Sri Lanka Plast and Rubexpo launch in August

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Enterprising Fairs India Limited, a B2B exhibition company from India, has collaborated with the Plastics and Rubber Institute of Sri Lanka (PRISL), to conduct their second edition of Sri Lanka Plast – a Plastics Expo and the first edition of Rubexpo – a Rubber Expo on 14, 15 and 16 August 2014 at BMICH, Colombo. The Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC), Export Development Board (EDB), Industrial Development Board (IDB), Rubber Research Institute of Sri Lanka (RRISL) and Central Institute of Plastics and Engineering Technology, a government body of India (CIPET) have also extended their support to these B2B exhibitions. The plastics and rubber expos are B2B exhibitions bringing over 150 exhibitors from 10 different countries, including Sri Lanka, India, China, Taiwan, Japan, Italy, Philippines etc. showcasing their, machinery and technology available. There will also be a guidance booth for young and aspiring entrepreneurs who can get direction on how to start a business in the plastics and rubber industry. This expo is set to attract over 20,000 visitors over the three days according to the organisers. On behalf of the organisers Enterprising Fairs India Ltd. Managing Director B. Swaminathan said, “As a catalyst that encourages trade, we are happy to launch two significant expos focussing on plastics and rubber, which play an integral part on local export earnings. As a developing nation Sri Lanka is opening up with its economy and infrastructural advantages, there is no better time than this to open up the country and inviting international businesses to experience its riches.” As a prelude to these exhibitions, PRISL together with Enterprising Fairs has planned an International Seminar on Trends and Advancements in the fields of plastics and rubber on 5 August and an exclusive CEO Forum on 1 August at The Kingsbury Hotel, Colombo to encourage the plastics and rubber industries to take ‘exports’ as growth strategy. Experts from the Government, EDB and few from India are expected to address this elite forum, powered by Sri Lanka Plast and Rubexpo. People who want to visit these expos are encouraged to pre-register to the seminars through or call 0114545687 for more information.