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34th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum & Trade Expo

Apr 2018
05:00 PM
Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace Bowen Hills Brisbane Queensland Australia 4006



Thank you for attending the 34th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum and Trade Expo which had the theme 'APEC 2018: Achievements and Opportunities'. This Forum is the largest bilateral business conference held between Australia and Papua New Guinea and your participation made this a successful and informative event with a wide range of speakers and delegates from Australia and Papua New Guinea.

With over 400 attendees, the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council and Business Council of Papua New Guinea are very pleased with the turnout for this event which highlights the strong level of support and engagement between industry and government. The high turnout also reinforced the great interest that delegates and exhibitors have in the bilateral business relations and accompanying commercial opportunities.

You can read the full communique here.

We would particularly like thank to the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, the Hon Peter O’Neill CMG MP, the Papua New Guinea Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Hon Rimbink Pato OBE MP, THE Papua New Guinea Minister for Commerce and Industry, the Hon Wera Mori MP, and the Australian Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, the Hon Mark Coulton MP, as well as our range of experts in economy, investment, mining and resources, small to medium enterprise, agriculture, governance, education and health for sharing their insights and knowledge with our delegates. Finally, we also give a special thanks to each of our generous sponsors who have made this event possible. We are most grateful to you all for your contributions.

Every year, we strive to create a quality program with a varied selection of speakers and industry updates, and also provide valuable networking opportunities for both Australian and Papua New Guinean businesses. In order to continue improving, we rely heavily on your feedback. Please advise the Secretariat should you have any feedback on the event so we can create an even better event for you next year.

You can access photos from the event, event handbook, and the full delegates list using the links below. To access the speaker presentations please contact the Secretariat

The 35th Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum will take place in May 2019 in Port Moresby. If you are interested in staying up to date with our news and events, you can subscribe to quarterly updates here. You can also follow us on social media on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. If you are an Australian company seeking to do business in Papua New Guinea then we encourage you to consider joining an established network of businesses operating in the region with exclusive member benefits, news, event invites and discounts available to members. You can learn more about membership here.

Once again we say thank you and see you at our next event!