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Batticaloa International Trade Exhibition 2018: ‘Your bridge to the east’

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The fourth edition of the Batticaloa International Trade Exhibition 2018 (BITE 2018) is scheduled on 5, 6 and 7 October at the Shivananda Vidyalaya Grounds in Batticaloa. BITE 2018 is organised by Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services Ltd. (LECS) in association with the Batticaloa District Farmers Association and Batticaloa District Chamber of Commerce and Industry. This is the only event organised by a professional company such as LECS to take place in the east. 

Lanka Exhibition is an experienced team of professionals who count more than 20 years in professional exhibition and conference management. They organise more than 15 exhibitions in an around Sri Lanka. The popular ones being Pro Food/Pro Pack, Agbiz Expo, Construction Expo and Jaffna International Trade Fair to name a few. Most of these events have been running for more than 10 years! 

As the only exhibition, fun fair and tradeshow to take place in Batticaloa, the event will feature stalls from the construction industry, hospitality industry, food, beverage and packaging industry, automobile industry, ICT industry, travel and tourism, financial services, apparel and textile, agricultural, fisheries, livestock, consumer goods and many others. The varieties in industries that participate open up business and lifestyle opportunities for the citizens of the east coast and suburbs. 

An expo of this nature creates an atmosphere for conducting profitable business within a short span of time, thereby, delivering a convenient solution to meet the needs of buyers from the Eastern Province in one show!

The exhibition’s central location in the Eastern Province ensures the show will attract over 60,000 visitors over the three days. Visitors can source new products and consumer favourites at discounted prices under one roof. Business delegations from communities in Batticaloa, Trincomalee and Ampara Districts will have easy access and ample opportunity to setup joint ventures and partnerships with exhibitors. 

Students and young adults from the Eastern Province will have the opportunity to visit the special education pavilion at the exhibition. The pavilion will feature leading higher education providers.

The organisers have planned many concurrent events during the 2018 edition, some of the highlights will include a two-day musical evening with popular artiste, children’s carnival and amusement park, special cooking studio for aspiring home cooks and chefs and much more.


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