HiSTEP

Business Grit for Business Growth: How to Increase Revenues and Profits in a Crowded Marketplace This workshop is custom designed to help small business owners understand key principles of business growth and expansion. Learn how to think clearly and objectively about problems and develop solutions that work best for your business. Participate in a highly ...
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Learn specific marketing strategies for promoting your brand and driving sales in Hawaii’s #1 export market – Japan! The program will include how to leverage social media. Date & Time Thursday, February 22, 2018 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Marketing in Japan Program 11:00am  Pau & Networking Venue Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 Homer Maxey International Trade ...
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Export University 101 is a 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, while taking charge of your unique and personalized International Business Plan to grow your international business successfully. From industry experts to our ...
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By Web Staff, KHON2 Published: November 22, 2017, 10:59 am  Updated: November 22, 2017, 11:26 am Right now, there are more than 122-thousand small businesses registered in Hawaii — employing more than 260-thousand people! But many fail in the first few years – especially when trying to grow their business beyond our waters. But a special program is about ...
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DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT DIVISION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LUIS P. SALAVERIA DIRECTOR DENNIS T. LING ADMINISTRATOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 13, 2017 DBEDT Launches 2018 HISTEP Export Promotion Program HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announces the launch of the 2018 ...
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Pre-register to be part of the most effective domestic trade shows with the best fit for made-in-Hawaii products. Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. To sign up complete the 2018 Hawaii Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP) Application. Note: final acceptance for participation is subject to DBEDT approval.         ...
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HONOLULU – Seventy-three companies represented Hawaii at the 2017 Tokyo International Gift Show (TIGS). This year marks the sixth consecutive year that the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) organized a Hawaii Pavilion at TIGS, which was held September 6-8, 2017, at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight). This year, the ...
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In doing business internationally, culture is king. Learn how to understand the business culture of key markets like Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Canada. Also learn the keys to understanding a country’s culture and how it relates to doing business there. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, ...
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Jamie Lum and Mark Ritchie of Business Development & Support Division (BDSD), DBEDT, were featured on the ThinkTech Hawaii program “Business in Hawaii.” Host Reg Baker invited them back for a progress report on HiSTEP (Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program) 2017, as well as other activities at DBEDT. They also promoted the upcoming Hawaii Small Business Fair to be ...
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Taiwan has a population of 23.5 million and following a period of stable economic growth, U.S. goods and services are more attractive than ever to Taiwanese buyers. Learn about opportunities for Hawaii businesses in Taiwan. This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in ...
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