Exporting

DBEDT kicked off the new year with the first-ever Hawaii Pavilion at Surf Expo January 8-10, 2015, in Orlando, Florida. A 1,600-square foot pavilion featured 20 Hawaii companies with a range of products from surf and SUP boards, to waterwear and resort apparel, to gift and souvenir items. Surf Expo organizers incorporated a Hawaiian theme ...
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The Business Of Exporting Program, presented by DBEDT and Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC), has progressed well since it launched in October, 2014. There have been two large presentation lectures (also open to the general public for a fee), as well as smaller-sized, more focused breakout sections. Please see the details here for the upcoming ...
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One-Day Seminar - Managing Export Industry Costs: What Are The Advantages?

Date: January 29, 2015

Time: 9:00am – 3:50pm

Venue: The new Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center / 2nd Floor Main Conference Room

Address: Free Trade Zone #9, 521 Ala Moana Blvd.

Guest speakers and a three-person panel will break out the costs of various export service providers Hawaii companies typically have to manage when exporting...

The Business Of Exporting program, sponsored by DBEDT and presented by Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC), has announced the second Large Group Presentation: Managing Regulatory Costs: Ours and Theirs November 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Manoa Innovation Center 2800 Woodlawn Drive Presentation Room #173 Concepts: Your company is a profit center, regulatory regimes ...
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DBEDT is leading a group of 19 Hawaii companies to Orlando, Florida, January 8-10, 2015, for Surf Expo, the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. For more information, e-mail Jamie Lum at jamie.k.lum@hawaii.gov. We have successfully filled the Hawaii Pavilion spaces, so applications are closed.   The following companies ...
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – A new program seeks to help local companies that sell overseas. Michael Sacharski, chair of the Hawaii Pacific Export Council, and Jamie Lum, from the State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, are here on Sunrise with all the details. Feedback Form Was this page helpful?YesNoTell us why (optional)Your name (optional)Your ...
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The Hawaii Pacific Export Council is seeking applicants for a nine-month program to help companies enter the export market or expand their export businesses.

Surf Expo is the longest running and largest boardsports and beach/resort lifestyle tradeshow in the world. Named one of the fastest growing tradeshows for attendance in 2013, the event draws buyers from specialty stores across 69 countries throughout North, Central and South Americas; the Caribbean, Europe and Asia. The show features approximately 2,600 booths of ...
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The 78th Tokyo International Gift Show opened on September 3rd at the Big Sight venue in Tokyo. Hawaii companies began tallying up sales to interested buyers from throughout Japan. This is the largest international trade show in Japan, which showcases personal gifts, consumer goods and decorative accessories to over 200,000 buyers expected to attend. DBEDT ...
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