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* 'Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017' to discuss ways of building the global competitiveness of Lankan manufacturers
Thu, Jun 22, 2017, 10:15 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

June 22, Colombo: The upcoming 'Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2017' organized by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will conduct a dedicated thematic session to discuss, how important it is for the Lankan manufacturing sector to become competitive to attract global markets.

The session titled, 'Realizing New Competitiveness in Sri Lankan Manufacturing', will line up some of the finest industry practitioners to share insights on how local manufacturers can transform to become globally competitive.

The Founder and Managing Director of Orel Corporation Kushan Kodituwakku, the Chairman & Managing Director of Astrotech Steels Pvt. Ltd, and Managing Director of Trinity Steels Pvt. Ltd Arun Miranda, will deliver keynote presentations at the session.

A panel discussion will be followed with the participation of industry veterans such as Dr. Mahesha Ranasoma, Managing Director, Dipped Products PLC, Suresh Shah, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Lion Brewery (Ceylon) PLC and Sean Van Dort, Director - Logistics, MAS Holdings. The session would be moderated by Deshal De Mel, Head of Business Development of Hayleys Global Beverages.

They will discuss the latest global trends in best manufacturing practices, critical bottlenecks faced by local manufacturers that needs immediate tackling and where the process should begin and also local success stories in niches like carbon black and high value apparels.

The all-important session takes place in a moment, when the Lankan manufacturers are facing severe pressure from rising costs in input materials, labor and energy costs. Moreover the import protection that has crept in over the years, while helping some industries to survive and grow, whilst hurting others due to higher intermediate input costs.

The two day annual summit will take place on the 25th and 26th July, 2017 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel, Colombo under the title of 'Execute - Transform - Realize'.

Sunshine Holdings PLC comes in as the Platinum Sponsor of the event, Standard Chartered Bank enters the fray as the Gold Sponsor, Fonterra Brands as the Silver Sponsor and Dialog Axiata the Telecommunications Partner of the event. Whilst Janashakthi Insurance, Prima Group, and Nestle Lanka join in as the strategic partners. OMD of OmniCom MediaGroup is the communications partner.

Those who wish to take part in the event, are requested to call on 115588852 or email to events@chamber.lk.

 


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