The Papua New Guinea Institute of Directors held its annual awards night on Thursday.
Four awards were presented including innovative company of the year which went to the CPL group of companies.
PNGID creates a strong peer network to provide opportunities’ for directors or advisors to boards, to build strong business relationships.
The awards were held at the dynasty restaurant in Vision city.
For 15 years the Papua New Guinea Institute of Directors has created a platform to promote professional directorship and good governance at all board levels in PNG.
Anyone who is a director is encouraged to become a member.
The PNGID provides training for directors both beginner and refresher.
Onto the awards, and the Male director of the year awards went to William Lamur. He unfortunately was not present; colleague Mel Togolo received it on his behalf.
Female Director of the year went to Sarah Haoda Todd. A staunch advocator of women’s issues in the country, she took the opportunity to talk on the subject.
Young Director of the year went to Vani Nades, while CPL took out innovative company of the year.
On the night also, PNGID gave an opportunity for PNG Art to be displayed in the restaurant.
Art Designer, Amanda Adamson, in collaboration with well-known PNG artists like Larry Santana have started up what’s called Art for rent, where by individuals and business houses can simply rent art for special functions, then have them returned afterwards. EMTV