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Experts In Business, Digital To Speak At CPA Congress

Over 500 participants from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Vanuatu and Tonga will gather at the Fijian Shangri-La Resort for this year’s CPA Fiji Congress meeting on September 19 and
03 Aug 2019 12:34
Experts In Business, Digital To Speak At CPA Congress
From left:Branch Manager MARSH Wayne Wong, CPA Fiji President and Group Chief Executive Officer of Fijian Holdings Limited Nouzab Fareed,Chief Commercial Officer Vodafone Fiji Ronald Prasad, General Manager Datec Fiji Ateen Kumar and Marsh Pte Limited Country Head and Senior Vice President Daniel Yee at the press conference in Suva on August 2,2019. Photo: Ilaijia Ravuwai

Over 500 participants from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Vanuatu and Tonga will gather at the Fijian Shangri-La Resort for this year’s CPA Fiji Congress meeting on September 19 and 20.

CPA Fiji President and Chief Executive Officer of Fijian Holdings Limited Group Nouzab Fareed said invitations for speakers went out to countries like Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, India and the United States.

He said speakers at this year’s CPA Fiji Congress are experts and leaders in business, politics, digital markets and all facets.

“Due to time constraints, because of planning and preparations for events of this magnitude, they have also begun to plan for the 2020 CPA Fiji Congress meeting.”

He said speakers needed about a year to plan out their engagements, hence their preparation to the next meeting.

This year’s meeting intend to drive the ideology and get participants to talk and ask questions on how to empower women? How to empower employees? How to increase efficiency? How really to make money with your business? And how to adapt to new technology?

Theme:

This year’s theme is “Business As Unusual” including “Business In The Digital World.

Speakers:

10 leaders in their own field will be speaking at this year’s CPA Fiji Congress. Comprising of a former Liberal Party leader, CEOs, Technology Futurist, Professional Surfer, Communications Expert and a Paralympic gold medalist.

Speaking also is the Chief Executive of Fiji Revenue and Customs Service Visvanath Das on the topic of “Digital Agenda and Reform”.

Sponsors:

Vodafone Fiji

Vodafone Fiji continue to partner with CPA Congress since its inception 10 years ago, pledging $45, 000 for this year’s meeting at the Fijian Shangri-La Resort in Sigatoka.

Ronald Prasad who is Vodafone Fiji’s Chief Commercial Officer said that they recognize CPA Congress as a “ Premier Business Event for Fiji” hence their decade long partnership.

“Vodafone Fiji is at the forefront of this change particularly in technology… this is a platform of successive learning throughout the meeting,” said Mr Prasad.

Marsh & McLennan Company

Marsh & McLennan Company has committed $10,000 .

This is the fourth year where the Insurance Company has partnered with CPA Fiji Congress.

Country Head and Senior Vice President Daniel Yee said they recognize the potential and reach of CPA Fiji, hence their partnership.

Datec Fiji

This year Datec will facilitate a speaker to speak at this year CPA Congress on the “Digital Market”.

Datec Fiji has been operating in Fiji for over 30 years, specializing in IT solutions.

CPA conferences are held in 15 locations throughout the world annually.

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