'Corporate leaders look forward to Economic Summit'
The Sri Lanka Economic Summit has seen wide interest among the
corporate sector to attend the annual forum, said a spokesman for the
organisers, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.
Among the registered corporate executives are those working for
conglomerates, national level corporations, public quoted and privately
owned firms and also leaders of emerging SME firms.
Over 200 senior business leaders have registered to take part.
The summit, which was first launched in 2000 has become a much sought
after event by senior corporate executives, businessmen, public sector
officials and academics.
"Apart from listening to high calibre speakers, business leaders can
share ideas and network with the high profile audience," said Acting
Secretary General of the Ceylon Chamber, Mrs. Alikie Perera.
The event, which will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Colombo has
lined up a number of macroeconomic topics, under the title 'Sri Lanka
2020: Towards Surpassing $ 7,000 Per Capita'.
Speakers at this event will include top government officials, high
profile corporate executives, academics, political leaders and subject
They will speak on topics such as, '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
The event will held at the Cinnamon Grand.