HiSTEP 2021: Virtual Trade Shows for Hawaii Exporters

Zoom Webinar

Travel restrictions and concerns about safety have prevented traditional in-person trade shows from occurring. Increasingly, Hawaii companies are attending virtual trade shows in order to market their products and services in foreign markets. This seminar will address the most recent trends in virtual trade shows and provides some insights as to how companies can maximize […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Export University 101

Zoom Webinar

Learn from experts the fundamentals of core export courses, including finance, marketing, legal, information technology, logistics, and cultural issues. This course is designed to provide broad, high level insights to these topics and give the exporter or potential exporter ideas to contemplate and issues to prepare for when sending products and services overseas.

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HiSTEP 2022: E-Commerce for Hawaii Exporters to Japan

Zoom Webinar

Due to lingering travel quarantines and fewer visitors to the islands from Japan, E-Commerce is more important than ever for Hawaii's exporters. The focus of this webinar will be online shopping in Japan and how to pre-position products in the market for sales and rapid order fulfillment on Amazon Japan, Rakuten, or via your own […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Exporting of Services from Hawaii

Zoom Webinar

The service sector is an important part of the Hawaii economy and exporting of services can be a significant driver of growth in areas such as architecture, engineering, technology, business planning, hospitality, training, and education. This seminar will bring together local experts who have been successful at exporting their services and government officials who assist […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Logistics for Hawaii Exporters

Zoom Webinar

Shipping products to customers in foreign markets is perhaps the most complicated and expensive part of exporting from Hawaii. Many of our local companies do not consider this extremely important step before they start selling in a foreign market, and hard earned profits can be easily erased by mistakes in logistics. This webinar will introduce […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Export Financing for Hawaii Companies

Zoom Webinar

Financing the export of orders received from overseas customers can sometimes seem like a daunting task, however there is support available to Hawaii exporters. This seminar will provide details about financial language and terms used in international business that are different than local or domestic US sales. Also, information about resources such as Export-Import (EXIM) […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Exporting to Japan for Hawaii Companies

Zoom Webinar

Japan is the top market for Hawaii exporters, due to longstanding cultural ties and our geographic location. Its sophisticated consumers with considerable purchasing power seek high-quality, trend setting, innovative products and services from Hawaii. This seminar will provide insights to doing business in Japan, as well as introduce attendees to key people and organizations that […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Exporting from Hawaii Island

Zoom Webinar

This webinar will introduce Hawaii Island exporters to key people at the federal, state, and county level who are ready to assist with exporting needs. Likewise, we will discuss products and services that are specific to the Big Island which have a high likelihood of success in overseas markets.

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HiSTEP 2022: Export Plan Writing Workshop – Session 1 of 2

Zoom Webinar

This two-part workshop will help companies develop an Export Plan specific to their business. The first workshop will review in detail a professional Export Plan template, after which the companies will have a month to do research and begin to fill out the template. The second workshop will review key concepts of the Export Plan, […]

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HiSTEP 2022: Export Plan Writing Workshop – Session 2 of 2

Zoom Webinar

This two-part workshop will help companies develop an Export Plan specific to their business. The first workshop will review in detail a professional Export Plan template, after which the companies will have a month to do research and begin to fill out the template. The second workshop will review key concepts of the Export Plan, […]

Free