Prepare for the Largest Event – The Tokyo International Gift Show!

Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in DBEDT, Distributor, Export Promotion, HPEC, News, SBA, SBDC, TIGS, Tokyo, Tokyo International Gift Show, Trade Show

Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism LogoLearn how to prepare for the Tokyo International Gift Show and how to convert promising new contacts into sales. Also included: proper business etiquette, understanding Japanese regulations, marketing, and building relationships.

This session is part of Hawaii’s State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP, designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world.

The HiSTEP program has three key components:

  1. Export Readiness Program – training and mentoring
  2. Company Assistance – grant awards up to $15,000 (Note: All funds have been awarded for 2017)
  3. Hawaii Pavilions – support at major trade shows


Event Details

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


8:45am Registration

9:00am Program: Export Marketing

11:00am Networking


Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9

Homer Maxey International Trade Center

ITC Conference Room, 2nd Floor

521 Ala Moana Boulevard, Pier 2

Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Cost: FREE!

Event Registration

Pre-registration is required for seminar. Please register on or before June 24, 2017.


Call (808) 522-8040

Livestream Information

Launch Livestream at least 10 minutes prior to the program.

HiSTEP Information

Go to the HiSTEP page to learn more about the HiSTEP program.


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 a multifaceted program designed to assist Hawaii small businesses with their export development.


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