Business News from Sri Lanka: The Department of Commerce Sri Lanka, jointly with the Sri Lanka Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand, using its trade promotional funds, for the first time has organized Sri Lanka`s participation in Digital Thailand – Big Bang 2019 exhibition held in Bangkok Thailand from October 28-31.
The Exhibition, which is considered as the biggest international conference and exhibition on digital technology and innovation in South East Asia, had the overall theme of ‘ASEAN Connectivity’. This event consisted with the participation of more than 200 exhibitors from 14 countries from the region and world.
Prime Minister of Thailand General Prayuth Chan O Cha, declared open the exhibition which facilitated exhibits connecting to three distinct segments, namely ‘creativity zone’ including advanced creativity in the field of digital technology, the ‘society zone’, encompassing new ways of improving quality of life and equal opportunities, and ‘smart city zone’ projecting future outlook of cities.
The Sri Lankan pavilion was opened by H.E. the Ambassador Mrs. Samantha K. Jayasuriya, Embassy of Sri Lanka, Thailand. Mr. Anil Sirimanna, First Secretary (Commercial) of the Embassy also joined with this occasion. The Sri Lankan Delegation consisted with five IT companies, performed in different IT sectors. Such as ERP Software, Software Development, Mobile Application Development, Payments Processor and Real-Time System etc. Imara Software Solutions (Pvt) Ltd, Softcodeit Solutions (Pvt) Ltd., Sky Management Systems (Pvt) Ltd, Itechro (Pvt) Ltd, and Silverleap Technology (Pvt) Ltd. displayed their innovative IT solutions at the event.
In parallel to this exhibition B2B meetings arranged by the Embassy and it was good opportunity to Sri Lankan participants to build worthwhile links to explore the potentials in ASEAN market.