The FDI Excellence Series Registration Page

The FDI Excellence Series is a new training program for investment promotion agencies from around the world. The program is designed for experienced investment promotion professionals and those that are new to the profession, no matter what type of agency they work for.

The FDI Excellence Series will be divided into six separate three-day training courses, held at 2-month intervals starting in January 2018. Participants can choose to attend only one course or any combination of different courses. Each of the courses will cover a key area of investment attraction and promotion to offer the most comprehensive and practical foreign direct investment training available for investment promotion agencies anywhere in the world.


Click here to see the overview of all FDI Excellence Series courses.


12-14 December 2018, Budapest, Hungary

The FDI Excellence Series: FDI Aftercare in collaboration with Andreas Dressler

A practical course that will provide guidance and techniques for engaging with existing investors to develop opportunities for their future investment and growth, managing the risk of losing investors and enhancing the IPA’s advocacy role on behalf of foreign investors.


Click here to register for FDI Aftercare training


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WAIPA members: USD 1700

Others: USD 2500

Participants have to cover and arrange their travel between their home country and the course venue as well as lodging, this is not included in the tuition fee. Furthermore, no emergency medical insurance is provided. Participants have to ensure that they have a valid passport and appropriate visa for travel to Hungary.

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The FDI Excellence Series trainings will be delivered by Andreas Dressler, who is one of the world’s leading advisors in the field of foreign direct investment, as well as other selected FDI practitioners and professionals.

Courses are open to all agencies from around the world, with a reduced registration fee for WAIPA members and early registrations. If you have any questions please contact


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