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World-class conference centre for Lae opened by PM

In 2012 and 2013, the Lae International Hotel was voted Papua New Guinea’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards. In 2014, the hotel again achieved prominence with the opening of its new world-class Conference Centre by the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, the Hon. Peter O’Neill MP.

At a cost of K22 million, the Conference Centre will, without doubt, establish itself as the largest conference and meeting venue in the City of Lae and Morobe Province. This prestigious building will not only be a great asset to the hotel but will make a significant contribution to Papua New Guinea as a conference and meeting destination.

The Centre will offer event organisers and conveners the latest in banqueting facilities, with the option of using either the entire 700 sq.m. of floor space—perfect for large scale conferences, symposiums, AGMs, exhibitions, special events, company incentives or trade shows—or three individual meeting rooms.

The large stage set on the back wall is ideal for event organisers and conference conveners to work with, as its elevation will assist keynote speakers to address large audiences. Another feature of the facility is the option for delegates to hold a meeting and book all 23 guest rooms upstairs in the one location.

The Lae International Hotel has seen dramatic changes from its early days, when Qantas and TAA airlines accommodated its pilots and cabin crews there, to hosting international medical symposiums, educational seminars, exhibitions and business trade shows. Indeed, the significance of this event must not be lost because the Lae International Hotels new Conference Centre is ready to stage world-class events and benefit business opportunities in Papua New Guinea.

This article was sourced from Business Advantage PNG. For further information, visit