to Aug 24

NHOA 3rd Annual Business Summit Conference

The NHOA Business Summit Conference is a two-day event held in Waikiki on the island of Oahu. The focus of the conference is on legislative, legal and business issues relevant to small businesses in the federal contracting industry. Conference attendees will gain valuable knowledge, insight and practical tips for working with the federal government. In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to network with other businesses, contracting officers and other government representatives, as well as to the opportunity to form and develop relationships with potential teaming partners. We invite 8a, Hubzone, Veteran, and Women Owned companies to participate.

This conference will offer attendees the ability to choose from a diverse selection of sessions presented by an impressive lineup of speakers. Whether you are considering whether to get into federal contracting or you are an established federal contractor, this is an event you definitely don't want to miss!

For who:

  • NHO's-Native Hawaiian Organizations
  • Small Businesses
  • SBA 8a certified Companies
  • SBA's Hubzone Businesses
  • SDVOB-Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses 
  • WOSBs-Women-Owned Small Businesses
  • Department of Defense contractors
  • Others that desire to network and connect with businesses working with DoD contractors.  
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9:00am 9:00am

Access to Capital, Financing for Small Business

  • Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration, MBDA Business Center Honolulu, Central Pacific Bank, American Savings Bank, and Hawaii National Bank will discuss the protocol for existing businesses interested in going to the bank for a loan/line of credit.  This is a primer for a pitch day.

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9:00am 9:00am

Networking and Matchmaking

  • Daniel K. Inouye International Aiport, Conference Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration, State of Hawaii Department of Transportation and MBDA Business Center Honolulu will facilitate one-on-one business opportunities between small businesses, prime contractors and government agencies.

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