Business Roundup: 11-04-19

Free HiSTEP Kick-off seminar Wednesday

Interested in new opportunities to boost your business with export training and assistance for your target markets?


Please join us to learn more about the 2020 Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program, also known as HiSTEP. The program is designed to assist small businesses in Hawaii with growing their export business in markets around the world.

The HiSTEP program has three key components that you will learn about in the seminar:

1. Export Readiness Program – training and mentoring

2. Company Assistance – awards up to $7,500

3. Hawaii Pavilions – support at major trade shows


The Export Readiness Program will help businesses begin or expand export market development through training and mentoring. The Company Assistance component provides Hawaii companies with export development funds up to $7,500. Finally, companies are supported through Hawaii Pavilions at major trade shows such as the Tokyo International Gift Show.

The world is open for your business, so come learn how you can start or further develop your export strategy at 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hale Iako, Room 119, 73-970 Makako Bay Dr. on the NELHA (OTEC) Campus next to the airport in Kailua-Kona.

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