Chamber talks I.C.T. and innovation

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Tony Willenberg with members of the Samoa Chamber of Commerce who attended the presentation.

Tony Willenberg with members of the Samoa Chamber of Commerce who attended the presentation.

The Samoa Chamber of Commerce hosted an informative presentation by Tony Willenberg on ‘Innovations in I.C.T’ for the private sector yesterday. 

The presentation was held at the Small Business Enterprise Centre (S.B.E.C) training room at Saleufi, where members of Chamber attended to learn about the quality technology that is available and accessible to businesses.

With there have been many advances in technology, businesses have the opportunity to use more innovative ways to conduct business operations. 

Mr. Willenberg discussed some of the key milestones in I.C.T advancement as well as highlighting 15 different technologies useful for Samoa.

The various sectors of the business community were well represented.

Member Services Officer Sarona Koria and Tony Willenberg.
Member Services Officer Sarona Koria and Tony Willenberg.

Mr. Willenberg is an e-governance expert with a broad range of I.C.T experience across public and private spaces in public finance, treasury, education, infrastructure, state-owned enterprises, utilities, banking, agriculture, logistics and customs. 

Lemauga Hobart Va’ai, C.E.O of the Samoa Chamber of Commerce, the presentation is all part of preparing Samoa for the arrival of Tui Samoa Cable – and two other cables in the pipeline.

“This is one of many special presentations that the Chamber has lined up for its members as we prepare the private sector for the incoming cable and continuing I.C.T developments,” he said. 

“The Chamber is committed to provide future capacity building events for its membership.”

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