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DBEDT has partnered with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) to organize two seminars in Japan to introduce Hawaii’s business climate and support ecosystem to Japanese companies seeking to expand to Hawaii and beyond. The objectives of the seminars were to attract Japanese companies in the service and manufacturing industries and demonstrate the potential of not ...
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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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Pacific Regenerative Medicine Conference will gather industry experts, innovators and thought leaders in Regenerative Medicine and bring them to Hawaii. They will share research and scientific breakthroughs, discuss medical tourism and have skills labs for attendees, as well as many opportunities to network with industry experts and connect with vendors who support the Regenerative Medicine ...
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The 2017 Global Tourism Summit will feature three days of informative panels and workshops, inspirational speakers, B2B networking events, a special Aloha reception, and daily luncheons that will encompass this year’s theme of sustainability and “Remembering Our Roots.” Preceding events will include exclusive Oahu Tours sponsored by selective sponsors and exhibitors, which may be purchased ...
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HONOLULU – Calling all local entrepreneurs, researchers, and small technology firms to participate in a two-day conference, hosted by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, on Sept. 18 – 19, 2017, at the Waikiki Beach Marriott. HTDC is hosting the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) National Road Tour, providing companies a ...
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(HONOLULU – August 7, 2017) Ad 2 Honolulu is calling all interested non-profit organizations to apply for a FREE public awareness campaign this year. The selected organization will receive a year-long campaign that includes marketing, public relations, creative executions and advertising in television, radio, print, and web. Notably, past public service campaigns have reached values ...
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The Waianae Economic Development Council through its program, Made on the Waianae Coast, is hosting the workshop, “Financing Your Business”: Event Details Date: Friday, August 18, 2017 Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Place: Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center – Kaahaaina Cafe The workshop will feature information on Small Business Administration and Office of Hawaiian ...
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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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The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) kicked off the Study Hawaii Ambassador Program on July 20, 2017 at the Willows Restaurant. Yasuda Women’s University (YWU) is the first group to be deputized an ambassador. YWU enrolled in the Hawaii English Language Program (HELP) of the University of Hawaii which developed a 6-month ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report on 07/19/2017, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy. DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division (READ) created the report, while the Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) leads the state’s efforts for international student exchange. The report, ...
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