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Direct Spending by International Students Reached $302 MillionPosted on July 28, 2016Direct Spending by International Students Reached $302 Million post thumbnail
The State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy.   DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division (READ) created the report, while the Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) leads the state’s efforts for international student exchange.   “The Economic Impact […]
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Learn Business Basics and More at Hawaii Small Business FairPosted on July 18, 2016Learn Business Basics and More at Hawaii Small Business Fair post thumbnail
Date: August 6, 2016 Time: 7:30 am – 1:00pm Venue: Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., Honolulu Register at: http://smallbizfair2016-2.eventbrite.com Honolulu Community College will host the Summer 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by DBEDT, on Saturday, August 6, 2016. This FREE one-day event will feature workshops and exhibitors from federal, state and […]
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Please join Hawaii SBDC for a special FREE event with yelp!Posted on June 29, 2016Please join Hawaii SBDC for a special FREE event with yelp! post thumbnail
Consumers use yelp! to find you, and with 90 million monthly visitors via mobile and another 77 million unique visitors to the desktop site, it is a powerful tool to help grow your businesses. Hawaii SBDC is hosting guest speaker, John Carroll, the Manager of Local Business Outreach at yelp!, who will share the basics […]
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Successful Matchmaking Event for Buy Hawaii, Give AlohaPosted on June 29, 2016Successful Matchmaking Event for Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha post thumbnail
DBEDT successfully conducted the “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha” matchmaking event on Monday, June 27, in Umeda, Osaka. Working with the Foreign Commercial Service team at the Osaka Consulate, as well as in conjunction with the International Division of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI), nearly 50 Japanese importers and distributors were introduced to eight […]
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