Final HiSTEP Export University in Honolulu for 2016!

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in Exporting, HiSTEP, HPEC, News

hpecExport University 201 will be the final HiSTEP training session in Honolulu for 2016, so be sure to sign up!

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Foreign Trade Zone 9, 521 Ala Moana Blvd, Pier 2, Homer Maxey International Trade Center, 2F

$25.00 payable to DBEDT in cash or check at the door (no fee if already paid for 101 course)

Register by emailing:

Questions? Contact: Rob Haak of HPEC, mobile: 808-931-0488 

About Export University 201

Run by the Hawaii Pacific Export Council (HPEC), this seminar will build on topics discussed in our Export University 101 course. This course will provide more in-depth coverage of the following topics:

  • Brief review of “Why export?”
  • Legal considerations
  • Financing and banking
  • Logistics for exporters
  • Marketing tactics
  • Reminder of public resources available to assist exporters

About HiSTEP

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, known as HiSTEP, is built on a multifaceted approach to export development. The program begins with comprehensive export assistance, readiness, counseling and training that leads into a menu of targeted and individualized activities designed to generate new export sales for participating small businesses. The program is administered by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) which partners with several agencies and organizations to carry out HiSTEP.

About HPEC

The Hawaii Pacific Export Council is a non-profit organization of local leaders and experienced international business professionals who provide assistance to local businesses expanding in international markets. We work with the U.S. Commercial Service and the Hawaii Export Assistance Center as follows: mentor local businesses, identify export financing sources, sponsor programs to create export awareness in the community, identify issues that impact export trade, encourage international trade education, and build local export assistance partnerships. For more information about HPEC, please see our website at