60TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF SRI LANKA

60TH  ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF SRI LANKA

 

The  60th Annual General Meeting of the  Chamber was held on 29 January 2019 at Hotel  Kingsbury and  graced by  the Hon. Deshabandu Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka  as Chief Guest and other distinguished guests,Diplomatic Corp, business leaders of organisations, Council Members and the business community.

 

 

“National Business Excellence Awards 2018” Extravaganza

“National Business Excellence Awards 2018” Extravaganza

 

Celebrating its 15th year of Excellence the “National Business Excellence Awards 2018”  was an exciting night of  glamour with scintillating dances, entertainment and good cheer, held at Hotel Hilton on 5 December 2018, in the presence of a large gathering of top business leaders, leading business organizations, Diplomatic Missions and graced by the Deputy Ambassador of European Union, Mr Thorsten Bargfrede  as Chief Guest. 

Ambassador of France Eric Lavertu was the Guest of Honour. A spectacular digital backdrop, adorned the stage and added   that extra glamour and prestige to the event.

Overall Excellence Award winners:

                 •            Talawakelle Tea Estates PLC           -             Gold

                 •            Aitken  Spence Hotels Holdings PLC -             Silver

                 •            GAC Marine Services Pvt Ltd           -             Bronze

Over 100 awards and certificates were presented to winners of various sectors.

 

For more details:http://www.nationalbusinessexcellence.lk

National Chamber Seminar on “EPF & ETF”

National Chamber Seminar on “EPF & ETF”

A full Day Seminar on “EPF & ETF” was held on   11 December   2018 at   the   Chamber. The resource persons were Mr. Lalith Perera, Commissioner EPF, Dept of Labour and   Mr. A J M S Jayasundera, Deputy General Manager, Employees Trust Fund, who explained in detail the various services available of EPF/ETF services and   gave live demonstration of online   checking of EPF balances, with audience  participation.

 

Entrepreneur Awards 2018 –Western Province

Entrepreneur Awards 2018 –Western Province

Overall Winner-The Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Bopitiya Auto Enterprises receiving the Gold Award from Chief Guest

Mr Daskshitha  Bogollagama,( 2nd from right)

President,National Chamber of Commerce Mr Sujeeve Samaraweera ( Extreme left) Ms Esther McIntosh,

Country Manager,World University Service of Canada (extreme right)

 

 

Silver Award:  Torento Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. 

Bronze Award : Pasyale Ayurveda Osu (Pvt) Ltd.

This award scheme is designed to distinguish, reward and motivate Sri Lanka’s very own entrepreneurs to reach the mantle of achievement and encourage the MSMEs  in the Western  Province to improve their standards of business practices and achieve a high level of entrepreneurship.    

 

Categories & Sectors - Industry/Manufacturing /Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries

Special Awards & appreciation awards were also presented 

 

Gold, Silver, Bronze Award Winners with their trophies along with the Chief Guest (on left) and President of the National Chamber (right)

One Day Workshop on “Export Procedures“

One Day Workshop on “Export Procedures“    

A full day Workshop on Export Procedures was held on Wed 31 October at the Chamber .The course provided a perfect understanding of exports for new staff, and a comprehensive revision to experienced staff to get updated with latest procedures and understanding of day to day work related to exports. A Certificate was also issued to each participant.

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