Registrations open and provisional program announced


Registrations are now officially open for the 2022 Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference.

The conference will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre’s Boulevard Auditorium, the same venue as for our 2015 event.

The conference will take place in Brisbane, 15 & 16 August, at the premium Boulevard Auditorium at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane.The keynote address on Day 1 will be provided by one of Australia’s best-known business commentators, Saul Eslake. He will appear in person in Brisbane to consider the outlook for PNG in the context of a volatile geopolitical climate, and provide insights into how companies and investors can navigate these uncertain times.  This year’s event will also feature a bonus Pacific Islands Business Briefing, with updates on neighbouring economies such as Fiji and Solomon Islands.‘As an economy, PNG is bouncing back after two quiet years and is on the cusp of a decade of transformative growth which could easily see its GDP double,’ says Andrew Wilkins, Publishing Director of event host, Business Advantage International.‘So, where are the opportunities for business and investment? That’s exactly the question we have set out to answer with this conference, as well as give an up-to-date appraisal of PNG’s business climate.’ View the provisional program  To secure the best rate, register by the early bird deadline of 30 June.

Confirmed participants include:

  • Saul Eslake, renowned economist and business commentator (keynote)
  • Aho Baliki, CEO, Heduru Moni (Moni Plus)
  • Rupert Bray, Managing Director, Steamships Trading Company
  • George Constantinou, CEO, Monier Ltd and Managing Director, Hebou Constructions
  • Rio Fiocco, President, Port Moresby Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Clarence Hoot, Managing Director, Investment Promotion Authority of PNG
  • Robbie Huxley, CEO, TE (PNG) Ltd
  • John Ma’o Kali, PNG’s High Commissioner to Australia
  • Fego Kiniafa, Managing Director, PNG Ports Corporation
  • Peter Larden, Chairman & Managing Director, ExxonMobil PNG
  • Lars Mortensen, Managing Director, JMP Securities
  • Christian Patouraux, CEO and founder, Pacific Broadband Satellites
  • Ravin Prasad, CEO, Cybernetic Global Intelligence
  • Janet Sios, Director, Paradise Private Hospital
  • Daniel Stow, Trade Commissioner, Fiji Trade Commission Sydney
  • Ian Tarutia, President, PNG Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Zanie Theron, Managing Partner, KPMG PNG
  • Daniel Toleman, LNG Analyst, Wood Mackenzie
  • Adrian Weeks, Senior Trade Commissioner – PNG and Solomon Islands, Austrade
  • David Wereh, Secretary, Department of Works and Highways

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