Digicel to sponsor PNG investment conference in August


Digicel PNG will be the Major Sponsor of the 2018 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference in Brisbane (August 6-7).

The conference will promote the PNG economy to the international business community, showcasing a wide range of industry sectors. Its main focus will be on business and investment opportunities.

The themes for this year’s conference are innovation and sustainability, while Day 2 will be entirely focused on infrastructure, transport and logistics.

Other sponsors for the event include BSP, Oil Search and KPMG, while the event is also supported by Air Niugini, the Asian Development Bank, and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC).


Keynote speaker for the conference will be Professor Tim Flannery, leading thinker on climate change and former Australian of the Year, who will talk about opportunities for business in a low carbon future.

Also on the program, Paul Statham, Digicel’s Regional Director Business Solutions, will outline Digicel’s plans for PNG and will discuss how future developments in telecommunications will underpin sustainable economic growth.

‘Digicel is proud to be the Major Sponsor in 2018 in a year that is heavily focused on IT and Communication development in PNG and the surrounding region. Digicel will be leveraging its expansive network and expertise to deliver Business Solutions that deliver sustainable benefits in education, security and medicine amongst many other areas.’

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Statham will be joined by a range of experts on business from PNG and the region in what promises to be a stimulating and packed program.

There will also be a special session on innovators—companies large and small, local and international, who are challenging and changing how business is done in PNG.


The conference organiser is Business Advantage International (BAI), publisher of businessadvantagepng.com.

‘As content experts, our goal is to create a program that is topical, balanced and engaging,’ notes Andrew Wilkins, Publishing Director at BAI.

The Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference 2018 will take place at the five-star Sofitel Brisbane Central Hotel, Australia on August 6-7.

For more information or to register, click here.

Advertiser:  Business Advantage International

Website: www.pnginvestmentconference.com
Email:  events@businessadvantageinternational.com
Phone: +61 3 9111 0044