How to Prepare

Step 1 – Complete the Exporter Assessment

For companies that may be unsure if they are export ready, please take the Export Questionnaire on the U.S. Department of Commerce’s website at. Upon completion, the questionnaire will give you an Export Readiness Assessment score based upon your responses.

Step 2 – Review the Exporting Checklist

When first considering exporting, please review this Exporting Checklist to better understand how to structure your business. When you are ready for exporting, be sure to Register for HiSTEP, receive consulting, attend seminars, and sign up for Hawaii Pavilion trade shows.

Step 3 – Review the Exporting Resources

Go to the Exporting Resources page and review past HiSTEP seminars, videos, and other useful information. Please refer to the exporting resources before, during, and after participating in HiSTEP to help strengthen your export strategy.


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