‘Sri Lanka Economic Summit’ a big hit among top corporate leaders

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The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, the organisers of the upcoming ‘Sri Lanka Economic Summit,’ has seen wide interest from chairmen, managing directors and CEOs of local corporate sector to attend the upcoming annual forum. Among the registered corporate executives include, ones working for conglomerates, national level corporations, both public quoted and privately owned firms and also the leaders of the emerging SME firms. Already over 200 senior business leaders have registered to take part in the event, while the demand for more registrations continues. The summit, which commenced during year 2000 has become a highly sought after event by the senior corporate executives, business owners, public sector officials and also academics. “Apart from the interest to listen to the speeches delivered by high calibre speakers, those business leaders are also taking part in this event to share ideas and network with the high profile audience,” said Alikie Perera, Acting Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber. The two day event, which is scheduled to be held on 5 and 6 August in Colombo has lined up a number of macroeconomic topics to be discussed, under the title ‘Sri Lanka 2020: Towards Surpassing the $ 7,000 Per Capita’. Speakers at this event will include top government officials, high profile corporate executives, academics, political leaders and subject specific experts. They will speak under the topics of “National Vision: Policy Implementation Perspective”, “Rise of Asia as a Trading Bloc : An Opportunity For Sri Lanka”, “Lanka’s Future Brands- Need For a Positive Shift in Mind Set”, “Our vision for Sri Lanka 2020” and “Banking in the New world,” etc. The event will take place at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo on 5 and 6 August.