Entrepreneur Awards 2018 - Western Province


Entrepreneur Awards 2018 - Western Province

Applications are now available - Closing date - 18 October 2018

Organized by: The National Enterprise Development Authority (NEDA) and the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka are organizing the above Awards Competition for the Entrepreneurs in the Western Province, for the third time.

There will be around 20 awards to be presented to winners.

The grand Award Ceremony of “Entrepreneur Awards 2018 - Western Province will be held on Tuesday, 13 November 2018 at Sri Lanka Foundation Auditorium, olombo 7, amidst a large gathering of business organizations, entrepreneurs, Government representatives etc.


Calling Applications from the following Sectors:

-          Industry / Manufacturing

-          Agriculture, Livestock & fisheries

-          Services (Hospitality/ Tourism/ Other Services)


Each applicant had to fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for the Awards as instructed by NEDA.

 -          Enterprises should be located within the related province (Branches of national level business organization will not be eligible for this Awards)

 -          Enterprise should be in either scale of enterprise (Micro, small, medium or large scale) as per their applying category

 -          All applying enterprises should have valid business registration at the time of Application

Scale of the Enterprises 


Annual Turnover (LKR)

No. of full time Employees


Less than 0.5 mn

1 - 5 Employees


0.5 mn and over

6 – 20 Employees


10 mn and over

21 – 50 Employees


50 mn and over

More than 50 Employees

Selection Procedures

All applications of Awards were evaluated according to the clearly defined and transparent criteria, and reviewed by an expert Panel of Judges with multidisciplinary expertise. The selection was done at a preliminary screening and short listing the marks and had interviews only for the selection of the Overall Winner as the time was very limited for the Awards Ceremony. 

Event Brochure and Application form - English and Sinhala

* Application 2018 - Sinhala - Download

* Application 2018 - English - Download

* Brochure 2018 - Sinhala - Download

Brochure 2018 - English - Download 

For Further details: 

Nishanthi Dilrukshi/Nirmani Fernando - 011 474 1788 / 011 2689600 / 076 2 555 707


1st Floor, NCCSL Building, 450, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.
E-mail : sg@nationalchamber.lk  ; nishanthi@nationalchamber.lk 


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Entrepreneur Awards 2016

There were around 33 awards presented to winners including the overall winner. 

Paper Supplement on Lakbima Sunday Paper on 27th November 2016 - Page No. 16-17



Arrival of invitees


Arrival of the Chief Guest

Lighting the Oil Lamp

National Anthem



The Chief Guest Hon. Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry & Commerce is addressing the audience 



Mr. Thilak Godamanne, President of the National Chamber Addressing the Audience                 Mr. Omar Kamil, Chairman of NEDA, Addressing the Audience




The Best Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 - Western Province (Overall Winner) - Randeniya International (Pvt) Ltd.

Winners at the end

Merit Awards Winners at the end.


Press Briefing - Launch

Lakbima - Page No 31