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Outreach Programs

Once you've chosen Hawaii as your event destination, the real work begins. Our Planner Outreach Programs help you make the most out of your Aloha State program to streamline your job and help your organization maximize accomplishments during its meeting or conference.

Global Outreach Program

Our dedicated team members can help you access key Asian markets through our Global Outreach Program. Their in-depth knowledge of and connections throughout Asia will further your efforts to increase global exposure and drive higher international attendance.

Here’s how we can help:

  • Translating and tailoring promotional materials, advertisements and e-blasts to your target markets for distribution at key industry conferences throughout the Pacific Rim
  • Identifying sister associations within your industry throughout Asia
  • Customizing editorial work for Asian journals
  • Connecting you with international travel companies best suited to your program
  • Helping to create innovative, multi-language microsites and mobile apps to give international delegates detailed program information and simplified travel planning.

Elele Program

The State of Hawaii's diverse expertise and resources can greatly enrich your business programs as a home to well established educational centers, as an important hub for international trade and business and as an important site for research across many different fields.

Meet Hawaii will help you make productive connections within your industry through its extensive network of Elele (ambassadors), who will become invaluable resources for you while prospecting and planning your program.

Whether it’s showcasing state-of-the-art telescopes to astronomers atop Mauna Kea or bringing in experts on Hawaii’s clean technology initiatives, by connecting you with the right Elele, we'll take your program in exciting and enlightening new directions.

Our connections with Hawaii’s researchers, industry experts and educators provide:

  • Indispensible insights and insider knowledge on resources within Hawaii that will help you better package and promote our destination to your organization or clients
  • Ways to attract new attendees and make your programs more robust, as your Elele leverage connections and affiliations with local, national and international organizations
  • Assistance with on-the-ground planning to effectively integrate industry-specific facilities and locations into your programs