Small businesses will learn strategies for success at Hawaii Small Business Conference on Maui

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 in Maui, National Small Business Week, News, SBA, Small Business Support

Small Business ConferenceOn 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 owners, start-ups and entrepreneurs interested in taking their business to the next level are encouraged to attend. During the full-day Conference on Day 1 (Wednesday, May 3, 7 am – 5:30 pm), attendees will have an opportunity to network face-to-face with innovative business leaders and hear their insights, best practices, and tricks of the trade on various topics – customer service, marketing, data security and risk management. Presenters are detailed on the event flyer and at MEDB’s website.

“It’s easy to get caught up in running a business and miss out on networking and training to keep ahead of the competition,” said Teena Rasmussen, Director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development. “This new conference was created to provide our small businesses with the rare opportunity to sharpen their professional acumen on a variety of topics all in one forum.”

Cost is $85 per person for the full-day Conference on May 3, includes a luncheon and exhibits. The May 4th Workshops are $45 per workshop. Attendees can also save $10 by registering for the Conference plus one or both workshops, or by registering for both workshops.

To learn more and register, visit www.HawaiiSmall.Biz. For additional information, email smallbiz@medb.org or call (808) 875-2300.

Various sponsorship opportunities are available for 2017 Hawaii Small Business Conference. Companies interested in exhibiting their goods and services for small businesses are also encouraged to participate. For information on sponsorships and exhibitor opportunities, visit www.HawaiiSmall.Biz, email smallbiz@medb.org or call (808) 875-2300.