HiSTEP

Pre-register to be part of the most effective domestic trade shows with the best fit for made-in-Hawaii products. Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. To sign up complete the 2018 Hawaii Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP) Application.           Surf Expo, January 25-27, 2018 (Orlando, FL) Surf Expo ...
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HONOLULU – Seventy-three companies represented Hawaii at the 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). This year marks the sixth consecutive year that the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) organized a Hawaii Pavilion at TIGS, which was held September 6-8, 2017, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight). This year, the ...
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In doing business internationally, culture is king. Learn how to understand the business culture of key markets like Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Canada. Also learn the keys to understanding a country’s culture and how it relates to doing business there. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, ...
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Jamie Lum and Mark Ritchie of Business Development & Support Division (BDSD), DBEDT, were featured on the ThinkTech Hawaii program “Business in Hawaii.” Host Reg Baker invited them back for a progress report on HiSTEP (Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program) 2017, as well as other activities at DBEDT. They also promoted the upcoming Hawaii Small Business Fair to be ...
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Taiwan has a population of 23.5 million and following a period of stable economic growth, U.S. goods and services are more attractive than ever to Taiwanese buyers. Learn about opportunities for Hawaii businesses in Taiwan. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in ...
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Export Finance Session Learn all about export financing, including common methods of payment, export credit insurance, U.S. government financing programs, and more. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world. The HiSTEP ...
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Canada is the United States’ largest trading partner and closest ally. It is a market of 35 million consumers and a highly attractive destination for foreign direct investment with competitive business and regulatory advantages. Over 500,000 Canadians visit Hawaii each year, the state’s second largest international tourism market. Join us for a presentation on targeting ...
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Learn about key legal considerations as you engage your business with new partners or overseas markets. Topics covered may include: contracts, export documentation, export licenses, foreign corrupt practices act, protecting intellectual property, and regulations. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii ...
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ABCs of Export Logistics

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Exporting, HiSTEP, News

Export Logistics Seminar Learn about how to get your product from Point A to Point B, and each of the places in between. The seminar will cover international shipping, packaging, insurance, logistics providers, dealing with customs, and more. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist ...
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Export Marketing Session Learn how to market your products effectively in international markets and how to connect with the right buyers or partners.   This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world. ...
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