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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

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Papua New Guinea’s premier international investment event will take place in 2022 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia on 15 & 16 August.

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.

As PNG’s premier international investment event, the conference is renowned for its engaging program and high calibre of speakers.

Our 2022 conference will take place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre’s premium Boulevard Auditorium on 15 and 16 August.

The conference will include a Conference Expo, an engaging social program and bonus satellite events.

Details of the program will be released in due course, but you can register your interest in attending here.

To view the program of our 2021 conference, click here.

The Hon. James Marape MP, Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea

‘Let me at the outset thank Business Advantage International for organising and bringing together the bilateral, regional, international and multinational business community to this very important annual PNG business conference that has been going on since 2012.
‘You have been an important partner for this country, in promoting and casting spotlights on opportunities, as well as key challenges, for a long time now.’



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.

view 2021 program


Featuring an unrivalled line-up of influential speakers, the conference provides a forum where delegates 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.

View 2021 speaker line-up

Speaker Highlights

40 speakers, featuring industry and business leaders, experts in their field and government officials

Our 2022 Keynote Speaker

Saul Eslake


Watch the highlights reel of the 2021 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference

What they said about our 2021 conference

‘Business Advantage are masters at running this conference. It was pacy, on schedule and relevant.’

– John Byrne, President, Lae Chamber of Commerce

‘This conference is an important milestone in helping investors, development partners, and the government better realise Papua New Guinea’s tremendous growth potential.’
– Alfonso Garcia Mora, IFC Vice President for Asia and the Pacific

‘Our appreciation and gratitude to your hard working team to host a very successful event.

—Peter KenGemar, Project Director, Ihu Special Economic Zone

‘Meticulously organised and yet casual, engaging and accommodating at the same time. We genuinely enjoyed ourselves.’

—Ilan Weiss, Chairman, Innovative Agro Industry

‘Congratulations on an excellent line up of speakers. The delivery and content was well structured.’
—Adrian Weeks, Senior Trade & Investment Commissioner Port Moresby and Solomon Islands, Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

‘Many congratulations on a super Conference which I think was a great success, with a wide variety of topics and speakers.’

—Robert Maxwell, CEO, ICTSI South Pacific

‘Thanks for a good virtual conference … Really enjoyed it.’

—David Lawrence, Chairman, PNGX

‘Well done on the conference, I really enjoyed it. Good spread of presenters.’

—Craig Lennon, Executive Director, Highlands Pacific Limited


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