New “Industry Insights” sessions added to Hawaii Small Business Fair

Posted on Jul 13, 2015 in Hawaii Small Business Fair, Industry Insights, News

DBEDT, UH, DOT LogosOn Saturday, August 8, 2015, the 2015 Hawaii Small Business Fair, “Launch Your Dreams into Reality” co-sponsored by DBEDT, will take place at Honolulu Community College. In addition to the wide range of 25+ business workshops we have always offered, we have added “Industry Insight” sessions that offer 2 full hours each of education and training in Food, Fashion, and Retail. Industry experts in these fields will guide attendees through best practices and what it takes to be successful in these industries. Speakers include: Poni Askew (Street Grindz), Chef Lee Shinsato (KCC Culinary Program Chef/Instructor and former restaurant Owner/Operator), Peter Oshiro (Department of Health), and Melissa White (Co-Founder of the Hawai’i Fashion Incubator). The workshops will be interactive, so anyone considering pursuing opportunities in Food, Retail or Fashion should sign up for these workshops now, at