Exporting

More than 60 Hawaii Companies just completed participating in the 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). This year marks the fifth consecutive year that the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) organized a Hawaii Pavilion at TIGS, which was held September 7 – 9, 2016, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big ...
Read More More than 60 Hawaii Companies Showcased at the 2016 Tokyo International Gift Show

Export University 201 will be the final HiSTEP training session in Honolulu for 2016, so be sure to sign up! Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PMVenue: Foreign Trade Zone 9, 521 Ala Moana Blvd, Pier 2, Homer Maxey International Trade Center, 2FFee: $25.00 payable to DBEDT in cash or check at the ...
Read More Final HiSTEP Export University in Honolulu for 2016!

2016 marks the fifth consecutive year that DBEDT has organized a Hawaii Pavilion at the Tokyo International Gift Show, to be held September 7 – 9, 2016, at Tokyo Big Sight. This is the largest international trade show in Japan, drawing 200,000 buyers, distributors, wholesalers and retailers to meet exhibitors at over 4,500 booths spread ...
Read More 60 Hawaii Companies Selected for Tokyo International Gift Show

Connecting Local Business with Japanese Market Opportunities Learn about the exciting prospects for Hawaii companies in the Japanese market directly from country representatives and business leaders! Hear from experts at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo and experienced local businesses on where the best opportunities exist, how to do business effectively, avoid common pitfalls, and connect ...
Read More Export University Series: Japan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today presented the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) with the President’s “E” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. ...
Read More NELHA Receives Presidential Award for Export Service

82nd Tokyo International Gift Show September 7-9, 2016 Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight), Tokyo, Japan The Tokyo International Gift Show is the largest international trade show in Japan with over 2,500 companies marketing gifts, consumer goods and accessories to over 200,000 domestic and international buyers. 54 Hawaii companies participated at last year’s show ...
Read More Join the Hawaii Pavilion at the 82nd Tokyo International Gift Show

HiSTEP – Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP) As part of the HiSTEP platform, DBEDT is offering the Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP – ERP), which are training programs with the goal of preparing Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development. Export University is an introductory program covering key export topics and open to all ...
Read More DBEDT Offers Export Training Programs

Come join the Hawaii Pavilion at the BIO International 
Convention June 6-9, 2016 in San Francisco! Organized by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) with collaborators: High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), University of Hawaii (UH), UH John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM), and UH Hawaii Cancer Center, the Hawaii Pavilion at ...
Read More Save the Date for the BIO International Convention

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration Maria Contreras-Sweet formally announced the awarding of $750,000 to the State of Hawaii for the SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) and presented a check to Governor David Ige during a special event at the Foreign Trade Zone No. 9.   Several ...
Read More SBA Administrator Contreras-Sweet Presents STEP Funds To Governor Ige

On behalf of the U.S. Commercial Service, the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, and the County of Maui Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, we would like to invite you to join us for a special seminar on exporting to Singapore and Southeast Asia! This seminar will feature Luanne Theseira, Commercial Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in ...
Read More Free Seminar on Maui for Exporters to Singapore and Southeast Asia