Comment: Change in EB5 Market – its all about marketing

Old EB5 Model-Seller's Market New EB5 Mondel-Buyer's Market
Issuers Small number of Issuers
(Project + USCIS approval = investment success)
Large number of Issuers
(USCIS approval & good project are commodities)
Market Only China Multiple markets:
China, India, Vietnam, etc.
Roles Issuer gets project & USCIS approval;
Chinese Agent does SOF and Sales
Breakup of functions:
SOF by US immigration attorneys,
Marketing by Issuers,
Sales by agents
(A Good Project and USCIS approval are now commodities due to the large number of Issuers with both)
Marketing Marketing NOT necessary for success
(because market was a seller’s market with more demand than supply)

Marketing Necessary for success
(because market is now buyer’s market with more supply than demand)

EB5 Marketing – real world experience

ILW experience with marketing: Mixed results 2013-2016

  • Success in Beijing – almost 2,000 attendees at ILW Expo – but difficulties ensue
  • Many failures in oil economies of Middle East
  • Modest success in India and Taiwan

ILW experience with marketing: Major success 2016-2018

  • Expo format gets results in many countries for many clients
  • Major Success in two new markets - clients who made many investments 2015 to 2017 hit balls out of the park in two Top 10 EB5 countries

Requirements for major success:

  • Patience for results – it takes years not months
  • Commitment to a market through repeated visits to master its nuances
  • Major investment in marketing
  • ILW can help you succeed – please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com and Click here

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Focus: Taiwan EB5 Expo

May 8, 2019 — Taipei

  • Taiwan is one of the larger EB5 Markets, with about 150 investments per year raised
  • Taiwan has an agent structure similar to China (but lower cost than China)
  • The language is the same in both China and Taiwan thus simplifying preparation of marketing material
  • Taiwan is very close geographically to China & Vietnam, so jetlag is minimized and productive time is maximized

(Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards)

Price:
EB-5 Issuers:
$7,999+$1,999*= $9,998 per Issuer
Limited to Three Issuers ONLY-- 4th issuer will not be accepted. Reserve your Spot Now!

*Special Note for Attorneys: The only way an immigration attorney can participate and speak at this event is if they are nominated by the issuer exhibiting at the custom expo. Not only is there no fee charged to immigration attorneys, ILW will pay the attorney nominated by each issuer $1,999 to towards their travel expenses.

For more information, please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here.

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