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Practical information

The Business Advantage PNG Investment Conference 2018 took place at the Ballroom le Grande, in the five-star Sofitel Brisbane Central hotel in Brisbane, Australia on 6 & 7 August.

Customs House


The conference venue was one of Brisbane’s finest hotels, conveniently located adjacent to the city’s main railway station.


Networking drinks functions

Included in the two-day registration package are two networking drinks receptions, both at the conference venue.

Sunday 5 August: 6.30pm — 8.00pm (kindly sponsored by Pacific International Hospital)
Monday 6 August (Conference Day 1): 5pm — 6pm (kindly sponsored by Nasfund)

Conference dinner

The official Conference Dinner at Brisbane's magnificent Customs House venue was a memorable evening.

It included pre-dinner drinks on the river-side terrace, a sumptuous three-course meal with wine in the signature Long Room, live entertainment and a visit from NRL legend Darren Lockyer.

Getting to the event

The venue was located next to Brisbane’s main railway station. 

For those delegates travelling to the conference from Papua New Guinea, we recommended flying with our event partner, Air Niugini,

Air Niugini has direct daily flights from Port Moresby to Brisbane.

Event location

Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane
Sofitel Central
Queensland Australia 4000

NEWS FLASH: SP Hunters game in Brisbane, Sunday 5 August

Coming to Brisbane for the conference? You can catch an SP Hunters game the day before and still make it to the conference venue for the evening drinks reception.

They are playing the South Logan Magpies at Davies Park, West End, Brisbane.

Sunday 5 August, 3pm.
Tickets are $10.

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Contact us

For queries regarding the event or your registration, please use the contact form to the right to get in touch. In cases of difficulty or for additional information, you can also contact us by phone: Australia: +61 3 9111 0044 or Papua New Guinea: +675 7181 9337

Business Advantage International Australia +61 3 9111 0044