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The 2016 Summer Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored by DBEDT, was successfully held at Honolulu Community College, Saturday, August 6, 2016. Over 250 attendees pre-registered for 18 classes by business experts, ranging from business planning to developing marketing plans with Census data, to leveraging social media for promotion. The registration showed a continuing trend where ...
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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 ...
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Honolulu Community College will host the Summer 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair. This free, one-day event will feature 18 workshops and 40 exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations that support small businesses. “Launch Your Dreams into Reality”Saturday, August 6, 2016 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.Honolulu Community College, Building 2874 Dillingham Blvd., HonoluluRegister ...
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Honolulu Community College (HonCC) will host the Summer 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). The free one-day event will feature workshops and exhibitors from federal, state and local agencies and non-profit organizations. “Launch Your Dreams into Reality”Saturday, August 6, 20167:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Honolulu ...
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Per the following Addendum 3, the deadline for applying to the Hi STEP Assistance Program has been extended until Wednesday, August 10, 2016. This Addendum No. 3 includes changes, omissions and clarifications to Solicitation No. RFP-16-02-BDSD, as amended (hereinafter referred to as the “Solicitation”). All other terms, provisions, and conditions of the Solicitation published on ...
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The State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today, which analyzes the impact of international students on Hawaii’s economy.   DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division (READ) created the report, while the Business Development & Support Division (BDSD) leads the state’s efforts for international student exchange.   “The Economic Impact ...
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  Date: August 6, 2016 Time: 7:30 am – 1:00pm Venue: Honolulu Community College, 874 Dillingham Blvd., Honolulu Register at: http://smallbizfair2016-2.eventbrite.com Honolulu Community College will host the Summer 2016 Hawaii Small Business Fair, sponsored in partnership by DBEDT, on Saturday, August 6, 2016. This FREE one-day event will feature workshops and exhibitors from federal, state ...
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Consumers use yelp! to find you, and with 90 million monthly visitors via mobile and another 77 million unique visitors to the desktop site, it is a powerful tool to help grow your businesses. Hawaii SBDC is hosting guest speaker, John Carroll, the Manager of Local Business Outreach at yelp!, who will share the basics ...
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DBEDT successfully conducted the “Buy Hawaii, Give Aloha” matchmaking event on Monday, June 27, in Umeda, Osaka. Working with the Foreign Commercial Service team at the Osaka Consulate, as well as in conjunction with the International Division of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OCCI), nearly 50 Japanese importers and distributors were introduced to eight ...
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A series of free census workshops will be held during the week of June 7, 2016. 

 On Oahu, a public hands-on census workshop sponsored by the Papa Ola Lokahi Census Information Center will be held on June 7, 2016 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the U.H. John A. Burns School of Medicine. Other workshops will be held on the island of Hawaii and the island of ...
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