The Economic Promoter in Chicago, Dejan  Velichkov together with the Director of TIDZ, and the Minister for FDI, Bill Pavleski represented Macedonia on two important automotive conferences in the Midwest of United States.   In Detroit from April 21 – 23, Macedonia was promoted as investment destination during the SAE Automotive World Congress & Exhibition. The SAE Automotive World Congress is one of the most important conferences in the automotive industry in United States, which attracts executives, engineers and experts from the global automotive industry.  Macedonia was represented with a booth, which raised the interest of the many visitors and automotive executives. During the conference the Macedonian team had multiple meetings with several automotive companies interested to expand their footprint in Europe. Moreover, in Chicago from April 24 – 26 the investment opportunities in Macedonia were presented on the Automechanika 2015 show, which is specialized for automotive parts and components