BMICH – Sri Lanka’s iconic landmark hosted its first exhibition since the lockdown signifying an important milestone in the ‘Restart Sri Lanka’ journey.
The Exhibition – Kedella Home maker Expo – held from 14 to 16 August attracted over 20,000 visitors on the three days signifying Sri Lanka’s return to the ‘new normalcy’ and public confidence in the successful handling of the pandemic by the government and its agencies.
“We are delighted to have hosted the first exhibition since the lockdown amidst stringent health safety measures implemented by BMICH in consultation with health and other relevant authorities to ensure a health safety environment for the visitors, exhibitors and staff. We appreciate the cooperation extended by the public in adhering to the health safety measures implemented at the venue,” said BMICH Chief Executive Sunil Dissanayaka.
“BMICH, with the support of our partner for this event – Asia Exhibitions & Conventions, truly restarted Sri Lanka. It was a success beyond our expectations which is evident by the massive number of visitors that we received for the very first exhibition since the lockdown. It was especially a pleasure to see people visiting the exhibition with their families, entertaining and enjoying themselves in addition to visiting the exhibition stalls and shopping. We encourage one and all to visit the exhibitions in support of the country to restart the economy as there are a lot of people who benefits from it starting from the exhibitors their suppliers and third parties as there is a cascading effect which reaches right down to the grass roots,” he added.
With the successful hosting of the first exhibition and the high level of public as well as exhibitor confidence experienced, BMICH will be hosting exhibitions every weekend in the future amidst strict health safety practices.
BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention centre with ultra-modern facilities. Recently redesigned, renovated and refurbished, BMICH is South Asia’s Premier Integrated MICE Complex with all the facilities required to host any type of convention, seminar, exhibition, conference or wedding including multi-day international conventions and conferences.