Sri Lanka Medical & Equipment Virtual Expo took place from 16 – 19 March 2021.
1750+ Buyers attended the Virtual Expo 75+ Exhibitors from India, Japan, China, Malaysia and Indonesia India Pavilion by FICCI with 53 Indian exhibitors 300+ pre-fixed business meetings conducted Highlighting global innovation and technology in the
- 1750+ Buyers attended the Virtual Expo
- 75+ Exhibitors from India, Japan, China, Malaysia and Indonesia
- India Pavilion by FICCI with 53 Indian exhibitors
- 300+ pre-fixed business meetings conducted
Highlighting global innovation and technology in the medical devices and equipment sector, the Sri Lanka Medical & Equipment Virtual Expo took place from 16 – 19 March 2021.
With the growing demand for quality healthcare in Sri Lanka, this virtual meetings platform assisted in establishing business tie-ups between international exhibitors and business visitors from Sri Lanka.
This international matchmaking platform was being organised by Worldex India Exhibition & Promotion Pvt. Ltd in Association with The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and endorsed & supported by The Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry and The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka.
Buyers interacted virtually with over 75 quality industry suppliers via personal video meetings and access the benefits of a physical trade fair from the comfort of their own locations through the Bee2Bee.asia Business Matching Platform – an exclusive online business matching platform.
Products showcased include medical devices and instruments, equipment for hospitals, clinics and private medical practices, as well as laboratory companies and firms supplying rehabilitation equipment.
Visitors to the Expo include management staff of medical facilities, private and public health physicians, representatives of state and local authorities, laboratory diagnosticians, representatives of medical wholesalers, distributors and retail chains.
The India pavilion with 53 exhibitors was formed by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), with the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.
Inaugurated by Chief Guest Dr. Rakesh Pandey, First Secretary (Economic and Commercial), High Commission of India, Colombo, said, “This is a very good initiative and I really look forward to Indian and Sri Lankan companies getting together and strengthening the partnership and building stronger bonds between our countries. Sri Lanka is also interested in manufacturing within the country and I will encourage Indian companies to look at the various possibilities including the manufacturing zones which will be set up by the Government of Sri Lanka and similarly, I will request Sri Lankan companies to look at utilising the capabilities and partnerships with the Indian companies in the medical sector.”
Mr. Manjula de Silva, Secretary General and CEO of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce stated, “This fair will go far in bridging the gap between demand and supply of high quality medical and healthcare products in Sri Lanka. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce is pleased to support this virtual expo as it will provide increased business opportunities, joint ventures and collaborations between the Indian and Sri Lankan industries.”
Mr. Gehan Seneviratne, Chairman of the PR Committee of the Sri Lanka Chamber of Medical Devices Industry said, “We are pleased to endorse this expo which will allow Sri Lankan healthcare sector to access global suppliers on a single platform from the safety of their homes. We are confident this platform will bring new and sustainable business opportunities for Sri Lankan industry to access a large bank of globally renowned companies. Exposure to a better and more efficient technology is required for the industry to move forward as a whole and this platform looks to provide the same.”
With over 1750+ Buyers attending the Virtual Expo and over 300+ pre-fixed business meetings conducted, the show was a success and has proved to be the ideal event for both Government and Private healthcare institutions.