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The HBD Group was created to implement Mark Shuttleworth's vision of demonstrating that it is possible to achieve profitability whilst upholding a sustainable development that encompasses the protection of biodiversity, culture, history and other unique features of the destination which is Príncipe island. As such HBD seeks to create experiential accommodation for visitors to the island, providing the opportunity for meaningful interaction with the island's population and greater understanding of the social movements and local culture.

By promoting a sustainable development outlook, “HBD” aims to preserve the fragile ecosystems and protect the unique biodiversity that can be found on the Island. As an authentic destination, still unknown to most of the world, the Island of Príncipe will position itself as a global reference for responsible tourism.

Exhibiting with Omali Lodge Hotel and Bom Bom Island Principe.



Virtual Environment Tour


Visit the Virtual Event Hall to see participating exhibitors and sponsors. Access an online booth of interest by clicking on it. Scroll left and right to navigate the Virtual Event Hall.

Visit a booth to view information shared by exhibitors or sponsors. There are various navigational buttons that direct you to different web pages. To initiate a live chat conversation, click on the Chat Tab. You can text, voice and video chat with exhibitors. Make use of our chat translation feature to chat in the language of your choice.

Visit the Networking Lounge to chat with other visitors. Exchange ideas and participate in mutually beneficial discussions

In case you have any questions; message organizer and technical team at Information Desk for live help.

Frequently Asked Questions

To help you make the most out of the São Tomé and Principe Online Investment Forum, here are some answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

The São Tomé and Principe online investment forum is an online event taking place on 25th to 26th November, 2015. This 2 day event will connect policy makers, government agencies and private sector companies from São Tomé and Príncipe with a group of potential investors from around the world through our dedicated web portal that can be accessed via computer, mobile or tablet. The forum will feature influential exhibitors and focus on opportunities in São Tomé and Príncipe..
A: The São Tomé and Principe Online Investment Forum will be live on 25th November, 2015 from 8AM to 6PM GMT. You will not be able to login before this time. Once the São Tomé and Principe Online Investment Forum is live, you can use the login information (username and password) created at the time of registration to participate in the online event.

If you have forgotten your password, please reset your password using the ‘forgot password’ link on the homepage.
A: The São Tomé and Principe Online Investment Forum will be live for 2 days (25th and 26th November, 2015) and will be live from 8AM to 6PM GMT.
To register, please log on to and click on ‘Register Now’ button. You will need to complete the registration form.

Once your registration is confirmed, you can access the São Tomé and Principe Online Investment Forum on 25th November, 2015 using the email address and password entered in the registration form.
To interact with representatives, you will have to login to the virtual event on 25th and 26th November, 2015 and visit relevant booths. Once you have entered an online booth click the ‘chat’ tab. This will redirect you to a chat interface where representatives will be present between 8AM to 6PM GMT.