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If your business does business with Papua New Guinea, you can’t afford to miss this respected international event.

Promoting business and investment opportunities in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s premier international investment event

The event will take place as a Digital Conference:  7-9 September 2021.

The prestigious annual Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference is dedicated to the promotion of business and investment opportunities in PNG to a global audience.


The world cannot travel to PNG this year, so we are taking PNG to the world with a high-powered Digital Conference from 7–9 September.


As PNG’s premier international investment event, the conference is renowned for its engaging program and high calibre of speakers. The online format will enable us to provide an even greater range of expert voices, from both PNG and worldwide, starting with the eminent international economic commentator, Saul Eslake.


Besides keynote presentations, it will include panel discussions, case studies, videos and interactive sessions. To view the latest program click here.


Registered delegates will also have the opportunity to attend bonus networking drinks receptions in Brisbane and Port Moresby in the lead up to the event.

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Boasting an impressive growth trajectory and abundant resource potential, PNG is considered one of the Asia-Pacific’s most promising emerging economies. The prestigious annual Business Advantage Papua New Guinea Investment Conference is dedicated to the promotion of business and investment opportunities in PNG to a global audience.

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An outstanding program, including panel discussions, interviews, Q&As and case studies, all expertly curated for you by business media professionals with a close knowledge of PNG and the region.

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Featuring an unrivalled line-up of influential speakers, the much-anticipated 2021 conference will provide an online forum where delegates will have the opportunity to hear from investors, innovators and facilitators, across key industry sectors, focusing on current trends and opportunities in PNG’s key growth sectors.

speaker line-up

Speaker Highlights

30 speakers over two days, featuring industry and business leaders, experts in their field and government officials

Keynote Speakers

Saul Eslake


Wayne Gerard

Chief Entrepreneur, Queensland

Barbara-Ann Bensted

Partner for Energy & Natural Resources Technology, KPMG Australia

Papua New Guinea Investment Conference Highlight Reel 2019

What they said

‘Thank you for organising this very important summit which brings different members of the development partners together to share ideas, challanges and opportunities to progress the country forward. We look forward in participating in  the next conference.’

— David Wereh, Secretary, Department of Works 


‘Presentation and speakers were high quality and this was a superb networking and learning opportunity.’

— Doug Hartley, Commercial Specialist, US Commercial Service

‘Congratulations on the successful conference in promoting business in PNG. I enjoyed it and the business networking. [The Prime Minister’s speech] was a great speech and in line with a great conference.’

— Leon Buskens, Chairman, PNG Investment Promotion Authority


‘I thoroughly enjoyed the conference and I think you and your team deserve to be praised for a job well done.’

— Brian Kelly, CEO, Black Swan International

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