Wayamba University Senior Lecturer Dr. Aminda Perera
Industrial Service Bureau Director Neelakanth Wannianayake
Nations Trust Bank recently hosted a workshop for over 110 stakeholders of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) from the Kadawatha region to enhance their business knowledge and skills.
The event was held at the Galadari Hotel in Colombo and the keynote speaker at the event was business development guru, Wayamba University Senior Lecturer Dr. Aminda Perera. The subject matter of the keynote address was ‘How SMEs can best position themselves for growth and how they can differentiate themselves from competitors in their relevant sectors’. The workshop was an eye opening event and many customers left with insights that they previously did not have.
Meanwhile, Nations Trust Bank also conducted another seminar for customers of its Kuliyapitiya, Wariyapola and Giriulla Branches who are engaged in the coconut industry. More than 110 stakeholders attended this event, which was held at the Sirimali Royal Dawn Hotel. The keynote speaker at the event was Industrial Service Bureau Director Neelakanth Wannianayake. He spoke about the present state of the coconut industry, challenges and opportunities.
Speaking about Nations Business Seminars and Events, Nations Trust Bank Senior Executive Vice President Jayathilake Bandara – SME Banking Senior Executive Vice President Jayathilake Bandara said: “Our customers are more than just customers to us; we are partners and always seek to develop mutual respect and long lasting relationships. Only then can both parties can grow and prosper.
We also encourage customers to bring their business friends, associates and partners to these events as well. Nations Business Seminars create a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and building meaningful, rewarding and mutually beneficial relationships. We take this opportunity to thank all our SME customers and their guests who participated along with the speakers at the events, whose insights were highly valued and appreciated.”
An evening of cocktails and fellowship followed the workshop also hosted by Nations Trust Bank for its Old Moor Street branch SME customers.