DBEDT Wins Competitive U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) State Trade and Export Promotions (STEP) Grant

Posted on May 25, 2012 in Success Stories

DBEDT competed for and was awarded two grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration totalling over $1.1 million for the Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program (HiSTEP). Under the HiSTEP program, DBEDT organized participation at 9 overseas and international trade shows and missions, assisting 104 Hawaii small businesses with marketing, training and subsidies, and increasing Hawaii exports by $14.35 million. See Upcoming Events for more STEP funded trade shows, missions and training sessions planned for the future.