Five reasons to join the Pacific Connect Program

Opportunities come when we connect with new professionals, to share ideas and experiences. This has been one of the pillars of the Pacific Connect Program. I am a young entrepreneur and I have been a member of the vibrant Pacific Connect Community for almost three years now. In this article, I wish to share five reasons why you should join us if you are an aspiring entrepreneur.

Looking back on the Pacific Connect Ideas Exchange

Shurti Kumar, Pacific Connect Hub Coordinator for Nadi - Lautoka, shares a reflection of the most recent annual Ideas Exchange.

Supporting Tonga Women in ICT

Tonga Pacific Connect Hub Coordinator, Seluvaia Kauvaka, provides an overview of ICDP's relationship with TWICT.

Advancing digital literacy with the Pacific Tech Academy

The Pacific Tech Academy was established in October 2020 and is a collaboration between Pacific Connect and Common Code. The Academy aims to operate across six Pacific Islands; PNG, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Tonga and Fiji.

GAP Summit for the Pacific and Small Island Nations Communique

The participants of the GAP Pacific and Small Island Nations Summit, convened online on 18 June 2021 to discuss a ‘blue recovery’ for the Pacific in the wake of COVID-19. We also considered the need for an environmental, social and governance (ESG) framework to underpin greater regional resilience, and worked towards a shared vision for the region’s future.

Reflections on the Pacific Connect Music Dialogue

"I see endless potential for this music to find new audiences and new opportunities to be heard – whether in its pure musical form or at the crossing of the arts – and make its own mark on a global scale." Olga Bodrova, GAP COO and Pacific Connect Community member, looks back on the recent Pacific Connect Music Dialogue.

Innovative new pilot project to assist cocoa farmers to access export markets launched

The Less Than a Container Load (LCL) Access to Markets project aims to revolutionise the export market by allowing local cocoa growers and consolidators to share the costs of freight and logistics.

Meet the team – our CEO

We often showcase our wonderful Community members, now it’s time to turn the spotlight on ourselves! Meet the team – Simone, our CEO

Collaborating on the future Pasifika digital music industry

Thirty-six creatives, entrepreneurs and industry experts came together for a half-day talanoa on 'fostering a sustainable Pacific music industry', the latest creative industries Dialogue for the talented and multi-faceted Pacific Connect Community. Music is unrivalled in its capacity to elicit powerful emotions, tell stories, preserve culture and unite listeners. Music continues to play an integral role in Pasifika societies and, with everyone carrying a portable device, the industry has never been more relevant.

What’s on for the Pacific Connect Community (July-August)

Pacific Connect has a very busy month underway, with plenty of professional development and networking activities coming up. Register for them here.