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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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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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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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Learn how to prepare for the Tokyo International Gift Show and how to convert promising new contacts into sales. Also included: proper business etiquette, understanding Japanese regulations, marketing, and building relationships. 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 ...
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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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SBA Resource Day at Ewa Beach Can SBA Help My Business? What does SBA offer to small business owners? The programs are many and varied, and the qualifications for each are specific. Take advantage of this free opportunity to meet one-on-one with your SBA representative who will help navigate and explain SBA Programs and resources ...
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