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BSP Supports Supply Chain Exhibition and Seminar

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

BSP Financial Group Limited (BSP) is delighted to continue supporting the SME Supply Chain Exhibition and Seminar this year with K20, 000 as Gold Sponsor for the event.

The 2nd PNG Supply Chain Exhibition and Seminar this year is set to host series of regional discussions starting with Southern Region on 10th to 11th May, 2021, at Ela Beach APEC Haus in Port Moresby followed by Arawa, Goroka, Jiwaka and Madang.

BSP SME Centre (Vision City) Branch Manager Susie Yapen at the presentation of the cheque in Port Moresby early this week said BSP’s continued sponsorship reinforces its drive to support and build Papua New Guinean businesses and to take lead, build respect and explore opportunities in the SME Sector.

“One of BSP’s core value is ‘Community’ and the bank is always happy to help people succeed through their small businesses, and when they succeed, communities succeed to maintain or improve the country's economic growth. We believe that the partnership with Strategic Communications Limited, a PNG owned marketing communications and market development specialist will provide opportunities for Micro businesses and SMEs to build networks and explore concrete business opportunities,” said Ms Yapen.

Strategic Communications Limited (PNG SME Magazine) Managing Partner Nancy Runawery in receiving the cheque said they are thankful to BSP for the backing as the event brings together mass majority of the country’s nucleus micro farmers, corporative growers and SMEs in Agriculture.  

“The event aims at enhancing support for sustainable socio-economic development and national cohesion and unity, further discussing the supply chain management challenges, cost reduction approaches, the improvement of overall organisational performance and customer satisfaction by improving product or service delivery experiences from soil to shelf,” added Mrs Runawery. “Supply Chain runs-of the spine of GoPNG’s Connect PNG Program. The theme for this year is “Rural Entrepreneurship and Trade.”

As a leading financial institution, BSP not only lends a hand but also creates pathways for small businesses to expand and grow. The bank also supports SMEs with training programs such YES (“Your Enterprise Scheme") Training Program and other SME related events organised by PNG SME Magazine.