2023 Tokyo International Gift Show Application

TIGS 2023

The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism is pleased to invite Hawaii companies to participate in the Hawaii Pavilion at the TIGS Autumn 2023 show from

Date:               September 6-8, 2023
Venue:            Tokyo Big Sight Venue, Tokyo, Japan.

Space is limited and based on “First Come, First Serve”, we wish to encourage all eligible companies to complete the application and submit to DBEDT as soon as possible.


  1. Complete the 2023 HiSTEP Registration. (If you have not already done so)
  2. Complete this 2023 TIGS Application by May 19, 2023 (Friday).
    • Early Bird Registration – till May 5, 2023, Friday.
    • Registration – Deadline by May 19, 2023, Friday.
    • Note: There will be a charge for a full booth (3m x 3m), or for a shared half-booth. For half booths, only two (2) companies will be allowed per booth.
  3. Your company will be contacted by the event contactor, Jaxie Corporation, after your submission has been accepted by DBEDT.
  4. Mail in a check for Full Booth, or Half Booth for the booth fee.
    • Application and payment received by:
      • May 5, 2023 (Friday) – $1,000.00 (Full Booth) / $500.00 (Half Booth) – Early Bird Registration
      • Register and pay after May 5, 2023 (Friday) – $1,500.00 (Full Booth) / $750.00 (Half Booth)
    • Payment due no later than June 2, 2023 (Friday)
    • Make check payable to: State of Hawaii/DBEDT
    • Mailing address:
      • Mr. Dennis T. Ling
        DBEDT/Business Development and Support Division
        P.O. Box 2359
        Honolulu, HI  96804


  • Early Bird Registration: Submit the application and pay by May 5, 2023 (Friday)
    • $1,000.00 (Full Booth)/$500.00 (Half Booth)
    • Register and pay after May 5, 2023 – $1,500.00 (Full Booth)/$750.00 (Half Booth)
  • Registration Deadline: Please complete and submit the application by May 19, 2023 (Friday).

The following form is mandatory for participation in the 2023 TIGS. Please also complete the 2023 HiSTEP Registration form if you have not yet registered the 2023 HiSTEP program.

Should you have any questions, please call Marlene Hiraoka at (808) 587-2758 or contact her via email at marlene.m.hiraoka@hawaii.gov.

We appreciate your time and thank you for your interest.


1) Apply for 2023 TIGS: May 19, 2022 (Friday)

2) Payment Due No Later Than: June 2, 2023 (Friday)


Please email Marlene Hiraoka at marlene.m.hiraoka@hawaii.gov.

Mahalo for your submission!

Funded in part through a Grant with the U.S. Small Business Administration

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