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On May 3 – 4, 2017, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) in collaboration with the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, will present the first-ever Hawaii Small Business Conference at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui. The theme of this year’s conference is “DESIGN, PROTECT, ENGAGE: Small Business Strategies for Success. Small business ...
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2017 Hawaii Pavilions The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii-made products through Hawaii Pavilions at the following trade shows: Hawaii Expo 2017 at Shibuya Hikarie July 15-17, 2017 The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) is pleased to be partnering with Hawaii Tourism Japan (HTJ) on an export ...
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HOʻOKUPAʻA – KANU ME KA LAULIMA KAKOU 5th Annual Conference on Community Development &Financing Monday, March 27, 2017 William S. Richardson School of Law The Purpose of the Conference As the demand for funding developments (i.e. capital improvement and energy projects) increases, traditional methods of capitalizing projects become increasingly inadequate. There are alternatives. By creatively ...
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HONOLULU – For the sixth consecutive year, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii-made products through a special Hawaii Pavilion at the autumn 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). During Sept. 6-8, 2017, at the Tokyo Big Sight venue, the Hawaii Pavilion will be home base for up to 70 ...
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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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The U.S. Small Business Administration will be conducting business workshops with the “For ʻEwa Pono” group in Kapolei.  It’s good exposure to businesses who may be seeking financing and joining other programs. 

           Event Schedule Cost These workshops are free Location For ʻEwa Pono Office, 1001 Kamokila Blvd., Suite 133, Kapolei     Parking ...
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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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2017 Small Business Fair: “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” Presented by DBEDT and Leeward Community College Event Details Saturday, May 6, 2017 Location: Leeward Community College 96-045 Ala Ike Road, Pearl City Timeline: 7:30 am to 1:00 pm 7:30 am Registration begins 8:30am -12:15pm Free workshops 7:30am -1:00pm Exhibitor booths open Organizing Committee: Leeward Community ...
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The HiSTEP – Company Assistance (HiSTEP-CA) program assists individual Hawaii companies with export market development costs. Application proposals may request a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $15,000. Award funds will be limited to certain uses – please view the HiSTEP webpage for details. The DEADLINE to submit your written proposal is Friday, March ...
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