Friday, 3 January 2014 00:05
The Chartered Institute of Marketing Sri Lanka Region recently concluded its annual Marketers’ Party at the Stables: Park Street Mews, Colombo. Titled ‘Naughty or Nice’ the party provided all attendees a fabulous evening of fun and entertainment in line with the theme.
Nearly 250 participants representing a cross section of corporate executives in the country, their families and friends attended the marketer’s party. An interesting program was lined up with entrance draws, salsa workshop by Kevin Nugara, dance competition, photo booth, Naughtiest King & Queen and Nicest King & Queen and a naughty & nice fashion experience choreographed by Rozelle Plunkett: clothing line modelled was KÛR by Kasuni Rathnasooriya.
Commenting CIM SL Region Chairperson Nadi Dharmasiri said, “The CIM Marketers’ Party marked the closure of this year’s calendar events: our aim was to establish the CIM Marketers’ Party as the most talked about party of the season, we believe we have achieved this objective. The party brought together not only marketers but also corporate executives of various disciplines. It was evident that we created a lasting experience to all those who attended. We look forward in bringing together more events to cater to a variety of audiences including our valued members. I thank everybody who came on board to make this event a success.”
CIM SL Region Project Chair and Senior Vice Chairman Shantha Katipearachchi commented, “The CIM marketers’ party concluded on a very successful note. Much appreciation goes out to Maxus: a GroupM Company, for their untiring commitment and support to make this event a success with a very special note of thanks to our valued sponsors, media partners, the organising committee specially the two main focus group heads Hasrath Munasinghe – Head of Corporate Communications and Rajiv David Head of Networking of CIM SL Region for the assistance extended to make this event possible.”
The Chartered Institute of Marketing is the largest community of professional marketers in the world with 100 years of heritage delivering education, membership and insight offerings to the marketing and sales profession. As the world’s largest Institute for professional marketers with over 35,000 members globally, CIM places great emphasis in maintaining high standards of quality and integrity and as such, develops and sets standards within marketing landscapes of UK and other regional countries in which it operates. The CIM qualification is the only international qualification recognised by the Royal Charter in United Kingdom.
The CIM Sri Lanka Region is the first international branch of CIM UK and comprises of the largest number of members, both professional and students, of CIM outside the UK; 3,000 student members and over 1,500 professional members, respectively. The regional institute has always campaigned for greater recognition and excellence in the marketing profession in Sri Lanka, through education, training and development.