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.

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Opportunity Zones Program

Hawaii designated 25 census tracts as Opportunity Zones to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities.

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Register Now for the HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Logistics and Shipping from Hawaii to Overseas MarketsPosted on May 14, 2019
Learn about how to get your product from Point A to Point B, and each of the places in between. This seminar will cover international shipping, packaging, insurance, logistics providers, dealing with customs, and more. Date & Time Thursday, June 13, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 11:00am  Pau & Networking Venue Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone […]
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More than 200 Attendees at the 2019 Small Business Fair!Posted on May 7, 2019
The 10th Annual Hawaii Small Business Fair was held this past Saturday at Leeward Community College. Each year the Small Business Fair proves itself the premier small business resource for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, small business owners and those who dream of starting their own businesses. The one-day event brings together professionals to share insights, advice on […]
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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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