Google Workshop
Mar
21
5:30 PM17:30

Google Workshop

Get Found on Google Search and Maps Workshop

General Admission: $20 (Register online)

FREE for Veterans and #SHOPSMALLHAWAII vendors

(Veterans and #SHOPSMALLHAWAII vendors, contact MCBL at MCBL@ywcaoahu.org to register.)

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, March 20

Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses, who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing, and take advantage of a free website.

In this session we’ll show you how to:

     ●        Create or claim your Google My Business listing

     ●        Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps

     ●        Use Google My Business to connect with  potential customers

     ●        Create a free website using the info from your business listing

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E-Commerce Solutions for Hawaii Companies
Mar
14
8:45 AM08:45

E-Commerce Solutions for Hawaii Companies

E-Commerce Solutions for Hawaii Companies

Leverage inexpensive technology to improve your online sales, marketing, shipping, and payments from overseas buyers.

Date & Time

March 14, 2019
8:45 AM – 11:00 AM HST

Venue

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  

Registration

To attend in person Register on Eventbrite
To attend via Livestream: Register on Zoom
  

Questions?

Call (808) 522-8040
 

About HiSTEP

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 – funding awards up to $7,500; and 3. Hawaii Pavilions – support at major trade shows. Learn more about the HiSTEP program.

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Jan
10
10:00 AM10:00

HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Scaling Up Your Business Operations for Exporting

HiSTEP 2019 Seminar: Scaling Up Your Business Operations for Exporting

As Hawaii companies expand into global markets, attention needs to be paid to meeting increased orders (manufacturing) and establishing procedures to service customers overseas. Learn what to do when your business receives a large order and needs to ramp up your production capabilities. The Innovate Hawaii team presents concrete details in a step-by-step process that you can adapt to your own business. This is a very popular seminar because it is so informative, so be sure to register quickly! View the 2019 Scaling Up Operations Event Flyer.

DATE & TIME

Thursday, January 10, 2019

9:45am Registration
10:00am Scaling Up Your Business Operations for Exporting
12:00pm Seminar Done, Networking

LOCATION

Hawaii Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9
Homer Maxey International Trade Center
ITC Conference Room, 2nd Floor
521 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Cost: FREE!

REGISTRATION

Register Online for the seminar as pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is January 8, 2019. Questions? Call (808) 522-8040

Neighbor Islands and Oahu companies are encouraged to participate via Zoom livestreaming

 

About HiSTEP

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 – funding awards up to $7,500; and 3. Hawaii Pavilions – support at major trade shows. Learn more about the HiSTEP program.

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Adventures In Small Business
Dec
13
11:00 AM11:00

Adventures In Small Business

Streams live on ThinkTech Hawaii, on the Internet at 11:00 am every Thursday, Hawaii Time. ThinkTech Hawaii’s mission is to be the leading digital media platform raising public awareness and promoting civic engagement in Hawaii.

A collaborative effort by the US Small Business Administration Hawaii District Office, the Hawaii Small Business Development Center, the Mink Center for Business and Leadership, and the Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Pacific to showcase the stories of local entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Adventures in Small Business Full Playlist

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 Business Basics
Dec
12
10:00 AM10:00

Business Basics

Topic: Business Basics

December 12 Wed 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

We're pleased to announce our entrepreneurship class focused on people who are at the beginning stages of starting their business on O‘ahu. This class will address all of the important topics you must consider before investing money or time, and so it is a very important step in the process of starting your business.

Speaker(s): Dennis Wong, Hawai‘i SBDC Senior Business Advisor

Co-Sponsor(s): Foreign Trade Zone No. 9

Free parking is available The Hawai‘i SBDC is a program of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement NO. SBAHQ-18-B-0041 with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA. Hawai‘i SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency as well as reasonable accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact Hawai‘i SBDC at 945-1430 to make arrangements. Hawai‘i SBDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Fee: $ 10.00

Payment is to be made at the time of on-line registration. No Refunds unless the event is canceled by SBDC.

Register and Pay Online

Already Registered? Sign in for more information.

Email: Andra.carroll@hisbdc.org

Location

Foreign Trade Zone

FTZ9, Homer A Maxey International Trade Resource Center Conference Room M-401 (2nd floor)

521 Ala Moana Boulevard Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

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May
4
11:00 AM11:00

31st Annual Statewide SBA Awards

Surround Yourself with Success at the 31st Annual Statewide SBA Awards on May 4! 

The 2018 SBA Small Business Awardees will gather at the Hawaii Prince Hotel in Waikiki on Friday to showcase their businesses and tell the stories about building their dreams and creating success in the world of business.  Find out what drives them and be inspired, too! 

Go to https://www.hawaiibusiness.com/the-best-of-small-business-2018/  to see some of their backgrounds and to reserve your seat at the table for National Small Business Week today. 

Congratulations to 22 amazing SBA Small Business Award winners from across the State! Check out these top performers and join the celebration!  

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