SLIM wins prestigious global awards
SLIM award winners
Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM) has bagged two prestigious
awards at the annual Global Awards for Brand Excellence conducted by the
World Brand Congress. The two awards were “Brand Excellence in Service
Industry Award “, and the “Overall Brand Leadership Award.”
The awards ceremony was held at prestigious Taj Lands End Hotel,
Mumbai where SLIM secretary, Dhanesh R Jayathilaka accepted the two
awards on behalf of SLIM.
“These awards confirm the excellent work being carried out by SLIM
which is the national body of marketing in Sri Lanka. This is a
testament of the tremendous efforts of the passionate and dynamic team
of people at SLIM who work tirelessly towards the upliftment of the
marketing fraternity and the marketing profession in Sri Lanka” said
SLIM President Tilan Wijeyesekera. “Moreover being recognised at the
World Brand Congress brings pride to Sri Lanka and our marketers as it
signifies the great deal of talent and potential available in our
country to develop truly world class brands and organizations. SLIM is
proud to share this accolade with all our valuable members and other key
stakeholders who continuously strive to add value to our marketing
fraternity and our nation”
“As the national body for marketing in Sri Lanka, SLIM has been able
to outshine all the other countries in Marketing and Branding which
proves that Sri Lanka is the best in the region. It brings glory not
only to SLIM but the entire marketing fraternity in Sri Lanka and all
our stakeholders. Recognition of our marketing and; branding is an
indication of our stature and at the helm.” said SLIM CEO/ED, Sanath
The World Brand Congress honours the world's branding and marketing
elite at the Global Awards for Brand Excellence. Outstanding
professionals and brains from some of the world's biggest brands and
most influential marketing organizations converge under one roof for
this prestigious event.
These awards are a true recognition of the value adding work being
done by SLIM for the Nations marketers. The Sri Lanka Institute of
Marketing is the National Body of Marketing which has a mandate of
uplifting the marketing fraternity in Sri Lanka and thereby adding value
to the economy and our nation.
SLIM has numerous objectives to achieve in any given year which
include, improving the standard of marketing in Sri Lanka, proliferating
the knowledge of Marketing, increasing the efficiency and effectiveness
of marketers, recognizing and motivating marketers being some of them.
These awards recognise and acknowledge the efforts of SLIM to achieve
the set objectives.
SLIM also won its first ever international award when earlier in the
year SLIM won the award for the “Most Admired events for Branding and
Marketing”, at the annual Asian Business Leadership Awards 2012.