SRI LANKA EXPO 2012
Thursday the 28th March to Saturday 30th March, 2012
BMICH, COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
The Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Rome is pleased to announce that the government of Sri Lanka will be holding “SRI LANKA EXPO 2012 – the mega export exhibition for international buyers” in Colombo from 28th to 30th March 2012 to showcase Sri Lanka's new export capabilities to the international buyers.
The Objectives of the event are:
- Promote Sri Lanka’s trade, investment and tourism
- Reposition Sri Lanka as a lucrative business, investment & tourism destination in Asia
- Instill buyer confidence in Sri Lanka’s quality products & services
- Achieve the national target of US$ 15 billion exports by year 2015
The Main Highlights are:
A unique combination of an exhibition, a symposium, business meetings, industry visits, networking sessions and other corporate events and find exactly what you are searching for from the list below:
Sri Lanka Expo 2012 exhibition - showcasing quality export products on a single platform with over 300 stalls covering the entire range of traditional and non-traditional products and services. Expected over 1000 buyers from strategic markets.
Dates and Venue
26th – 30th MARCH 2012
Venue: Sirimavo Bandaranaike Memorial Exhibition Center, BMICH, Colombo Sri Lanka
Symposiums - on themes related to creating awareness on the conducive investment climate and Sri Lanka’s image as a tourist destination with eminent international business leaders as keynote speakers
INVESTMENT FORUM - 26TH MARCH 2012
Invest in Sri Lanka - your profit centre in South Asia
TRADE SYMPOSIUM - 29TH MARCH 2012
Led by world renowned dignitaries on understanding Sri Lanka’s global trade framework
FORUM ON TOURISM - 30TH MARCH 2012
Discover the delivery and full potential of Sri Lanka
One to one business meetings and networking events
26th – 30th MARCH 2012
All important business to business meetings and factory visits will be facilitated for the buyers.
Attractive accommodation and travel packages, excursion packages for scenic and nature lovers
Special arrangements will be made for complimentary accommodation for 3 nights and transport within SL for Italian business firms recommended by SL Embassy.
Discounted Air fares with convenient connections from all destinations
Special discounts on air travel through Sri Lankan Airlines once visitors are registered for the event/events.
Free airport transfers on group basis and free availability of shuttle services for individual foreign visitors
Shuttle service from hotel to exhibition site & event venues
The products that will be on Display:
Over 300 manufacturing exporters will showcase the widest array of goods and services ranging from Ceylon Tea to Ethical Garments and Gems to Business Process Outsourcing, all in one unique destination – the Hub of Asia – Sri Lanka.
Our impressive spectrum of products includes: Apparel, Tea, Rubber, Gems & Jewellery, ICT/BPO, Food & Beverages, Spices, Fish & Fishery Products, Ceramics & Porcelain, Fruits & Vegetables, Floriculture, Ornamental Fish, Coconut & Coir Products, Electrical & Electronic Products, Printing & Stationery, Boat Building, Plastic Products, Footwear & Leather Products, Giftware, Toys & Lifestyle Products, and Handloom Products.
Sri Lanka – The Hub of Asia welcomes you with open arms:
Sri Lanka is the land of immense promise and is now celebrating an era of great economic flourish. A country renowned for its hospitality greets you the moment you arrive on its fair shores with breathtaking scenery and lively spirit- the potential is undeniable. We believe you will leave our little island having sampled all the delights it has to offer and paving the way for long lasting business relationship.
The future is about connection and partnership. At Sri Lanka Expo 2012, we guarantee that you will find a network as ready to facilitate as you are to prosper. All interested visitors are kindly requested to attend the above event and witness the strengths of Sri Lanka’s export sector and its aim to build Sri Lanka as a viable and reliable supply source for foreign buyers around the world.
A soft copy of the promotional flyer of this event is given below. Please log on to http://www.srilankaexpo.com for the updated programme and online registrations for accommodation, symposiums, business meetings etc. Please register early to be entitled for benefits being offered.
For Further details, please contact
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Rome will be organizing few business delegations from Italy to Sri Lanka, which will be led by H. E. Asitha Perera, Ambassador – Designate for Sri Lanka in Italy during the period from 19th – 30th March 2012.
Contact Details: Tel: 00 39 06 8554579 (direct) and mobile – 00 39 380 156 9512 (English)
Mrs. Gothami Indikadahena, Minister (Commercial), Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Via Adige No.2, 00198 Rome, Italy; Tel: (00 39 06) 8554560 / 8840801 Ex: 105;
The following trade fairs are scheduled to be held during the year 2011:
- Sri Lanka Export Development Board: http://www.srilankabusiness.com/
- Department of Commerce: http://www.doc.gov.lk/web/index.php
- Sri Lanka Customs: http://www.customs.gov.lk/
- Import and Export Control Department: http://www.imexport.gov.lk