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Kihei BiTT - September 2018 | SOUTH MAUI Business in the Think Tank | FREE
Please make sure your MBB membership profile name shows FIRST name + LAST name. How to change your profile name? Click this link: -------------------------- Bring your business challenge to our *Business in the Think Tank! *BiTT offers 5-min and 20-min brainstorming sessions for the attendees. (More details at the bottom.) RSVP here to join our Kihei BiTT WHEN: Thursday., September 27, 2018, from 11:45am to 1:30pm LOCATION: 2111 Piilani Highway, Kihei, HI DIRECTIONS: • From Piilani Highway, turn mauka (toward the mountains) at the Kanani Road intersection (near the new Kihei Police Station on the way to Wailea). • Follow the road a short distance to the entry gate. Monsanto security personnel will direct you to the parking area. ------------ MUST APPLY ONLINE if you wish a 20-min brainstorming session for your business. Your application will help MBB to determine if your business challenge(s) needs/need a 5min or 20min session. Find the online form below. ----------- If you want to feature your business (or business concept) in our “Think Tank” segment (that’s 20 minutes just for you), complete this online form: OR Come along to brainstorm and be showered with ideas (and make friends). --------- PROGRAM 11:45AM: Sign In, Meet, Mingle 12:00PM: Meeting starts 1:30PM: Brainstorming ends 1:33PM-2:00PM: Mingle and Adjourn

Monsanto Co

2111 Piilani Hwy · Kihei

Respond by: 9/27/2018
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Central Maui BiTT on Tuesday, August 14, 2018! Online RSVP is required.

MBB closed out 2017 successfully w/ 48 events (46 education, 2 celebration!) ☀️ Year in review:

22 Business in the Think Tank sessions (BiTTs) at no cost to the attendee - with this one on Dec. 12 included!

26 special events:
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In November 2016, MBB and its partners made five "first ever in Maui" celebrations happen in South Maui: National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW), National Entrepreneurship Month, National Entrepreneurs Day, Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), and Women's Entrepreneurs Day (WED).

In February 2017, MBB and its partners made "National Entrepreneurship Week" (N.E.W.) happen first-time ever in Maui (East and West Maui.)
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We are Maui small business owners and managers who meet to discuss ways to improve each other’s businesses.

Our Meetup Group main focus: Invaluable Business Resources and Discussions for education purpose.

Networking happens naturally in every meeting.

At our regular meetings, members get an opportunity to share their business story and can use the other members as a sounding board. A coaching segment by a guest speaker is included.

Our special meetings include presentations and training in topics of broad interest.

Membership is FREE;
Regular Meetings are FREE;
Special Meetings are FREE except to cover food cost (if any).

• We are non-profit.
• Our unpaid organizers make huge effort, including taking part of their paid work time, to bring quality meetings at zero or minimum cost to you.
• Our organizers' guest supporters also generously contribute to our Meetup Group.
• Our guest speakers donate their time and bring quality information to you.
• Our sponsors' generosity helps to make each meeting possible.

MAHALO! to each of you, Fellow Brainstormers!

MAHALO! to our GUEST SPEAKERS who accept our invitation and donate their time and knowledge (with speeches free of sales pitch!)
Guest Speakers who have presented for MBB:
Alan Pollock (O'ahu), Adam Broadway (California), John Philpin, Peter Liu, Annette Lynch, David Kapaku, Trisha Anderson, Dr. Robert Santry, Michael Kern, Dana Naylor, David B. Fisher, Richard Kehoe, Susie Thieman, Scott Sakakihara, Paul Brewbaker (O'ahu), Robert Wintner, Tricia Morris, Debbie Finkiewicz, Mark Fergusson (O'ahu), Tom Feltz, Bill Watts, Liza Pierce, Carmel Patterson, Howard Dicus O'ahu), Tom Blackburn-Rodriguez, Charles Keoho, Mark Glaser (California), Linden Mundekis, Barbara Garcia, Bob Kincaid, Pierce Gray, Randy Zachary, Sunny Gutierrez, Steve Petranik (O'ahu), Jack Dugan, Jay April, Greg Rewis (Phoenix), Chuck Spence, George Kahumoku Jr, Les Tomita, David Yamashiro, Iris Lin, Craig Swift, John A. Hau'oli Tomoso, Margaret DeStefano, Gennarino Brian DeStefano, John Dellar (California), Johanna Amorin, Melanie Boudar, Kate Griffiths, Jonni Earl, Michelle Earl, Danielle Miller, Lori Fisher, Wayne Wong, Loren Weisman (Florida), Michael Elam, Teri Freitas Gorman, Steve Pearson (O'ahu), Keola Donaghy, Scott Shui (California), Abner Nakihei Jr, Penny Dant, Pamela Norris, Elizabeth Tomoso, Joseph Pluta, Dr Letitia Wright (Boston), Gylian Solay, Stephanie Staidle (California), Cherie Banks (Texas), ..., .

- George Kahumoku Jr: 2013 After-Tax Party
- The Hawaiian Serenaders (Mele Ukulele & Richard Tom): 2013 After-Tax Party
- Fulton Tashombe: 2013 Maui Appreciation Party
- David Kapaku, a.k.a. Kahu: 2014 Maui Small Business Week Party


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