HiSTEP 2019

HiSTEP

Expand your business to global markets through export development by participating in the Hawaii State Trade Export Program.

2018 TIGS

Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS)

APPLY NOW! Hawaii product manufacturers are invited to exhibit at the 2019 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS) from September 3-6, 2019, in the Hawaii Pavilion, Tokyo, Japan.

Enterprise Zones

Your business may be eligible for tax breaks and other benefits through Hawaii’s Enterprise Zones Partnership (EZ) Program.

2018 Small Business Fair

2019 Hawaii Small Business Fair

REGISTER NOW! Attend FREE classes on a wide range of popular business topics including marketing, finance, business planning, protecting your brand, social media, and more!

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HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Using Trade Shows for International Market ExpansionPosted on April 15, 2019
Trade shows can be an excellent venue to find new buyers, promote your products, and increase awareness of your brand. Learn the do’s and don’ts of international trade shows, including preparing for, attending, and turning prospects into buyers after the show. Date & Time Thursday, May 9, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 12:00pm  Pau & Networking […]
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HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Protecting Your Brand When ExportingPosted on April 2, 2019
In this seminar, learn all about protecting your business’s intellectual property, and how to leverage international agreements to protect your IP around the world. Date & Time Thursday, April 11, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 12:00pm  Pau & Networking Venue Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Homer Maxey International Trade Center ITC Conference Room, 2nd Floor 521 […]
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Hawaii Small Business Registration now available on the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS)Posted on March 12, 2019
Hawaii small businesses can now register online with the State of Hawaii through the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data Systems website. The registration can be completed in three easy steps:  First, verify that your business meets the size standards for a small business established by the Small Business Administration. Second, create an eHawaii.gov account. Lastly, complete […]
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Sign Up for the 11th Annual SBA Business Development SeriesPosted on March 5, 2019
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), State of Hawaii Department of Transportation and the Minority Business Development Agency of Honolulu Business Center are inviting small business owners who are interested in doing business with the federal, state and local government to sign up for the 11th annual SBA Business Development Series. Classes are FREE for […]
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