Events

Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
Business Development & Support Division

 

Calendar of Events

Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. To sign up, complete the HiSTEP Registration. Note: final acceptance for participation is subject to DBEDT approval.

For Hawaii companies seeking to participate in food-focused trade shows, like FoodEx Japan, please contact Yukashi Smith at the Hawaii Dept. of Agriculture, Yukashi.M.Smith@hawaii.gov. Please visit the HDOA website to find a list of food-focused trade shows.

 

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E-Commerce Solutions for Hawaii Companies

March 14, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hawaii Foreign Trade Zone No. 9
Homer Maxey International Trade Center

Leverage inexpensive technology to improve your online sales, marketing, shipping, and payments from overseas buyers. If you cannot attend in person you can register on Zoom to attend via webinar.

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Protecting Your Brand When Exporting

April 11, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hawaii Foreign Trade Zone No. 9
Homer Maxey International Trade Center

Learn how to protect your business’s intellectual property, and how to leverage international agreements to protect your IP around the world. If you cannot attend in person you can register on Zoom to attend via webinar.

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Hawaii Small Business Fair

May 4, 2019
Leeward Community College

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Using Trade Shows for New Market Expansion

May 5, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hawaii Foreign Trade Zone No. 9
Homer Maxey International Trade Center

Trade shows can be an excellent venue to find new buyers, promote your products, and increase awareness of your brand. Learn the do’s and don’ts of international trade shows, including preparing for, attending, and turning prospects into buyers after the show. If you cannot attend in person you can register on Zoom to attend via webinar.

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BIO INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION

June 3, 2019 – June 6, 2019
Philadelphia, PA

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Logistics and Shipping from Hawaii to Overseas Markets

June 13, 2019
9:00 am – 11:00 am
Hawaii Foreign Trade Zone No. 9
Homer Maxey International Trade Center

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OUTDOOR RETAILER

June 17, 2019 – June 20, 2019
Denver, CO

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HANKYU HAWAII FAIR

July 3, 2019 – July 9, 2019
Osaka, Japan

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TOKYO INTERNATIONAL GIFT SHOW (TIGS)

September 3, 2019 – September 6, 2019
Tokyo, Japan