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The Community Based Economic Development (CBED) program of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), in partnership with the Hawaii Farm Bureau, the Department of Agriculture and Pineapple Crate, presented a workshop for farmers on July 31, 2019. Wayne Thom, CBED Manager, presented useful information about CBED’s Mirco Loan Program and the Enterprise ...
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In collaboration with the Hawaii Farm Bureau, DBEDT’s Community-Based Economic Development (CBED) Program and Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program will take part as an exhibitor at the Hawaii Coffee Association’s 24th Annual Conference and Cupping Competition to be held on July 25, 2019 through July 27, 2019 at the Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii. The conference ...
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Waianae Small Business Symposium

Posted on Jul 24, 2019 in CBED, EZ, News

In collaboration with the Waianae Economic Development Council, DBEDT’s Community-Based Economic Development (CBED) Program and Enterprise Zone (EZ) Program will take part as an exhibitor and conduct a workshop for small business financing and Hawaii Enterprise Zone benefits at the Waianae Small Business Symposium to be held on July 27, 2019 at the Kamehameha Schools ...
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The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), in partnership with the Hawaii Farm Bureau (HFB), State Department of Agriculture (DOA) and Pineapple Crate, are conducting a free workshop that will provide information to help new and established agricultural businesses become more aware of financial resources and technical assistance available to them through DBEDT, ...
Read More Farmer Workshop – Enterprise Zones & HDOA Agriculture Loans

The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism is surveying company interest in participating in a pavilion of Hawaii companies at the Natural Products Expo West Show, March 4-7, 2020, in Anaheim, CA. The Hawaii Pavilion will be in the Hot Products section of the show which will not be located on the main floor ...
Read More Interest Form for Hawaii Pavilion at Natural Products Expo West Show

Jason Lott, Attorney Advisor, USPTO Trademark Educational Outreach, will speak about trademark basics: Difference between trademark, patent, copyright, domain name, and business name Key to creating a protectable trademark  Importance of a comprehensive trademark search Registering your trademark with the USPTO How to get free and reduced-price legal assistance Benefits of federal trademark registration DATE  ...
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Korea is the second largest export market in Asia for Hawaii products and is growing. Likewise, visitors to the islands from Korea increases year-on-year. In this seminar, we will introduce the fundamentals of marketing to this important export market. Producers of products and services alike will find useful information about Korea from our panel of ...
Read More Register Now for the 2019 HiSTEP Seminar: Marketing in Korea

Learn about how to get your product from Point A to Point B, and each of the places in between. This seminar will cover international shipping, packaging, insurance, logistics providers, dealing with customs, and more. Date & Time Thursday, June 13, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 11:00am  Pau & Networking Venue Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone ...
Read More Register Now for the HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Logistics and Shipping from Hawaii to Overseas Markets

The 10th Annual Hawaii Small Business Fair was held this past Saturday at Leeward Community College. Each year the Small Business Fair proves itself the premier small business resource for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, small business owners and those who dream of starting their own businesses. The one-day event brings together professionals to share insights, advice on ...
Read More More than 200 Attendees at the 2019 Small Business Fair!

Trade shows can be an excellent venue to find new buyers, promote your products, and increase awareness of your brand. Learn the do’s and don’ts of international trade shows, including preparing for, attending, and turning prospects into buyers after the show. Date & Time Thursday, May 9, 2019 08:45am  Registration 09:00am  Seminar Program 12:00pm  Pau & Networking ...
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