FCCISL is set to begin its 17th Entrepreneur Awards, Provincial Shows
The Sri Lankan Entrepreneur of the Year Awards is the ultimate accolade one can achieve as a Sri Lankan entrepreneur. This long running award scheme, organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka is designed to recognize and reward entrepreneurs who reach the pinnacle of business world whilst contributing towards the national economy. The event is organized in association with our 57 member chambers and associations where entrepreneurs both at provincial and national level are awarded.
In this year, the awards consist of 6 provincial awards ceremonies and a National Ceremony.
The first provincial ceremony, the North Western and North Central provincial Awards will be kicked off at the Corporative Theater, Madampe on 23rd of this month. This award ceremony is co-organized by the Puttalam District Chamber of Commerce.
In this year the vent is themed on “It’s Time to Walk Among the Stars”, with the view that the prospective and emerging entrepreneurs are worthy enough of standing alongside the stars in the corporate world and past platinum winners of this prestigious award. A large number of versatile and innovative entrepreneurs from across the country vie for 193 awards in four categories regionally as well as on national level. A new segment of the awards is being introduced, Emerging Small Women Entrepreneur in the North and East and Differently Abled Entrepreneur of the Year.
The gracious sponsors of the event are, Dialog Axiata PLC, the Platinum Sponsor, Janashakthi Insurance, the Gold Sponsor, Bank of Ceylon, the Silver Sponsor, the International Partner-People Like Us Organization, European Union and Oxfam GB. The partner organizations of the event are, Wijeya Newspapers, Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, Thinakkural, V FM, Randesa Magazine, 5th Elephant and AV Production.