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.