Small Business Fair

Saturday, February 2, 2013
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Leeward Community College, Theatre Courtyard
96-045 Ala Ike Road, Pearl City
Honolulu, HI

Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, US Small Business Administration, Leeward Community College, Leeward Community College, Internal Revenue Service, Business Action Center, DBEDT, Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Dept. of Taxation, Bank of Hawaii, Empower Oahu, Foreign Trade Zone #9.


8:30 am: Registration begins / Exhibitor booths open
9:00 am: Plenary session in the LCC Theatre 
Howard Dicus’ 2013 Forecast
David Tumilowicz, Publisher of Hawaii Business Magazine
10:00 am: Free workshops
1:30 pm: Exhibitor booths close

There is no cost to attend, but registration by January 28, 2013 is recommended. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space available basis.

This Small Business Fair will allow small business owners the opportunity to meet with resource providers from a variety of government agencies and nonprofit organizations, and learn how to improve their businesses.

A variety of workshops will be held during the Small Business Fair, including:

Forming and Registering Your Business
Secrets to More Profits
Specialty Loans and Tax Breaks
Financing Options for Small Businesses
Brand Imaging
QuickBook Basics
How to “Sell” Yourself & Your Product
Social Media Marketing Made Simple
Location! Location! Location! Finding the Right Place
Filing and Paying Taxes
Off the Wall Marketing
Step Into the Global Marketplace
Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks
Fine-Tuning Your Business Plan
One-on-One Business Consulting 
Business Plan Basics
Understanding Business Accounting
Web Design
ABCs of Human Resources
Starting a Culinary/Food Truck Business
Contracting Certifications
General Excise Tax Demystified
Healthcare Reform
“Insurance-ology” – Insurance Basics

Please note that topics are subject to change.

The exhibitors include: Minority Business Development Center, SCORE, Hawai’i Pacific Export Council, State Dept of Transportation, US Rural Development, State Department of Taxation, State Dept of Transportation, State Dept of Labor, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaii Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Banks, Business Law Corps, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and many more.


Craig Nolte
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
(206) 396-2192