The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Advantage Summit showcases business and investment opportunities in PNG to the international business community. Bank South Pacific (BSP) is proud to once again be the major sponsor in 2015 committing K50, 000 to support the event.The Investment Summit seeks to market PNG as an ideal business partner in various sectors including; petroleum, mining, agriculture, business and finance. Day One of the Summit will focus on investment opportunities across PNG's economy, while Day Two will again focus exclusively on infrastructure and transport.
Speakers at the event include PNG Prime Minister Hon. Peter O'Neill, Bank of Papua New Guinea Governor Loi Bakani and Bank South Pacific Capital (BSP Capital) General Manager Richard Borysiewicz plus a wide array of international guest speakers.
BSP sees the potential to generate many opportunities in the various sectors and also give small to medium (SME) companies the avenue to facilitate strategic alliances for future growth.
"As the leading bank of the Pacific, we are pleased the be a part of this summit, as a sponsor and a presenter, supporting our Government, our economy and providing world class banking services and solutions for our people, from our corporate clients to our rural based customers," Mr Borysiewicz said.
Mr Borysiewicz added that BSP Capital is focused on developing PNG's capital market by providing innovative market solutions to investors interested in PNG and the South Pacific.
"BSP Capital has three functional arms in Corporate Advisory, Stock Broking and Funds Management. As part of the BSP brand, we are well positioned to be considered a fully-fledged financial institution in the Pacific,"
"We are the only financial Broker that provides research on publicly listed companies in PNG, our clients range from the US, Asia and the Australasia." Mr Borysiewicz said.
BSP was inaugural major sponsor of the event in 2011 and the bank continues its support as major sponsors for the fifth consecutive year. BSP CEO Robin Fleming and Deputy CEO Johnson Kalo were both guest speakers at prior summits.
The 2015 summit will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Australia from the 27th to the 28th August 2015.