KPMG announced as Major Sponsor of 2019 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference


Business Advantage International has announced that KPMG will be the headline sponsor for its 2019 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Sydney.

Business executives, media and PNG representatives at the 2018 Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference. Source: BAI

The event, which promotes PNG business and investment opportunities across a wide range of sectors to a global audience, will take place on August 19-20 at the Shangri-La Hotel (venue for the 2017 conference).

‘KPMG plays a key role in facilitating new investment in PNG, from both local and international firms. We were very impressed with the 2018 conference in Brisbane and are therefore excited to have the opportunity to increase our support for the event this year,’ said Zanie Theron, Country Manager for KPMG in Papua New Guinea.

Business Advantage International’s Publishing Director Andrew Wilkins added: ‘With a brand that is both global and trusted, KPMG is the ideal fit for us as we seek to promote Papua New Guinea as an investment destination in the international arena. With their support, we are confident of making the 2019 event the best one yet.’

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The program for this year’s conference, held over two days, will combine keynote presentations, Q&As and professionally-moderated panel discussions with PNG business leaders and international specialists, as well as topical case studies.

Keynote speakers over the past two years have included PNG’s Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, futurist Mark Pesce, environmentalist Tim Flannery and China expert David Thomas. 

Registrations will open in mid-April at

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