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The Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) of DBEDT promotes industry development and economic diversification by supporting existing and emerging industries in Hawaii and by attracting new investment and businesses to the state. Some of BDSD’s more notable state-wide programs include: Business of Exporting Accelerator; Hawaii State Pavilions at various industry trade shows in the U.S. and abroad; Coordination of Sister-State and City Relationships and International Student Attraction, both forging new global business linkages for Hawaii; Small Business Fairs; Microloans to Businesses; Grants to Community-based Economic Impact Non-profits; Enterprise Zone program designed to assist economically-disadvantaged areas of the state; and CBED (Community-based Economic Development) Accelerator. Learn more about the Business Development & Support Division of DBEDT at: http://invest.hawaii.gov/.