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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 again in Brisbane, Australia on 15 & 16 August 2022.

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 in Brisbane on 15 and 16 August. Details of the venue and program will be released in the first half of 2022, but you can register your interest in attending here.

Our September 2021 conference, held online, is over but you can now obtain ON DEMAND access to all conference presentations, slides and other material.

The online format enabled us to provide an even greater range of expert voices, from both PNG and worldwide, starting with PNG’s Prime Minister James Marape and including a keynote from eminent international economic commentator, Saul Eslake.

Besides keynote presentations, our 2021 conference included panel discussions, case studies, videos and interactive sessions. To view the final program, click here.

2021 Event Sponsors



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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Speaker Highlights

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

Our 2021 Keynote Speakers

Saul Eslake


Wayne Gerard

Chief Entrepreneur, Queensland

Barbara-Ann Bensted

Partner for Energy & Natural Resources Technology, KPMG Australia

Watch the 2021 Papua New Guinea Investment Conference Trailer
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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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