2021 Sponsors




PLATINUM

Vodafone Vanuatu, a subsidiary of the Amalgamated Telecom Holding Limited (ATH), has built a strong future proof network with latest 4G LTE technology. World renowned International brand with largest 4G Network with presence around the Globe is now in Vanuatu. Vodafone strives to be a world-class organization with continuous improvements in the organization's work systems and processes delivering services and solutions to our subscribers in Vanuatu. Our portfolio provides Mobile solutions, Mobile Money Transfer (M-VATU), Fixed line telephony, Fiber technology, WAN, LAN, IPLC solution, VSAT, PABX and Hospitality tailored solutions that are designed to fit your budget and business with exclusive Call Centre Customer 24*7 service. Our core values rest on Innovation, Customer Excellence, Creativity, Professionalism, Quality of service and lead the market by being highly competitive. Vodafone continues to explore new boundaries in the Mobile telecommunications realm and bring to all Ni-Vanuatu, the next level of Mobile innovation. Vodafone will not only connect people with technology but also through sports, music, health awareness program that will build a stronger and healthier communities. The Future is exciting. Ready?

Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 31 markets throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. Digicel is the leading telecommunications provider in Vanuatu helping both business and the community stay connected all around Vanuatu and with the rest of the world. As the leader in telecommunications, we care about our customer’s needs and offer them the latest telecommunications innovations with solutions designed for their specific needs including Managed Telephony Services, managed Network Services, Disaster Recovery and Planning as well as our value for money internet services, smartphones, tablets and a wide range of great value offers for calling, texting or surfing the internet.

The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) was established in 1987 under an Act of Parliament. Designed to provide a measure of financial support for members and their families upon the onset of retirement, permanent mental and physical incapability for work, immigration or a member's death, this support has been in the form of lump sum payment comprising of their contributions paid to the Fund by the member and their employee and additional interest thereon.

Kacific is a next-generation satellite operator committed to providing universal, high-speed, high-quality broadband access at an affordable cost using robust technologies and an agile business model. The company’s first Ka-band high throughput satellite, Kacific1, will launch in 2019 to stream high-speed broadband to rural and suburban areas of the Pacific and South East Asia. Kacific partners with local telecommunications operators, internet service providers and governments to distribute its range of satellite-based services for economic and social development. Founded in 2013 by a team of senior satellite professionals, Kacific is backed by a group of investors with experience in global telecommunications and infrastructure.

The Governance For Growth (GFG) Program is a joint Australia-Vanuatu program of assistance, established in 2007 as an adviser, facilitator and broker of regulatory reform and improved public expenditure management, for the purposes of improving economic growth and delivery of government services. Currently in its third implementation phase, it is a platform for policy dialogue between Australia and Vanuatu, supporting the analytical and consultative processes that inform policy formulation, as well as providing resources for policy implementation. The phase 3 program is guided by two core objectives - Government, acting with the private sector, conceives and implements change in policy and practice that encourages inclusive economic growth; and public expenditure delivers services that are more effective. The GfG Program supported the establishment of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (in 2010), and establishment of the telecommunication regulator (2009) and continues support policy development and implementation in the ICT sector today. GfG is also currently supporting policies aimed at enabling e-commerce, such as the Electronic Single Window Project (to make trading easier) and the Interoperability project (to make banking services more convenient).

The Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) is Vanuatu's national broadcaster. VBTC broadcasts news, educates, and provides analysis and entertainment to the population of Vanuatu through radio, television and online. It is the nation's only emergency broadcaster. VBTC's news is made by ni-Vanuatu people, for ni-Vanuatu people. It is a forum for ni-Vanuatu people to express their voices and views on politics, culture and development. All of VBTC's platforms, including our online and social media news channels, strive to be independent, credible and honest sources of news and information for the nation.

Customs and Inland Revenue, namely CIR, is a large and diverse department with over 90 employees spread across Vanuatu. There are offices in both Port Vila and Luganville and also in all provincial centers in Lenakel, Lakatoro, Saratamata and Sola. The CIR structure comprises of the Director and the two Deputy Directors, one of which is the Deputy Director Revenue and the other the Deputy Director of Enforcement and Services. Customs & Inland Revenue is responsible for managing the security and integrity of Vanuatu’s borders, that is , detecting and deterring the unlawful movement of goods and people across the border. Customs works closely with other agencies, in particular the Vanuatu Quarantine and Inspection Service, the Department of immigration and the Vanuatu Police Service.

Vanuatu's Ministry of Education and Training's (MoET) is charged with providing a quality caring education and training system which provides every person with lifelong skills, values, and confidence to be self-reliant and to contribute to the development of Vanuatu, and which works in partnership with all stakeholders to provide well-managed schools.


GOLD

WanTok Simple, Reliable and Affordable. WanTok Vanuatu was the first 4G LTE service provider in Vanuatu and is continually working to stay ahead of the curve, enlisting advanced technologies to fully serve its customer bases’ primary use communication service requirements. WanTok provides wireless high-speed broadband capacity, reliable and fast cloud hosting services, managed network services, as well as a comprehensive host of additional communications services. The Wantok system or wantokism is derived from the Solomons Pijin term for ‘one talk’, meaning from the same language, and implies giving preference to kin in the expectation of a series of reciprocal obligations being fulfilled. Internet based communication is connecting people from every continent and corner of the planet and WanTok takes great pride in joining people, whether friends, family, or business partners, through the dialect of the modern digital world.

Wanfuteng Bank Limited is the second Vanuatu owned bank operating in the country apart from National Bank of Vanuatu. We are a fully licensed commercial bank, authorized and supervised by the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu. Our headquarters and main branch are located in the center of Port Vila, Vanuatu town along Kumul Highway.We provide a wide range of commercial banking, personal banking and investment banking products and services to corporations, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals. We are a domestic private company regulated under the Companies Act No 25 of 2012 [CAP 191].

The Reserve Bank of Vanuatu's roles are to, Regulate the issue, supply, availability and international exchange of money, Supervise and regulate banking business and the extension of credit, Advise the Government on banking and monetary matters, Promote monetary stability, Promote a sound financial structure, Foster financial conditions conducive to the orderly and balanced economic development of Vanuatu, and to regulate and supervise domestic and international (offshore) banks.

3 Link Communication's mission is to bridge the digital divide in Vanuatu with the use of next-generation technology. 3 Link is committed to serving our customers located in rural areas, and the two municipalities in Vanuatu. We strive to provide fast and reliable maintenance services, and high-speed internet to our customers. 3 Link Communication uses Kacific broadband satellite technology manufactured by Boeing, and launched by SpaceX. Our affordable and reliable internet connectivity service is powered by a next-generation geostationary satellite operating in the Ka-band frequency spectrum. The satellite streams low-cost, high-speed, reliable, and stable broadband via 56 powerful spot beams throughout the Asia Pacific. It also has wide reaching coverage that extends over 25 countries, with populations spread across many islands, mountainous and rural regions.

Computer World is the Biggest computer Retail store in Vanuatu, with the largest range of products, at the lowest price.


SILVER

BRED Bank Vanuatu is part of the second largest banking group in France, ‘BPCE’, with outlets in Vanuatu, Fiji, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia and Tahiti. We offer a full range of personal and business banking services to suit all your needs.


BRONZE

CitDF – Pacificis the focal Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Consulting and Advisory firm in Vanuatu. We offer unprecedented range of services and level of support regionally for Government, corporates and medium-sized businesses. These services include, but not limited to: Incident Response, Malware Analysis; Digital Forensics, IT and Security Risk Management, Standards and Policies development, Data Analytics, Security Audits and Assessments, Penetration Testing, Digital Forensic Investigations and Disaster Recovery Backup Solutions. Research and Development (R&D) is a core component of our organization in guaranteeing the services we offer to our clients. We strive on building a safe and secure online environment whereby building trust amongst governments, businesses and individuals.
“Your Online Presence, Security and Privacy is our paramount concern”

At Incite, we will partner with you to develop and implement the most appropriate technology solutions to support and grow your business. Our expertise covers all aspects of information technology including PC and server support, network design and implementation, internet, telephony and consultancy. Our success lies in the skills and experience of our team of qualified ICT professionals. Our engineers and technicians are customer focused, service oriented and just love what they do.

Pacific Private Bank is a full-service bank that was founded in 1997 and registered in Vanuatu, an international financial center in the Pacific. Its geographical, economic, tax, and legal environment is favourable to protect capital for foreign investors. Our focus is to provide services to wealthy, private clients from around the world. With a specialization in wealth and asset management, our bank develops and offers tailored investment solutions. We accommodate to the individual objectives of every customer by providing personalized private banking services.

The Utilities Regulatory Authority (URA) of Vanuatu was established on 11 February 2008 under the Utilities Regulatory Act No. 11 of 2007. URA is an initiative of the Vanuatu Government, with additional financial support from AusAID through the Governance for Growth (GfG) Program in cooperation with the World Bank. The URA Act establishes the URA as an independent body acting as a mediator between the Government and public utilities. A Commission comprising three people makes the decisions: Chairperson (Vacant), Part-Time Commissioner (Vacant) and Part-Time Commissioner & Chief Executive Officer Mr John Obed Alilee. The Ministry of Finance appoints the Commissioners based on nominations from an Evaluation Committee. Qualification for this appointment is based on their knowledge and experience in the electricity and water sectors, as well as in commerce, economics, law and public administration.

AHITEC Services is a Ni-Vanuatu owned and operated company established on 28th February, 2008. We specialize in providing a wide range of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Services and Products. Based in Port Vila, Efate, AHITEC is taking its services and sales to another level by integrating the best and standardized solutions that will assist you as a customer to make the right budgetary decisions. Our wide range of efficient technical services include: Server Systems, Networks, Repairs, and Maintenance. Our team of Six experienced technicians will troubleshoot and fix any of your ICT issues. AHITEC emphasize that if Customers are happy then we are happy...

Engineering Business Services is a Vanuatu based company providing high-end consulting, managed services and cloud-based services hosted in Vanuatu. Our commitment is to bring tomorrow's ICT solutions to Vanuatu to help local companies with their daily needs.

Skyeye Vanuatu provides Vehicle Tracking services to help operate transport fleet with efficiency and save cost. Providing GIS/UAV services for development projects.