Sidan Raeskyesa were invited by the Kiel Center for Globalization, part of the Kiel Institute for The World Economy, to participate in a workshop on special economic zone (SEZ) research. The workshop was part of a project to study the contribution of special economic zones to foreign direct investment attraction, […]

FDI Center holds first Advanced FDI Leadership course at the University of Cambridge


The first edition of the Advanced Foreign Direct Investment Leadership Programme took place from November 22 to 25, 2021 at the University of Cambridge. Organized jointly by FDI Center and the Møller Institute, the FDI Leadership Programme is the world’s only academically certified program for senior investment promotion professionals. The first cohort included participants from […]

FDI Center moderates OECD workshop on digital transformation in investment promotion


FDI Center’s managing director, Andreas Dressler, led a workshop on the use of digital technologies by investment promotion agencies. The virtual workshop, organized by the EU-OECD Programme on Investment in the Mediterranean, in collaboration with the OECD IPA Network, was designed to provide investment promotion practitioners with practical advice on how digital technology is being […]

FDI Center and WAIPA to hold training on digital tools for investment attraction

FDI Center is collaborating with the World Association of Investment Promition Agencies (WAIPA) to offer a masterclass on “Digital Tools and Techniques for Investment Promotion and Attraction”. The training will consist of four separate sessions covering the latest and most effective digital tools and techniques for marketing, lead generation, investor support and virtual roadshows. The […]

FDI Center hosts online panel discussion on the future of investment promotion

FDI Center, in collaboration with the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies (WAIPA), hosted a panel discussion on “The future of investment promotion: the road ahead for investment promotion agencies”. The panelists were Pilar Madrigal, Director Investment Advisory, Costa Rican Investment Promotion Agency (CINDE), Nicola Watkinson, General Manager, The Americas, Australian Trade and Investment Commission […]

FDI Center presents in World Free Zone Organization webinar

FDI Center’s Paola Suarez Buhrmann held a presentation on current FDI trends and the key aspects to consider for attracting and retaining investment in times of uncertainty during the first webinar organized by the Regional Office for Latin America of the World Free Zone Organization(WFZO). The webinar, entitled “Free Zones in the COVID-19 era: Opportunities in […]