Hawaii Pacific Export Council seeks applicants for 9-month exporting acceleratorPosted on September 10, 2014
The Hawaii Pacific Export Council is seeking applicants for a nine-month program to help companies enter the export market or expand their export businesses.
Instead of looking abroad, the program focuses on the company itself.Read More
Apply NOW for Surf Expo, the world’s largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow!Posted on September 5, 2014
Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Named one of the fastest growing tradeshows for attendance in 2013, the event draws buyers from specialty stores across 69 countries throughout North, Central and South Americas; the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of […]Read More
DBEDT Welcomes Okinawa Vice-Governor Yoshihisa Kawakami to HawaiiPosted on September 4, 2014
The State of Hawaii and Okinawa Prefecture will celebrate the 30th Anniversary of its historic Sister-State relationship in 2015. To begin planning for the auspicious occasion, the Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) staff including Deputy Director Mary Alice Evans and Administrator Dennis Ling welcomed Vice-Governor Yoshihisa Kawakami and his delegation and officials […]Read More
“Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha!” at 78th Tokyo International Gift ShowPosted on September 4, 2014
The 78th Tokyo International Gift Show opened on September 3rd at the Big Sight venue in Tokyo. Hawaii companies began tallying up sales to interested buyers from throughout Japan. This is the largest international trade show in Japan, which showcases personal gifts, consumer goods and decorative accessories to over 200,000 buyers expected to attend. DBEDT […]Read More
Watch a video of Joe Burns from the Small Business Development CenterPosted on September 2, 2014
Joe Burns, O’ahu Center Director for the Hawai’i Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network, speaks about the role of the SBDC in helping entrepreneurs at the recent Hawaii Small Business Fair. Read more about the Hawaii Small Business Fair, here.Read More
Hawaii Small Business Fair Continues to Attract HundredsPosted on August 26, 2014
Over 300 entrepreneurs, including people armed just with ideas as well as current business owners, converged on Honolulu Community College on Saturday, August 23rd, to gain a full-day’s worth of business knowledge. Organized and presented by the Hawaii Small Business Fair Planning Committee, this Fair offered 35 exhibits from various support agencies and lending institutions; several hours of […]Read More
Apply now for The Business of ExportingPosted on August 22, 2014 Read More Entries from News
The Business of Exporting is a unique nine-month program that looks at how Hawaii companies who export can capture and maintain profit growth. Conducted by the Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC) and sponsored by the State of Hawaii Department of Business Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT), the program looks at the impact that exporting abroad can place on a company's fundamental business processes at home, and how the results can be managed for profit accumulation and overall growth of the company.Read More
The Business of Exporting is open to all companies on all islands across the State of Hawaii.