2017 Hawaii on the Hill, CoY 2018 Synopsis 2 - Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
2018 Chamber of the Year, State/Province Category Winner
In 2014, the Chamber partnered with its U.S. Senator, Mazie Hirono, on "Hawaii on the Hill" bringing Hawaii companies and industries to Capitol Hill for two days to showcase their products and services, and interface with our nation's policymakers. Last year, there were 115 participants representing 65 companies, up from 98 participants representing 48 companies in 2016, and 135+ participants representing 70+ companies this year. One of the events, Taste of Hawaii, during which participating companies share their products and industries, has become the largest event on Capitol Hill with over 1,500 members of Congress and staff attending, up from 1,000 the year prior and 500 the first year.
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