BMICH Triumphs at SATA with “Leading Convention Center Award 2019”

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 Press Releases

The BMICH, Sri Lanka’s most recognizable and iconic landmark won the Award for the “Leading Convention Center 2019” at the prestigious South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) Ceremony held in Galle, Sri Lanka recently. This award is the fourth Travel Award won by BMICH in four years. SATA, endorsed by multinational associations, recognizes the Tourism sector in the South Asian Region based on their facilities and service excellence. The South Asian Travel Awards aims to encourage and raise service standards of the Travel & MICE industries in the region.

“We are delighted to have triumphed as the “Leading Convention Venue” at the South Asian Travel Awards. BMICH’s success in winning multiple awards over the years including the Leading Convention Award 2019 is a true endorsement of our capabilities and commitment to be the best of the region’s best” said Sunil Dissanayake- Director/CE of BMICH.

“Winning this prestigious award was indeed extremely competitive. In fact BMICH was selected as the leading convention venue for the year 2019 having triumphed over many other competing venues.” he added.

The South Asia Travel Awards is the first of its kind for the travel, tourism and venues sector and has many affiliations with leading regional associations. The process of selecting winners is thus a transparent procedure. SATA is a concept of Maldivian company “Highrise”.

The panel of judges comprised of high profile, senior representatives from each travel destination in the region with a vast knowledge and background of the industry to assure an accurate and fair process of selecting the winners. The event consisted of 50 categories and BMICH in Sri Lanka was named as the Leading Meeting & Convention Venue for the year 2019.

The multiple venues available at BMICH are ideal for any occasion, from an intimate dinner to a lavish banquet, business conference or wedding. In addition, BMICH offers state of the art infrastructure and attractive, pleasant settings in terms of manicured lawns and well kept gardens to make it an ideal setting. The purpose built function rooms have many facilities to suit any requirement thereby enhancing the sophistication of the events. All Function Rooms have been renamed and primed to deliver a truly exceptional experience. BMICH is also the proud winner of the Century International Quality ERA Award – Gold in Geneva in 2016 and Platinum in Paris in 2017.

Set in a sprawling site with 15 well laid out and spacious car parks that can accommodate 3,000 vehicles at a given time and well maintained landscaped gardens, BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra-modern facilities. BMICH is situated in one of the most prestigious locations in Colombo. The Main Conference and Concert is capable of accommodating 1,630 delegates and has been the venue of choice for prestigious international conferences and conventions.

BMICH Welcomes 35 Indian MICE Travel Agents on Venue Tour

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 Press Releases

BMICH welcomed a team of 35 MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) travel agents from India recently who visited Sri Lanka.  The visit was to ascertain and familiarize themselves with the facilities offered by BMICH for conferences, destination weddings and special events.

“India being one of the largest MICE markets, we want to promote BMICH on “TURN KEY” basis, as a convenient and exotic location with a multitude of state of the art facilities from conference venues, entertainment and gastronomic delights for the Indian corporate sector to host their corporate events as well as for the discerning Indian travelers to celebrate their weddings and special events” said Sunil Dissanayake-Chief Executive/Director, BMICH, who invited the Indian MICE Agents to visit the iconic landmark.

The 35 MICE agents were given a comprehensive tour of the 33 venues (21 indoor & 12 outdoor) available at BMICH and each MICE agent was presented with a Sri Lankan memento as a souvenir of the visit and the tour of the BMICH.

A participating MICE agent said “BMICH is a wonderful venue and the biggest in South East Asia which offers a full array of facilities and infrastructure to host mega corporate events.  Furthermore, Sri Lanka is a beautiful country with friendly and helpful people which makes BMICH an ideal venue”.

It is expected that the MICE travel agents from India will spread the word amongst the corporate and destination travelers in India and promote the BMICH as the venue of choice for MICE functions and Sri Lanka as an exotic and “all in one” destination.

BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra modern facilities. Recently redesigned, renovated and refurbished, BMICH is South Asia’s Premier Integrated MICE Complex with all the facilities required to host any type of convention, seminar, exhibition, conference or wedding including multi-day international conventions and conferences.

BMICH Staff Welfare Association Wins Award for CSR Initiative

Wed, 21 Aug 2019 Press Releases

BMICH receiving the Award at the World Blood Donation Day celebrations 

The Staff Welfare Association of the BMICH Sri Lanka’s iconic landmark, received an Award with a Certificate of Appreciation from the National Blood Transfusion Service recently for taking the initiative of organizing successful mobile blood donation campaigns. The Award category was “Mobile Campaign Organizer”.

The mobile blood donation campaign was held in conjunction with the World Blood Donation Day on the 14th of June 2019 at the Main Conference and Concert Hall of the BMICH. The Guest of Honor at the ceremony was Minister of Health, Nutrition & Indigenous Medicine-Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne.

“As a responsible corporate entity, we engage in many CSR activities and we encourage our staff to voluntarily participate in such initiatives to give back to society. Donating blood is a meritorious act, where each drop goes into saving a life” said Sunil Dissanayake-Chief Executive of BMICH.

BMICH together with their staff regularly organize mobile blood donation campaigns to offer merit and to bring honor to their Founders.

BMICH is Sri Lanka’s largest and Asia’s very first purpose-built convention center with ultra modern facilities. Recently redesigned, renovated and refurbished, BMICH is South Asia’s Premier Integrated MICE Complex with all the facilities required to host any type of convention, seminar, exhibition, conference or wedding including multi-day international conventions and conferences.

View of the Grand Lawns of BMICH from a height of 125 feet

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