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February 2024

2024 Maui Mini Business Development Series

Aloha MBEs, The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) invite small business owners who are interested in doing business with the government to register for a two-day Mini Business Development Series on Maui. Get ready for future opportunities now by learning how to market your small business more effectively to federal, state, and local government entities, (i.e. military and civilian agencies). To register go to https://forms.office.com/g/C4PV6uQ5sC  
07 - 08 Feb
8:45 am - 6:00 pm

Startup20 – Macapá, Brazil

The Hawaii MBDA Business office is honored again as being selected as official delegates to the G20, this year the host is Brazil. It is the inaugural event of Startup20, the G20 engagement group for Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). About Startup20 Startups are emerging technology-based companies that seek to develop and offer innovative solutions to the market. They are characterized by their agile, lean and flexible business model, by offering growth solutions with added value to the business and by meeting customer demands. This substantial contribution highlights the strategic importance of Startup20, which, although it is a relatively new group, already records as its main achievement the elaboration of a Communiqué and the commitment of the joint annual investment of the G20 nations in the global startup ecosystem to US$ 1 trillion until 2030, thus marking its presence and impact on the global stage. The strategic agendas of the engagement group revolve around three main pillars and their consequences in small and medium-sized companies: ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance), investments and policies and regulations. And so, we seek: ◉ Develop cooperation and business opportunities between member countries ; ◉ Establish important guidelines to foster innovation, create networks between startups and encourage business […]
23 - 26 Feb
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
March 2024

MBDA & US International Trade Admin Export Delegation to Vietnam

MBDA Vietnam Trade Diversity Export Delegation The Hawaii MBDA Center will host a trade delegation to Vietnam. The delegation solidifies strategic cooperation to build on existing contracts and to secure new contracts and investments to strengthen diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties between United States MBEs and Vietnamese business owners and companies. This delegation enables U.S. MBEs to leverage trade and investment opportunities, deepen current business relationships and foster collaborations in four to five sectors. The delegation will engage with key government officials, business organizations, and institutions at a much more practical and local level to expand bilateral trade. Measurable goals of this delegation include, securing a minimum of $100M in IDIQ contracts or signed MOU/LOI agreements that express interest for cooperation between MBDA’s U.S. MBE delegation firms and Vietnamese counterparts specifically focusing on fuel, energy, and agriculture. This report summarizes and outlines the key reasons to support this initiative and highlights the unique strengths of the Hawaii MBDA Center. More Info coming soon!
19 - 22 Mar
All Day
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Hawaiʻi MBDA Business Center

University of Hawaiʻi, Shidler College of Business
2404 Maile Way, A414b
Honolulu, HI 96822

Telephone: 808.956.0850
Fax: 808.956.0851

E-mail: [email protected]