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The KBG IN-PERSON Luncheon Event is here!


Our Next Month’s Networking Luncheon:

HR Panel Discussion - Employee vs 1099

The KBG Luncheon Series 2024: Wednesday, February 28 · 11am - 1pm HST

Learn about the difference between an employee vs 1099 and how to make the best decision for your company! Don't miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the pros and cons of hiring an employee versus a 1099 contractor. Whether you're an HR professional, a business owner, or simply curious about the topic, this panel discussion promises to provide valuable insights that can benefit you personally and professionally. This event is designed to shed light on the key differences between being an employee and working as an independent contractor (1099). Our expert panelists will share their insights, experiences, and valuable tips to help you navigate the complexities of these work arrangements. Topics:
• State Wage and Hour Law and FLSA
• Hourly/Non-Exempt Employees
• Salary/Exempt Employees
• Common Errors to Avoid
• Existing 1099 Regulations
• Overview of Hiring Independent Contractors
• Tests Used to Determine Independent Contractor Status under Federal and State Laws
• Best Practices to Consider When Hiring Independent Contractors
• New 1099 Regulations Effective March 2024

Located at the Ka Waiwai Koolau at Koolau Ballrooms:
45-550 Kionaole Road Kaneohe, HI 96744.


Kaneohe Business Group Membership Options

KBG Platinum Level Sponsor Benefits: Platinum Rate - $1000.00

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·  Website graphic main headliner including a direct link to the sponsor's homepage.
Sponsorship promoted at each luncheon.
Three (3) guests for each of the 10 luncheon meetings, annually.
Three (3) guests may attend the most popular annual winter event: the KBG Sushi Social.
· Corporate Branding and Special Recognition on the KBG Homepage.

KBG Premier Member Benefits:  Premier Rate - $225.00

kbg premiere membership 225

+ PLUS +
·  With the Premier Membership, you'll get the same great benefits as Individuals plus
an option to share the membership benefits with others in your organization or company and will have special recognition and be highlighted on the KBG Website.
For example, if you can't make a luncheon and want to send someone in your place.  Every organization is eligible!
Allowable to share 1 KBG Member seat at KBG functions with company/organizational teammates.
· Corporate Branding and Special Recognition on the KBG Homepage.

KBG Individual Member Benefits:  Individual Rate
Full-Year - $175.00 | Mid-Year - $100.00

KBG Individual Membership Payment Options:
Centered Table

·  10 Free Network Luncheons w/dynamic special guest speakers.
·  The Annual KBG Sushi Social Event every November.
·  A strong network of business professionals and elite community leaders with deep roots in Kaneohe.
· Interactive Online Directory Listing on our KBG website. Generating hundreds of page views monthly.
· Community and Business related resources and information of and for all membership.  
Great for your business' SEO and Search Rankings!

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Network Luncheons

Network with other business professionals and enjoy great food and informative speakers!

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New members receive numerous introductions through the Network Luncheons, speaking opportunities as well as a fully interactive resource website.

Valuable Partnerships

The Kaneohe Business Group shares many close ties to local Windward Oahu businesses, foundations, & government and community service agencies.

Knowledge & Resources

Kaneohe Business Group encourages our members to share knowledge and their experiences with the group and our community.

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The Kaneohe Business Group is proud to provide a multi-platform internet business resource for all our members and community residents. KBG offers a wide range of business networking opportunities.

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Our Board of Directors are dedicated to serving the business community. Come be a part of our community!


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