23rd May, 2017
The upcoming Sri Lanka Investment and Business Conclave 2017 ‘ has seen interest from investors and business partners from over 20 countries, who are looking for opportunities in diverse sectors of the local economy.
Accordingly, Investors / Business partners from countries such as Australia, Belgium, Botswana, China, Germany, India, Japan , New Zealand, Netherlands, Nigeria, Mongolia, Pakistan, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Spain, South Korea, Thailand and Qatar have already registered to take part in the event.
The biggest interest have come from China, India, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and Nigeria. Whilst the Investors and Business partners have shown keenness to meet local partners engaged in the areas of Agriculture, Apparel, Education, Export Manufacturing, Export Services, Infrastructure, Knowledge Services, Tourism and Leisure, Power & Energy, Telecommunications and Related Services, Ports Development, Distribution
The conclave organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will take place from the 30th May to 1st June 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo and is conducted in association with the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Trade and Commerce, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, Department of Commerce, Sri Lanka Export Development Board, Sri Lanka Convention Bureau (SLCB) and the Department of Commerce.
Sri Lanka’s Diplomatic Missions located overseas, 127 Chambers of Commerce, which the Ceylon Chamber has partnerships, International Trade Centre in Geneva, JETRO Colombo, World Chambers Network Paris, Confederation of Asia Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) and Beijing Lansing Overlook International Exhibition Co. Ltd of China is also supporting the promotion of the conclave across the globe. The event is supported by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, as the Knowledge Partner, Zam Gems as the Gold Sponsor, CHEC Port City Colombo (Pvt) Ltd as the Silver Sponsor, Cinnamon Life as Bronze Sponsor whilst London Stock Exchange is coming forward as the Innovation Partner. The conclave website www.invest-srilanka.lk designed by the Lanka Communication Services (Pvt) Ltd, who is the communication partner of the event facilitates participants to register and schedule B2B meetings online. In order to facilitate participants to access their user accounts during the event, E-W Information Systems (Pvt) Ltd will provide all IT related equipment required at the Conclave 2017 venue as Official IT Partner. Hertz Car Rental has been appointed as the Official Travel Partner, while SriLankan Airline is the Official Airline partner and will provide discounted airfares for foreign delegates.