Sign Up Now for DBEDT’s Hawaii Pavilions!

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 in BIO International Convention, DBEDT, Hawaii Pavilion, HiSTEP, News, Surf Expo, Tokyo International Gift Show

Department of Business Economic Development and Tourism LogoPre-register to be part of the most effective domestic trade shows with the best fit for made-in-Hawaii products. Space is limited and will be on a first come first serve basis. To sign up complete the 2018 Hawaii Pavilions (HiSTEP-HP) Application. Note: final acceptance for participation is subject to DBEDT approval.






Surf Expo LogoSurf Expo, January 25-27, 2018 (Orlando, FL)

Surf Expo draws buyers from specialty stores across the U.S., the Caribbean, Central and South America and around the world. The show features more than 2,500 booths of apparel and hardgoods and a full line-up of special events, including fashion shows, annual awards ceremonies, and demos. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 28,600 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media.

Bio International Convention LogoBio International Convention, June 4-7, 2018 (Boston, MA)

The BIO International Convention brings together the most innovative thinkers and leaders in biotechnology. The education program covers a wide variety of diverse and timely topics relevant to the biotechnology industry and appropriate for many professional disciplines, including: healthcare, intellectual property, environmental issues, business development, digital health, and more.

Hankyu LogoHankyu Hawaii Fair, July 4 – 10, 2018 (Osaka, Japan)

The Hankyu Hawaii Fair, produced by Hankyu Hanshin Department Stores, is the world’s largest annual Hawaii-themed event outside of Hawaii. Held at the Hankyu Umeda Main Store, this week-long event showcases over 70 Hawaii companies offering, direct to consumers, Hawaii apparel and accessories, jewelry, skin care products, food, drinks and dessert. Hawaiian music, hula performances, and other talk shows also help to attract over 250,000 consumers throughout the event.

Outdoor Retailer LogoOutdoor Retailer Summer Market, July 23 – 26, 2018 (Denver, CO)

Outdoor Retailer is the nation’s largest trade show in the outdoor industry drawing more than 29,000 attendees from around the world. The event brings together retailers, reps, experts and media to search for the newest trends and most innovative products that will push the boundaries of the outdoor industry.

TIGS LogoTokyo International Gift Show, September 4-7, 2018 (Tokyo, Japan)

TIGS is the largest international trade show in Japan with more than 4,100 exhibitors showcasing personal gifts, consumer goods and decorative accessories. Show organizers anticipate more than 200,000 buyers, wholesalers and distributors to attend the three-day trade show.



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