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3rd Annual Hawaii Small Business Conference
On May 8 & 9, 2019, Maui Economic Development Board (MEDB) will present their 3rd Annual Hawaii Small Business Conference at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center in Kahului, Maui.
Business owners, managers, start-ups and entrepreneurs interested in increasing their business knowledge, sharpening their professional skills, expanding their business network, and/or taking their business to the next level are encouraged to attend.
On Wednesday, May 8, presentations led by national and local business leaders and trendsetters will be held in the MACC’s McCoy Theater from 8 am to 5 pm. Among the topics to be covered are employee engagement, technology in business, video marketing, data protection, success planning, tax strategies and more.
On Thursday, May 9, three-hour workshops will run parallel during morning and afternoon sessions from 9 to 12 noon and 1 pm to 4 pm. Topics will include: The 7 Essential Systems for Small Business Success, Tax Strategies for Small Business, How to Use Free Tools to Grow my Community and Business, and Intellectual Property and Branding.
For a full conference schedule and list of presenters, visit www.HawaiiSmall.Biz.
The Hawaii Small Business Conference coincides with National Small Business Week, an opportunity to recognize the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.
According to the small business administration, there are more than 115,000 small businesses in Hawaii, representing over 96 percent of all employers and employing more than 54 percent of the private-sector workforce.
“Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy in Hawaii and it is critical that they be nurtured and protected if we want our overall economy to grow,” said Leslie Wilkins, MEDB’s President and CEO. “That’s one of the main reasons why this conference was created to help small businesses plan, build, and grow in an effort to map out a pathway to their success.”
Cost is the full-day Conference on May 8 is $85 per person for early registration (by April 5), $95 per person advanced registration, or $100 per person for onsite registration. Conference fee includes admittance to conference sessions, conference materials, and continental breakfast and lunch.
The May 9 Workshops are $35 per workshop with an additional charge for lunch.
The Hawaii Small Business Conference is presented by the Maui Economic Development Board and is supported by the County of Maui Office of Economic Development.
Date: Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 to Thursday, May 9th, 2019
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost: Cost is the full-day Conference on May 8 is $85 per person for early registration (by April 5), $95 per person advanced registration, or $100 per pers
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
One Cameron Way
Kahului, HI USA 96732
Island Area: Central Maui
Contact: Maui Economic Development Board
Phone: (808) 875-2300