2015 Hawaii Small Business Fair

Posted on Jun 24, 2015 in Hawaii Small Business Fair, News, Upcoming Events

“Launch Your Dreams into Reality”

 

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On Saturday, August 8, 2015, DBEDT will co-host the 2015 Hawaii Small Business Fair, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” at Honolulu Community College. We expect more than 300 small business owners and entrepreneurs to attend this free one-day event, which will feature 30 business resource and informational training workshops; one-on-one business counseling sessions; plus exhibits with representatives from Federal, State and local agencies, organizations and financial institutions.

In addition to the wide range of workshops we have always offered, based on participant feedback from February 2015’s event we have added “Industry Insight” workshops that offer 2 full hours of insight and training in Food Service, Fashion, and Retail. As always, one-on-one business counseling will be provided by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and SCORE.

 

Date: Saturday, August 8, 2015
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Honolulu Community College
Address: 674 Dillingham Blvd, Honolulu
Free parking in the parking lot at Kokea St entrance

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Schedule:
7:30 a.m.: Registration begins / Exhibitor booths open
8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Kick-Off Session: Secrets to Success featuring Kent Untermann of Pictures Plus and Erin Kano of Chocole’a
9:15 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Free Workshops
11:30 a.m.– 12:00 noon: Break for Food and Exhibits
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Exhibitors Open for visitors

Register by August 2, 2015 at https://smallbusinessfair2015-2.eventbrite.com

For information, call 845-9187 or 694-8332.

Exhibitors and Organizing Committee: Honolulu Community College; 
Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT); State 
Department of Transportation; Small Business Development Center (SBDC); 
Internal Revenue Service; Business Action Center; Mink Center for 
Business & Leadership; Ewa Beach CBDO.

*Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if 
requested by July 24, 2015. For information, call 945-1430 or 694-8332*

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