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Promoting business and investment opportunities in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea’s premier international investment event returns to Brisbane on 12 and 13 August 2024.

PNG’s premier international investment promotion event is renowned for its engaging program and high calibre of speakers. It also provides investors and business leaders with the chance to network in a setting where ‘every conversation is worthwhile’.

Held over two days at BCEC’s premium Plaza Auditorium on Brisbane’s Southbank, the conference will have an all-new program, building on our highly successful 2023 conference at the same venue.

The 2024 conference will feature

  • international keynotes
  • panel discussions
  • case studies
  • audio-video presentations
  • interactive sessions
  • a social program, and
  • a full Expo

all run in a relaxed and conducive environment.

Most importantly, this professionally-curated event will provide investors and business leaders with the opportunity to network in a setting where every conversation is worthwhile.

The conference attracts some of the most dynamic companies in the Asia-Pacific, as well as government and global institutional investors. Delegates range from key industry thought-leaders, to company heads, senior executives, investors and board members.

You can now register and pay to attend the conference here.

To register your interest in sponsoring, exhibiting, speaking at or partnering with this prestigious event, please email [email protected].

‘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

Our 2024 Keynote Speakers

Chris Riddell


Matt Dri

Partner, Cyber Response & Forensic Technology, KPMG Australia



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 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.

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Our 2024 event sponsors

Speaker Highlights

Over 30 speakers, featuring industry and business leaders, experts in their field and government officials

What they said about previous PNG Investment Conferences ...

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.’

‘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

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