Tradelinked Cairns and PNG Monthly Business Networking August 2014

Starts: Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Location/Venue: YWAM Medical Ship, Trinity Wharf 1, Wharf Street, Cairns

Tradelinked Cairns & PNG is a monthly networking event where businesses can meet and share contacts, experiences and market intelligence.  All businesses with an interest in PNG are welcome - bring plenty of business cards along.  This event is held the LAST TUESDAY of EVERY MONTH in Cairns commencing 5.30pm - 7.00pm.  

Tradelinked was lucky to have the opportunity to hold its August networking event on-board the YWAM Medical Ships - Australia's newest vessel, a 60 metre-long catamaran while berthed in Cairns before undergoing a medical re-fit and commencing operations in PNG in 2015.

Guest speaker at the August event was Hon. Mike Reynolds AM, the Australian Patron of YWAM.  Approximately 160 people attended this event.  Entertainment was provided by the Island Breeze Performers and Samantha Clark, a local musician. 

Look who was here:

The Island Breeze performers

Les Searle from True 3D with a YWAM Representative and guest

Martin Snook from Wycliffe Australia & Guest

Alex and Cathy Harrison from Heavy Support Mining Group

Katie Johnson, TAFE North with TAFE's PNG Hospitality Students

Peter Wise from Unbeatable Structures with guests

A YWAM Representative with Peter and Sue Sharry from Axiom Water Technologies

Joe Vecchio, Northern Iron & Brass Foundry Pty Ltd with guests

Chris White and guest from Migration Plus

Richard Smith from Suncorp with guest

TAFE North's PNG hospitality students


Peter Wandel, Peter's ATV & Outdoor Power Equipment with Vyvyen Wong, BLT being served by a TAFE North PNG hospitality student

Deborah Maguire, Dept of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning with Graeme Mann, Perrotts Engineering

Helen Travers from HitNet with guests

Brett Gorman from Stretim PNG Ltd with Michael Capper, Ports North and Ian McKirdy, DSDIP

A YWAM Representative with Frank Yourn, Australia PNG Business Council

TAFE North's PNG trade training students

Guest Speaker Hon. Mike Reynolds AM, Australian Patron for YWAM Medical Ships-Australia

Samantha Clark, Musician with PNG trade training students