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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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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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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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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) has launched the 2017 Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program (HiSTEP), a multifaceted program designed to assist Hawaii small businesses with their export development. The program is administered by DBEDT and partner organizations in Hawaii and is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement ...
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DBEDT is very pleased to announce the formal launch of the 2017 Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP. Building on the success of 2016, we are launching the 2017 program with the same three key components, but with added improvements:   1.    Export Readiness Program – in addition to group export training ...
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