workshops & webinars







MEDB’s Business Assistance division provides regular training and professional development opportunities tailored to the Maui County business community’s needs and interests. 

Past workshops have covered topics ranging from branding and social media to venture capital and patents. We responded to popular demand by adding seminars on intellectual property, finance for entrepreneurs, and tax strategies for small businesses. We have offered training opportunities throughout Maui County (Maui, Molokai, and Lanai), and our webinars are accessible to businesses online. 

During the pandemic, our workshop series moved online with a shift of focus to helping businesses respond to COVID-19, with topics including agriculture relief programs, SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Assistance program and PPP loan forgiveness.

upcoming workshop

Building your Capability Statement

Every business needs a Capability Statement. Your Capability Statement can open doors to contracts with corporations and government agencies.Join us May 2 to learn more about using your Capability Statement to build relationships with buyers, contracting officers, supplier diversity teams, and decision-makers. Jaymee Lomax, Vice President of Development & Engagement for WBEC-West, will share...

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Mentor-Protege Program for doing business with Government

Learn how to become a subcontractor for government/military in this one-day workshop Small business owners wishing to do business with government - you are invited to a Spring Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) Workshop hosted by Global Resources Solutions, Inc. (GRS) and Nipoa Standard (Nipoa) on behalf of Air Force Office of Small Business Programs, in collaboration with the Pacific Impact Zone and...

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Maui Food Innovation at Maui TechOhana

Save the date for Maui TechOhana May 9 to hear about the Maui Food Innovation Center. Join us for networking, light refreshments and our guest speakers.Angela Gannon, Instructor, Event Planner, & Highschool Pathways Coordinator, Maui Food Innovation Center at UH Maui College; and Ian Stewart, Entrepreneurship & Business Development Specialist, Pā‘oihana Program, UH Maui College; will...

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“There were points in this workshop that I needed to hear and that I felt were valuable. Before I take that next huge step of exporting my products, it’s critical for me to know that my foundational pieces are where they should be and that all my ducks are in a row”

Wendy Acosta

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