Exporting

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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ABCs of Export Logistics

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 in Exporting, HiSTEP, News

Export Logistics Seminar Learn about how to get your product from Point A to Point B, and each of the places in between. The seminar will cover international shipping, packaging, insurance, logistics providers, dealing with customs, and more. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist ...
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Export Marketing Session Learn how to market your products effectively in international markets and how to connect with the right buyers or partners.   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. ...
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HiSTEP 2017 Seminar: Scaling Up Your Business Operations for Exporting As Hawaii companies expand into global markets, attention needs to be paid to meeting increased orders (manufacturing) and establishing procedures to service customers overseas. Presented by Innovate Hawaii/HTDC and the national Manufacturing Extension Partnership.     Event Details Thursday, March 2, 2017 Timeline: 8:45am Registration ...
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Register for Export University 101 HiSTEP offers this comprehensive training seminar that will help you learn the nuts and bolts of exporting while developing a global strategy for your business. Get first-hand knowledge from the experts that you can apply to your unique and personalized international business plan. Export University will help small businesses that ...
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Register for the 2017 HiSTEP Seminar: Japan Marketing and Trade for Hawaii Companies The Japanese market presents tremendous opportunities for Hawaii companies. However, Japan has specific import protocols and business customs different from other importing countries. This HiSTEP training session will provide the Japan market-specific intel (Food Sanitation Law, Animal and Plant Quarantine Law, etc.) as ...
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Nearly 60 business owners attended, in person and by conference call, the HiSTEP 2017 Introductory Session on January 24, 2017, held at FTZ No. 9, Homer Maxey International Trade Center. After an introduction by John Holman, Director, Pacific of the U.S. Commercial Service and keynote remarks by Jane Sawyer, District Director of SBA Hawaii, Jamie Lum and Mark ...
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The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a series of seminars on State grant funding available to small businesses and manufacturing companies to help them with product development or expansion, in addition to export development support. Attendees will receive information on the available grants through the Hawaii Small Business Innovation Research Program (HISBIR), Manufacturing ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) has received a $700,000 grant from the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to increase the number of local small businesses that want to export as well as the value of exports for those small businesses that currently ...
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For the second year, DBEDT organized a Hawaii Pavilion at the 2016 Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.  Supported in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, DBEDT recruited 14 Hawaii companies to the 4-day show which was attended by almost 4,000 U.S. and ...
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