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2018 Small Business Fair: “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” Sponsored by the Small Business Administration (SBA), DBEDT and Honolulu Community College Honolulu Community College will host the 2018 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership with the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the U.S. Small Business Association (SBA). 18 workshops and ...
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Calling all Hawaii Made Products! Mana Up is now accepting applications for its second cohort. Mana Up is a 12-week product accelerator program focused on scaling Hawaii products globally and includes workshops, mentorship, access to sales channels, and training on growing e-commerce.  Apply now by deadline June 23rd or attend the information session on June 19th at Mana Up HQ by ...
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Announcing two great opportunities to provide your products with market exposure in high traffic areas: Taipei office located at the Taiwan World Trade Center visited by hundreds of buyers weekly. DBEDT Director’s Office display case viewed by local and international executives, officials and business persons. We are seeking samples for display: For applicable perishable items, ...
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The U.S. Commercial Service at the United States Consulate General in Montreal invites you to participate in a webinar on “How to Prepare for the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)” on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST. The webinar is targeted towards U.S. companies who are interested in selling ...
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HONOLULU—For the seventh consecutive year, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii’s leading life science companies and research organizations at the annual BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the life sciences industry. This year’s event will be held on June 4 – 7, at the Convention Center in ...
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The recently passed Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act authorized a community economic development program called the Opportunity Zones Program. This new program provides incentives for investors to re-invest unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds in exchange for temporary tax deferral and other benefits. The Opportunity Funds will then be used to provide investment capital ...
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Is the world passing you by as competitors expand abroad? Convinced foreign buyers would love your product – if only they knew? Concerned about cost, complexity or risk? We can provide the help and guidance you need. During World Trade Month (May), federal agencies bring you this FREE four-part webinar series to help you go global. Download ...
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Reginald “Regi” Perry, managing member of Barbers Point Aviation Services, LLC, was named the 2018 Small Business Person of the Year for the State of Hawaii by the U.S. Small Business Administration Hawaii District Office. Perry will represent the State of Hawaii at the celebration of National Small Business Week in Washington, D.C. from April ...
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The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) is recruiting Hawaii companies to exhibit in the Hawaii Pavilion in the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, Colorado Convention Center, in Denver, Colorado, July 23-26, 2018. Outdoor Retailer is the nation’s largest tradeshow in the outdoor industry drawing more than 46,000 attendees from around the world. It ...
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Tokyo Exporting Study Tour

Posted on Apr 26, 2018 in News

Are you ready for exporting to Japan? DBEDT is planning a study tour to Tokyo, September 3 – 7, 2018. The objectives are to prepare Hawaii companies that are new-to-export to enable them to exhibit at future Hawaii Pavilions and be able to book orders and close sales. By actually traveling to Tokyo, study tour ...
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